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December 25, 1947 |
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Twink Caplan (born December 25, 1947) is an American actress, comedian, and producer. She is probably best known for her roles in the box office hits Clueless and the Look Who's Talking series. As a producer, her best-known projects were Clueless (associate producer) and its television spin-off (executive producer).
Caplan was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is probably best known for her role as Miss Geist in the box office hit Clueless, which starred Alicia Silverstone. Caplan went on to Executive Produce and reprise the role of Miss Geist in the ABC TV series Clueless.
As of 2007[update], she had recently returned from London wrapping the romantic comedy I Could Never Be Your Woman, playing Michelle Pfeiffer's costume designer, Sissy, with Paul Rudd, as well as producing. The film marks her twenty-year acting reunion with Michelle Pfeiffer, who had played her best friend in Falling in Love Again.
In the box office hit Look Who's Talking, Caplan played the flirty best friend of Kirstie Alley, the female lead. She returned as Rona in the moderately successful first sequel Look Who's Talking Too, with Elias Koteas as her love interest. She (and Koteas) declined to appear in the financially unsuccessful second sequel Look Who's Talking Now.
Caplan played the Home Economics teacher in the television series Fast Times, with Courtney Thorne-Smith, Patrick Dempsey, and Wallace Langham. In A Night at the Roxbury, Caplan played against Will Ferrell; she worked with Bonnie Hunt as the nosey neighbor duo living next door to Demi Moore and Judge Reinhold.
Caplan has also played B. Lawney, a waitress with Richard Gere in The Flock, directed by Andrew Lau; Mary Benett, a hard-edged bus driver for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; and a past-her-prime movie star desperate for a come-back in Secrets of a Hollywood Nurse. Twink finished filming 9 Full Moons playing Harry Dean Stanton's wife.
- Meet Me in Montenegro (2013)
- Twink Caplan at the Internet Movie Database
- Twink Caplan's official website (just a wrapper for her IMDB entry)
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