|Born||July 16, 1960|
Patchogue, New York, U.S.
|Education||Rutgers University–New Brunswick (BFA)|
Antioch University (MA)
Early life and education
Leila Kenzle was born in Patchogue, New York, the daughter of Lee, an antiques dealer, and Kurt Kenzle, who worked in electrical supply sales. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University–New Brunswick in 1984. In 2002, she earned a Master of Arts in psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles.
Before moving to Los Angeles to become an actress she worked as a hotel telephone operator. Her big break came when she was cast as a stripper in the off-Broadway production of Tony n' Tina's Wedding. Her TV credits include appearances on The Golden Girls, Diagnosis Murder, Thirtysomething and The Cosby Show. Her film credits include Other People's Money, White Oleander, and The Hot Chick. Her final role to date was in the 2003 movie Identity.
Kenzle has been married to Neil Monaco, a private acting coach, since 1994.
|1991||Other People's Money||Marcia|
|2000||Enemies of Laughter||Woman #1|
|2002||White Oleander||Ann Greenway|
|2002||The Hot Chick||Julie|
|1989||The Cosby Show||Girl #2||Episode: "Theo's Woman"|
|1990||The World According to Straw||Gina DeSalvo||Television film|
|1990||The Golden Girls||Tamara||Episode: "Blanche Delivers"|
|1990||Thirtysomething||Student #1||Episode: "The Guilty Party"|
|1990||Over My Dead Body||Hooker||Episode: "A Passing Inspection"|
|1991||Princesses||Debra Kirshner||3 episodes|
|1992–1999||Mad About You||Fran Devanow||136 episodes|
|1995||Something Wilder||Lena||Episode: "For the Boys"|
|1995||Friends||Fran Devanow||Episode: "The One with Two Parts: Part 1"|
|1996||All She Ever Wanted||Jesse Frank||Television film|
|1996, 2000||Diagnosis: Murder||Various roles||2 episodes|
|1997||Duckman||Janeane||Episode: "Ebony, Baby"|
|1997||Breast Men||Arlene||Television film|
|1998||The Nanny||Naomi Demble||Episode: "The Reunion Show"|
|1998–1999||DiResta||Kate DiResta||9 episodes|
|1999||Love American Style||Julie||Television film|
|1999||The Wonderful World of Disney||Amy||Episode: "Dogmatic"|
|1999||The Wild Thornberrys||Bobri / Arctic Hare||2 episodes|
|2001||The Wild Thornberrys: The Origin of Donnie||Squirrel / Forest Animal||Television film|
|2001||Touched by an Angel||Leigh Alcott-Rendon||Episode: "Angels Anonymous"|
|2002||Felicity||Attorney||Episode: "The Paper Chase"|
|2003||Judging Amy||Mrs. McKinney||Episode: "Looking at Quarters"|
|2003||Rugrats||Tracy||Episode: "Club Fred"|
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