Aaron, Caroline 1952–

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Aaron, Caroline 1952–

(Caroline Sidney Abady)


Original name, Caroline Sidney Abady; born August 7, 1952, in Richmond, VA; daughter of Nina Friedman Abady (an activist); sister of Josephine R. Abady (a director, producer, and theatre owner and executive); married Jamie Forman; children: two. Education: Catholic University of America, performing arts degree.

Addresses: Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager—Kass & Stokes Management, 9229 Sunset Blvd., Suite 504, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career: Actress.

Awards, Honors: DramaLogue Award, c. 1994, for Call Waiting; DramaLogue Award, c. 1994, and Helen Hayes Award nomination, outstanding lead actress in a nonresident production, Washington Theatre Awards Society, 1995, both for The Sisters Rosensweig; Critics Choice Award (with others), best production, Los Angeles Times, and Ovation Award nomination, best actress, L.A. Stage Alliance, both 2001, for Call Waiting; Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite supporting actress—drama/romance, 2001, for Bounce; Best Comedy Jury Prize, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, c. 2005, for Call Waiting.


Film Appearances:

Martha, Come Back to the Five & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, Cinecom International, 1982.

Makeup woman, Without a Trace, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983.

Waitress, Baby, It's You, Paramount, 1983.

Randy Sue Carter, The Brother from Another Planet, Cinecom International, 1984.

Judith, Heartburn, Paramount, 1986.

Interviewer, Anna, Vestron Pictures/Magnus Films, 1987.

Janine, O. C. and Stiggs, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1987.

Petty Marsh secretary, Working Girl, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988.

Barbara, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Orion, 1989.

Marge, Edward Scissorhands, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990.

Sue, Alice, Paramount/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1990.

Claire, Husbands and Wives, TriStar, 1992.

Martha Ingels, This Is My Life, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Nancy Osborne, The Pickle, Columbia, 1993.

Voice of Dr. Marcia Fieldstone, Sleepless in Seattle, TriStar, 1993.

Elaine, A Modern Affair (also known as Mr. #247), In Pictures/Tara Releasing, 1994.

Voice of hotline caller, Mixed Nuts (also known as Lifesavers), TriStar, 1994.

Gallerist, White Lies, Buena Vista, 1996.

Louise Finley, House Arrest, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1996.

Woman in restaurant, Big Night, Samuel Goldwyn, 1996.

Doris, Deconstructing Harry, Fine Line Features, 1997.

Lucille Kaufman, Primary Colors (also known as Perfect Couple and Mit aller macht), Universal, 1998.

Venessa, There's No Fish Food in Heaven (also known as Life in the Fast Lane), Lions Gate Films, 1998.

Gail Letterfine, Anywhere but Here, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999.

Madelyn, A Fine Day for Flying, 1999.

Abby's friend, Bounce, Miramax, 2000.

Nadine Jones, What Planet Are You from?, Columbia, 2000.

Nurse Sharpling, Lucky Numbers (also known as Le bon numero), Paramount, 2000.

Doctor, Nobody's Baby, Millennium Films, 2001.

Janet Gaines, Amy's Orgasm (also known as Amy's O and Why Love Doesn't Work), Catchlight Films, 2001.

Joe's mother, Joe Dirt (also known as The Adventures of Joe Dirt), Columbia, 2001.

Claudia Prinsinger, Pumpkin, United Artists, 2002.

Elaine, Never Again, 2001, USA Films, 2002.

Mrs. Miller, Two Days (also known as 2 Days), American World Pictures, 2003.

Aunt Gigi, A Day without a Mexican (also known as Un dia sin mexicanos), Televisa Cine, 2004.

Judy Baxter and Carol Lane, Call Waiting (short film), United International Pictures, 2004.

Marilyn Mooney, Cellular (also known as Final Call—Wenn er auflegt muss sie sterben), New Line Cinema, 2004.

Nina Cassotto Maffia, Beyond the Sea (also known as Bobby Darrin Biopic), Lions Gate Films, 2004.

Wedding coordinator, Along Came Polly (also known as Risk and Untitled John Hamburg Project), Universal, 2004.

Grace, Just Like Heaven (also known as If Only It Were True), DreamWorks, 2005.

Grilled, New Line Cinema, 2005.

Barbara Barbara, Nancy Drew (also known as Nancy Drew: The Mystery in the Hollywood Hills), Warner Bros., 2007.

Some sources cite an appearance in Nick of Time (also known as Counted Moments), Paramount, 1995.

Film Work:

Associate producer, All over the Guy, Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Dolly, Dead and Alive—The Race for Gus Farace (also known as Mob Justice), ABC, 1991.

Abby, Dad, the Angel & Me, Family Channel, 1995.

Robin Zimmer, Weapons of Mass Distraction, HBO, 1997.

Roz, Dinner and Driving, HBO, 1997.

Connie, Tuesdays with Morrie (also known as Oprah Winfrey Presents: "Tuesdays with Morrie"), CBS, 1999.

Dying to Live, UPN, 1999.

Jody Daniels, Running Mates (also known as Washington Slept Here), TNT, 2000.

When Billie Beat Bobby (also known as Billie contre Bobby: La bataille des sexes), ABC, 2001.

Mimi, The Secret Life of Zoey, Lifetime, 2002.

Madeleine, Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman, CBS, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

"The Boys Next Door," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1996.

Canned Ham: Deconstructing Harry, Comedy Central, 1997.

Veronica, An American Daughter (also known as Trial by Media), Lifetime, 2000.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Waitress, "Here's a Leisurely Stroll through the Park," The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, Lifetime, 1989.

Susan, "God Bless the Child," Law & Order (also known as Law & Order Prime), NBC, 1991.

Valerie Walker, "Point of View," Law & Order (also known as Law & Order Prime), NBC, 1992.

Shannon, "Feelings, Whoa Whoa Whoa, Feelings …," Empty Nest, NBC, 1994.

Trish Dawson, "Two Tickets to Paradise," Mad about You (also known as Loved by You), NBC, 1994.

Mary Pat Lee, "Ex, Lies and Videotape," Wings, NBC, 1995.

Nina, "The Kiss," If Not for You (also known as One of Those Things), CBS, 1995.

Nina, "Taking a Shower with My Two True Lovers," If Not for You (also known as One of Those Things), CBS, 1995.

Dr. Susan Leonard, "Frostbite," Early Edition, CBS, 1996.

Judy, "Stress," Dave's World, CBS, 1996.

Priscilla, Good Company (also known as The Cube), CBS, 1996.

Mary Pat Lee, "Let's Talk about Sex," Wings, NBC, 1997.

Delores Keplar, "Of Human Bondage," The Practice, ABC, 1998.

Laura Dipson, "Love Unlimited," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1998.

Pamela Glock, "The Monogamists," Sex and the City, HBO, 1998.

Phyllis Conrad, "First Date," Frasier (also known as Dr. Frasier Crane), NBC, 1998.

Rhonda Laskey, "Lawyer, Lawyer," LateLine, ABC, 1998.

Voice of Amy, "Al Anonymous," LateLine, ABC, 1998.

Herself, "Marilu Henner," Celebrity Profile (also known as E! Celebrity Profile), E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

Diane Taggert, "I Never Forget a Face-Lift," Payne, CBS, 1999.

Doris Steinman, "Big Bang Theory," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1999.

"Hype," Tracey Takes On …, HBO, 1999.

Eloise Darling (Amy's lawyer), "The Wee Hours," Judging Amy, CBS, 2000.

Eloise Darling (Amy's lawyer), "Zero to Sixty," Judging Amy, CBS, 2000.

Nancy Bales, "The Gift," Gideon's Crossing, ABC, 2000.

Sharon, "The Choice," Family Law, CBS, 2000.

Amelia, "The Foot," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2001.

Bernice Herman, "Play-Action Fake Boyfriend," Inside Schwartz, NBC, 2001.

Doug's mother-in-law, "Wonderful News," The Mind of the Married Man (also known as My Dirty Little Mind), HBO, 2001.

Sally Palmer, "Hot Pants," 7th Heaven (also known as Seventh Heaven and 7th Heaven: Beginnings), The WB, 2001.

Sally Palmer, "Parents," 7th Heaven (also known as Seventh Heaven and 7th Heaven: Beginnings), The WB, 2001.

Barbara, "Chet's Chirt," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2002.

Barbara, "The Grand Opening," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2002.

Barbara, "Krazee-Eyez Killa," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2002.

Casting partner, "Piddler on the Roof," Greg the Bunny, Fox, 2002.

Cheryl Ballard, "Give'm and Inch, They'll Throw a Rave," One on One, UPN, 2002.

Roz, "Future Shock," Less Than Perfect, ABC, 2002.

District attorney, "All That Glitters," Dragnet (also known as L.A. Dragnet), ABC, 2003.

Judy Schiff, "The Love Bandit," Miss Match, NBC, 2003.

Theresa's sponsor, "Monkey on Your Back," Lucky, FX Channel, 2003.

Cheryl Ballard, "No More Wire Hangers," One on One, UPN, 2004.

Nurse Peterson, "Reese Comes Home," Malcolm in the Middle, Fox, 2004.

"Disposa Boy," Oliver Beene, Fox, 2004.

Michele Garrett, "All God's Children," Girlfriends, UPN, 2005.

Appeared in episodes of other series, including Once and Again, ABC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Ida Shultz, Head Cases, Fox, 2005.

Also appeared in Lovers and Other Neighbors and Urban Anxiety.

Stage Appearances:

(As Caroline Sidney Abady) Bertha, Flying Blind, Harold Clurman Theatre, New York City, 1979.

Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, Actors' Playhouse, New York City, 1980–81.

Territorial Rites, Women's Project & Productions, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1983.

Maggie Stratton, Tribute, Equity Library Theatre, Master Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Cora, The Iceman Cometh, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1985, also produced at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.

Standby for Barbara Kahn and Trudy Heyman, Social Security, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1986–87.

The Boys Next Door, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Stock-bridge, MA, 1987, also produced at Lamb's Theatre, New York City, 1987–88.

Alice, I Never Sang for My Father, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 1987–88.

Rachel Warberg, "Election '84," Double Feature, Philadelphia Festival Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, 1987–88.

Beautiful Bodies, Whole Theatre, Montclair, NJ, 1987–88.

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Westside Theatre (Upstairs), New York City, c. 1987–89.

Adele, "Self-Torture and Strenuous Exercise," in Marathon '89, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1988–89.

The Heidi Chronicles, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Bagley Wright Theatre, Seattle, WA, 1989.

Felicia Dantine, I Hate Hamlet, Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, 1990–91.

Lois, Spine, George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick, NJ, 1992–93.

Misconceptions, Theatre Off-Park, New York City, 1993.

Gorgeous Teitelbaum, The Sisters Rosensweig, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre, James A. Doolittle Theatre, Los Angeles, 1993–94.

Maggs Morris, An Imaginary Life, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1993–94.

Judy Baxter and Carol Lane, Call Waiting (solo show), Odyssey Theatre, Los Angeles, 1994.

"Prelude to a Kiss," The Play's the Thing, L.A. Theatre Works, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, 2000.

Judy Baxter and Carol Lane, Call Waiting (solo show), Tiffany Theater, Los Angeles, 2001.

Reader, "Weighing in," Life after Birth: Musings on Parenthood (story readings), M Bar, Hollywood, CA, 2004.

Sarah, Frazzled!, Victory Theatre, Burbank, CA, 2005.

Appeared in The Flip Side, HB Playwrights Foundation; and in Savage Limbo, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City; appeared off-Broadway in Good Bargains and The House of Bernarda Alba; also appeared at the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference, Waterford, CT. Some sources cite an appearance in Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1982.

Major Tours:

Gorgeous Teitelbaum, The Sisters Rosensweig, U.S. cities, 1994.

Radio Appearances:

"Prelude to a Kiss" (a production of L.A. Theatre Works), The Play's the Thing, KPCC-FM Radio, recorded live at Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, 2000.

Voice of Al Franken's wife, The Al Franken Show (also known as The O'Franken Factor), Air America Radio, beginning c. 2004.



Bobby's World: The Making of "Beyond the Sea," Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment, 2005.

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