Ricki Lake

Actress | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Hairspray (1988) | Cry-Baby (1990) | Serial Mom (1994)
AWARDS 
3 wins & 3 nominations More »
BORN 
Sep 21, 1968 (age 49)
HEIGHT 
5' 4" (1.63m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (26 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (26 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Hairspray Live!Hairspray Live! (TV Movie) Pinkette  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCrazy Ex-Girlfriend (TV Series) Dream Ghost #1 (1 episode, 2016), Performer ("Dream Ghosts") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Drop Dead DivaDrop Dead Diva (TV Series) Susan Semler (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Charm School with Ricki LakeCharm School with Ricki Lake (TV Series) Headmistress (11 episodes, 2009), Executive Producer (11 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 11
    • Season Finale (Jul 27, 2009) Headmistress, Executive Producer  Less
    • Clip Show (Jul 20, 2009) Headmistress, Executive Producer  Less
    • The Big (Not So) Easy (Jul 13, 2009) Headmistress, Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Loving LeahLoving Leah (TV Movie) Rabbi Gerry, Co-Executive Producer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Matters of Life & DatingMatters of Life & Dating (TV Movie) Linda Dackman, Executive Producer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The MiddleThe Middle (TV Movie) Frankie Heck  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for King of the HillKing of the Hill (TV Series) Lila (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Higglytown HeroesHigglytown Heroes (TV Series) Carpenter Hero (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Ricki LakeRicki Lake (TV Series) Herself - Hostess (3 episodes, 2003), Supervising Producer (3 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2004 3
  • Primary photo for Untitled Dan Staley/Rob Long ProjectUntitled Dan Staley/Rob Long Project (TV Movie) Actress  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The King of QueensThe King of Queens (TV Series) Stephanie Heffernan (6 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2001 6
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  • Primary photo for Jackie's Back!Jackie's Back! (TV Movie) Ricki Lake  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of DisneyThe Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) Mary Minor 'Harry' Haristeen (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The CriticThe Critic (TV Series) Ricki Lake (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Lady Hawke (Mar 19, 1995) Ricki Lake (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Based on an Untrue StoryBased on an Untrue Story (TV Movie) Velour  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Riders in the SkyRiders in the Sky (TV Series) Broadway Baby (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for The ChaseThe Chase (TV Movie) Tammie  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Idiot BoxThe Idiot Box (TV Series) Daughter (2 episodes)  Less 1991–  2
  • Primary photo for Gravedale HighGravedale High (TV Series) Cleofatra (13 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 13
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  • Primary photo for China BeachChina Beach (TV Series) Holly Pelegrino (13 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989–1990 13
    • Strange Brew (Apr 30, 1990) Holly Pelegrino (uncredited)  Less
    • Phoenix (Mar 21, 1990) Holly Pelegrino  Less
    • Skylark (Mar 14, 1990) Holly Pelegrino  Less
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  • Primary photo for Starting NowStarting Now (TV Short) Ricki Ross  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The 61st Annual Academy AwardsThe 61st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("(I Wanna Be an) Oscar Winner")  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for BabycakesBabycakes (TV Movie) Grace  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for ABC Afterschool SpecialsABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) Carmen (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Kate & AllieKate & Allie (TV Series) Teri (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
Self (78 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Drop the MicDrop the Mic (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Celebrity JuiceCelebrity Juice (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Cocktails & ClassicsCocktails & Classics (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Name GameCelebrity Name Game (TV Series) Herself - Celebrity Player (3 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017
  • Primary photo for EmbraceEmbrace Herself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself (9 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2015
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  • Primary photo for Oprah: Where Are They Now?Oprah: Where Are They Now? (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Health ReportHollywood Health Report (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Watch What Happens: LiveWatch What Happens: Live (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2014
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Guest (3 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2014
  • Primary photo for The Ricki Lake ShowThe Ricki Lake Show (TV Series) Herself - Hostess (118 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2014
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  • Primary photo for All the Right MovesAll the Right Moves (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Piers Morgan TonightPiers Morgan Tonight (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Chelsea LatelyChelsea Lately (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Herself - Guest / Herself / Herself - Co-Hostess (5 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2012
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  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Herself - Contestant (14 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011
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  • Primary photo for The Oprah Winfrey ShowThe Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988–2010
  • Primary photo for Gylne tiderGylne tider (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Wendy: The Wendy Williams ShowWendy: The Wendy Williams Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for 25th Film Independent Spirit Awards25th Film Independent Spirit Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Easy to AssembleEasy to Assemble (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Rachael RayRachael Ray (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2009
  • Primary photo for The Paul O'Grady ShowThe Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Morning Show with Mike & JulietThe Morning Show with Mike & Juliet (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Playing for Parkinson's: New York PostPlaying for Parkinson's: New York Post (TV Special) Herself  Less 2008 $5K
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Larry King LiveLarry King Live (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Serial Mom: Surreal MomentsSerial Mom: Surreal Moments (Video) Herself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres ShowEllen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Howard Stern on DemandHoward Stern on Demand (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Herself (3 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–2007
  • Primary photo for WWE Monday Night RAWWWE Monday Night RAW (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Playing TracyPlaying Tracy (Video) Herself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Roots of 'Hairspray'The Roots of 'Hairspray' (Video) Herself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Search for Tracy TurnbladThe Search for Tracy Turnblad (Video) Herself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Corazón de...Corazón de... (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2006
  • Primary photo for Gameshow MarathonGameshow Marathon (TV Series) Herself - Hostess (7 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Family Feud (Jun 29, 2006) Herself - Hostess  Less
    • Match Game (Jun 22, 2006) Herself - Hostess  Less
    • Card Sharks (Jun 15, 2006) Herself - Hostess  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Reichen ShowThe Reichen Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Poker ShowdownCelebrity Poker Showdown (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2005
  • Primary photo for Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-ListKathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for It Came from... Baltimore!!It Came from... Baltimore!! (Video) Herself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Celebrity BlackjackCelebrity Blackjack (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for A Dirty ShameA Dirty Shame Herself  Less 2004 $15MM $1.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ricki LakeRicki Lake (TV Series) Herself - Hostess (43 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992–2004
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  • Primary photo for PyramidPyramid (TV Series) Herself - Celebrity Contestant (3 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2004
  • Primary photo for The Isaac Mizrahi ShowThe Isaac Mizrahi Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for V Graham NortonV Graham Norton (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Hollywood SquaresHollywood Squares (TV Series) Herself - Panelist (15 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2003
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  • Primary photo for Heroes of Comedy: Women on TopHeroes of Comedy: Women on Top (TV Mini-series) Herself  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for The Rosie O'Donnell ShowThe Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) Herself (8 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–2002
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  • Primary photo for Jenny JonesJenny Jones (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2001
  • Primary photo for So Graham NortonSo Graham Norton (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Cameo (11 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–2000
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  • Primary photo for The Teen Choice Awards 2000The Teen Choice Awards 2000 (TV Special) Herself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for In Bad TasteIn Bad Taste (TV Special) Herself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Sin City SpectacularSin City Spectacular (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Intimate PortraitIntimate Portrait (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Bravo Profiles: The Entertainment BusinessBravo Profiles: The Entertainment Business (TV Mini-series) Herself  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Herself (3 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993–1998
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Light LunchLight Lunch (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Maury Povich ShowThe Maury Povich Show (TV Series) Herself (3 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1997
  • Primary photo for National Television AwardsNational Television Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for 1995 MTV Video Music Awards1995 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The WordThe Word (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Sally Jessy RaphaelSally Jessy Raphael (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself - Guest / Herself (4 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990–1992
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  • Primary photo for Sandra After DarkSandra After Dark (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 2Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 2 (TV Special) Herself  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Cry Baby'The Making of 'Cry Baby' (Short) Ricki Lake  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Last Resort with Jonathan RossThe Last Resort with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Allee Willis Loves DetroitAllee Willis Loves Detroit Herself  Less
Archive Footage (7 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Home & FamilyHome & Family (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2015
  • Primary photo for TeamStrick Advocacy VideosTeamStrick Advocacy Videos (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Visionado obligadoVisionado obligado (TV Series) Misty (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Best of 'So Graham Norton'The Best of 'So Graham Norton' (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Diva Graham NortonDiva Graham Norton (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Tracy Turnblad (clip from Hairspray (1988)) (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
    • Dawn French on Big Women (Apr 17, 1994) Tracy Turnblad (clip from Hairspray (1988)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less

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