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Candice Azzara

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Candice "Candy" Azzara (born May 18, 1945) is an American character actress frequently cast in Italian or Jewish roles. Azzara was born in Brooklyn, the daughter of Josephine (née Bravo) and Samuel Azzara. She was inspired to pursue acting by the film La Strada and theatre legend Eleanora Duse. She studied with Lee Strasberg and Gene Frankel and soon began appearing off-Broadway and in regional theatres. Billed as Candy Azzara, she made her Broadway debut in Lovers and Other Strangers in 1968. Additional stage credits include Jake's Women, Cactus Flower, Any Wednesday, Barefoot in the Park, and The Moon Is Blue. Azzara was cast as Gloria in the second pilot of All in the Family when it was entitled Those Were the Days and the family name was Justice instead of Bunker.[2] She was a regular on the sitcom Calucci's Department and had recurring roles on Caroline in the City, Who's the Boss, Soap, and Rhoda. She has guested on numerous series, including Diff'rent Strokes, The Practice, Married With Children, Kojak, Barney Miller (as a manicurist, in Season 2 Episode 3), Trapper John, M.D., L.A. Law, Murder, She Wrote, ER, Married with Children (1992) and Joan of Arcadia. On screen Azzara has appeared in In Her Shoes, Ocean's Twelve, Catch Me If You Can, Easy Money, House Calls, Unstrung Heroes, Pandemonium, Fatso, and Made for Each Other. Azzara is the aunt of actress Lana Parrilla. Description above from the Wikipedia article Candice Azzara, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 18, 1945 In Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? 1971-06-15
Latest Project:
Movie In Vino 2019-11-01
Known For
Poster of Mama Malone
Poster of Fatso
Poster of The Montefuscos
Poster of Calucci's Department
Movie In Vino Aunt Clara 2019-11-01
Movie Little Boy Bertha 2015-04-23
Movie The Flight Before Christmas Debbie 2015-12-01
Movie The Christmas Pageant Ethel Clark 2011-12-11
Series The Storm Rose 2009-07-26
Movie Final Approach Elizabeth Foxhaven 2008-05-24
Movie In Her Shoes Sydelle Feller 2005-10-07
Movie The Hungry Bachelors Club Hannibal Youngblood (as Candy Azzara) 2004-08-31
Movie Ocean's Twelve Saul Bloom's Girlfriend 2004-12-09
Series Joan of Arcadia Unknown 2003-09-26
Movie Catch Me If You Can Darcy 2002-12-16
Series Strong Medicine Unknown 2000-07-23
Movie Land of the Free Waitress (as Candy Azzara) 1998-11-24
Movie Unstrung Heroes Joanie 1995-09-15
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Doogie Howser, M.D. Unknown 1989-09-19
Series The Wonder Years Mrs. Ermin 1988-01-31
Movie Doin' Time on Planet Earth Edna Pinsly 1988-09-16
Series Roomies Unknown 1987-03-19
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Series Night Court Unknown 1984-01-04
Series Mama Malone Unknown 1984-03-07
Series E/R Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie Easy Money Rose Capuletti (as Candy Azzara) 1983-08-19
Movie Divorce Wars: A Love Story Sylvia Bemous 1982-03-01
Movie Pandemonium Bambi 1982-04-01
Series Tenspeed and Brown Shoe Unknown 1980-01-27
Movie Fatso Lydia 1980-02-01
Series Trapper John, M.D. Unknown 1979-09-23
Series House Calls Unknown 1979-12-17
Movie How to Survive the '70s and Maybe Even Bump Into Happiness Sheila 1978-02-22
Series Diff'rent Strokes Unknown 1978-11-03
Movie House Calls Ellen Grady 1978-03-15
Series CHiPs Cheri (as Candy Azzara) 1977-09-15
Movie The World's Greatest Lover Anne Calassandro 1977-12-18
Series Baretta Unknown 1975-01-17
Series Barney Miller Unknown 1975-01-23
Series The Montefuscos Unknown 1975-09-04
Series Fay Unknown 1975-09-04
Series Rhoda Unknown 1974-09-09
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Movie Hail The People 1973-07-27
Series Calucci's Department 1973-09-14
Movie Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? Sally (as Candy Azzara) 1971-06-15
Movie Made For Each Other Sheila 1971-12-12