One-Shot Wonders on "Seinfeld"

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1. Charles Levin

Actor | The Golden Child

Charles Levin was born on March 12, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Charles Herbert Levin. He was an actor, known for The Golden Child (1986), Manhattan (1979) and Annie Hall (1977). He was married to Katherine De Hetre. He died in July 2019 in Selma, Oregon, USA.

Shaky the Mohel in "The Bris"

2. Veanne Cox

Actress | You've Got Mail

Veanne Cox was born on January 19, 1963 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for You've Got Mail (1998), Erin Brockovich (2000) and Two Weeks Notice (2002).

Toby the laugher, who lost her pinkie toe in "The Fire"

3. Michael D. Conway

Actor | Temple Grandin

Michael D. Conway was born on December 31, 1961 in Houston, Texas, USA as Michael Dewey Conway. He is an actor and writer, known for Temple Grandin (2010), Fast Food Nation (2006) and The Association (2015).

Ray, the kleptomaniac cleaner in "The Statue"

4. Jon Favreau

Producer | Chef

Initially an indie film favorite, actor Jon Favreau has progressed to strong mainstream visibility into the millennium and, after nearly two decades in the business, is still enjoying character stardom as well as earning notice as a writer/producer/director.

The amiable, husky-framed actor with the ...

Eric the Clown in "The Fire"

5. Larry Miller

Actor | 10 Things I Hate About You

Larry Miller was born on October 15, 1953 in Valley Stream, Long Island, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Pretty Woman (1990) and The Nutty Professor (1996). He has been married to Eileen Conn since March 6, 1993. They have two children.

The nutty doorman in "The Doorman"

6. Valerie Mahaffey

Actress | Seabiscuit

Valerie Mahaffey was born on June 16, 1953 in Sumatra, Indonesia. She is an actress and producer, known for Seabiscuit (2003), Jack and Jill (2011) and Sully (2016). She is married to Joseph Kell. They have one child.

Patrice, who loves papier mache in "The Truth"

7. James Spader

Actor | The Blacklist

James Todd Spader was born on February 7, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of teachers Jean (Fraser) and Stoddard Greenwood "Todd" Spader. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover with director Peter Sellars; he dropped out in eleventh grade. He bused tables, shoveled manure, and taught yoga ...

Stanky Hanky who won't apologize in "The Apology"

8. Catherine Keener

Actress | Capote

Catherine Keener is an American actress, Oscar-nominated for her roles in the independent films Being John Malkovich (1999) and Capote (2005). Acclaimed in her community for her quirky roles in independent film and mainstream such as The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Keener got her start as a casting ...

Nine the triangle artist in "The Letter"

9. Mel Tormé

Soundtrack | Dick Tracy

A professional singer at the age of three, Mel Torme was a genuine musical prodigy. As a teenager, he played the drums in Chico Marx's band and earned the nickname "The Velvet Fog" because of his smooth, mellow tenor voice. In the 1940s, he formed his own group, the Mel-Tones, one of the first ...

as himself in "The Jimmy"

10. Anthony Starke

Actor | Licence to Kill

Anthony attended Marquette University on the Liberace Foundation Scholarship for Performance, where he studied Theatre and Spanish Literature. While at Marquette he worked with the Pabst Theatre and the Wisconsin Shakespeare Company, appearing in a range of plays spanning classic, modern and ...

as Jimmy in the third person in 'The Jimmy"

11. Jon Lovitz

Actor | Happiness

Jon Lovitz was born on July 21, 1957 in Tarzana, California, USA as Jonathan Michael Lovitz. He is an actor, known for Happiness (1998), A League of Their Own (1992) and Rat Race (2001).

as Gary, the guy who faked cancer in "The Scofflaw"

12. Molly Shannon

Actress | Superstar

Molly Shannon spent six seasons as a member of the repertory company on Saturday Night Live (1995 - 2001), primarily known for the eclectic characters she created, such as Mary Katherine Gallagher, Sally O'Malley, Helen Madden: Licensed Joyologist, and Terry Rialto, the National Public Radio host ...

as Sam, who wouldn't swing her arms in "The Summer of George"

13. Marlee Matlin

Actress | Children of a Lesser God

Marlee Beth Matlin was in Morton Grove, Illinois, to Libby (Hammer) and Donald Matlin, an automobile dealer. She has two older brothers. Her family is of Russian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent.

Marlee lost much of her hearing at the age of eighteen months. That did not stop her from acting in a ...

as Laura the tennis lineswoman in "The Lip Reader"

14. Lois Nettleton

Actress | In the Heat of the Night

Consummate and versatile, Lois Nettleton established a distinguished reputation as a star character actress on the stage, in films and on TV during her lengthy career. The former Miss Chicago of 1948 beauty pageant winner and Miss America semifinalist was born in Oak Park, Illinois. Her family was ...

as Mrs. Enright with the eclair in "The Gymnast"

15. Wendie Malick

Actress | Waiting...

The actress Wendie Malick was born in Buffalo, New York, in 1950 and attended Ohio Wesleyan University, from which she graduated in 1972. The 5-foot, 10-inch beauty was a Wilhelmina model in the 1970s, giving it up to go to work for Buffalo-area Congressman Jack Kemp. She quickly left Washington, ...

as Wendy the delicate genius in "The Kiss Hello"

16. Lawrence Tierney

Actor | Reservoir Dogs

Legendary Hollywood "tough guy", on screen and off. Remembered as the title character in Dillinger (1945) and as the consummately brutal lover of Claire Trevor in Born to Kill (1947). Notorious also for his frequent, well-publicized past involvements in public altercations - like barroom brawls - ...

as Alton Benes, master of the house, in "The Jacket"

17. Courteney Cox

Actress | Friends

Courteney Cox was born on June 15th, 1964 in Birmingham, Alabama, into an affluent Southern family. She is the daughter of Courteney (Bass) and Richard Lewis Cox (1930-2001), a businessman. She was the baby of the family with two older sisters (Virginia and Dottie) and an older brother, Richard, Jr...

as the wife in "The Wife"

18. Toby Huss

Actor | King of the Hill

Toby Huss was born on December 9, 1966 in Marshalltown, Iowa, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for King of the Hill (1997), Halt and Catch Fire (2014) and Rescue Dawn (2006).

as The Wiz in "The Junk Mail"

19. Brent Hinkley

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Brent Hinkley was born on April 12, 1962 in East Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Ed Wood (1994) and Falling Down (1993).

as Lou the sidler in "The Merv Griffin Show"

20. Sam Lloyd

Actor | Scrubs

Sam Lloyd was born on November 12, 1963 in Weston, Vermont, USA as Samuel Lloyd. He is an actor, known for Scrubs (2001), Galaxy Quest (1999) and Flubber (1997). He is married to Vanessa Lloyd. They have one child.

Ricky in "The Cigar Store Indian"

21. Bette Midler

Soundtrack | The First Wives Club

Multi Grammy Award-winning singer/comedienne/author Bette Midler has also proven herself to be a very capable actress in a string of both dramatic and comedic roles. Midler was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 1, 1945. She is the daughter of Ruth (Schindel), a seamstress, and Fred Midler, a ...

as herself in "The Understudy"

22. Raquel Welch

Actress | The Three Musketeers

A new reigning 1960s international sex symbol took to the cinematic throne as soon as Raquel Welch emerged from the sea in her purposely depleted, furry prehistoric bikini. Tantalizingly wet with her garb clinging to all the right amazonian places, One Million Years B.C. (1966), if nothing else, ...

as herself in "The Summer of George"



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