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Overview (1)

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Candice Azzara was born on May 18, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Catch Me If You Can (2002), In Her Shoes (2005) and Ocean's Twelve (2004).

Trivia (5)

Played "Gloria" on the second pilot ("Those Were the Days" (1969)) for All in the Family (1971). Kelly Jean Peters played "Gloria" on the first pilot ("And Justice for All" (1968)) before Sally Struthers was finally selected.
Aunt of Lana Parrilla.
Uses scores of wigs to recreate different looks and characters. She has three basic colors of wigs that she uses all the time. The red has won her a lot of work on TV and film, the blonde is often used for commercials, and the darker wig is for more ethnic parts.
Appeared on Broadway, including "Lovers and Other Strangers," written by Renée Taylor and Joseph Bologna. They went on to hire her for the TV sitcom Calucci's Department (1973), which starred the late James Coco.
Studied voice, speech, poetry, ballet, opera and acting classes with Lee Strasberg in her early years.

Personal Quotes (3)

I was inspired by Fellini's (Federico Fellini) film La Strada (1954).
I will always thank my parents for the colorful, creative life they introduced me to. Mom was always my biggest fan. She was always in the audience. She's in heaven now yet I still feel her in the audience.
Growing up in Brooklyn prepared me for show business. At home Dad created his own one-man band playing harmonica, guitar, and cymbals. My parents would sing country western songs, yodeling, while my sisters, brother and I would sing along and dance. My neighborhood was filled with comics, high drama and boys singing on the corners.

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