Carol Leifer


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Carol Leifer was born on July 27, 1956 in New York, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Seinfeld (1989), Alright Already (1997) and It's Like, You Know... (1999). She was previously married to Ritch Shydner. See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Seinfeld Writer
(1993-1996)
(1997-1998)
(1999-2001)
Modern Family Writer
(2011)

Filmography

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 2019 The Oscars (TV Special) (special material)
 2018 A Little Help with Carol Burnett (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Family (2018)
- Big Issues (2018)
- Life (2018)
- Tech (2018)
- Communication (2018)
 2018 The Oscars (TV Special) (written by)
 2017 The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special (TV Special) (writer)
 2016/I Writer's Block (Short)
 2016 MADtv (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Episode #15.8 (2016)
- Episode #15.7 (2016)
- Episode #15.6 (2016)
- Episode #15.5 (2016)
- Episode #15.4 (2016)
 2015 The 69th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special documentary) (special material by)
 2014 Devious Maids (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- You Can't Take It with You (2014) ... (written by)
- Crimes of the Heart (2014) ... (written by)
 2012 The 84th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (written by)
 2011 The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (host material)
 2011 Modern Family (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Two Monkeys and a Panda (2011) ... (written by)
 2010 The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
 2007 Rules of Engagement (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Visit from Fay (2007) ... (writer)
 2007 The 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (written by)
 2005 The 77th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2004 The Soluna Project (TV Movie)
 2004 The 76th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (written by)
 2003 I'm with Her (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Second Date (2003) ... (written by)
 2003 Comedy Central Presents (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Carol Leifer (2003) ... (writer)
  The Ellen Show (TV Series) (created by - 18 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (written by - 5 episodes, 2001) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2001)
- Where the Sun Doesn't Shine (2002) ... (creator)
- One for the Roadshow (2002) ... (creator)
- Gathering Moss (2002) ... (creator)
- Shallow Gal (2002) ... (creator)
- A Matter of Principal (2002) ... (creator)
 2002 The 74th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (written by)
 2000 The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (written by)
 1999 Chicks (TV Movie)
  It's Like, You Know... (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1999) (written by - 1 episode, 1999)
- Summer of '42' (1999) ... (teleplay)
- Hollywood Shuffle (1999) ... (teleplay)
- Twins (1999) ... (written by)
  Alright Already (TV Series) (created by - 21 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (written by - 2 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- Again with the White House (1998) ... (creator)
- Again with the Photos (1998) ... (creator)
- Again with the Answering Machine (1998) ... (creator)
- Again with the Gynecologist (1998) ... (creator)
- Again with the Astronaut (1998) ... (creator)
 1997 Almost Perfect (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Gimme Shelter (1997) ... (written by)
- Dating for Ratings (1997) ... (written by)
 1997 The Naked Truth (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Birds (1997) ... (written by)
 1997 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Prank (1997) ... (written by)
  Seinfeld (TV Series) (executive story editor - 23 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (story editor - 16 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (written by - 6 episodes, 1993 - 1996)
- The Rye (1996) ... (written by)
- The Understudy (1995) ... (executive story editor) / (written by)
- The Face Painter (1995) ... (executive story editor)
- The Diplomat's Club (1995) ... (executive story editor)
- The Fusilli Jerry (1995) ... (executive story editor)
 1995 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Office Management (1995) ... (additional material)
 1988 Nothin' Goes Right (TV Special) (uncredited)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (60 credits)

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In 1993, she became a story-editor and, eventually, a co-producer on the Seinfeld (1989) show. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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