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Leila Kenzle
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Leila Kenzle

Leila Kenzle is the granddaughter of a Ziegfield Follies girl and appearances in New York, most notably a starring role in Tony and Tina'sWedding, prepared her for a successful film and television career in Hollywood.

Kenzle will be seen in two other high profile films in the next year: White Oleander opposite Rene Zellweger and Michelle Pfeiffer and she stars opposite Rob Schneider in The Hot Chick.

Kenzle is perhaps best known for playing Helen Hunt's best friend on the long running series Mad About You. After leaving that show, she spent a full season playing the wife of a New York transit cop in the series DeResta. She also guest starred on Friends and thirtysomething.

She recently shot a talk show pilot for Big Ticket Television called The How-to-Guide To Life. She is also studying to be a clinical psychologist and is due to receive her Masters in Psychology from Antioch University in Los Angeles in 2002.

Kenzle lives in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles with her husband, Neil Monaco.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Leila Kenzle Facts

BirthdayJuly 16, 1960 (61)
BirthplaceLong Island, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.