Aaron's body of film work began in New York with her work in Mike Nichols' HEARTBURN opposite Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson. Her collaboration with Mr. Nichols continued with supporting parts in WORKING GIRL, PRIMARY COLORS and, most recently, WHAT PLANET ARE YOU FROM?. Other renowned directors have sought out Aaron multiple times to work on their films. Most notably, she has worked in five of Woody Allen's movies, twice playing his sister, beginning with his honored film CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS and most recently in DECONSTRUCTING HARRY. Her filmography also includes three films by Nora Ephron, THIS IS MY LIFE, SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE and LUCKY NUMBERS. She appeared in two of John Sayles' movies, BABY IT'S YOU and THE BROTHER FROM ANOTHER PLANET, the latter being a role Mr. Sayles wrote for her after her stage work brought her to his attention. Film audiences are also familiar with Aaron from Tim Burton's EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, Stanley Tucci's BIG NIGHT, Wayne Wang's ANYWHERE BUT HERE and ALONG CAME POLLY. In addition, she starred opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in Don Roos' BOUNCE and her work was acknowledged with a Blockbuster award nomination as the best supporting actress of the season. Following BOUNCE, Roos executive produced the indie CALL WAITING, in which Aaron is the only performer playing two different roles. The film was recognized this past season with the Grand Jury Prize at the Santa Barbara Film Festival.
Aaron played starring roles in three recent independent features, A DAY WITHOUT A MEXICAN, AMY'S ORGASM and NEVER AGAIN. Crossing back and forth between film and television, Aaron has starred in several TV movies opposite such greats as Jack Lemmon and Mia Farrow. Her TV movies include WHEN BILLIE MET BOBBY, TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE, RUNNING MATES, WEAPONS OF MASS DISTRACTION, and THE BOYS NEXT DOOR. Comfortable in comedy and drama she is represented on television in numerous shows with recurring roles on Judging Amy, Law and Order, Ally McBeal and Almost Perfect. She has guest starred on NYPD Blue, The Practice, Wings, Mad About You, Frasier, and many others.
Aaron is currently filming GRILLED, playing Burt Reynolds' wife. A native of Richmond, Virginia she currently resides in Los Angeles with her real husband of twenty-three years and their two children.
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Caroline Aaron Facts
|Birthday||August 7, 1952 (69)|
|Birthplace||Richmond, Virginia, USA|
|I Love You, Man|
|22 Jump Street|
|The Day After Tomorrow|
|Good Luck Chuck|
|Along Came Polly|
|Beyond The Sea|