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Comedy – 1978 – Special Film – Laraine Newman Starring In The Voice In My Head


Laraine Newman (born March 2, 1952) is an American comedian, actress, voice artist, and writer who was part of the original cast of NBC’s Saturday Night Live…..who continued to appear in film and television productions during the 1980’s….such as Wholly MosesVoltar The Invincible and Invaders from Mars. She also had a small role in Woody Allen’s Stardust Memories in 1980…..then In 1986 she starred in the syndicated B-movie comedy series, The Canned Film Festival….while playing the lead role as Laraine the usherette.  Additionally, she made appearances on such programs as Laverne & Shirley….as Donut Rooter in Devo’s We’re All Devo VHS….and in St. Elsewhere and E.T. and Friends in which she recreated her role as Connie Conehead from Steve Martin’s Best Show Ever in 1981 and Amazing Stories.  All said and done, Laraine Newman was at her best as part of SNL’s Not Ready For Prime Time Players….with co-comedians Dan Akroyd, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Jane Curtain and Garrett Morris.


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