Rhea Perlman is an American actress, best known for her performance as ‘Carla Tortelli’ on the TV show ‘Cheers’ (1982-1993). She received four ‘Emmy Awards’ and ten nominations under the category of ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series’ for her role in the sitcom. She also received six ‘Golden Globe’ nominations for it. She made her acting debut in an off-off ‘Broadway’ play ‘Dracula Sabbat,’ in 1971. Her first significant role came in the TV show ‘Taxi (1978-1982), as ‘Zena.’ She made more than 40 TV appearances on shows, such as ‘Amazing Stories’ (1986), ‘The Critic’ (1995), ‘Pearl’ (1996-1997), ‘Kate Brasher’ (2001), ‘Hung’ (2009-2010), ‘Kirstie’ (2013-2014), ‘The Mindy Project’ (2014-2017), and ‘Me and My Grandma’ (2017). She has been a part of many films as well. Some of them are ‘The Last Halloween’ (1991), ‘Matilda’ (1996), ‘Beethoven's Big Break’ (2008), ‘Lemon’ (2017), and ‘Poms’ (2019).
A poet-cum-journalist in his late thirties is forced to live in an iron lung due to a bout of polio in his childhood and because of that he has never had sex. But when he is assigned to work on disability and sex, he becomes interested in it and finally engages a sex surrogate. But problem arises when they start developing romantic feelings.
Smart and sweet young girl, Matilda Wormwood, has a painful childhood among her mean parents and bratty brother, and is sent to a school run by the tyrannical principal, Agatha Trunchbull. She befriends her warm-hearted teacher, Miss Jennifer Honey, and discovers that she has telekinetic powers, with which she can make a stand against her oppressors.
A combination of three short segments, the spoof satirizes personal growth movies, soap operas, and other popular genres. The first segment, Growing Yourself ,satirizes family movies, the second, Success Wanters focuses on movies showing women looking for success and the third, Municipalians mocks law and order dramas.
Buster Moon, an impresario koala who owns a struggling theater in the city of Calatonia inhabited by anthropomorphic animals, decides to host a singing competition with a prize of $1,000. However, when his assistant misprints the fliers to inflate the amount hundred times, the optimistic koala struggles to gather the amount as hopeful participants flock to his theater.
Rhea Perlman Awards
|Cheers||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series||1989|
|Cheers||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series||1986|
|Cheers||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series||1985|
|Cheers||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series||1984|