- The article about her talk show is Ricki Lake (TV series)
Lake at The Business of Being Born premiere in 2007.
|Born||Ricki Pamela Lake
September 21, 1968
Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, United States
|Occupation||Actress, television host, producer|
|Spouse||Rob Sussman (1994–2003) (divorced/annulled)
Christian Evans (2012-present)
Ricki Pamela Lake (born September 21, 1968) is an American actress, producer, and television host. She hosted her own talk show, named Ricki Lake from 1993 until 2004. Lake played Tracy Turnblad in the 1988 movie Hairspray. During the 1990s she starred in many movies. These included Serial Mom and Mrs. Winterbourne. She recently hosted another talk show named The Ricki Lake Show which began in 2012.
Early life[change | edit source]
After her first talk show[change | edit source]
Personal life[change | edit source]
Lake married Rob Sussman on March 1994. They have two sons, Milo Sebastian Sussman born March 22, 1997 and Owen Tyler Sussman born June 18, 2001. They separated in August 2003. Lake and Sussman divorced in 2005. She started dating Christian Evans in 2009. They were engaged in August 2011. Lake and Evans married on April 8, 2012.
Movies[change | edit source]
|1988||The In Crowd||Dancer|
|1988||Working Girl||Bridesmaid||Not credited|
|1989||Last Exit to Brooklyn||Donna|
|1992||Where the Day Takes You||Brenda|
|1992||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Charlotte||Not credited|
|1992||Inside Monkey Zetterland||Bella the Stalker|
|1994||Serial Mom||Misty Sutphin|
|1996||Mrs. Winterbourne||Connie Doyle/Patricia Winterbourne|
|2000||Cecil B. Demented||Libby|
|2004||A Dirty Shame||Herself||Cameo appearance|
|2008||The Business of Being Born||—||Executive producer|
Television[change | edit source]
|1987||Kate & Allie||Teri||1 episode|
|1988||ABC Afterschool Specials||Carmen||1 episode|
|1989||Baby Cakes||Grace||Television movie|
|1989-1990||China Beach||Holly Pelegrino||13 episodes|
|1990||Gravedale High||Cleofatra (Voice)||Not known episodes|
|1991||The Chase||Tammie||Television movie|
|1992||Based on a Untrue Story||Velour||Television movie|
|1993-2004||Ricki Lake||Host||First syndicated talk show|
|1998||Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery||Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen||Television movie|
|2000-2001||The King Of Queens||Stephanie Heffernan||6 episodes|
|2004||Higglytown Heroes||Carpenter Hero||1 episode|
|2006||King of the Hill||Lila (voice)||1 episode|
|2007||Matters of Life and Dating||Linda||Television movie
|2009||Loving Leah||Rabbi Gerry||Television movie
|2009||Charm School with Ricki Lake||Head-mistress||10 episodes|
|2010||Drop Dead Diva||Susan Semler||1 episode|
|2010||The Oprah Winfrey Show||Herself||Guest, "Talk Show Reunion"|
|2011||Dancing with the Stars||Herself/Contestant||Season 13/Third Place|
|2012||The Ricki Lake Show||Host||Second syndicated talk show|
Awards[change | edit source]
|Year||Award||Result||Category||Film or series|
|1994||Daytime Emmy Awards||Nominated||Outstanding Talk Show Host||Ricki Lake|
|1989||Independent Spirit Award||Best Female Lead||Hairspray|
Related pages[change | edit source]
References[change | edit source]
- Ricki Lake biography FilmReference.com.
- Ricki Lake biography Yahoo! Movies.
- Amy Bonawitz (June 15, 2006). "Ricki Lake Is Back In The Game". CBS News. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/06/15/earlyshow/main1717535.shtml. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
- Sarah Fitzmaurice (November 24, 2011). "'I lost the trophy... but I got a tiny waist': DWTS finalist Ricki Lake thrilled after losing 25lbs and dropping two dress sizes". Daily Mail. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2065530/Dancing-With-The-Stars-runner-Ricki-Lake-thrilled-weightloss.html. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
- Castro, Peter (May 23, 1994). Down the Alleys With...Ricki Lake. 41. People. http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20108187,00.html. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
- Silverman, Stephen M. (2001). "Lake's Water Baby". People. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,622075,00.html. Retrieved November 24, 2012.
- All Talked Out. 60. People. September 8, 2003. http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20140996,00.html. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
- McNeil, Liz (May 23, 2010). "Ricki Lake Has a New Boyfriend". People. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20489028,00.html. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
- Schwartz, Alison (August 11, 2011). "Ricki Lake Is Engaged". People. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20517644,00.html. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
- McNeil, Liz (April 10, 2012). "Ricki Lake Elopes". People. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20585052,00.html. Retrieved November 23, 2012.