Estelle Harris

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Harris in June 2009

Estelle Harris, born as Estelle Nussbaum, (born April 4, 1928 in Manhattan, New York) is a comedian, actress, voice actress, and television actress. She is best known for her role as Estelle Costanza in Seinfeld. To younger audiences she is known for her role as Mrs. Potato Head in the Toy Story franchise. She is also known as Muriel on The Suite Life of Zach and Cody.

Early life[change | change source]

Harris was born on April 4, 1928 in New York City, New York to Jewish-American parents, Issac Nussbaum and to Anna Nussbaum[1] . Her career began in 1977 in the movie Looking Up; since then, she had appeared in Out to Sea, Toy Story 2, Tarzan II, Toy Story 3, and Toy Story 4.

Personal life[change | change source]

Harris is currently married to Sy Harris and they have 3 children together. Harris currently lives in West Hollywood, California. Estelle and her husband Sy, escaped serious injuries when their car blew a tire and flipped twice on September 20, 2001.

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1984 Once Upon a Time in America Peggy's Mother
1988 Stand and Deliver Secretary
1992 This Is My Life Aunt Harriet
1995 Perfect Alibi Aunt Dorothy
1995 The West Side Waltz
1997 Out to Sea Bridget
1998 Chairman of the Board Ms. Krubavitch
1998 The Odd Couple II Flirting Woman
1998 My Giant Aunt Pearl
1999 Lost & Found Mrs. Stubblefield
1999 Toy Story 2 Mrs. Potato Head Voice
2000 What's Cooking? Aunt Bea
2000 Dancing in September Sally
2000 Playing Mona Lisa Aunt Velva
2001 Good Advice Iris
2003 Brother Bear Old Lady Bear Voice
2004 Home on the Range Audrey Voice
2004 Teacher's Pet Mrs. Boogin Voice
2005 Tarzan II Mama Gunda Voice
2006 Queer Duck: The Movie Mrs. Duckstein Voice
2007 The Grand Ruth Melvin
2010 Toy Story 3 Mrs. Potato Head Voice
2010 Movin' In Arlene Taylor
2011 Hawaiian Vacation Mrs. Potato Head Voice
Short film
2011 Small Fry Mrs. Potato Head Voice
Short film
2012 Partysaurus Rex Mrs. Potato Head Voice
Short film
2013 CBGB Bertha Kristal
2015 Promoted Sylvia Silver
2019 Toy Story 4 Mrs. Potato Head Voice

Television[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Estelle Harris Biography". IMDb. Retrieved 2012-12-09.

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