About Caroline Rhea
Caroline Rhea is a Canadian stand-up comedian and actress who is best known for her role as Hilda Spellman on the ABC show Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.She was born April 13, 1964. Rhea was born and raised in Westmount, Quebec by her lovely parents Margery, and David Rhea, an obstetrician and gynecologist. She has two sisters, Cynthia and Celia. She attended The Study, an all-girls private school in Westmount, Quebec; Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia; and the University of Arizona.
Caroline Rhea Career
In 1986, Rhea moved to New York to pursue a career as a comedian and actress. She began performing at venues like Catch a Rising Star and The Comic Strip, where she performed along with comedians including Chris Rock, Louis C.K., Dave Attell, Marc Maron, and Jim Gaffigan. Rhea made her first filmed standup appearances on MTV’s Half-Hour Comedy Hour, Comic Strip Live and Caroline’s Comedy Hour.
Rhea was given a one-hour special for HBO, called One Night Stand. She followed this up with Rhea’s Anatomy, her one-hour special for Bravo, and Give Me My Remote for Showtime. After finding success in New York as a comedian, Caroline moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career in Hollywood, debuting on NBC’s television series Pride & Joy, where she co-starred with Jeremy Piven. She later gained widespread fame for her role as Aunt Hilda on the ABC (and later, The WB network) television show, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and for her recurring role on the latest incarnation of Hollywood Squares.
Rhea is also well known for her role as Linda Flynn-Fletcher on the long-running Disney show Phineas and Ferb, for her syndicated daytime talk show, The Caroline Rhea Show, as the original host of The Biggest Loser on NBC, and for playing Noleta Nethercott on the TV series Sordid Lives: The Series for Logo, which has recently been rebooted as a feature called A Very Sordid Wedding, which premiered in March 2017 in Palm Springs.
In 2004, she appeared in the cult-classics Disney’s Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire and in Christmas with the Kranks.In 2005, Rhea appeared in The Perfect Man, playing a co-worker of Jean (Heather Locklear) and had a recurring role on the hit Disney Channel Original Series, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Ilsa Shickelgubermeiger-Von Helsing der Keppelugerhofer, an inspector turned manager of the rival hotel.
She starred in the original Lifetime Television movie To Be Fat Like Me opposite Kaley Cuoco and in the Fox animated series Two Dreadful Children in 2007.In 2008 Rhea starred alongside Justin Guarini and Mircea Monroe in the MarVista Entertainment production of Fast Girl.In 2013, Rhea hosted a travelling live stage show version of the game show Family Feud which toured fairs in the US and Canada, including the Calgary Stampede.In 2017, she has had a recurring role on ABC’s reboot of Match Game.
Caroline Rhea Personal life
Rhea and her former partner, comedian Costaki Economopoulos, have a daughter Ava Rhea Economopoulos, born October 21, 2008.
Caroline Rhea Movies and TV Shows
- 2 Broke Girls (TV Show)
- Maron (TV Show)
- Baby Daddy (TV Show)
- Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town (TV Show)
- The Christmas Consultant (TV Show)
- Phineas And Ferb: Star Wars (TV Show)
- Sordid Lives: The Series (TV Show)
- To Be Fat Like Me (TV Show)
- The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (TV Show)
- Christmas With The Kranks (Movie)
- Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Show)
- The Chris Isaak Show (TV Show)
- Ready To Rumble (Movie)
- Man On The Moon (Movie)