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Julie Kavner

Julie Deborah Kavner (born September 7, 1950 in Los Angeles, California) is an Emmy Award-winning American actress, best known for playing Brenda Morgenstern on Rhoda in the 1970s, as an actress in several Woody Allen-directed films and providing the voice of Marge Simpson on the animated television show The Simpsons. Kavner was born in Los Angeles, California of Jewish heritage,[1] and grew up entirely in Southern California, a fact that comes as a surprise to many people who identify her with her role as New Yorker Brenda Morgenstern and who peg her creaky, somewhat nasally voice as sounding "East Coast." Kavner went to Beverly Hills High School, and studied Theatre Arts and graduated with honors from San Diego State University in 1971. Her daughter was born in 1984. Kavner played the role of Brenda Morgenstern in the TV show Rhoda. After Rhoda ended, Kavner moved into film. She has appeared in several Woody Allen films including Radio Days (along with Michael Tucker, Mia Farrow, and...This information was automatically generated from Freebase article Julie Kavner. You should replace/update it...