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Who is Pat Carroll?

Patricia Ann ‘Pat’ Carroll was born in Shreveport, Louisiana USA, on 5 May 1927 – her zodiac sign is Taurus, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress with close to 100 credits to her name, while she’s probably still known best for her voicing of Ursula in the 1989 animated family fantasy movie “The Little Mermaid”. It was directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, starred Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright and Rene Auberjonois, and follows a mermaid princess who has made a deal with a sea witch; the movie won 16 awards, including two Oscars, while it was nominated for eight other awards.

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Early life and education

Pat was raised in Los Angeles, California alongside her brother Matt, by their parents Kathryn Angela (nee Meagher) and Maurice Clifton Carroll; not a lot is known about her family, as Pat respects their privacy.

She became interested in acting at a very early age, and was five when she started appearing in plays performed at a local theatre. Pat studied at Immaculate Heart High School, and was into various activities during her time there, including acting with the school’s drama club, dancing and singing. Upon matriculating in 1945, she joined the US Army, and later studied at Catholic University of America, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1953.

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Roles in movies

Pat made her debut film appearance with her portrayal of Lorelei Crawford, in the 1948 drama “Hometown Girl”, and a couple of her following roles were in the 1951 action adventure comedy “Up Front”, the 1956 short animated family drama “Meet Mother Magoo” (voice role) and the 1965 musical family fantasy “Cinderella”.

She gained recognition in 1968, when cast to star in the family comedy drama “With Six You Get Eggroll”, directed by Howard Morris, and which also starred Doris Day and Brian Keith. It follows a widow and widower who have fallen in love and have married, while disapprove by their children.

The ‘70s saw Pat appear in various movies, with some of the most popular being the 1971 comedy “After the Honeymoon”, the 1973 western comedy “The Brothers O’Toole” and the 1979 drama “Butterflies in Heat”.

In 1985, Pat was cast to play Mildred Voitlander in the popular adventure drama “Rockhopper”, and in 1988, she lent her voice to Granny in the English version of the Japanese animated family fantasy “My Neighbor Totoro”. It was written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, starred Hitoshi Takagi and Noriko Hidaka, and follows two sisters who have just moved to the countryside with their family, and have befriended forest spirits; the movie won five of the seven awards for which it was nominated. A couple of Pat’s following roles were in the 1989 animated adventure comedy “Asterix and the Big Fight” (voice role), the 1990 short drama “Disney Ariel and the Mysterious World Above (Read-Along)” (voice role) and the 1992 musical comedy “Just My Imagination”.

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Pat has since appeared in only a couple of movies – her three most recent roles have been in the 2010 animated family adventure “A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures” (voice role), the 2011 romantic comedy “Bridesmaids” and the 2014 comedy “BFFs”.

Roles in TV series

Pat made her debut TV series appearance in 1951, with her portrayal of Gronya Lenahan, in the episode “The Copper” of the drama “Goodyear Playhouse”, and the following years saw her make a guest appearance in an episode of various series, such as the drama “The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse”, the musical comedy “The Dennis Day Show”, and the musical “Max Liebman Spectaculars”.

She gained recognition in the early ‘60s, when cast to star as Bunny Halper, in the family comedy “The Danny Thomas Show”, which also starred Rusty Hamer. The series follows the life of the entertainer Danny, his wife and their three children, and won 10 awards, including five Primetime Emmys, while it was nominated for 21 other awards.

The remainder of the ‘60s then saw Pat play and voice characters in an episode or two of various series, such as the family comedy “Please Don’t Eat the Daisies”, the animated family adventure “The Super 6” (voice role) and the comedy “Arnie”.

In 1971 and 1972, she portrayed Rita Simon in the musical comedy “Getting Together”, and in 1977 Pat played the supporting character Pearl Markowitz in the comedy “Busting Loose”, created by Lowell Ganz and Mark Rothman, and starring Adam Arkin, Paul Sylvan and Danny Goldman. The series follows Lenny Markowitz who has just graduated from engineering school, and has moved next door to the beautiful redhead Melody.

Pat had several supporting roles in the ‘80s, in series such as the animated family science fiction “Galaxy High School” (voice role), the comedy “Too Close for Comfort” and the animated family comedy “Pound Puppies”.

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Between 1987 and 1989, she starred as Gussie Holt, in the comedy “She’s the Sheriff”, which follows Hildy Granger whose husband was the sheriff of a small town, while she has become the sheriff now that he’s passed away.

Pat has since portrayed and voiced characters in only a couple of TV series, and most recently in 2020, she voiced Ursula in the episode “Keep on Rollin’” of the short animated adventure “The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse”.

Other credits

Pat has performed 11 songs in various movies and TV series, including in the 1965 movie “Cinderella”, and the 2000 movie “Songcatcher”.

She has also lent her voice to Ursula in several video games, including the 1992 “Disney’s Ariel the Little Mermaid”, the 1997 “Ariel’s Story Studio” and the 2002 “Kingdom Hearts”.

She has been featured in numerous documentaries, most recently in the 2011 film “Troupers”, the 2015 movie “Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration”, and the 2019 series “Pioneers of Television”’.

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Pat has made a guest appearance in many talk-shows, such as “Letters to Laugh-in”, “The Red Skelton Hour” and “The Carol Burnett Show”.

Awards and nominations

Pat has won three of the six awards for which she’s been nominated. In 1957, she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Supporting Performance by an Actress for “Caesar’s Hour”, and in 1981 she won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word, Documentary or Drama Recording, for “Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein”. She also won a 2000 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Dramatic, for “Songcatcher”, shared with colleagues.

Love life and husband

Pat’s highly secretive when it comes to her love life, but it’s widely known that she was a married woman. She exchanged vows with Lee Karsian on 1 January 1955, in a private ceremony attended by only the closest of their friends and family members.

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Pat gave birth to their three children in the following two decades, including to their daughter Tara Karsian on 5 August 1965, now a popular actress, film writer and producer, who has appeared in over 100 movies and TV series, and is probably known best for her portrayal of Gayle Burns, in the 2021 drama series “The Morning Show”.

Pat and Lee divorced on 8 September 1976, and Lee passed away on 26 June 1991, aged 66.

Pat hasn’t spoken of any other men whom she has perhaps been with, so as of November 2021, she seems to be unattached, was married to Lee Karsian, and has three children.

Hobbies and other interests

Pat is a devout Christian, and goes to church at least once a week. Throughout her career, her religion has helped her choose which TV roles to accept, and in which theatre plays to appear.

She was once passionate about travelling, and her acting career has taken her all around the world. Pat has apparently been to every US state, and has visited numerous European and Asian countries; her dream travel destination is Paris in France.

She’s a lover of animals, and has volunteered at and donated money to various animal shelters. Pat has donated money to several charity organizations which aim to improve the quality of life for underprivileged children and war veterans.

She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are the late ‘Professor’ Irwin Corey, the late John Carradine and Julia Roberts, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Thieves”, “Stuck on You!” and “Car Wash”.

Age, height and net worth

Pat’s age is 94. She has short gray hair and blue eyes, her height is 5ft 2ins (1.6m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs). As of November 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $3 million.

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Meet Tait Blum: Actor Who Plays Shane Baldwin in For All Mankind

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Who is Tait Blum?

American actor and model Tait Blum, was born in the USA on 31 March 2011, making Aries his zodiac sign. He’s already appeared in six TV series and two movies, and is perhaps known best for playing Shane Baldwin in three episodes (2019) of the critically acclaimed science fiction series “For All Mankind”, which Ben Nedivi and Ronald D. Moore created, and which stars Wrenn Schmidt, Michael Dorman and Joel Kinnaman. Set in an alternate reality, the series follows the USA losing the Moon race to the Soviet Union, it’s been airing since 2019 and has won four of its 22 award nominations.

Education and early life

Tait is being raised in Los Angeles, California alongside his younger brother Teddy Blum, by their parents about whom the boys are yet to speak in public, because they respect their privacy; it’s only known that Tait’s parents are both highly supportive of his career, while it’s believed that his father’s an IT consultant. Teddy’s also an actor, with eight credits to his name, and is perhaps known best for voicing Small Ellingboe Boy in the hit 2019 animated adventure comedy movie “Klaus”.

Tait fell in love with acting at the age of five, when he started watching TV with his family, and was seven when he made his debut TV series appearance in 2018, playing Young Bob Lee in four episodes of the popular action “Shooter”, created by John Hlavin, and which starred Ryan Phillippe, Shantel VanSanten and Cynthia Addai-Robinson. It follows the life of war veteran Bob Lee Swagger, who’s been hired to prevent the US President from being assassinated; the series aired from 2016 through 2018, and was nominated for two awards.

Tait’s since been active in the film industry, but is also focused on his studies; he’s currently attending an elementary school, and has begun playing football for the school’s team. Tait’s set to enroll at high school in 2025.

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Roles in TV series

Tait played Young Antolak in the episode “Sylvester Antolak” of the popular 2018 Netflix war drama “Medal of Honor”, which starred Josh Charles, Daniel Ray Rodriguez and David Petraeus, and follows the sacrifices of people who earned a Medal of Honor, the highest military distinction; the series won one of its three award nominations.

Also in 2018, Tait portrayed Young Hank Hall in the episode “Hank and Dawn” of the action crime adventure “Titans”, created by Greg Berlanti and Akiva Goldsman, and which starred Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop and Ryan Potter. The series follows the lives of several superheroes, it aired from 2018 through 2023 and won four of its 17 award nominations.

Tait gained recognition in 2019, when cast to play Jackson in four episodes of the comedy “Cousins for Life”, which Keith Seifert and Kevin Kopelow created, and which starred Scarlet Spencer, Dallas Dupree Young and Micah Abbey. It follows Clark and his 12 years old son Stuart who’ve moved in with Stuart’s cousins Leaf and Ivy, and the series aired in 2018 and 2019.

Tait’s only other TV series role has been playing Logan Bane in four episodes of the 2020 comedy “Team Kaylie”, created by Pamela Eells and Tracy Bitterolf, and which starred Symera Jackson, Bryana Salaz and Alison Fernandez; it follows the life of a wealthy teenage girl.

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Roles in movies

Tait’s debut film role was portraying Patrick in the 2020 adventure family fantasy “Wish Upon a Unicorn”, written and directed by Steve Bencich, and which starred Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Summer Fontana and Jonathan Lajoie; it follows eight years old Mia who’s moved to her grandma’s Montana ranch, and has discovered a unicorn in the woods.

Tait’s only other film role has been playing Connor Payton in the 2022 sports comedy “Home Team”, which Daniel Kinnane and Charles Kinnane directed, and which starred Rob Schneider, Taylor Lautner and Kevin James; it follows the life of New Orleans Saints’ head coach Sean Payton.

Tait’s currently shooting for the upcoming short movie “Extra Ordinary”, in which he’ll be starring alongside Sophia Hammons and Patrick Bauchau.

Other credits

Tait made a guest appearance in a 2019 episode of the talk-show “Red Carpet Report”.

Love life and relationships

Most of Tait’s fans believe that he’s too young to be dating, however, there are also those who believe otherwise.

Some of his fans on the internet have claimed that he’s today dating popular American actress Summer Fontana, who’s three years his senior and has appeared in 15 movies and TV series, while she’s probably known best for playing Maya Maitland in the 2020 horror series “The Outsider”. Tait and Summer have been seen spending time together on multiple occasions, and have also featured each other in a number of their Instagram pictures, but they’ve stated that they’re only good friends.

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There are also those who believe that Tait’s dating American actress Sophia Hammons, who’s five years his senior; she’s had roles in 10 movies and TV series, and gained recognition by playing Isla in the 2020 documentary film “The Social Dilemma”. Tait hasn’t addressed these rumors.

Both seem highly unlikely, so h seems to be unattached as of March 2023.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Tait enjoys being active on Instagram, and although he’s posted only four pictures onto the social media network, some of his fans have claimed that Tait often responds to their messages.

He’s passionate about sports and loves to play football, while he’s also into playing soccer and tennis.

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Tait likes to watch Studio Ghibli movies, with some of his favorites being “Spirited Away”, “Porco Rosso” and “The Tale of Princess Kaguya”.

He’s a huge lover of animals, and his family has a pet dog.

Tait’s already been to a couple of US states, thanks to his acting career.

His favorite actor is Ryan Phillippe, while some of his favorite movies include “Collide”, “American Murderer” and “Miranda’s Victim”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Tait’s age is 12. He has blue eyes and brown hair, is 4ft 5ins (1.35m) tall and weighs around 90lbs (40kgs).

Tait’s net worth’s been estimated at over $300,000, as of March 2023.

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About Zeeko Zaki: Wife, Net Worth, Height, Age, Biography

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Zeeko Zaki is an Egyptian-American TV and film actor and model ,who is perhaps best known for portraying FBI Special Agent Adom in the CBS drama series “FBI.”

Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Zeeko Zaki was born Zakaria Sherif Zaki, in Alexandria, Egypt, under the Capricorn zodiac sign on 18 January 1990, which makes him 33 years old as of 2023. He is the son of the hairstylists Sherif Zaki and Emon Zaki, who currently run a salon in Wilmington City, Delaware. Zeeko’s family emigrated to the USA four weeks after he was born, and he spent his childhood in West Chester, Pennsylvania; he has a younger brother and sister named Zeyad and Zeina respectively. As a child, Zaki often visited his hometown of Alexandria, where he iteracted with his aunt and other relatives and as a result, he can speak fluent Egyptian Arabic, which the now bilingual actor had learned by the time he turned six.

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Zeeko went to Unionville High School, situated in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, where he became very interested in acting and was often cast in the school’s stage productions. He matriculated to Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but quit school shortly afterwards, to focus on his acting career.

Career Beginnings

In his first year at Unionville High School, Zeeko performed in the Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens-directed musical “Seussical”, and also in numerous Community Theater productions under the Unionville Players group. Zaki made his film debut in 2012, with the role of Michael in the short “The Therapy Session.” Subsequently, he landed minor roles in several other short films, and made one-episode appearances in a few series, including the thriller “Homeland” and the post-apocalyptic sci-fi “Revolution” both in 2012, and “Under the Dome” in 2013.

Rise to Stardom

In 2015, Zaki was cast in two films including the critically and commercially acclaimed musical comedy “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chimp,” which was directed by Walt Becker. In the year that followed, he was cast as Factionless Squad Leader in the third installment of the science fiction film series “The Divergent” entitled “The Divergent Series: Allegiant.” Zaki landed his first recuring role in the military drama “Six” in 2017, playing Akmal in eight episodes. In the same year, he landed another recuring role of Hamid in seven episodes of the Fox TV series “24: Legacy”, before appearing in three more series, including “NCIS: Los Angeles.” His following role was in the 2018 action thriller film “Escape Plan 2: Hades,” in which he shared the screen with the likes of Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent, and Sylvester Stallone.

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Zeeko rose to prominence in 2018, when he was cast for the main role as Special Agent Omar Adom in the CBS crime drama series “FBI”, appearing alongside Missy Peregrym, John Boyd and Ebonee Noel in the Craig Turk and Dick Wolf-created series. Zaki reprised his role of Agent Adom in 2020 and ‘21, in the “FBI” series spin-offs, respectively entitled “FBI: Most Wanted” and “FBI: International”.

Social Media Presence

Zaki is active on Instagram (@zeekozaki) with over 210,000 followers. He joined Twitter in December 2010, and has so far amassed around 20,000 followers under his username @zeekozaki. He uses his social media platforms to not only update his fans about his upcoming projects, and give them a glimpse into his personal life, but as a model to popularize brands such as Pepsi, Verizon, Microsoft Phone, and many more.

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Personal Life

It’s reported that Zeeko is currently engaged to the social media personality Renee Monaco, who according to her Instagram bio is involved with the coffee firm, Lucky Beans Coffee. Renee has a massive following on social media, especially TikTok and Instagram, and uses her online fame to market her coffee brand. The duo began dating in 2021, and is fond of posting their pictures on their social media platforms. They are often seen touring various destinations together. Previously, Zeeko referred to Monaco as a ‘Certified Lover’ on Instagram and wished her a happy Valentine’s Day in February 2022, thanking her for being his ‘heart’ and ‘peace of mind.’

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Previously, Zaki was romantically linked with the Californian photographer and social media sensation, Sam Schneiter, but they parted ways in 2021 after dating for almost a year. Zaki’s character dates an FBI agent named Maggie, who is portrayed by the Canadian actress Missy Peregrym, in the drama “FBI,” which has resulted to their dating rumor, however, the duo isn’t in a romantic relationship – Peregrym is married to the American producer and actor Tom Oakley – nonetheless, Zaki and Peregrym are good off-screen friends.

The “FBI” star is a Muslim. He seemingly shares a strong bond with his mother, and often posts her pictures on his Instagram account – he previously posted her childhood photo during her birthday. He also posted a series of his throw-back photos with his mother on the platform on Mother’s Day in 2019 and captioned it ‘We have come a long way mama…Happy Mother’s Day.’

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Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Zaki stands at an impressive height of 6ft 5ins (1.96m), and weighs approximately 245lbs (111kgs). He’s of mixed Egyptian, Syrian and Turkish descent, and has black hair and a pair of dark brown eyes. His chest, biceps, and waist sizes are 43ins, 14ins, and 35ins respectively and he wears shoe size 11(US).

Zeeko has embarked on a gradual full-body transformation journey over the past nine years, and has so far lost over 100lbs (45kgs), as he told Entertainment Tonight during an interview. He disclosed that he used the book “The 4-Hour Body” by Tim Ferriss as a guide, and also learned several essential weight loss tricks in the TV program “P90X Workout.” Many fans have commended him for his success, and he seems to be a great inspiration to many young actors, especially those trying to lose weight.

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Net Worth

Zeeko has made a fortune from his acting career. He’s played the lead role in the critically acclaimed drama “FBI” since 2018, which has significantly contributed to his net worth, which as of 2023 is approximately $1 million .

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