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Mad About You Biography
Leila Kenzle stars as Fran Devanow in
TriStar Television's half-hour comedy
series, "Mad About You," airing
Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on NBC.
Born in Long Island, New York and raised
in Rutherford, New Jersey as one of three
daughters, all it took was a "pushy"
mother and a keen interest in the opposite
sex for Leila Kenzle to overcome her
stage fright and find the spotlight to begin
her acting career.
Soon after Kenzle received her B.F.A. in
theater from Mason Gross School of Fine
Arts Conservatory at Rutgers, she lost her
will to act and worked as a hotel phone
operator. Kenzle resumed her acting
career when a sympathetic casting
director coaxed her into auditioning for an
off-Broadway show -- and she landed the
Her big break came when she was cast
as a stripper in the off-Broadway
production of "Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding." In
1989, she moved to Los Angeles, still
unsure of her calling as an actress, but
quickly found work in the first of five
television series pilots.
Her other TV credits include appearances
on "The Golden Girls," "thirtysomething,"
"The Cosby Show" and a recurring role on
the short-lived series "Princesses."
In 1991, she appeared in the feature film
"Other People's Money," starring Danny
In her spare time, Kenzle enjoys yoga,
hiking and shopping for antiques. She
also works with adolescent wards of the
state as part of Children's International
Institute and is active in multiple sclerosis
charities. She and her husband reside in
West Hollywood, California.
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