Rhea Perlman (born March 31, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York City) is an American actress, best known for her role as Carla Tortelli on the popular sitcom Cheers.

Perlman played the role of "Honey" on Michael Moore's film Canadian Bacon and she appeared in the movie Matilda opposite her husband Danny DeVito, Pam Ferris and Mara Wilson.

Perlman is the author of the successful illustrated children's book series "Otto Undercover" (Harper Collins). She attended Hunter College in New York.

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