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Remini to testify against Church of Scientology in lawsuit

Remini to testify against Church of Scientology in lawsuit

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Leah Remini is to document her experiences with the Church of Scientology in a deposition for a lawsuit against the organization, RadarOnline said.
Bill Nye gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Bill Nye gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- TV personality Bill Nye "The Science Guy" was eliminated on "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Monday night.
Keyshawn Johnson gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Keyshawn Johnson gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Professional football player Keyshawn Johnson became the first celebrity eliminated from Season 17 of "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Monday night.
Valerie Harper to compete on 'Dancing with the Stars,' ABC confirms

Valerie Harper to compete on 'Dancing with the Stars,' ABC confirms

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Valerie Harper, Christina Milian, Keyshawn Johnson, Elizabeth Berkley and Amber Riley are to compete on Season 17 of "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles.
Leah Remini to write memoir about Scientology

Leah Remini to write memoir about Scientology

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. television actress Leah Remini has confirmed she intends to write a memoir about her life as a longtime member of the Church of Scientology.
Paul Haggis praises Leah Remini's brave decision to leave Scientology

Paul Haggis praises Leah Remini's brave decision to leave Scientology

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Canadian filmmaker Paul Haggis is praising his fellow former Scientologist Leah Remini for leaving and speaking out against the controversial church.
Leah Remini talks about leaving Scientology

Leah Remini talks about leaving Scientology

MALIBU, Calif., July 29 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and TV personality Leah Remini says she left the Church of Scientology because she didn't want to be told what to think or to whom she could speak.
Kirstie Alley mad at Leah Remini for leaving Scientology

Kirstie Alley mad at Leah Remini for leaving Scientology

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) -- Kirstie Alley is angry with another U.S. actress, Leah Remini,for leaving the Church of Scientology, The Huffington Post reported.
Actress Leah Remini leaves the Church of Scientology

Actress Leah Remini leaves the Church of Scientology

LOS ANGELES, July 12 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and television personality Leah Remini confirmed she is no longer a follower of the Church of Scientology.
Remini announces 'Talk' departure

Remini announces 'Talk' departure

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and TV personality Leah Remini has announced she will not be part of the Season 2 panel of the female-centric chat show "The Talk."
Report: Peete, Remini leaving 'The Talk'

Report: Peete, Remini leaving 'The Talk'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Holly Robinson Peete and Leah Remini won't return to "The Talk" when the chat show starts up its second season next month, The Hollywood Reporter said.
'Talk' cast heads to 'Big Brother' house

'Talk' cast heads to 'Big Brother' house

LOS ANGELES, July 7 (UPI) -- The co-hosts of the U.S. chat show "The Talk" have spent a night in the house featured on the reality competition series "Big Brother," CBS said.
Kelly to fill in for Sharon on 'The Talk'

Kelly to fill in for Sharon on 'The Talk'

LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) -- Kelly Osbourne will be the first guest host on the U.S. chat show, "The Talk," when she fills in for her mom, regular co-host Sharon Osbourne, CBS said.
CBS renews 'The Talk' for second season

CBS renews 'The Talk' for second season

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- CBS says it has renewed its U.S. chat show "The Talk" for the 2011-2012 television season.
Pregnant Rycroft says baby is a girl

Pregnant Rycroft says baby is a girl

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Pregnant U.S. reality television personality Melissa Rycroft announced on "The Talk" Wednesday she is expecting a girl.
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Leah Remini
Actress Leah Remini is on stage with their 'Funny Ladies We Love' award presented by Ladies' Home Journal, Monday Feb. 6, 2006 in Los Angeles. (UPI Photo/Michael Tweed)
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Leah Marie Remini (born June 15, 1970) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her role as Carrie Heffernan on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens and as Stacey Carosi on the NBC sitcom Saved by the Bell. She is no longer one of the co-hosts on daytime CBS network talk show/series, The Talk as she was not asked to return for a second season.

Leah Remini was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York City, the daughter of Vicki Marshall, a private school teacher, and George Remini, who owned an asbestos removal company. Her mother was of Austrian Jewish background and her father was Sicilian. Remini has an older sister, Nicole Remini (born 1969), who was her assistant on The King of Queens. She also has four half-sisters, including Christina (born 1969).

Remini moved to Los Angeles at the age of 13 with her mother. When Remini was 14, she left school and worked as a hostess at a restaurant while auditioning for acting jobs.

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