Kari Lizer is an American actress, writer, and producer. She was the creator and executive producer of the CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine. In May 2010, CBS cancelled Old Christine after five seasons. Upon its cancellation, Lizer slammed the network and suggested the decision to cancel the show was sexist. Previously, she had been co-executive producer of Will & Grace for three years. Lizer also created the comedy Maggie Winters. As an actress, Lizer played Cassie Phillips on Matlock, Diana Benedict on Sunday Dinner, and Chris Burgess on The Van Dyke Show. In April 2020, Lizer released her first book, Aren't You Forgetting Someone?: Essays from My Mid-Life Revenge.
|Born:||August 26, 1961, San Diego, California, U.S.|
|Occupation:||Actress, director, producer, writer|
|Years active:||1968–2010, 2019–present|
|Spouse(s):||Robert Romanus (1994–) (divorced)|
|IMDb:||Kari Lizer's IMDb|
About Kari Lizer
Most famous for producing and writing the five-season, multi-Emmy-nominated sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine, she is also known for her work on Will & Grace, Maggie Winters, and Benders.
Kari Lizer Before Fame
Early in her career, she wrote fourteen episodes of the USA Network series Weird Science.
Achievement of Kari Lizer
An actress as well as a television writer and producer, she appeared in episodes of Quantum Leap, Matlock, and The Van Dyke Show, and also guest-starred on five episodes of Will & Grace.
Kari Lizer Family Life
She was born and raised in San Diego, California. Her marriage to fellow entertainer Robert Romanus produced three children before ending in divorce.
Associations of Kari Lizer
When her series The New Adventures of Old Christine, starring former Seinfeld actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, was canceled in 2010, Lizer accused CBS executives of dropping the female-centric show for sexist reasons.
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- Actresses from San Diego
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- Television producers from California