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Candice Azzara
Born (1945-05-18) May 18, 1945 (age 76)
Years active1968–present

Candice Azzara (born May 18, 1945) is an American character actress.[1]

Azzara was born in Brooklyn, the daughter of Josephine (née Bravo) and Samuel Azzara.[2] She was inspired to pursue acting by the film La Strada and theatre legend Eleonora Duse.[citation needed] She studied with Lee Strasberg and Gene Frankel and soon began appearing off-Broadway and in regional theatres.[citation needed] In the summer of 1965, she appeared as Eve in On the First Day, a one-act play written by David Graeme and directed by Charles Merlis at the 41st Street Playhouse in Manhattan.

Billed as Candy Azzara, she made her Broadway debut in Lovers and Other Strangers in 1968. Additional stage credits include Jake's Women, Cactus Flower, Any Wednesday, Barefoot in the Park, and The Moon Is Blue.

Azzara was cast as Gloria in the second pilot of All in the Family, when it was titled "Those Were the Days" and the family name was Justice instead of Bunker.[3] She was a regular on the sitcom Calucci's Department and had recurring roles on Caroline in the City, Who's the Boss?, Soap,[1] and Rhoda.[1] She has guested on numerous series, including Diff'rent Strokes, The Wonder Years, The Practice, Kojak, Barney Miller,[1] Trapper John, M.D., L.A. Law, CHiPs, Soap, One Day At A Time, The Love Boat, Night Court, Remington Steele, Murder, She Wrote,[1] ER, Married... with Children[1] and Joan of Arcadia.



Year Title Role Notes
1971 Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?

Made for Each Other

1975 Hearts of the West
1977 The World's Greatest Lover
1978 House Calls
1980 Fatso
1982 Pandemonium
1983 Easy Money
1988 Doin' Time on Planet Earth
1995 Unstrung Heroes
1999 The Hungry Bachelors Club
2002 Catch Me If You Can
2004 Ocean's Twelve
2005 In Her Shoes
2015 Little Boy


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Candice Azzara Filmography". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-02-17.
  2. ^ Film Reference biography
  3. ^ Those Were the Days at IMDb