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Playing the Part of the Jewish Mother - and other insights from Caroline Aaron

Sunday, March 12, 9:30 am

Register here. Free for TBS members; $10 for non-members.

Caroline Aaron portrays Shirley Maisel, Joel’s mother on the hit Amazon Prime show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Hear about her experiences as an accomplished film and TV actor and her interesting life having grown up in the South. Caroline's late mother, Nina Friedman Abady, was a Selma, Alabama, civil rights activist who walked with Martin Luther King, Jr., and she had to endure cross-burnings on her Virginia front lawn. Caroline Aaron next will be seen in the Israeli hit new comedy series Chanshi, selected for Sundance international screenings, as well as the independent feature Theatre Camp. She has a recurring role on Amazon’s Transparent and Showtime’s Episodes and plays Annie Schmidt in the 21 Jump Street franchise. In addition to the many film and TV appearances during her career, Caroline has appeared in four films directed by Woody Allen: Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), Alice (1990), Husbands and Wives (1992) and Deconstructing Harry (1997). Moderated by TBS member Jerry Schultz. A bagel breakfast will be served.


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