Caroline Rhea, stand-up comedian and actress, brings a fresh, smart and spontaneous approach to all of her work.
In 1989, Caroline ventured to New York to start her career in stand-up comedy. She studied in the stand-up program at the New School of Social Research and trained at the comedy club, Catch a Rising Star. With nightly gigs at New York's venerable clubs, Caroline's status quickly grew and she became an integral part of the city's comedy scene. Her career was further boosted by appearances on MTV's Half-Hour Comedy Hour, Comic Strip Live and Caroline's Comedy Hour. For the last seventeen years, she has continued to perform sold-out shows at top comedy clubs across North America.
Caroline's television career has taken off since she first starred as Aunt Hilda on The WB's sitcom Sabrina, The Teenage Witch. She starred in Lifetime's made for television movie Fat Like Me, and was the host of NBC's The Biggest Loser. In 2006, she was part of Bravo’s one hour stand up special, Funny Girls, with her set being titled Rhea's Anatomy. Her feature credits include, The Perfect Man, Man on the Moon, Christmas With the Kranks and Ready to Rumble.
Other credits include: host of The Caroline Rhea Show, Whoopi Goldberg's Hollywood Squares, The Drew Carey Show, Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire, Pride and Joy on NBC, Comedy Central's Pulp Comic, Comic Relief 8 and One Night Stand 2005. She also appeared in the pilot of HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm.
A Montreal native, Caroline lives in New York and Los Angeles.