Conference Speaker Biography
Writer, Actress & Producer
Rhea Perlman is an Emmy-award winning actress with a wide variety of television, cable and film credits. She is currently starring in the television drama "The Further Adventures," a pilot being developed for the fall season. Although Ms. Perlman is most widely known for her role on NBC's "Cheers," she has written and produced numerous projects as well as founded her own development company, New Street Productions, with her husband Danny DeVito.
Ms. Perlman helped found the Colonnades Theater Lab and is a strong supporter of many children's charities including LA's Best, the Westside Children's Center, Children's Action Network, the Children's Defense Fund and the Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
Ms. Perlman received her bachelor's degree from Hunter College.