Linda Kash

Linda Kash (born January 17, 1961)[1] is a Canadian actress.

Linda Kash
Born (1961-01-17) January 17, 1961
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
ResidenceToronto, Ontario, Canada
Years active1986–present
Paul O'Sullivan
(m. 1994; died 2012)
Parent(s)Eugene Kash
Maureen Forrester
FamilyDaniel Kash (brother)


An alumna of Second City, she played Trudy Weissman in the 1998 Jean Smart sitcom, Style & Substance. She has also played various roles in popular television series such as Seinfeld and Everybody Loves Raymond.

She is best known for her role as the Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese Angel, appearing in various commercials advertising the product.[2]

In May 2011, she was announced as the morning show host on CJWV-FM, a new radio station in Peterborough, Ontario, with cohost Dan Duran.[3] She and her husband Paul O'Sullivan also operated the Peterborough Academy of Performing Arts.

She portrayed socialite and philanthropist Molly Brown in the 2012 Global/ITV mini-series Titanic.

Personal life

Kash was born in Montreal, the daughter of actress and opera singer Maureen Forrester and violinist/conductor Eugene Kash. Her brother is actor Daniel Kash.[4]

Her partner Paul O'Sullivan, also an actor and Second City alumnus, was killed in a car accident on May 18, 2012, together they had three children.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
1991 The Events Leading Up to My Death Lindsay
1993 Ernest Rides Again Nan Melon
1994 Ernest Goes to School Gerta direct-to-video
1996 Urban Safari Candy
1996 Waiting for Guffman Mrs. Allan Pearl
1997 Ernest Goes to Africa Rene Loomis direct-to-video
1999 Dill Scallion Wilma Juggs (Baby)
2000 Apartment Hunting Realtor
2000 Xxxposed Shelley Short film
2000 Best in Show Fay Berman
2005 Cinderella Man Lucille Gould
2006 Homie Spumoni Mrs. Butterman
2006 Man of the Year Jenny Adams
2007 Babysitting Andy Mom Short film
2007 Are We Done Yet? Mrs. Rooney
2008 The Love Guru Female Reporter
2010 Rosie Takes the Train Rosie Short film
2011 Running Mates Maude Beazley
2011 Servitude Barb
2011 Moon Point Darryl's Mother
2013 I Was a Boy Rosalynn
2014 Fall Marcie Bell


Year Title Role Notes
1986 As Is Woman #1 TV film
1986 Night Heat Sally Episode: "Fighting Back"
1987 Smith & Smith TV series
1988 Biographies: The Enigma of Bobby Bittman Carla Gambioni TV short
1988 The Second City Toronto 15th Anniversary Ruby TV film
1988 The Best of SCTV Cassie Mackerel TV film
1989 Andrea Martin... Together Again Lurleen Martin TV film
1989 Madeline (voice) TV film
1989 C.B.C.'s Magic Hour Episode: "Rookies"
1990 Max Glick Sarah Glick TV series
1990 Maniac Mansion Claret O'Hara Episode: "The Sandman Cometh"
1992 Partners 'n Love Maxine Smith TV film
1992 Maniac Mansion Rose Episode: "Love: Turner Style"
1993 Street Legal Bev Moore Episode: "Believe the Children"
1993 Seinfeld Gwen Episode: "The Lip Reader"
1994 She TV Various Episode: "1.2"
1995 Side Effects Gina Florence Episode: "Snap, Crackle, Pop!"
1995–96 Minor Adjustments Dr. Francine Bailey Main role (20 episodes)
1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch M'Lady (voice) Episode: "A Halloween Story"
1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Haley Episode: "Cat Showdown"
1997 The Newsroom Adelle Grossman Episode: "The Campaign"
1997 Cybill Ms. Murphy Episode: "All of Me"
1997 3rd Rock from the Sun Margie Episode: "Fifteen Minutes of Dick"
1997 Everybody Loves Raymond Celia Episode: "Father Knows Least"
1998 The Adventures of Shirley Holmes Jenna Martini Episode: "The Case of the Exploding Puppet"
1998 Ellen Sue Episode: "Ellen in Focus"
1998 Style & Substance Trudy Weissman Main role (13 episodes)
1998 Dumb Bunnies Sue Uppity TV series
1999 Foolish Heart Barbara's Lawyer Episode: "The Trial"
2000 The Bookfair Murders Judith Cass TV film
2000 Life in a Day Charlotte 'Charlie' Tanzi TV film
2000–01 Timothy Goes to School Grace (voice) 8
2001–02 Quads! Deborah (voice) Main role (26 episodes)
2001–04 Doc Nellie Hebert Recurring role (14 episodes)
2001 Sister Mary Explains It All Skeptical Husband's Wife TV film
2001 Committed Val Recurring role
2002 Made in Canada Diane Parkman Episode: "The War of 1812"
2002 Cadet Kelly Samantha TV film
2002 Monk Dolly Flint Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Psychic"
2003 The Music Man Alma Hix TV film
2003 Full-Court Miracle Cynthia Schlotsky TV film
2005 Puppets Who Kill Thompson Episode: "The CBC Is Killing Again"
2005 Naturally, Sadie Ms. Yarm Episode: "Right-Minded"
2005 Degrassi: The Next Generation Bernice Fein Episode: "Venus: Part 1"
2006 At the Hotel Folly Episodes: "Welcome to the Rousseau", "The Perfect Couple"
2006 Wedding Wars Mrs. Fairfield TV film
2007 The Altar Boy Gang Diane Gallagher TV film
2007 'Til Death Do Us Part Pat Stevens Episode: "A Christmas Murder"
2007 Clang Invasion Widgit TV series
2007–08 Robson Arms Carol Goldstein Recurring role (9 episodes)
2008 Less Than Kind Dr. Silverstein Episode: "Note Perfect"
2009 Less Than Kind Dr. Silverstein Episodes: "Careers Day", "Happy Birthday Sheldon"
2009 Skyrunners Robin Burns TV film
2009–11 The Ron James Show Various Recurring role (12 episodes)
2010 Less Than Kind Hospital Clerk Episode: "Coming Home"
2010 Scaredy Squirrel Sally Fishlips (voice) 10
2010 Cra$h & Burn Eileen Campbell Episode: "Til Death"
2010 Happy Town Miranda Kirby Episodes: "In This Home on Ice", "I Came to Haplin for the Waters"
2010 The Dating Guy Adoption Agency Woman (voice) Episode: "Spontaneous Skidmark"
2011 Almost Naked Animals Sloth (voice) TV series
2011 Good Dog Marla Episode: "Converting to Judaism"
2011 Scaredy Squirrel Sally Fishlips (voice) TV series
2011 King Lesley Episode: "Farah Elliott"
2011 Life with Boys Sylvia Episodes: "Wrestling with Boys", "In the Principal's Office with Boys"
2011 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Various (voice) Recurring role (4 episodes)
2012 Great Scot Beer Miranda TV film
2012 Titanic Margaret 'Molly' Brown TV miniseries
2013 Sworn to Silence Mona TV film
2012–16 Fugget About It Gina Falcone (voice) Main role
2014–15 Haven Maddie 2 episodes
2016 L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables Mrs. Barry TV film
2017 Fargo Stella Stussy 2 episodes
2017-18 Mysticons Queen Goodfey
Supporting roles
2019 Cavendish (TV series) June TV series

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Production Result
2001 Canadian Comedy Awards Film - Pretty Funny Female Performance Best in Show Nominated
2003 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Ensemble Acting Best In Show Nominated
2003 Gemini Best Individual Performance in a Comedy Program or Series Made in Canada Nominated
2004 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards Best Ensemble Cast Best In Show Won
2006 Gemini Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role Dramatic Series At the Hotel ("The Perfect Couple") Won
2007 Gemini Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role Dramatic Series Robson Arms ("Mr. Lonely") Nominated
2017 Actra Award Best Performance in an Animated Series "Fugget About It" ("Gina Falcone") Won


  1. "Linda Kash - Comic Actor". YouTube. 1 November 2010.
  2. Glassman, Marvin (29 November 2013). "Tony Award-winning comedy stars Canadian actors". The Canadian Jewish News.
  3. "Linda Kash to co-host morning show on Peterborough's new Magic 96.7". Peterborough Examiner, 13 May 2011.
  4. "Canadian opera star Maureen Forrester dies at age 79". The Canadian Press. 16 June 2010.
  5. Nath, Ishani (20 May 2012). "'Fearless' Canadian actor Paul O'Sullivan dies in car crash". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 20 May 2012.
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