Like many of her co-stars on King of Queens
, Leah Remini
was born in New York City. The now famous actress came from humble beginnings in Brooklyn. She worked as a telemarketer, waitress and insurance saleswoman before her acting career took off. Most recently, Leahs TV credits have included co-host of The Talk
(2011). Her most famous role was as Carrie Heffernan on King of Queens
. She also has credits on signature TV series like Saved by the Bell
and NYPD Blue
.She began producing as co-producer of "Inside Out: Wedding and Baby Specials"
for VH1. She has also produced webisodes for Suave and Sprint. King of Queens
co-star Kevin James describes her as having a mouth of a construction worker in the body of a model." What an appropriate description for the actress that played the dynamic role of Carrie Heffernan.