Father and Wife Remark on Leah Remini and The King of Queens

Leah Remini’s father and his wife discuss how Remini got her part on The King of Queens TV sitcom, and why she has had no enduring acting jobs since.


DANA: You know, The King of Queens, I believe she just got lucky getting that part. And she got lucky getting that part because they were looking for—

GEORGE: Sort of a Brooklyn-type attitude.

DANA: But that really is her. So the character you see on The King of Queens is really how she is in real life. And truth be told, has she ever got an acting job after The King of Queens? Now, if you have talent, if you could channel different people, you would get work and a producer would see that in you.