Caroline Aaron is a professional actress who is known to theatre, film and television audiences as well as a published author and playwright. Caroline made her Broadway debut in Robert Altman’s “Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean,Jimmy Dean” and later appeared in the film. The following Broadway season, she starred in the Jose Quintero/JasonRobards’ revival of “The Iceman Cometh”. She next starred in Mike Nichols’s Broadway smash comedy “Social Security”. Mr. Nichols first directed her on film in “Heartburn”. She re-teamed with Mr. Nichols for “Working Girl”, “Primary Colors”,and “What Planet Are You From?” She returned to Broadway starring in “I Hate Hamlet.” She headlined the west coast premiere of Wendy Wasserstein’s “The Sisters Rosensweig” and was acknowledged with both a Helen Hayes and Dramalogue Award. Most recently she starred on Broadway in Woody Allen’s comedy “Honeymoon Hotel”. Last season she starred In Lincoln Center’s award winning play “A Kid Like Jake.”
On film Caroline is a frequent collaborator with Woody Allen. She played his sister in “Crimes and Misdemeanors”. She also worked with Woody Allen in “Alice”, “Bullets Over Broadway”, “Husbands and Wives”, and again played his sister in “Deconstructing Harry”. Caroline starred in Kevin Spacey’s film “Beyond the Sea”. She has appeared in over a hundred films. They include 21 & 22 Jump Street, The Rewrite, Just Like Heaven”, “Nancy Drew”, “Surveillance”, “Love Comes Lately”, “Edward Scissorhands, “Anywhere But Here”, The Big Night”, and “Bounce” among others.
Television audiences are also familiar with her work. A partial list of her television appearances include Secrets and Lies, The Millers, “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Private Practice”, all the “CSI’s” all the “Law & Orders”, Two Broke Girls,, “Sex and The City”, “Curb
Your Enthusiasm among others. Currently she is a recurring on Episodes, Transparent, and the upcoming The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Caroline began writing several years ago and several of her essays on parenting have been published as well her first play, Such A Pretty Face has been optioned and will open Off-Broadway in the fall of 2018.