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Leah Remini

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Leah Marie Remini (/ˈlə ˈrɛmni/; born June 15, 1970) is an American actress, producer, and anti-Scientology activist. She is known for her roles as Carrie Heffernan on the comedy series The King of Queens (1998–2007) and Lara in the film Old School, as well as co-hosting The Talk in 2010–2011. Remini starred in the show Leah Remini: It's All Relative.

Raised as a member of the Church of Scientology from childhood, Remini left the organization in 2013 and began public criticism of Scientology. Two years later, she released Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology, her memoir about her experience with Scientology and reasons for leaving it. In 2016, she followed up her memoir with a documentary television series, Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, to highlight other former Scientologists' experiences.

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