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Wilno, Poland (now Vilnius, Lithuania)
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Rita Karin (October 24, 1919 – September 10, 1993) was a Polish-born American actress best known for her role as Jackie Mason's mother on the 1989 TV series Chicken Soup, which also starred Lynn Redgrave. She appeared as Meryl Streep's Brooklyn landlady who appears at the beginning of the movie Sophie's Choice. She died at 73 from undisclosed causes.