Michele Lee BioGraphy

Her’s birth sign is Michele Lee Dusick. Apart from being an American actress, she is also a dancer, director, singer and producer. She starred as Karen Cooper Fairgate MacKenzie in Knots Landing in 1979–93. She is known for this character. Knots Landing is a soap opera that was broadcast on prime-time. In 1982, this actress from Knots Landing was nominated for an Emmy Award. In 1988, 1991 and 1992 ,this actress won the Soap Opera Digest Award for Best Actress .Lee Knots was the only cast member to appear in all three hundred forty four episodes of the Landing series. She started her acting career in 1960. In 1960, she starred in Vintage 60 on Broadway. She then starred on How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying in 1961.Lee did the first film of her career in 1967. In the early days of her acting career, she did many great films such as The Love Bug which is a Disney film in 1968, The Comic in 1969 and Along Came Polly in 2004.She won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for Seesaw in 1974 for her best performance in Seesaw, an American musical with a book. In 2001 she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Drama for The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife.

Michele Lee BioGraphy

Michele first stepped into this beautiful world on June 24, 1942. Her birthplace is Los Angeles, California, United States. She has US citizenship. Michele’s birth sign is cancer. Dusick’s father’s name is Jack Dusick and mother’s name is Sylvia Helen Silverstein. Her father was a make-up artist.  Michele is one of the most well-known actresses of the Hollywood film industry. She had created a lot of panic in the early days of her career in the Hollywood film industry and apart from this, she also has many types of hobbies. Let us tell you that this actress fulfills all her hobbies very well. It is a simple matter that if any actress wants to fulfill any of her hobbies, then she can do it very easily. We want to tell for your information that she was rich since childhood. Her religion is Christian. She is the only child of Jack Dusick and Sylvia Helen Silverstein.  Michele is very much loved by her parents and has encouraged her a lot to step into the acting world. The dancer also loves her parents very much and is always active on social media with her mother. There is no specific information about Lee’s mother’s working system so far, we will update this article as soon as we get the information, so please bookmark our website.


As we told you that her’s family was already prosperous. She did her schooling from Los Angeles, California. However, till now we have not come to know the name of her school and college.

Career Beginnings

She started her television career when she was 19 years old. On December 26, 1961, she starred as Lila in The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, a CBS-TV sitcom. After this she appeared in the song of the film version of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. In 1967, she appeared in The Red Skelton Show as Peaches Laverne. In 1969, she played Carole Bennett in The Love Bug. In the same year she starred in Roberta as Stephanie. And in The Comic, she appeared as Mary Gibson.

Real Name Michele Lee Dusick
Other Name Michele
Age 79 year old
Date Of Birth June 24, 1942
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Gender Female
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Actress
  • Singer
  • Dancer
  • Producer
  • Director
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Year Active 1960–present
Ethnicity Cancer
Father Jack Dusick
Mother Sylvia Helen Silverstein
Brother  Name
Children  Name
Spouse Name Fred A. Rappoport (m. 1987)
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 Physical Status
Michele Lee BioGraphy Cover Pic
Height 5ft 8 or 172.7 cm
Body Slim
Weight 57 KG
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Shoe Size 12 (US)
Bra (Breast Approx Size 34
Hip Size Approx 34
Waist Size Approx 28
Dress Size 12 (US) Approx
Sexual Orientation Straight
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is she Lesbian No
Any Affair No
Ex- husband  Name James Farentino (m. 1966–1983)
Husband Name Fred A. Rappoport (m. 1987)
 Social Media
Twitter @The_MicheleLee Link [(3,899 Followers)]
Instagram themichelelee Link [3,884 followers]
Facebook Link
YouTube Link

Personal Life

Michele first met James Farentino in 1963 on the set of the play How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. If you do not know who James Farentino is, then tell us that he is an actor. After meeting, the couple dated each other for many years and in 1966 Michele married James Farentino. On 6 July 1969, the actress gave birth to a son, James Farentino. Whose name he has named David Farentino. Lee divorced James Farentino in 1983. She married Fred Rappaport in 1987. Her husband is the producer and writer.

Net Worth

This actress was one of America’s highest paid actresses at the peak time of her career. She has made her name not only in acting but also in the field of producer, singer, director and dancing. Therefore, if we talk about her net worth, then her net worth is around 8 million.


She won the Drama Desk Award in the category of Outstanding Performance in 1973 for acting in Seesaw. In Knots Landing, she won the Primetime Emmy Award in 1986 in the category of Favorite Super Couple on a Prime Time Serial. She then won the Soap Opera Digest Award in the Favorite Super Couple: Prime Time category in 1988, 1991 and 1992 for Knots Landing. In 1998, she won the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Star on the Walk of Fame category. In 2009, she won the TV Land Award in the category of Anniversary Award at Knots Landing.

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