Arleen Sorkin was a well-known American actress, screenwriter, presenter, and comedian.
She is best known for portraying Calliope Jones on the NBC daytime serial Days of Our Lives and for serving as the real-life inspiration and voice for DC Comics villain Harley Quinn, created by her college friend Paul Dini, in Batman: The Animated Series.
Sorkin was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Brooklyn, New York.
She began her career in the early 1980s, appearing in Off-Broadway productions and on television shows such as The Golden Girls and Mad About You.
In 1984, Sorkin was cast as Calliope Jones on Days of Our Lives.
She remained with the soap opera for seven years, and her performance earned her two Soap Opera Digest Award nominations.
In 1992, Sorkin was cast as Harley Quinn in Batman: The Animated Series. The character was a breakout success, and Sorkin’s performance was praised by critics and fans alike.
She reprised the role in the spin-off The New Batman Adventures, as well as in several animated films and video games.
Arleen Sorkin Cause of Death
Sorkin died of complications of lung cancer on August 24th, 2023, at the age of 67.
She had been diagnosed with the disease in 2022.
Arleen Sorkin Age
Sorkin was born on the 14th of October, 1955, and died on August 24th, 2023, at the age of 67.
Arleen Sorkin Husband
Sorkin was married to television writer-producer Christopher Lloyd from 1995 until she died in 2023.
They had two sons, Eli and Owen.
Arleen Sorkin Children
Sorkin had two sons with her husband, Christopher Lloyd.
They are Eli Lloyd (born 1997) and Owen Lloyd (born 2000)
Arleen Sorkin Parents
Arleen Sorkin’s parents were Bernard and Sylvia Rosenberg.