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Mindy Cohn Net Worth

Melinda Heather Cohn net worth is
$600,000

Melinda Heather Cohn Wiki/Biography

Melinda Hether Cohn, born on the 20th May 1966, is an American actress and comedian, most famously known for her portrayal of Natalie Green in the ’80’s television show “The Facts of Life”.

So how much is Cohn’s net worth? As of early 2016, it is reported to be $600,000, gained mostly from her career as an actress, and from lending her voice to various cartoon characters.

Mindy Cohn Net Worth $600,000 Dollars

Born in Los, Angeles California into a Jewish family, stardom came early for Cohn when she became part of the show “The Facts of Life” at the young age of 13. Cohn was discovered when the producers of the ’80’s sitcom and actress Charlotte Rae went to her hometown in Westlake School in Bel Air, California to do some research for the show. Cohn was spotted by Rae and was immediately cast to be part of the show, playing the role of Natalie Green.

The show “The Facts of Life” revolved around the lives of the four main characters living in a dormitory at Eastland School. The show was an instant hit among fans because of the shows realistic approach to the struggles of the four teen characters, and became one of the longest running sitcom’s of the ’80’s, with Cohn playing her role until the show ended in 1988. The shows’ success meant the same for Cohn’s career as well, also helping tremendously in her rising net worth.

Aside from acting, Cohn also graduated with a degree in cultural anthropology from Loyola Marymount University. After “The Facts of Life”, Cohn remained visible in the world of television, making guest appearances in various shows including, “The Boy Who Could Fly”, “Charles in Charge”, and “21 Jump Street”.

In 2001, Cohn along with the other original members of “The Facts of Life” reunited for a made-for-television movie “The Facts of Life Reunion”, catching up on the lives of the girls. The movie also became a message from the participants towards the producers of “The Facts of Life”, that they were not paid according to its sales on DVD.

Cohn also appeared in other projects like “The Help” in 2004, and also played the lead character in the movie “Violet Tendencies” in 2010. She has continued appearing in television shows such as “What Not to Wear”, “Hot in Cleveland” and “Secret Life of the American Teenager”. These projects have helped maintain Cohn’s presence in movie and television and also contributed to her wealth.

Today, Cohn is still active in the world of television lending her voice to various cartoon character including “Kim Possible” and “Dexter’s Laboratory”, and recently as Velma Dinkley, in the show “What’s New Scooby-Doo?” She was even nominated for a Daytime Emmy for her performance in “Scooby Doo”.

In terms of her personal life, Cohn is single. She is an outspoken supporter of LGBT, and has publicly stated that she is “…proud to be a ‘fag hag’”. She is also one of the founders of the cancer support center “weSpark”, which provides support, therapies and various workshops for people whose lives have been affected by cancer in one way or another.


Full NameMindy Cohn
Net Worth$600,000
Date Of BirthMay 20, 1966
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, USA
ProfessionActress, Voice actress, Comedian
EducationWestlake School in Bel Air, Eastland School, Loyola Marymount University
NationalityAmerican
ParentsIna Cohn, Nat Cohn
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/MindyCohn
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0169934
NominationsDaytime Emmy Award (2003)
Movies“The Facts of Life” (1979-1988), “The Facts of Life Reunion”, “The Help” (2004), “Violet Tendencies” (2010), “Kim Possible”, “Dexter’s Laboratory”,
TV Shows“The Boy Who Could Fly”, “Charles in Charge”, “21 Jump Street”, “What Not to Wear”, “Hot in Cleveland”, “Secret Life of the American Teenager”, “What’s New Scooby-Doo?” (2002-2006), "Scooby-Doo! and Kiss:Rock and Roll Mystery" (2015)
#Trademark
1Voluptuous figure
2Natural brown hair.
3Deep sultry voice.
#Quote
1[In 2012, dispelling a rumor that Molly Ringwald was mistreated on The Facts of Life (1979)] I'll answer that because Molly and I are actually working together again on The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008). So no! That first year was very hard for a lot of girls who were cast and didn't become regulars. I think for a 22-minute sitcom to try and give 8 girls at the time, plus Charlotte Rae, plus two other adults lines, I think there was a sense of "What am I doing here?" And Molly had just come off a run on "Annie" on Broadway, and she was on her way up. She'll be the first to tell you that getting off the "Facts of Life" was the best thing that ever happened to her career. I didn't hear that rumor, and I don't think that's her experience.
2[Of Charlotte Rae]: More than anything else, my heart just is open to celebrating Charlotte Rae, and the amazing career that she has had, which gratefully included 9 years of The Facts of Life (1979).
3[on her latter on- and off-screen chemistry with Charlotte Rae, who played "Edna Garrett"]: I was discovered by Charlotte Rae and the producer at the time, Norman Lear, came to the school that I was attending, "Westlake School For Girls", to try and authenticate the scripts and try to get a feel of what it was like to be - in an all-girls school, and Charlotte really wanted to make sure that "Mrs. Garrett", there was a reason for "Mrs. Garrett" to leave Diff'rent Strokes (1978), which was the show she started on, and go to this all-girls school, for a reason. So, they were trying to figure that out, so I was one of the students they talked to and she and I hit it off ... I guess, extremely well, as a 13-year-old. I don't really know what that means to hit it off with someone.
4[on the impending departure of Charlotte Rae, who played Edna Garrett, from 1978-1986 on both Diff'rent Strokes (1978) and The Facts of Life (1979), which was a spin-off]: One of the reasons she left was that this show is really started to focused on the girls, the pull of the show started to be different of her. She sorta felt like 'I'm done!'
5[Who admitted that in one aspect she was similar to her Natalie Green character]: Anything that takes more than 20 minutes? No can do.
6Ultimately, I want people to be able to see me, that I'm an actor. Sometimes people see me with whatever label, and I've not yet been able to show what I can do. That's the exciting part. I still have the tenacity and the hunger, and my patience is going to pay off. My motto in life is 'The best is yet to come'.
7[on her The Facts of Life (1979) co-star, who was fired after the first season]: Felice Schachter is my soul sister. Felice and I became incredibly close, very quickly, very same sensibility. She just felt like family. I think Felice got a bum deal.
8[on herself being overshadowed by her Natalie Green character]: It's a catch-22, I get the 'Where have you been? We want to see more of you' comments and I also understand from a producer's point of view, 'We don't want Natalie in our movie.'
9Right now, I'm an unemployed actor. My dream is to do eight shows a week [on stage], but I can't do that and financially take care of myself in the way I've become accustomed.
#Fact
1Surrogate daughter of Charlotte Rae.
2Credits Charlotte Rae as her favorite acting mentor/best friend.
3When she was on "The Facts of Life" for 9 years, the producers wouldn't let her audition for film roles, such as for St. Elmo's Fire (1985) in 1984. There was a wide gap between television and film actors at the time, until Michael J. Fox changed it when he starred in the hit film Back to the Future (1985) while simultaneously starring in the hit TV series "Family Ties". Mindy said Mare Winningham ended up getting the role in "St. Elmo's Fire" and that she did a great job in it.
4In 2012, she candidly told Andy Cohen on his show "Watch What Happens Live" that "Facts of Life" jumped the shark a few times, meaning that the show veered off its natural path and declined in quality. She specifically mentioned when the store "Edna's Edibles" was burned down only to open another store called "Over Our Heads" at the beginning of the 1985-1986 season.
5Revealed that she had a wonderful working relationship with Charlotte Rae on The Facts of Life (1979).
6Her acting mentor was Charlotte Rae.
7Has a long association with Charlotte Rae.
8Best known by the public for her role as Natalie Green on The Facts of Life (1979).
9Is good friends with Angelina Jolie's brother James Haven, and is even the godmother of two of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's children.
10Keeps in touch with her The Facts of Life (1979) co-star Kim Fields.
11Was among the guests at Justine Bateman's 17th birthday party.
12Continues to look for acting work and turns down all the VH1 reality shows (Celebrity Fit Club (2005), etc.) because she doesn't want to cash in on her early The Facts of Life (1979) fame.
13Was parodied in the TV show Clerks (2000).
14Ranked #43 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars".
15Member of the board of directors of weSPARK, a cancer survivor organization founded by actress Wendie Jo Sperber.
16Actress Charlotte Rae (Mrs. Garrett) discovered Cohn and also named her character Natalie on The Facts of Life (1979). Rae met Cohn after she and the show's producers noticed her entertaining a group of friends at Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles, where they had gone to research and observe.
17Graduated from Loyola Marymount in 1995 with a degree in sociology.

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
FreakMe2014TV MovieApril
Bones2014TV SeriesValentina
Operation Marriage2014ShortKathy
Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy2014VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
The Middle2014TV SeriesKimberly
Scooby-Doo! Ghastly Goals2014Video shortVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery2014VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
Holiday Road Trip2013TV MovieArtie
Scooby-Doo! Mecha Mutt Menace2013Video shortVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo! Spooky Scarecrow2013Video shortVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright2013VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated2010-2013TV SeriesVelma Dinkley
Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon2012VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo! Haunted Holidays2012Video shortVelma Dinkley (voice)
Big Top Scooby-Doo!2012VideoVelma Dinkley
The Secret Life of the American Teenager2012TV SeriesDylan's Mom
Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games2012Video shortVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire2012Velma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur2011VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
Hot in Cleveland2011TV SeriesCassie
Batman: The Brave and the Bold2011TV SeriesVelma / Ticket Girl
Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare2010VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo and the Spooky Swamp2010Video GameVelma Dinkley (voice)
Violet Tendencies2010Violet
Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo2010VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby Doo! First Frights2009Video GameVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo and the Samurai Sword2009VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King2008VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
Chill Out, Scooby-Doo!2007VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
Sex and Death 1012007Trixie
Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!2006TV SeriesVelma Dinkley
Family Guy2006TV Series
Scooby-Doo: Who's Watching Who2006Video GameVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy!2006VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
What's New, Scooby-Doo?2002-2006TV SeriesVelma Dinkley / Tourist's Daughter
Scooby-Doo in Where's My Mummy?2005VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo! Unmasked2005Video GameVelma Dinkley (voice)
The Third Wish2005Bridgette
Aloha, Scooby-Doo!2005VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
The Adventures of Tango McNorton: Licensed Hero2005TV ShortLunch Lady
Scooby-Doo and the Loch Ness Monster2004VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
The Help2004TV SeriesMaggie, the Cook
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Mayhem2004Video GameVelma Dinkley (voice)
A Scooby-Doo! Christmas2004TV ShortVelma Dinkley (voice)
Swing2003/IMartha
Kim Possible2003TV SeriesMs. Whisp
Dexter's Laboratory2003TV SeriesLibrarian
One on One2003TV SeriesMs. Sorel
Under the Gun2002Gale
The Facts of Life Reunion2001TV MovieNatalie Green
Virtually Casey2001TV MovieJoanne Collins
Alone with a Stranger2001Toni
The Kids from Room 4021999-2001TV SeriesNancy Francis
The Chimp Channel1999TV SeriesCandy Yuponce (voice)
Suddenly Susan1999TV SeriesCindy
The Second Half1993-1994TV SeriesMaureen Tucker
Dream On1991TV SeriesMarie
The Facts of Life1979-1988TV SeriesNatalie Green / Frenchie
Charles in Charge1988TV SeriesBunny Lembeck
21 Jump Street1987-1988TV SeriesRosa Banducci / Sal's Wife
The Facts of Life Down Under1987TV MovieNatalie Green
The Boy Who Could Fly1986Geneva
Double Trouble1985TV SeriesJanie Blakemore
The Facts of Life Goes to Paris1982TV MovieNatalie Green
Table Settings1982TV Movie
Diff'rent Strokes1980-1981TV SeriesNatalie Green
A Nice Girl Like You2017pre-productionPricilla
Lego Dimensions2015Video GameVelma Dinkley (voice)
Scooby-Doo! And Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery2015VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)
You're Killing Me2015Karen
Scooby Doo and the Beach Beastie2015Video shortVelma Dinkley
Scooby-Doo! Moon Monster Madness2015VideoVelma Dinkley (voice)

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bad for the Boats2017Short producer post-production
Dress Up2017Short producer post-production
The Morning After2017Short producer post-production

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
What's New, Scooby-Doo?2003TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Worst Cooks in America2016TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
Today2006-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHerself
Scooby Space Snacks2015Video shortHerself
Space Travel Is Groovy!2015Video shortHerself
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2014TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2011TV Series documentaryHerself
The 9th Annual TV Land Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
Good Morning America2011TV SeriesHerself
What Not to Wear2010TV SeriesHerself
Totally Tracked Down2010TV SeriesHerself
101 Perversions2008Video documentary shortHerself
TV Land's Top Ten2005-2006TV Series documentaryHerself
Biography2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Comedy Central Canned Ham2002TV SeriesCarol Rosenthal
E! Entertainment Special: Who Let the Dog Out?2002TV SpecialHerself
Weakest Link2001TV SeriesHerself
The Test2001TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 52000TV Movie documentaryHerself
Hollywood Squares1999TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The Wil Shriner Show1987TV SeriesHerself
The New Hollywood Squares1986TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Disneyland's Summer Vacation Party1986TV SpecialHerself
Andy Williams and the NBC Kids Search for Santa1985TV SpecialHerself
Body Language1984-1985TV SeriesHerself
Disneyland's 30th Anniversary Celebration1985TV Movie documentaryHerself
Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour1984TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Hot Potato1984TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Panelist
Battle of the Video Games1983TV MovieHerself - Red Team Member
The Regis Philbin Show1981TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHerself
50 Cutest Child Stars: All Grown Up2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentary
E! True Hollywood Story1999TV Series documentaryHerself

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2014BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Theatrical ShortScooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon (2012)
2013BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Female Vocal Performance in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Theatrical ShortScooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire (2012)
2013BTVA Television Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Comedy/MusicalScooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2010)
2012BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Theatrical ShortScooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur (2011)
2003Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in an Animated ProgramWhat's New, Scooby-Doo? (2002)
1984Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Facts of Life (1979)
1983Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Facts of Life (1979)
1982Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Comedienne - Motion Picture or TelevisionThe Facts of Life (1979)

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