Maxine Lapiduss

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Maxine Lapiduss, born in 1961, is a comedienne and performer who has written for such television shows as Dharma & Greg, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, Ellen, Roseanne, and Home Improvement for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1993. She is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School and received her B.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama.[1][2][3][4]. Since appearing in the Dawn of the Dead in 1978, Lapiduss has performed in such comedy clubs as The Duplex, Caroline's, Freddy's Supper Club, The Improvisation, Catch a Rising Star, and The Bottom Line. In 2002, she co-founded Steeltown Entertainment, which promotes filmmaking in Pittsburgh, and continues to serve on its board.[5]

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  1. Knox, Erika. Dramatic Writing alum Christopher Dimond ('07) Wins Steeltown Film Factory Competition, Alumni News, CMU School of Drama, 4 May 2011. Retrieved on 9 November 2013.
  2. Cf. http://www.hellodere.com/alp2.html. Retrieved on December 12, 2006.
  3. Cf. http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050720/ART18/507200317&SearchID=73275371778785. Retrieved on March 18, 2007.
  4. Cf. http://www.maxinelapiduss.com/press/pghtrib1999.htm. Retrieved on December 12, 2006.
  5. http://www.steeltownentertainment.org/index.php?id=5. Retrieved on March 18, 2007.