Caption: Still of Ricki Lake and Derek Hough in Dancing with the Stars (2005)
Actress, Producer, Soundtrack
Born: September 21, 1968
Star sign: Virgo
Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)
Known for: Serial Mom (1994), Cry-Baby (1990), Hairspray (1988), A Dirty Shame (2004)
Ricki Lake was born in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, surprisingly as a blond. She has one sister, who is one year younger than she, named Jennifer. Her father, Barry, is a pharmacist, and her mother, Jill, is a homemaker. The two currently reside in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ricki attended Hastings Elementary as a child, went on to Farragut Middle, and ...