Erica Yohn

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Erica Yohn
Born (1930-10-01) October 1, 1930 (age 88)
Known for
Spouse(s)Tom Rosqui (19??-1991; his death)

Erica Yohn (born October 1, 1930, The Bronx, New York) is an American actress.

Yohn had many small parts in films, such as Pee-wee's Big Adventure, and television shows, such as Rhoda, ER, Murphy Brown, Quantum Leap and Kojak.

She had recurring roles on The Famous Teddy Z, State of Grace, Beverly Hills, 90210, and Picket Fences. She voiced Tanya, Fievel and Yasha Mousekewitz's mother in An American Tail and its first two sequels.

She also performed on the stage. In 1971, she was a member of the Broadway cast of "Lenny," which opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Directed by Tom O'Horgan, the production featured Cliff Gorman in the lead role as comedian Lenny Bruce.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Yohn was married to actor Tom Rosqui, who died in 1991, aged 62, from cancer.

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1974 The Godfather Part II Governess
1975 The Dream Makers Helen
1981 S.O.B. Agnes - Costume Designer
1983 Star 80 Interviewer
1985 Roadhouse 66 Thelma
Pee-wee's Big Adventure Madam Ruby
Night Court Madam Loretta Episode: The Gypsy
1986 An American Tail Mama Mousekewitz voice
1987 Amazon Women on the Moon Selma segment "Murray in Videoland"
1991 An American Tail: Fievel Goes West Mama Mousekewitz voice
1993 Jack the Bear Mother-in-Law
1994 Corrina, Corrina Grandma Eva
1998 An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island Mama Mousekewitz voice


  1. ^ Erica Yohn, in "Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: May 26." New York, New York: Playbill, May 26, 2018.

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