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Mindy Cohn is an American actress, comedian and voice actress, who is best known for her role as Natalie Green in the sitcom “The Facts of Life”, and whose voice has inspired fans of the animation franchise “Scooby-Doo” (2002-2006). would recognize in Velma.

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Early life and family

Mindy Cohn was born Melinda Heather Cohn in Los Angeles, California, on May 20, 1966, to Nat and Ina Cohn, a real estate attorney. She belongs to a Jewish family. No other information is available about her family and growing up years.

Education background

She attended Westlake School in Holmby Hills, California. There is no information as to where she enrolled in high school. She graduated with a degree in Cultural Anthropology from Loyola Marymount University in LA

Remember the adorable Mindy Cohn from ‘The Facts of Life’? The actress looks so different these days, we hardly recognize her anymore! —>

Posted by women’s world On Tuesday 7 March 2017


First steps

“The Facts of Life”

Cohn had a great start to her career when she landed the role of Natalie Green on NBC’s television series “The Facts of Life.” She was only 13 at the time. Apparently, the character actress and comedian, Charlotte Ray Lubotsky, discovered her when Charlotte and the producers of the series went to the Westlake School in Holmby Hills to do research for the show. “The Facts of Life” was a spin-off of another television series “Diff’rent Strokes,” which cast Charlotte Rae as Mrs. Edna Garrett, the Drummonds’ first housekeeper, and who would play the same character, but as the housewife. at Eastland School, a girls-only boarding school, in the new series.

Mindy said Charlotte lobbied for her and asked the producers to make a part for her. It seemed that, besides being “hilarious and unstoppable,” Mindy reminded Charlotte of her best friend Natalie.


The sitcom first aired on August 24, 1979 and ran for nine seasons (1979-1987) with 201 episodes. It was the lowest-rated NBC series during its first season and was put on hiatus. Extensive changes were made for Season 2, which paid off as it received high ratings on its new timeslot, peaking at 27.4 in January 1981, making it the fourth-highest-rated scripted series on NBC. Then, with its third season, it became NBC’s #2 overall series and top-rated comedy series.

It continued to be successful run during the rest of the seasons. NBC had planned to renew the show for a tenth season, but Mindy Cohn and another cast member, Nancy McKeon, decided to leave after the ninth season. With the success of the series, it was also broadcast in other countries such as Canada, Brazil and France.

Mindy was also a part of three two-hour movie television shows, namely “The Facts of Life Goes to Paris” (1982), “The Facts of Life Down Under” (1987) and “The Facts of Life Reunion” (2001).

further success

She appeared as her character, Natalie Green, in two episodes of ‘Diff’rent Strokes’.

Mindy was also able to play other characters when she guest-starred in one or two episodes of other popular television series such as NBC’s “Double Trouble” (1985) and “21 Jump Street” (1987-1988) on the Fox Network. Her first feature film was in the 1986 fantasy comedy-drama “The Boy Who Could Fly,” but it didn’t do well at the box office, receiving a 67% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

After “The Facts of Life” she continued to guest star in several TV series such as “Charles in Charge” (1988) with Scott Baio and “Suddenly Susan” (1999) starring Brooke Shields. She also starred as Maureen Tucker in NBC’s “The Second Half” (1993-1994) and as Maggie, the cook, in The WB’s “The Help” (2004). However, these two series only ran for one season.

Mindy Cohn

In addition to making TV movies, she also made about 10 feature films from 1986 to 2020, including the dark comedy, “Sex and Death 101,” in 1987 starring Wynona Ryder and Simon Baker; the 2010 romantic comedy ‘Violet Tendencies’; and ‘A Nice Girl Like You’ in 2020.

voice work

In 1999, she was a voice actor in 13 episodes of “The Chimp Channel” (TCC), which was based on the “Monkey-ed Movies”, and featured parodies of popular TV shows, movies, advertisements, and personalities, as well as behind-the-scenes antics. screens. The show featured orangutans and chimpanzees wearing costumes voiced by human actors.

Mindy was the voice actor for Candy Yuponce, TCC’s makeup girl. The series received negative reviews from critics and ran for only one season.

“The Kids from Room 402” was her next job as a voice actor. This was a Canadian-American animated series based on the children’s book ‘Gracie Graves and the Kids from Room 402’. It aired in 1999 on Fox Family Channel in the US and in 2000 on Teletoon in Canada. One of the main characters, Nancy Francis, was voiced by Cohn in 34 of the 52 episodes over two seasons.

Scooby Doo

Mindy was the voice actor for Velma from the very popular animated mystery comedy series “What’s New, Scooby-Doo?” (2002-2006), produced by Warner Bros. Animation for WB Kids.

The story revolves around Scooby-Doo and his companions, Fred Jones, Daphne Blake, Velma Dinkley and Shaggy Rogers, as they solve mysteries in various locations using modern technology. The series was the modernized version of Hanna-Barbera’s “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!” which premiered in 1969. It lasted for three seasons with 42 episodes. “Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated” aired for two seasons (2010-2013) with 52 episodes. There were also 18 Scooby-Doo direct-to-video films and six direct-to-video short films released from 2004 to 2015. Her voice was also featured in five Scooby-Doo video games released from 2004 to 2010.

As a voice actor, she was also in an episode of the animated series “Dexter’s Laboratory” as a librarian and “Kim Possible” as Mrs. Whisp both in 2003. Interestingly, she was in “Family Guy” in 2006 as Natalie Green; she was in “Batman: The Brave and the Bold” as Velma Dinkley in 2011.

Private life

Mindy is single at 53 and has no children. There’s no news that she’s dating anyone. She keeps her private life private. She currently lives in her home in Beverly Hills.

Fight with cancer

In 2012, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. According to a People Magazine article in 2017, as Mindy was walking through her LA neighborhood, she suddenly felt so tired and had to text her friend, Helen Hunt, to come and help her. It was Hunt who first took her to the doctor.

She got a biopsy after a scan showed something in her breast and it turned out she had breast cancer. She initially opted for a lumpectomy, but the cancer had spread and spread to her lymph nodes and so she took a year off work and underwent a double radical mastectomy. She also underwent chemotherapy and radiation. she loved her battle with cancer a secret for five years. Mindy stayed with her friends, Dr. Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell, who are known for their reality show, ‘The Fabulous Beekman Boys’, on their 60-acre ranch. She said it was hard going through it alone, adding, “It was bad enough putting my parents through this; I’m glad I didn’t do it to a partner too.’ She was in remission in 2017 and went back to work.

Interesting facts and rumors

  • Mindy and her acting mentor, Charlotte, maintained their friendship after the TV series “The Facts of Life” ended.
  • She was ranked 43rd on VH1’s list of 100 Greatest Kids Stars.
  • She received a Daytime Emmy Award presentation for her work in “What’s New, Scooby-Doo.”
  • In 2016, she was one of the contestants on Season Nine: Celebrity Edition 2 of “The Worst Cooks in America.”
  • She is a big supporter of the LGBT community.
  • Mindy is said to be close friends with American actor, James Haven, and met Angelina Jolie through him as her older brother. She is the godmother of two children of Angelina and Brad Pitt and is said to have even received a diamond ring to thank her. When asked about this, all she had to say was this: “That story seems to be doing the rounds. I just don’t talk about that.’
  • After surviving cancer, she became a founding member of weSpark Cancer Support Center and sits on its board of directors.


Mindy has a voluptuous figure and is 1.5 meters tall. She has brown hair.

Net value

According to sources, Mindy Cohn has an estimated net value of $1 million.


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