Leah Marie Remini (/ˈrɛmɪni/; born June 15, 1970) is an American actress, author, former Scientologist and current anti-Scientology activist. She played Carrie Heffernan on the long-running CBS comedy series The King of Queens (1998–2007) and Lara Campbell in the film Old School, as well as co-hosting The Talk in 2010–11. She is currently involved in and hosting the Emmy Award-winning documentary series Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath. She is portrayed as Stacey Carosi.
Raised a Scientologist, she publicly split with the church in 2012, and has since become an activist in speaking out against its abusive and illegal practices.