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Deborah Rush Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jan 1, 0001
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

Deborah Rush performs in theater, feature films, and on television. In film, she has worked with a number of respected directors, including [[Performer~P79388~Woody Allen~woodyallen]], [[Performer~P110215~John Schlesinger~johnschlesinger]], [[Performer~P88685~Blake Edwards~blakeedwards]], and [[Performer~P100370~Sidney Lumet~sidneylumet]]. Born in Chatham, NJ, [[Performer~P62145~Rush~rush]]'s interest in performing began in childhood, when she wrote and starred in a play about the founder of the Sisters of Charity. Following graduation from high school, [[Performer~P62145~Rush~rush]] joined the Playhouse of the Ridiculous comedy troupe and this paved the way to her career in New York. There, she frequently appeared in Shakespeare in the Park productions, often working alongside the likes of such stars as Raul Julia and [[Performer~P68676~Meryl Streep~merylstreep]]. For her portrayal of Brooke in a Broadway production of Noises Off, [[Performer~P62145~Rush~rush]] received a Tony nomination. On television, she has guest starred on numerous programs and has had regular roles on a few series, notably the ABC sitcom Spin City, where she briefly played the Mayor's busy wife. [[Performer~P62145~Rush~rush]] made her feature film debut in [[Feature~V36176~Oliver's Story~oliversstory]] (1978). Her subsequent film roles include [[Feature~V35275~A Night in Heaven~anightinheaven]] (1983), [[Feature~V39712~The Purple Rose of Cairo~thepurpleroseofcairo]] (1985), [[Feature~V33995~My Blue Heaven~myblueheaven]] (1990), and [[Feature~V161699~In and Out~inandoutoffashion]] (1997). ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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