Deborah Rush

Deborah Rush

  • Highest Rated: 100% Women Who Kill (2017)
  • Lowest Rated: 10% Bad Company (2002)
  • Birthday: Apr 10, 1954
  • Birthplace: Catham, New Jersey, USA
  • Deborah Rush performs in theater, feature films, and on television. In film, she has worked with a number of respected directors, including Woody Allen, John Schlesinger, Blake Edwards, and Sidney Lumet. Born in Chatham, NJ, 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, 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 Meryl Streep. For her portrayal of Brooke in a Broadway production of Noises Off, 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. Rush made her feature film debut in Oliver's Story (1978). Her subsequent film roles include A Night in Heaven (1983), The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), My Blue Heaven (1990), and In and Out (1997).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

100% Women Who Kill Grace 2017
64% Ava's Possessions Joanna 2016
No Score Yet Rhymes With Banana Actor 2012
44% The Box Clymene Steward $114.9M 2009
77% Julie & Julia Avis De Voto $94.2M 2009
No Score Yet Lie to Me (Fling) Katherine 2008
89% The Visitor Upper East Side Woman $9.3M 2008
20% The Good Life Diane 2007
90% Half Nelson Jo Dunne $2.6M 2006
52% Strangers with Candy Sara Blank $2M 2005
54% American Wedding Mary Flaherty $104.4M 2003
82% The Good Girl Gwen $13.8M 2002
10% Bad Company Mr. Patterson $30.2M 2002
28% Three to Tango Lenore 1999
No Score Yet Earthly Possessions Heidi Anderson 1999
69% You've Got Mail Veronica Grant 1998
72% In & Out Ava Blazer 1997
14% Reckless Trish 1995
10% Passed Away Denise Scanlan 1992
No Score Yet Unnatural Pursuits Actor 1991
71% My Blue Heaven Linda 1990
38% Family Business Michele 1989
42% She-Devil 'People' Reporter 1989
53% Parents Mrs. Zellner 1989
44% Big Business Binky Shelton 1988
17% Heat D.D. 1986
56% Compromising Positions Brenda Dunck 1985
91% The Purple Rose of Cairo Rita 1985
No Score Yet A Night in Heaven Patsy 1983
100% Zelig Lita Fox 1983
No Score Yet Split Image Judith 1982
No Score Yet Honky Tonk Freeway Sister Mary Magdalen 1981
68% 10 Dental Assistant 1979
29% Oliver's Story 1st Girl in Bar 1978

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

89% Girls
2012-2017
Thomas-John's Mom
  • 2013
94% The Good Wife
2009-2016
Judge Rigby
  • 2012
43% Big Lake
2010
Linda Franklin
  • 2010
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
Christina Harlin
  • 2000
45% Madigan Men
2000
Alice Wolfe
  • 2000
No Score Yet Strangers with Candy
1999-2000
Jerri's Stepmother Sara Blank
  • 2000
  • 1999
66% Spin City
1996-2002
Helen Winston
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1996
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
Frances Houston
  • 1997

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