Deborah Rush (born April 10, 1954) is an American actress.
Deborah Rush Born
April 10, 1954 Chatham Borough, New Jersey, U.S. Occupation
Spouse(s) Chip Cronkite (1985–present)
Rush has worked in television, film and on
Broadway. In 1984, she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for Michael Frayn's comedy . She also acted in Noises Off Stephen Adly Guirgis' . In 2003 she acted in the comedy film The Last Days of Judas Iscariot , as Mary Flaherty, Michelle Flaherty's mom. American Wedding
In December 2008, she joined the cast of the Broadway revival of
. Blithe Spirit 
Rush has acted in a number of movies and television series, including the
Woody Allen films and Zelig . She was a regular cast member of the television series The Purple Rose of Cairo . She had a recurring role on Strangers with Candy as Helen Winston, eventual ex-wife of mayor Spin City Randall Winston, and on , as Piper's mother. Orange Is the New Black
She is the wife of Walter (Chip) Cronkite III (born April 22, 1957) and the daughter-in-law of the late television journalist
Walter Cronkite and is the mother of two sons, Walter Cronkite IV and the late Peter Cronkite.
Contents Filmography Edit
2015 Ava's Possessions (film)
Kiss Me, Petruchio Bianca
Alice at the Palace Alice's Mother
Midsummer Night's Dream, A A Midsummer Night's Dream
Hermia TV film
Spenser: For Hire Angela
Episode: "No Room at the Inn"
Crime Story Penelope Worth
Episode: "The Pinnacle"
Leg Work Judy
Episode: "Things That Go Bump in the Night"
Invisible Thread Dr. Norris
Dictator, The The Dictator Isabel Domino
Against the Law Louise Ciardi
Unnatural Pursuits Stephanie Didcot
Episode: "I Don't Do Cuddles"
Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III Isabel Hazard
Client, The The Client Phoebe Halliwell
Spin City Helen Winston
Recurring role (4 episodes)
Law & Order Frances Houston
Earthly Possessions Heidi Anderson
Strangers with Candy Sara Blank
Main role (30 episodes)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Christina Harlin
Episode: "Russian Love Poem"
Madigan Men Mrs. Wolfe
Episode: "Meet the Wolves"
Jury, The The Jury Ms. Davenport
Episode: "The Honeymoon Suite"
Tempting Adam Ruth Heller
Electric Company, The The Electric Company Caroline Heffenbacher
Episode: "Revolutionary Doughnuts"
Big Lake Linda Franklin
Good Wife, The The Good Wife Judge Sally Rigby
Episode: "Gloves Come Off"
Girls Thomas-John's Mother
Episode: "It's a Shame About Ray"
Orange Is the New Black Carol Chapman
Episodes: "I Wasn't Ready", "Lesbian Request Denied", "WAC Pack"
Inside Amy Schumer Amy's mother
Episode: "Slow Your Roll"
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