Deborah Rush

Biography: Deborah Rush is an American comedic actress who was born April 10, 1954, in Chatham, New Jersey. The actress is best known for her quirky behavior and distinctly scratchy voice, which has been featured in theater, television and film. After graduating from high school, Rush immediately pursued a career in acting by joining a comedy troupe, Playhouse of the Ridiculous. She later moved to New York, and made her Broadway debut in the 1975 play Dance With Me. Rush made her film debut in 1978 when she had a small comedic role in the film Oliver's Story. In 1982, Rush starred in a TV movie, Alice at the Place. For her portrayal of Brooke Ashton in the play Noises Off, Rush won a Drama Desk Award. She also received a prestigious Tony nomination for this role. Rush has also has appeared in several comedies including The Good Girl, The American Pie Wedding and Strangers With Candy. Deborah Rush married Chip Cronkite, the son of famous news anchor WalterDeborah Rush is an American comedic actress who was born April 10, 1954, in Chatham, New Jersey. The actress is best known for her quirky behavior and distinctly scratchy voice, which has been featured in theater, television and film. After graduating from high school, Rush immediately pursued a career in acting by joining a comedy troupe, Playhouse of the Ridiculous. She later moved to New York, and made her Broadway debut in the 1975 play Dance With Me. Rush made her film debut in 1978 when she had a small comedic role in the film Oliver's Story. In 1982, Rush starred in a TV movie, Alice at the Place. For her portrayal of Brooke Ashton in the play Noises Off, Rush won a Drama Desk Award. She also received a prestigious Tony nomination for this role. Rush has also has appeared in several comedies including The Good Girl, The American Pie Wedding and Strangers With Candy. Deborah Rush married Chip Cronkite, the son of famous news anchor Walter Cronkite, on June 22, 1985, and the couple have two children. Expand

Deborah Rush's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 51
Highest Metascore: 71 The Good Girl
Lowest Metascore: 35 My Blue Heaven
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 7
  2. Negative: 2 out of 7
7 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
47 The Box Nov 6, 2009 Clymene Steward 4.5
57 Strangers with Candy Jun 28, 2006 Sara Blank 6.7
43 American Wedding Aug 1, 2003 Mary Flaherty 7.0
71 The Good Girl Aug 7, 2002 Gwen Jackson 6.2
36 Three to Tango Oct 22, 1999 Lenore 6.5
70 In & Out Sep 19, 1997 Ava Blazer 6.3
35 My Blue Heaven Aug 17, 1990 Linda 8.0