|Born||Rebecca Anna Wattenberg
February 22, 1929
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Gene Schull (m. 1951–2008)|
|Relatives||Ben Wattenberg (brother)
Daniel Wattenberg (nephew)
Rebecca Schull (born February 22, 1929) is an American stage, film and television actress.
Early life and career
Schull was born Rebecca Anna Wattenberg, the daughter of real-estate attorney Judah Wattenberg and Rachel Gutman Wattenberg, she is the elder sister of Ben Wattenberg, and aunt to Daniel Wattenberg.
Schull studied acting in the United States and in Dublin, Ireland. She may be best-known as "Fay Cochran", the ticket agent for a one-plane Nantucket Island airline, on the long-running 1990s NBC sitcom Wings. She played the nursemaid in the 1976 Broadway play Herzl.
She has appeared on such films and television shows as Roseanne, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, United 93, Frasier, My Life, Analyze This, Analyze That, Flannel Pajamas, and Little Children. From 1982–83, she played Twyla Ralston on "One Life to Live", and appeared on various other soaps in a variety of short-term appearances. She appeared on USA Network's drama Suits until 2012 when her character died.
- "Judah Wattenberg, Technion Executive, 96". The New York Times. May 24, 1996. Retrieved 2008-07-30.
- "Career takes flight for actress". The Houston Chronicle. January 2, 1994. pp. 4, Television. "Feeling isolated in Dublin with her husband working and her children in school, Schull decided to keep busy by taking acting lessons."
- "Career takes flight for actress". The Houston Chronicle. January 2, 1994. pp. 4, Television. "Rebecca Schull has become an idol to flight attendants, thanks to her role as...Fay Evelyn Cochran on NBC's hit comedy "Wings"."
- Interview, The Jewish Daily Forward, 2008.
- "Deaths". nytimes.com. September 17, 2008. Retrieved April 22, 2013.