|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)
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. She was married to Gene Schull, with whom she had three children, from 1951 until his death in 2008.
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. Schull also 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 soap operas. She appeared on USA Network's drama Suits until 2012, when her character died.
|1980||A Private Battle||Anne Bardenhagen||TV Movie|
|1981||Ryan's Hope||Nurse Dunphy||Recurring role|
|1982||The Soldier||Israeli Undersecretary of Agriculture|
|1982–1983||One Life to Live||Twyla Ralston||Recurring role|
|1985||Stone Pillow||Mrs. Nelson||TV Movie|
|1986||Trapped in Silence||Marlys Mengies||TV Movie|
|1988||Hooperman||Episode: "The Naked and the Dead"|
|1988||St. Elsewhere||Lavinia||Episode: "Their Town"|
|1988||Eisenhower & Lutz||Dodie||Episode: "Bud's Buddy"|
|1988||Newhart||Valerie||Episode: "Town Without Pity"|
|1989||Crimes and Misdemeanors||Chris' Mother|
|1989||Roseanne||Miss English||Episode: "Sweet Dreams"|
|1991||Guilty Until Proven Innocent||Beverly Rosen||TV Movie|
|1993||My Life||Rose Ivanovich|
|1994||Mortal Fear||Dr. Danforth||TV Movie|
|1997||That Darn Cat||Ma|
|1990–1997||Wings||Fay Evelyn Schlob Dumbly DeVay Cochran||Series regular, 172 episodes|
|1997||Holiday in Your Heart||Grandma Teeden||TV Movie|
|1998||The Odd Couple II||Wanda|
|1999||Analyze This||Dorothy Sobel|
|2000||Law & Order||Mrs. Whitman||Episode: "Vaya Con Dios"|
|2002||Analyze That||Dorothy Sobel|
|2004||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Esther Gruenwald||Episode: "Unrequited"|
|2006||United 93||Patricia Cushing|
|2010||Damages||Virginia Fink||Episode: "Flight's at 11:08"|
|2011–2013||Suits||Edith Ross||Recurring role, 7 episodes|
|2013||Molly's Theory of Relativity||Sylvie|
- "Judah Wattenberg, Technion Executive, 96". The New York Times. May 24, 1996. Retrieved 2008-07-30.
- Interview, The Jewish Daily Forward, 2008.
- "Deaths". nytimes.com. September 17, 2008. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
- "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"."
- Rebecca Schull - About This Person - Movies & TV - NYTimes.com