Born April 10, 1954 Occupation Actress Years active 1978–present Spouse(s) Chip Cronkite (1985–present) Children 2 Deborah Rush (born April 10, 1954) is an American actress. She 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. In December 2008, she joined the cast of the Broadway revival of American Wedding . 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 Cronkite III (born April 22, 1957) and daughter-in-law of the late television journalist
Walter Cronkite. The couple has two sons, Walter Cronkite IV and the late Peter Cronkite.
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Ava's Possessions (film)
Television [ edit ]
Kiss Me, Petruchio
Alice at the Palace
A Midsummer Night's Dream
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"
The Dictator Isabel Domino
Against the Law Louise Ciardi
Episode: "I Don't Do Cuddles"
Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III
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"
The Jury Ms. Davenport
Episode: "The Honeymoon Suite"
The Electric Company Caroline Heffenbacher
Episode: "Revolutionary Doughnuts"
Big Lake Linda Franklin
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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