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Tovah Feldshuh

Tovah Feldshuh

In addition to her role as Judy Stein in KISSING JESSICA STEIN, Tovah Feldshuh has appeared in feature films: A WALK ON THE MOON, for which she received rave reviews, HAPPY ACCIDENTS with Marisa Tomei, FRIENDS AND FAMILY, 3 LITTLE WOLFFS and OLD LOVE.

For her television work, she received the Emmy(r) nomination for Holocaust, and starred opposite Tommy Lee Jones in The Amazing Howard Hughes, James Woods in Citizen Cohn, and Bill Cosby on The Cosby Mysteries and The Cosby Show, among many others. She has a recurring role as Danielle Melnick on Law and Order and recently completed filming the ABC-TV series Wonderland.

For her work on the New York stage from Yentl to Sarava! to Lend Me a Tenor, Feldshuh has won three Tony(r) nominations for Best Actress, three Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, The Obie, and the Theatre World Award. Last fall she starred off-Broadway as Tallulah Bankhead in a piece she wrote called Tallulah Hallelujah!, chosen as one of the 10 Best Plays of the Year by USA Today.

Feldshuh made her cabaret debut at the famed Algonquin Oak Room in her act, Tovah: Crossovah! From Broadway to Cabaret, followed by eight sold-out weeks off-Broadway with her one-woman show Tovah: Out of her Mind!

This spring, she has been offered the independent feature For the Children and will star in the new off-Broadway Musical The Lady in Penthouse B. She just debuted as Richard Dreyfuss' sister in the CBS series The Education of Max Bickford.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Tovah Feldshuh Facts

Birth NameTerri Feldshuh
OccupationActress
BirthdayDecember 27, 1952 (64)
SignCapricorn
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

Holocaust
Aria
Brewster's Millions
America, Inc.
Good Faith
Kissing Jessica Stein
Happy Accidents
Idolmaker
The Richard Pryor Collection
A Walk on the Moon
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