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Rusty Schwimmer


Rusty Schwimmer was raised in Chicago, where she grew up a fan of the theater, music and the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears and Chicago Bulls. In her formative years, she endeavored to be a singer but quickly found her way to acting and was soon drawn from the world of theater in Chicago to the land of opportunity in Los Angeles. Rusty quickly found ... See full bio »

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Known For

Louie
Louie Gretchen
(2011)
The Perfect Storm
The Perfect Storm Irene 'Big Red' Johnson
(2000)
A Little Princess
A Little Princess Amelia Minchin
(1995)
Twister
Twister Mrs. Thornton
(1996)

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 2016 Lucifer (TV Series)
Roberta Deakins
- Everything's Coming Up Lucifer (2016) ... Roberta Deakins
 2016 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Dr. Risa Bennett
- Sanctuary (2016) ... Dr. Risa Bennett
 2015 Backstrom (TV Series)
Analeigh Kee
- Corkscrewed (2015) ... Analeigh Kee
 2014 Greetings! From Prison (TV Series)
Mom
 2013 Film Pigs (TV Series)
Trudy / Herself - Guest Host
- A Little Rusty (2013) ... Trudy / Herself - Guest Host
 2012 Georgia (TV Series)
Sunshine
- Hello, I'm Sunshine (2012) ... Sunshine
 2012 Longmire (TV Series)
Darla Lamebull
- Dogs, Horses and Indians (2012) ... Darla Lamebull
 2011 Louie (TV Series)
Gretchen
- Pregnant (2011) ... Gretchen
 2010 Donna's Revenge (TV Series)
Dr. Skinner
- The Great American Shrink-Off (2010) ... Dr. Skinner
- For All Life's Moments, Real or Imagined (2010) ... Dr. Skinner
 2010 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Sandra
- Will & Grayson (2010) ... Sandra
 2010 Bones (TV Series)
Erica Turner
- The Devil in the Details (2010) ... Erica Turner
 2009 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Sister Claire
- Episode #1.11168 (2009) ... Sister Claire
- Episode #1.11167 (2009) ... Sister Claire
- Episode #1.11165 (2009) ... Sister Claire
- Episode #1.11164 (2009) ... Sister Claire
- Episode #1.11162 (2009) ... Sister Claire
 2009 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Deanne Drake
- Arrow of Time (2009) ... Deanne Drake
 2007 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Toni
- Into the Woods (2007) ... Toni
 2007 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Lila May
- No Way Out (2007) ... Lila May
 2006 American Dad! (TV Series)
Mama Squirrel
- Irregarding Steve (2006) ... Mama Squirrel (voice)
 2006 Shark (TV Series)
Wendy Dunmiller
- Sins of the Mother (2006) ... Wendy Dunmiller
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Sharon Zenowich
- Watch Over Me (2006) ... Sharon Zenowich
 2006 Broken Trail (TV Mini-Series)
Big Rump Kate
- Part Two (2006) ... Big Rump Kate
- Part One (2006) ... Big Rump Kate
 2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Lorna Tenney
- No Humans Involved (2004) ... Lorna Tenney
 2004 Dragnet (TV Series)
Lorraine Watson
- Killing Fields (2004) ... Lorraine Watson
 2004 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Helen Binder
- An Eye for an Eye (2004) ... Helen Binder
 2004 LAX (TV Series)
Pam
- The Longest Morning (2004) ... Pam
 2004 Boston Public (TV Series)
Billy's Mom
- Chapter Eighty (2004) ... Billy's Mom
 2003 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Bruce
- Die, Jerk (2003) ... Bruce
- The Festival of Living Art (2003) ... Bruce
 2003 My Big Fat Greek Life (TV Series)
Permit Office Clerk
- The Free Lunch (2003) ... Permit Office Clerk
 2001-2002 Arli$$ (TV Series)
Inkeeper
- All That Glitters (2002) ... Inkeeper
- Fielding Offers (2001)
 2002 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Marilyn Johnson
- It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2002) ... Marilyn Johnson
 2001 Ladies Man (TV Series)
Mel
- The 31-Inch-High Club (2001) ... Mel
- No Cinco, Seis! ... Mel
 2000 The X-Files (TV Series)
Driver
- Roadrunners (2000) ... Driver
 2000 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Alice Benedict
- Culture Clash (2000) ... Alice Benedict
 1999 Ally (TV Series)
Angela Tharpe
- The Promise (1999) ... Angela Tharpe
 1999 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
- Erotica (1999)
 1999 Providence (TV Series)
Ms. Polly Maravich
- All Good Dogs Go to Heaven (1999) ... Ms. Polly Maravich
 1997 Heartless (TV Movie)
Connie
 1997 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Angela Tharpe
- The Promise (1997) ... Angela Tharpe
 1997 North Shore Fish (TV Movie)
Josie
 1997 Prison of Secrets (TV Movie)
 1996 The Man Who Captured Eichmann (TV Movie)
Rosa
 1996 If These Walls Could Talk (TV Movie)
Prayer Group (segment "1996")
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Veronica Sarison
- Quiet Riot (1996) ... Veronica Sarison
 1996 The Louie Show (TV Series)
Nurse
- Louie's Little Trip (1996) ... Nurse
 1992-1995 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Julia Boles / Sheila
- Heart of Saturday Night (1995) ... Sheila
- Pilot (1992) ... Julia Boles
 1995 Down, Out & Dangerous (TV Movie)
Bartender
 1995 ER (TV Series)
Grollman
- Men Plan, God Laughs (1995) ... Grollman
 1995 Married with Children (TV Series)
Babs
- And Bingo Was Her Game-O (1995) ... Babs
 1994 18 Minutes in Albuquerque (TV Short)
Bus Driver
 1994 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Carla
- In the Groove (1994) ... Carla
 1993 Ned Blessing: The Story of My Life and Times (TV Series)
Big Emma
- Oscar (1993) ... Big Emma
- The Smink Brothers (1993) ... Big Emma
- A Ghost Story (1993) ... Big Emma
- Return to Plum Creek (1993) ... Big Emma
 1993 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Betty Simms
- Lake Winahatchie (1993) ... Betty Simms
- Even Nice People (1993) ... Betty Simms
 1993 Darkness Before Dawn (TV Movie)
Evelyn
 1992 T Bone N Weasel (TV Movie)
Verna Mae
 1992 Getting Up and Going Home (TV Movie)
Julia Stevenson
 1992 Stand by Your Man (TV Series)
Gloria
 1991 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Teacher
- Armageddon (1991) ... Teacher
 1991 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series)
Lady
- Teens from a Mall (1991) ... Lady
 1990 Running Against Time (TV Movie)
Sales Rep
 1988 Addicted to His Love (TV Movie)
Woman at Video Dating Service
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Graduated from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois with her best friend, actress Virginia Madsen. See more »

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