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Tovah Feldshuh Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameTerri Sue Feldshuh
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tovah Feldshuh was born on December 27, 1952 in New York City, New York, USA as Terri Sue Feldshuh. She is an actress, known for Kissing Jessica Stein (2001), Lady in the Water (2006) and Brewster's Millions (1985). She has been married to Andrew Levy since March 20, 1977. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Andrew Levy (20 March 1977 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (14)

Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1977" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 29.
Tovah is her Hebrew name.
Younger sister of Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright, David Feldshuh.
Children: Garson Brandon Levy and Amanda Levy.
Sideline: acting teacher and cabaret performer
Before she went into the movie business she started as a rock singer. More 'famous' because of her flaming hair color in that period.
In earlier years, she appeared on the stage under the name of "Terri Fairchild".
Nominated for a 2004 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for "Golda's Balcony". It was her fourth Tony Award nomination.
Has been nominated for Broadway's Tony Award four times: as Best Actress (Play) in 1976 for "Yentl" and in 2004 for "Golda's Balcony," her one-woman show about Golda Meir; as Best Actress (Musical) in 1979 for "Sarava"; and as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) in 1989 for "Lend Me a Tenor.".
Portrayed former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir twice: on her Broadway one-woman show "Golda's Balcony" and in O Jerusalem (2006).
She studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City.
Opens in the role of Golda Meir in William Gibson's play "Golda's Balcony" as it moves to Broadway at the Helen Hayes Theater. [October 2003]
Opens in the role of Golda Meir in William Gibson's play "Golda's Balcony" at the Manhattan Ensemble Theater in SoHo. [March 2003]
She has played the same character (Danielle Melnick) in three different series: Law & Order (1990), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) and Chicago Justice (2017).

Personal Quotes (1)

People think of me as the Jewish Meryl Streep.

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