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Sara Rue

Sara Rue was born in New York City, New York. She is an actress and producer, known for Popular (1999), Less Than Perfect (2002), The Ring (2002), The Big Bang Theory (2008), Rules of Engagement (2010), Malibu Country (2012), and Pearl Harbor (2001). She stars in the upcoming TV Land comedy "Impastor" (summer 2015) as Dora alongside Mircea Monroe,... See full bio »

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 2014-2015 Mom (TV Series)
- Thigh Gap and a Rack of Lamb (2015) ... Candace
- Dirty Money and a Woman Named Mike (2015) ... Candace
 2015 Don't Wake Mommy
 2010-2013 Rules of Engagement (TV Series)
- 100th (2013) ... Brenda
- A Wee Problem (2013) ... Brenda
- Catering (2013) ... Brenda
- Baby Talk (2013) ... Brenda
- Audrey's Shower (2012) ... Brenda
 2013 Miss Dial
 2012 Psych (TV Series)
Amy Alleris
 2011 Dorfman in Love
Deb Dorfman
 2011 Dream Crushers (TV Series)
 2010 Private Practice (TV Series)
Shira Cole
- 'Til Death Do Us Part (2010) ... Shira Cole
 2009 Leverage (TV Series)
Marissa Devins
- The Mile High Job (2009) ... Marissa Devins
 2008 Spaced (TV Movie)
 2008 Nightmare at the End of the Hall (TV Movie)
 2008 Man Maid
 2007 Nurses (TV Movie)
Chris Korenek
 2006 Idiocracy
Attorney General (uncredited)
 2006 Play Nice (TV Movie)
 2005 Barbara Jean (Short)
Barbara Jean
 2003 MADtv (TV Series)
The Babysitter
- Episode #9.11 (2003) ... The Babysitter
 2002-2003 The Division (TV Series)
Amanda McCafferty
- Acts of Betrayal (2003) ... Amanda McCafferty
- Remembrance (2002) ... Amanda McCafferty
- Hide and Seek (2002) ... Amanda McCafferty
 2003 This Time Around (TV Movie)
Gabby Castellani
 2002 The Ring
 2001 Gypsy 83
Gypsy Vale
 2000 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Joyce Adler
- Lows in the Mid-Eighties (2000) ... Joyce Adler
 1999 A Map of the World
 1999 Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane (TV Series)
Breeny / Breeny Kennedy / Breeny Kenney
- A Good Man Is Hard to Find (1999) ... Breeny Kenney
- Hard Cheese on Zoe (1999) ... Breeny
- Pilot (1999) ... Breeny
 1998 The Simple Life (TV Series)
- The Luke & Sara Show (1998) ... Melanie
- Sara's Ex (1998) ... Melanie
- Pilot (1998) ... Melanie
 1998 Can't Hardly Wait
Earth Girl
 1998 Nowhere to Go
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Rhonda Fritz
- The Ties That Bind (1998) ... Rhonda Fritz
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Younger Sister
- The Golden Goose (1997) ... Younger Sister (voice)
 1997 Ned and Stacey (TV Series)
- Prom Night (1997) ... Amy
 1996 For My Daughter's Honor (TV Movie)
Kimberly Jones
 1996 Pearl (TV Series)
Bertha Sugs
- Ticket to Ride (1996) ... Bertha Sugs
 1996 ER (TV Series)
- Don't Ask, Don't Tell (1996) ... Jane
 1995 Family Reunion: A Relative Nightmare (TV Movie)
 1995 Blossom (TV Series)
- Mating Rituals (1995) ... Angie
 1993-1994 Phenom (TV Series)
- Strictly Lunchroom (1994) ... Monica
- It's a Wonderful Mid-Life Crisis (1994) ... Monica
- Angela's Fifteen Minutes (1994) ... Monica
- Dianne's Young Buck (1994) ... Monica
 1992 Roseanne (TV Series)
Teenage Roseanne
 1988 Rocket Gibraltar
Jessica Hanson
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Stage: Appeared (as "Celeste") in "Little Egypt" musical by Gregg Henry and Lynn Siefert, Matrix Theatre, Los Angeles, CA See more »

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4 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sue Rue


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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I'm never going to be a skinny girl, which is good. That's just not my thing. It's more about health and truly being comfortable in your own skin. See more »


She and her ex-husband, Mischa Livingstone, were avid poker players. See more »

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