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Rita Rudner

Rita Rudner was born on September 17, 1953 in Miami, Florida, USA as Rita Carol Rudner. She is a writer and actress, known for Peter's Friends (1992), Love Hurts (2009) and Tales from the Crypt (1989). She has been married to Martin Bergman since June 24, 1988. They have one child. See full bio »

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 2019 This Is Not Happening (TV Series) (stand-up material - 1 episode)
- Despair (2019) ... (stand-up material)
 2018 Rita Rudner: A Tale of Two Dresses (TV Special) (written by)
 2012 Rita Rudner and 3 Potential Ex-Husbands (TV Special) (written by)
 2008 Rita Rudner: Live from Las Vegas (TV Special) (written by)
 2003 The 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2003 Ask Rita (TV Series) (writer)
 2002 The 74th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (written by)
 2001 The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 1996 A Weekend in the Country (TV Movie) (written by)
 1995 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Real Estate (1995) ... (additional material)
 1995 Rita Rudner: Married Without Children (TV Special) (written by)
 1992 Peter's Friends (written by)
 1990 Born to Be Mild Starring Rita Rudner (TV Special) (written by)
 1990 Rita Rudner (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1990) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1990) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (written by)
 1989 One Night Stand (TV Series documentary) (written by - 1 episode)
- Rita Rudner (1989) ... (written by)
 1987 On Location: Women of the Night (TV Special) (writer)
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Show Show Self (79 credits)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Annie. Musical comedy. Musical Director: Peter Howard. Music by Charles Strouse. Lyrics by Martin Charnin. Book by Thomas Meehan. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Dance arrangements by Peter Howard. Based on "Little Orphan Annie" by Harold Gray. "Little Orphan Annie" used by permission of Chicago Tribune - New York News ... See more »

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2 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

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5' 4½" (1.64 m)

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My husband gave me a necklace. It's fake. I requested fake. Maybe I'm paranoid, but in this day and age, I don't want something around my neck that's worth more than my head. See more »


Her first novel "Tickled Pink" was written in 2001. It is a semi-autobiographical tale about a dancer who moves to New York to find success and turns to comedy. See more »

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