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Debra Jo Rupp


Debra Jo Rupp always wanted to be an actress, but her parents were firmly opposed to the idea. They sent her to the University of Rochester at least in part because it offered no theater classes. But the school added a Drama department in Rupp's freshman year, and after graduation, she moved to New York to begin her acting career. From this point, ... See full bio »

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That '70s Show Kitty Forman
(1998-2006)
She's Out of My League Mrs. Kettner
(2010)
Big Miss Patterson
(1988)
Garfield Mom Rat
(2004)

Filmography

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 2019 Fair Market Value (completed)
Carol Coogan
 2018 I Feel Bad (TV Series)
Griff's Mom
- My Kid Has to Grow Up (2018) ... Griff's Mom
 2017-2018 The Ranch (TV Series)
Janice
- Tie Our Love (In a Double Knot) (2018) ... Janice
- Travelin' Player (2018) ... Janice
- Baby I'm Burning (2018) ... Janice
- A Gamble Either Way (2018) ... Janice
 2017-2018 This Is Us (TV Series)
Linda
- Number Three (2017) ... Linda
- The Most Disappointed Man (2017) ... Linda
- Déjà Vu (2017) ... Linda
 2017 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Ginger
- Old Tricks (2017) ... Ginger
 2017 Elementary (TV Series)
Sheriff Malick
- Crowned Clown, Downtown Brown (2017) ... Sheriff Malick
 2016 Pearl (TV Movie)
DeeDee
 2015 He's With Me (TV Series)
Alice Adams
- Surprise Dinner, Part Two (2015) ... Alice Adams
- Surprise Dinner, Part One (2015) ... Alice Adams
 2014 Cuz-Bros (TV Movie)
Merle
 2014 The Opposite Sex
Tracy
 2013 Super Buddies (Video)
Cow (voice)
 2013 Hart of Dixie (TV Series)
Betsy Maynard
- Where I Lead Me (2013) ... Betsy Maynard
 2012 Congratulations
Nancy Riley
 2012 She Wants Me
Ruth Baum
 2011 Spooky Buddies (Video)
Zelda (voice)
 2010-2011 Better with You (TV Series)
Vicky Putney
- Better with the Baby (2011) ... Vicky Putney
- Better with a Bargain (2011) ... Vicky Putney
- Better with Crying (2011) ... Vicky Putney
- Better with Dancing (2011) ... Vicky Putney
- Better with Lying (2011) ... Vicky Putney
 2010 She's Out of My League
Mrs. Kettner
 2008 Jackson
Nice Lady
 2008 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Edna Winklemeyer
- Episode #1.13322 (2008) ... Edna Winklemeyer
- Episode #1.13298 (2008) ... Edna Winklemeyer
- Episode #1.13289 (2008) ... Edna Winklemeyer
- Episode #1.13288 (2008) ... Edna Winklemeyer
 2007 Kickin' It Old Skool
Sylvia Schumacher
 2006 Air Buddies (Video)
Belinda (voice)
 2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Debra Hartnell
- Infiltrated (2006) ... Debra Hartnell
 1998-2006 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Kitty Forman
- That '70s Finale (2006) ... Kitty Forman
- Love of My Life (2006) ... Kitty Forman
- Leaving Home Ain't Easy (2006) ... Kitty Forman
- We Will Rock You (2006) ... Kitty Forman
- Sheer Heart Attack (2006) ... Kitty Forman
 2006 That '70s Show Special: The Final Goodbye (TV Special)
Kitty Forman
 2006 Spymate
Edith
 2005 Lucky 13
Mrs. Baker
 2005 All My Children (TV Series)
Victoria
- Episode #1.9266 (2005) ... Victoria
 2005 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Kitty Forman
- Gold Dust Gasoline (2005) ... Kitty Forman (voice)
 2004 The Act (Short)
Rosy
 2004 Garfield
Mom Rat (voice)
 2004 The Tracy Morgan Show (TV Series)
Ms. Laneworthy
- Class Clown (2004) ... Ms. Laneworthy
- Weird Science (2004) ... Ms. Laneworthy
 2004 Teacher's Pet
Mrs. Helperman (voice)
 2000-2002 Teacher's Pet (TV Series)
Mrs. Mary Lou Moira Angela Darling Helperman
- The Turkey That Came for Dinner (2002) ... Mrs. Mary Lou Moira Angela Darling Helperman (voice)
- Don't Count Your Chickies Before They Hatch (2001) ... Mrs. Mary Lou Moira Angela Darling Helperman (voice)
- Saving Mr. Jolly/Rule of Paw (2001) ... Mrs. Mary Lou Moira Angela Darling Helperman (voice)
- Tallulahpalooza (2001) ... Mrs. Mary Lou Moira Angela Darling Helperman (voice)
- A Dog for All Seasons (2000) ... Mrs. Mary Lou Moira Angela Darling Helperman (voice)
 2001 The Hughleys (TV Series)
Karen Clark
- Daddy's Lil' Girl (2001) ... Karen Clark
 1997-1998 Friends (TV Series)
Alice Knight Buffay / Alice Knight
- The One Hundredth (1998) ... Alice Knight Buffay
- The One with Rachel's New Dress (1998) ... Alice Knight Buffay
- The One with the Free Porn (1998) ... Alice Knight Buffay
- The One with the Embryos (1998) ... Alice Knight Buffay
- The One with Phoebe's Uterus (1998) ... Alice Knight Buffay
 1998 To Have & to Hold (TV Series)
Margaret Jarrod
- Pilot (1998) ... Margaret Jarrod
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Marilyn See
- The Original Wives Club (1998) ... Marilyn See
 1998 Senseless
Fertility Clinic Attendant
 1997 Over the Top (TV Series)
Rose
- Pilot ... Rose
 1997 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Mayor Risa Hoigard
- Jones vs. God (1997) ... Mayor Risa Hoigard
 1997 7th Heaven (TV Series)
June McKinley
- See You in September (1997) ... June McKinley
 1997 Clockwatchers
Barbara
 1997 Crisis Center (TV Series)
Marilyn
- Shots (1997) ... Marilyn
- Someone to Watch Over Me (1997) ... Marilyn
- He Said, She Said (1997) ... Marilyn
- It's a Family Affair (1997) ... Marilyn
 1997 MGM Sing-Alongs: Being Happy (Video short)
Lana Lionheart
 1997 MGM Sing-Alongs: Friends (Video short)
Lana Lionheart
 1997 MGM Sing-Alongs: Having Fun (Video short)
Lana Lionheart
 1997 MGM Sing-Alongs: Searching for Your Dreams (Video short)
Lana Lionheart
 1995-1996 The Jeff Foxworthy Show (TV Series)
Gayle
- Shootout at the Comedy Corral (1996) ... Gayle
- One Wedding and a Baby (1996) ... Gayle
- Moonstruck (1996) ... Gayle
- He Ain't Heavy, He's a Bully (1996) ... Gayle
- DeeDee Day (1996) ... Gayle
 1996 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Melody
- Caroline and the Red Sauce (1996) ... Melody
 1995-1996 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Katie
- The Abstinence (1996) ... Katie
- The Diplomat's Club (1995) ... Katie
 1996 High Incident (TV Series)
- Masquerade (1996)
 1996 Reasons of the Heart
Viv Rushton
 1996 Sgt. Bilko
Mrs. Hall
 1995 The Office (TV Series)
Beth Avery
- My Guy (1995) ... Beth Avery
- Judgement Day (1995) ... Beth Avery
- Power Playing (1995) ... Beth Avery
- Rita & Frank (1995) ... Beth Avery
- Laboring Pains (1995) ... Beth Avery
 1995 If Not for You (TV Series)
Eileen
- Who Are You? (1995) ... Eileen
- Rise and Shine (1995) ... Eileen
- The Day the Halo Came Off (1995) ... Eileen
- Snap! (1995) ... Eileen
- The Kiss (1995) ... Eileen
 1995 The Invaders (TV Series)
Rita
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Rita
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Rita
 1995 ER (TV Series)
Mrs. Dibble
- Men Plan, God Laughs (1995) ... Mrs. Dibble
 1994 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Dr. Nora Stebbings
- The Busy Body (1994) ... Dr. Nora Stebbings
 1994 Hearts Afire (TV Series)
Brenda Swain
- The Virgin Lonnie (1994) ... Brenda Swain
- Sleepless in a Small Town (1994) ... Brenda Swain
 1993-1994 Phenom (TV Series)
Sister Mary Incarnata / The Nun
- Just a Family of Doolans Sittin' Around Talkin' (1994) ... Sister Mary Incarnata
- What's in a Vow? (1994) ... Sister Mary Incarnata
- My Little Tony (1994) ... Sister Mary Incarnata
- A Very Doolen Christmas (1993) ... Sister Mary Incarnata
- Angela's Wild Ride (1993) ... Sister Mary Incarnata
 1994 MacShayne: The Final Roll of the Dice (TV Movie)
Alice
 1991-1994 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Danielle / Dr. Simmons / Claire
- Lordy, Lordy, Landlordy (1994) ... Danielle
- Dog Day Afternoon (1993) ... Dr. Simmons
- Talk, Talk, Talk (1991) ... Claire
 1994 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series)
Ms. Plowright
- Stagecoach (1994) ... Ms. Plowright
 1994 MacShayne: Winner Takes All (TV Movie)
Alice
 1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Gretchen Tomba
- Pacific Rimshot (1993) ... Gretchen Tomba
 1993 The Odd Couple: Together Again (TV Movie)
Plaza Asst. Manager
 1993 In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco (TV Movie)
Dorrie
 1993 Evening Shade (TV Series)
Mrs. Holloway
- Teaching Is a Good Thing (1993) ... Mrs. Holloway
 1993 Family Matters (TV Series)
Miss Connors
- It's a Mad, Mad, Mad House (1993) ... Miss Connors
 1992 Death Becomes Her
Psychiatric Patient
 1992 Blossom (TV Series)
Lucy Robinson
- You Must Remember This (1992) ... Lucy Robinson
- Three O'Clock and All Is Hell (1992) ... Lucy Robinson
 1991 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Florence Herrigan
- Have Gun, Will Unravel (1991) ... Florence Herrigan
 1991 Davis Rules (TV Series)
Ms. Higgins
- Mission: Improbable (1991) ... Ms. Higgins
- Sign of the Times (1991) ... Ms. Higgins
- Take This Job and Love It (1991) ... Ms. Higgins
- Gimme the Ball (1991) ... Ms. Higgins
- Twisted Sister (1991) ... Ms. Higgins
 1990 Grand (TV Series)
Cheryl Ann
- The Pretty Good Mother (1990) ... Cheryl Ann
 1989 Newhart (TV Series)
Irene Sadler
- Ramblin' Michael Harris (1989) ... Irene Sadler
 1989 Mothers, Daughters and Lovers (TV Movie)
Lottie
 1988 Robots (Video)
R. Jane
 1988 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (TV Series)
Waitress
 1988 Big
Miss Patterson
 1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Marge
- Regrets Only (1988) ... Marge
 1987 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
Toy Store Clerk
- The Nightmare Before Christmas (1987) ... Toy Store Clerk
 1987 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Helen
- Gone Fishin' (1987) ... Helen
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Alternate Names:

Katherine Anne Kitty Sigurdson

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Graduated from the University of Rochester, New York in 1974. See more »

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Pisces

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