Stage Actress

Tovah Feldshuh

Quick info:

Age 71
Birthday December 271952
Birth Sign Capricorn
City New York City
Country NY
Profession Stage Actress

Tovah Feldshuh is a famous Stage Actress, born on December 27, 1952 in United States. As of December 2022, Tovah Feldshuh’s net worth is $5 Million. Born Terri Sue Feldshuh, she first performed under the stage name of Terri Fairchild. Later, she decided to use her Hebrew name, Tovah, as her theatrical name.

Father Not Available
Mother Not Available
Siblings David Feldshuh
Spouse Andrew Levy
Children(s) Amanda Levy, Garson Brandon Levy

Tovah Feldshuh Biography

American stage and screen actress who played Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir in Golda’s Balcony, the longest-running one-woman play in Broadway history. She also played defense attorney Danielle Melnick on Law & Order. Terri Sue “Tovah” Feldshuh (born December 27, 1952) is an American actress, singer and playwright. She has been a Broadway star for more than four decades, earning four Tony Award nominations. She has also received two Emmy Award nominations for Holocaust and Law & Order, and appeared in such films as A Walk on the Moon, She’s Funny That Way, and Kissing Jessica Stein. In 2015–2016, she played the role of Deanna Monroe on AMC’s television adaptation of The Walking Dead..

She was born to a Jewish family in New York. She married Andrew Harris Levy in 1977 and subsequently gave birth to two children.

In 1973, Feldshuh appeared on television in a supporting role in Scream, Pretty Peggy. In 1976, she also had a supporting role in Ryan’s Hope, and in the following year, 1977, she played Katharine Hepburn in The Amazing Howard Hughes. In 1977 she also appeared on The Bob Newhart Show as Veronica Kidd, in an episode called “The Heartbreak Kidd” (Season 5, Episode 18), which aired Feb 5. However, Feldshuh came to international prominence as Helena Slomova in the 1978 mini-series Holocaust, based on Gerald Green’s novel. Between 1991 and 2007, Feldshuh had a recurring role as defense attorney Danielle Melnick on Law & Order. (In 2018, it was announced that Feldshuh would be reprising her role as Melnick, who would by then be a Cook County judge, in Dick Wolf’s Chicago Justice, a companion program to his Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., and Chicago Med that would be situated primarily in the Cook County, Illinois, court system.)

Ethnicity, religion & political views

Many peoples want to know what is Tovah Feldshuh ethnicity, nationality, Ancestry & Race? Let’s check it out! As per public resource, IMDb & Wikipedia, Tovah Feldshuh’s ethnicity is Not Known. We will update Tovah Feldshuh’s religion & political views in this article. Please check the article again after few days.

She made her Broadway debut in the short-lived 1973 musical Cyrano starring Christopher Plummer. She appeared in the title role in Yentl both off-Broadway at the Chelsea Theater Center and later on Broadway. Both productions are detailed in the book, Chelsea on the Edge: The Adventures of an American Theater, which describes tensions between Feldshuh and director Robert Kalfin over the play’s interpretation.

Tovah Feldshuh Net Worth

Tovah Feldshuh is one of the richest Stage Actress & listed on most popular Stage Actress. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Tovah Feldshuh‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Income Stage Actress
Cars Not Available
House Living in own house.

After graduating from Sarah Lawrence College in New York, she began performing professionally at the famous Guthrie Theater in Minnesota.

She made her Broadway debut in the short-lived 1973 musical Cyrano starring Christopher Plummer. She appeared in the title role in Yentl both off-Broadway at the Chelsea Theater Center and later on Broadway. Both productions are detailed in the book, Chelsea on the Edge: The Adventures of an American Theater, which describes tensions between Feldshuh and director Robert Kalfin over the play’s interpretation.

Feldshuh married New York attorney Andrew Harris Levy in 1977. Actress Ruth Gordon was her maid of honor. They have a son, Garson, an economist and graduate of Harvard and Oxford universities; and a daughter, Amanda, who graduated from MIT. When Amanda married in 2014, Feldshuh gave her the advice, “You know how to have a successful marriage? Shut one eye, and don’t leave. Some of it’s fun and some of it isn’t. It can be challenging, but you do not leave the field of play.” Her nephew, Noah Feldshuh, is a member of alternative rock band X Ambassadors.

Feldshuh appeared on the stage under the name “Terri Fairchild” before deciding to incorporate her Hebrew name and her original surname as her professional name, Tovah Feldshuh. She said of her name changes: “I fell in love with a Christian boy, Michael Fairchild, who didn’t want to kiss a Terri Sue. He said: ‘Terri Sue doesn’t fit you at all. What’s that other name of yours? Tovah? Now that’s a name!” In 1994, she joked that she could have changed her name to “Goody Two-Shoes,” since “Tovah” is Hebrew for “good,” while “Feldshuh” translates from German as “field shoe.”

Who is Tovah Feldshuh dating?

According to our records, Tovah Feldshuh married to Andrew Levy. As of May 2022, Tovah Feldshuh’s is not dating anyone.

Relationships Record: We have no records of past relationships for Tovah Feldshuh. You may help us to build the dating records for Tovah Feldshuh!

Feldshuh’s feature film appearances have included Lady in the Water, The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal, A Walk on the Moon, Happy Accidents, Brewster’s Millions, The Idolmaker, The Blue Iguana, A Day in October, The Believer, Love Comes Lately, Just My Luck, and Kissing Jessica Stein. She also appeared as Ruthie in the 2004 film The Tollbooth.

Tovah Feldshuh Height

Tovah Feldshuh’s height 5 ft 3 in weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.
Height 5 ft 3 in
Weight Not Known
Body Measurements Under Review
Eye Color Not Available
Hair Color Not Available
Feet/Shoe Size Not Available

Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Stage Actress. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Tovah Feldshuh celebrates birthday on December 27 of every year.

For her charity work, she is the recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Humanities Award, Hadassah’s Myrtle Wreath, and the Israel Peace Medal. The National Foundation for Jewish Culture honored her with the 2002 Jewish Image Award and the Performing Arts award in 2006.

What is Tovah Feldshuh famous for?

Tovah is a six-time Emmy & Tony nominee and has been awarded three honorary Doctorates of Humane Letters. Additionally, for her theatre work, she has won four Drama Desks, four Outer Critics Circle, three Dramalogues, the Obie, the Theatre World, and the Helen Hayes and Lucille Lortel Awards for Best Actress.

What nationality is Tovah Feldshuh?

American

How do you pronounce Tovah Feldshuh?

Who is Tovah Feldshuh husband?

Andrew Levy

Has Tovah Feldshuh had plastic surgery?

Tovah Felshuh has had no plastic surgery, she tells us with pride. And you know what that allows for her now that she is in her sixties? Her face can tell the truth. So she gets more work than those who went another way with their body maintenance.

Other Broadway credits include Saravà, Lend Me a Tenor, and Golda’s Balcony, William Gibson’s work about the late Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir. Golda’s Balcony set a record as the longest-running one-woman play in Broadway history on January 2, 2005.

Feldshuh appeared in Goyband, co-starring Adam Pascal, Amy Davidson, Cris Judd, Dean Edwards, Tibor Feldman and Natasha Lyonne. She was also slated to star in the psychological thriller Acts of Mercy. In 2009, Feldshuh recorded the song “Bein Nahar Prat” for the organization Pioneers for a Cure, with the proceeds benefiting Ellen’s Run.

She returned to Broadway in the Dan Gordon play Irena’s Vow in March 2009. She had appeared off-Broadway in this play in September 2008. In 2012, Feldshuh performed as Mama Rose in a revival of Gypsy.

You may read full biography about Tovah Feldshuh from Wikipedia.
Related posts
Stage Actress

Peg Entwistle

Stage Actress

Helen Gallagher

Stage Actress

Louise Platt

Stage Actress

Emma Hatton

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *