|Debra Jo Rupp
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|Debra Jo Rupp
|73 years old
|24 February 1951
|Glendale, California, United States
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Debra Jo Rupp is a well-known actress from America who is best known for playing the character Kitty Forman on the Fox sitcom That ’70s and Alice Knight-Buffay in the popular sitcom television series Friends. She gave the voice of Mary Helperman in the animated series Teacher’s Pet portrayed the role of timid secretary Miss Patterson in the 1988 fantasy comedy-drama film, Big.
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Early Life & Biography
Debra Jo Rupp was born on February 24, 1951, in Glendale, California, the U.S. to her parents Margaret A. Williams Rupp and John E. Rupp Jr. Rupp spent most of her childhood days in Boxford, Massachusetts, where she completed her schooling from Masconomet Regional High School in 1969. She has two siblings Robin Lee Rupp and Rebecca Louise Rupp.
Rupp wanted to become an actress from childhood, but her parents wanted her to study. She attended the University of Rochester in New York, where she was an active member of Drama House, a small theater club and venue. She completed her graduation with a B.A. degree in 1974.
Rupp has never been married and has no children. She has two houses, one in Lee, Massachusetts, where she completes her theatrical projects and another one in Los Angeles where she stays during television and film projects.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 24 February 1951, Debra Jo Rupp is 73 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2024. Her height is 1.58 m tall, and her weight is 61 kg.
Debra jo Rupp shifted to New York in 1979 to pursue an acting career. She appeared in commercials and performed at various theatres before winning her first television role in 1980 as Sheila in the sitcom All My Children. In the same year, she portrayed Helen, the wife of a cheating husband in a play festival at New York’s Nat Horne Theater.
Rupp played the role of a young bride Eleanor in the 1985 production The Middle Ages at the Whole Theater Company. Her list of stage credits includes Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, A Girl’s Guide to Chaos, and others.
She continued to devote herself to acting full-time through the 1980s and performed in numerous regional stage productions, including Wall of Water at Winterfest play festival of 1988. In 1990, she performed in a Broadway stage production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. She also did various recurring roles in television, such as Ms. Higgins on the television series Davis Rules, Mary Incarnata on Phenom with Judith Light, and others.
In 1995, Rupp appeared in the science fiction miniseries The Invaders along with Scott Bakula. She gave the voice of Lana Lionheart in the “MGM Sing-Alongs” Videos back in 1997. Rupp became a household name when she appeared in the sitcom Friends as Alice Knight. Her work in the series was appreciated by both the audience as well as critics.
Later, in 1998, she starred as Kitty Forman in the comedy series, That ’70s Show. She was seen as Marilyn See in the Emmy Award-winning television miniseries From the Earth to the Moon. The following year, Rupp gave the voice for Mrs. Helperman in Disney’s animated series Teacher’s Pet. She appeared in the independent short film The Act as a stand-up comic and received praise for her performance. The short film won several awards at film festivals around the world.
In 2007, she returned to the off-Broadway stage as Valerie in the Second Stage Theatre production The Butcher of Baraboo. Later, she played Olympia in A Flea in Her Ear at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown.
Awards & Achievements
Rupp has not won any awards, but she has been able to win the hearts of people through her work in television series and movies. In 2016, she was nominated for the Indie Series Awards in the category of “Best Guest Actress – Comedy” for her work in the series He’s With Me. She was also nominated for the OFTA Television Award for “Best Actress in a New Comedy Series.”
Net Worth & Salary of Debra Jo Rupp in 2024
Debra Jo Rupp has an estimated net worth of more than $6 million as of February 2024. She has made this huge fortune through her successful career as a television and movie actress.
Rupp has appeared in several commercially successful movies such as Robots, Teacher’s Pet, Air Buddies, and She’s Out of My League, She Wants Me, The Opposite of Sex, The Social Ones, and many more. She has also worked in more than twenty-five television series, including The Equalizer, Civil Wars, MacShane: Winner Takes All, Hearts Afire, Friends, The Hughleys, He’s With Me, among others.
Rupp also makes a significant part of her wealth through media appearances, stage shows, and a voice actor.
Debra Jo Rupp is one of the most versatile and talented actresses in the world. She started her career at a very young and has been able to make a name for herself through constant hard work and dedication.