Tovah Feldshuh is an American actress who portrayed Deanna Monroe in AMC's The Walking Dead.

Biography

Tovah Feldshuh was born on December 27, 1952 in New York City, New York, USA as Terri Sue Feldshuh. She has been married to Andrew Levy since March 20, 1977. They have two children. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College. She started her career under British director Michael Langham at the Guthrie Theater where she was awarded the McKnight Fellowship in Acting.

She also won the annual theatre world awards in 1976, as well as being nominated for 4 different awards.

Other Works

Actress

TV Shows

TV Show Portrayed Episodes Year
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Naomi Bunch 6 2015-17
Flesh and Bone Ivana 7 2015
Blue Bloods Sylvia Hayden 1 2015
Covert Affairs Rivka Singer 2 2012
Law & Order:

Criminal Intent

Danielle Melnick 1 2011
The Good Wife Lena 1 2010
Ugly Betty Mrs. Varner 1 2010
Crossing Jordan Mrs. Elaine Hoffman 3 2006-07
Law & Order Danielle Melnick 13 1991-2007
Queens Supreme Marie 1 2003
The Education of Max Bickford Sharon Bickford 2 2002
Cosby Unknown 1 1999
A Will of Their Own Mrs. Rubenstein 1 1998
All My Children Lila Stevenson 2 1997
The Cosby Mysteries Rose 1 1994
As the World Turns Dr. Bethany Rose 13 1994
Tribeca Sheila Goldberg 1 1993
CBS Schoolbreak Special Denise Warshak 1 1992
Lifestories: Families

in Crisis

Unknown 1 1992
Against the Law Conner 1 1991
ABC Afterschool Specials Mrs. Carr 1 1990
L.A. Law Lynn Palmer 2 1987
Mariah Deena Hertz 7 1987
The Equalizer Samantha Page 1 1985
The Love Boat Margo Bush and Susan Ridley 2 1977-84
Airwolf Sarah Lebow 1 1984
Murder Ink Laura Ireland Unknown 1980
Once Upon a Classic Sandy 1 1978
Holocaust Helena Slomova 4 1978
Barnaby Jones Laura Woods 1 1977
The Bob Newhart Show Veronica Kidd 1 1977
Family Susan Bowers 1 1977
Serpico Erica Molinas 1 1976
Gibbsville Carole 1 1976
Ryan's Hope Martha McKee 12 1976

Movies

Movie Portrayed Year
Baked in Brooklyn David's Mom 2016
Angelica Nora 2015
She's Funny That Way Miriam Pendergast 2014
A Little Game Blackstone Head of School 2014
Beautiful People Lynch 2012
Heterosexuals Remy 2010
Ten Stories Tall Grace Parker 2010
A Buddy Story Buddy's Mom 2010
Acts of Mercy Nurse Ruth Baker 2009
Goyband Leah 2008
Language of the Enemy Rebecca Meir 2008
Eavesdrop Susie 2008
Love Life Hannah 2007
Love Comes Lately Ethel 2007
O Jerusalem Golda Meir 2006
Lady in the Water Mrs. Bubchik 2006
Just My Luck Madame Z 2006
The Reality Trap Irina Bolton
Alchemy Senior Editor 2005
Life on the Ledge Mother 2005
The Tollbooth Ruthie Cohen 2004
The Harriman Alaska

Expedition Retraced

Narrator 2003
The End of the Bar Mrs. Garner 2002
Noon Blue Apples Sponge-Brush Woman 2002
The 3 Little Wolfs Sarah Wolf 2001
Friends and Family Alma Jennings 2001
Kissing Jessica Stein Judy Stein 2001
The Believer Woman in Shul at Rosh Hashanah 2001
Happy Accidents Lillian Weaver 2000
The Corruptor U.S. Attorney Margaret Wheeler 1999
A Walk on the Moon Lillian Kantrowitz 1999
Charlie Hoboken Angie Cedars 1998
Montana Greta 1998
Hudson River Blues Charlotte 1997
Confortably Numb Victoria Stevens 1995
Aaron's Magic Village Zlateh the Goat, Aunt Sarah, The Matchmaker 1995
Love and Betrayal: The Mia

Farrow Story

Eleanor Alter 1995
Citizen Cohn Iva Schlesinger 1992
En dag i oktober Emma Kublitz 1991
Saying Kaddish Unknown 1991
The Blue Iguana Detective Vera Quinn 1988
Silver Bullet Older Jane 1985
Brewster's Millions Marilyn 1985
An All Consuming Passion Vivian Palmer 1984
Daniel Linda Mindish 1983
Cheaper to Keep Her K.D. Locke 1981
The Idolmaker Brenda Roberts 1980
The Women's Room Iso 1980
Beggerman, Theif Monika Wolner 1979
The Triangle Factory

Fire Scandal

Florence 1979
Terror Out of the Sky Jeannie Devere 1978
Nunzio Michelle 1978
The World of Darkness Clara Sanford 1977
The Amazing Howard Hughes Katharine Hepburn 1977
Scream, Pretty Peggy Agnes Thornton 1973

Self

Title Media Character Year
Broadway: The

New Generation

Documentary N/A 2018
Broadway: Beyond

the Golden Age

Documentary N/A 2017
The Walking Dead:

The Journey So Far

TV Movie

Documentary

Deanna Monroe 2016
Talking Dead TV Series Guest 2015
Triangle: Remembering

the Fire

Documentary Narrator 2011
All Night with Joey Reynolds TV Series Guest 2011
Making Trouble Documentary N/A 2007
The American Brew TV Movie

Documentary

Narrator 2007
Lonely Man of Faith: The Life

and Legacy of Rabbi Joseph

B. Soloveitchik

Documentary Narrator 2006
The 20th Annual Academy of

the Arts Lifetime Achievement

Awards Gala

TV Special N/A 2005
Broadway on Broadway TV Movie Performer 2004
The 58th Annual Tony Awards TV Special Nominee: Best Leading

Actress in a Play

2004
Breakfast with the Arts TV Series N/A 2004
Working in the Theatre TV Series

documentary

N/A 1985

and 2003

Heroes of Ground Zero TV Movie

documentary

N/A 2002
Cabaret Live! TV Series N/A 2001
Reading Rainbow TV Series N/A 1992
The 43rd Annual Tony Awards TV Special Nominee: Best Featured

Actress in a Play

1989
The 33rd Annual Tony Awards TV Special Nominee: Best Actress

in a Musical

1979
The 30th Annual Primetime

Emmy Awards

TV Special Nominated: Outstanding

Continuing Performance

by a Supporting Actress

in a Drama Series

1978
The Mike Douglas Show TV Series Actress 1976 and 1978
The Annual Theatre World Awards TV Special Winner 1976
The 30th Annual Tony Awards TV Special Nominee: Best Actress in a Play 1976

Archive Footage

  • TV Show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend as Naomi Bunch in episode Josh and I Go to Los Angeles!

External Links

Short Portrayed Year
Glinda Glinda 2014
The Hyperglot Elaine 2013
All the Broken Pieces Grandmother 2012
The Shallow End

of the Ocean

Jason's Mother 2007
Old Love Ethel Brockeles 2001
Trouble Goldie 1995External Links

Trivia

  • Before every action sequence Tovah Feldshuh likes to do push-ups to get her blood running.
  • Tovah used to do musicals and performances on stage when she was younger.
Cast (TV Series)
Main Cast Alanna Masterson (7) • Andrew Lincoln (1-7) • Chad Coleman (5) • Chandler Riggs (1-7) • Christian Serratos (7) • Danai Gurira (3-7) • David Morrissey (3-4) • Emily Kinney (5) • Jeffrey Dean Morgan (7) • Jeffrey DeMunn (1-2) • Jon Bernthal (1-2) • Josh McDermitt (7) • Lauren Cohan (3-7) • Laurie Holden (1-3) • Lennie James (6-7) • Melissa McBride (4-7) • Michael Cudlitz (5-7) • Michael Rooker (3) • Norman Reedus (2-7) • Sarah Wayne Callies (1-3) • Scott Wilson (4) • Sonequa Martin-Green (6-7) • Steven Yeun (1-7)
Also Starring Alanna Masterson (4-7) • Aldis Hodge (4) • Alexa Nikolas (3) • Alexandra Breckenridge (5-6) • Alicia Witt (6) • Andrew J. West (4-5) • Andrew Rothenberg (1) • Ann Mahoney (6-7) • Audrey Marie Anderson (4) • Austin Abrams (5-6) • Austin Amelio (6-7) • Austin Nichols (5-7) • Benedict Samuel (5-6) • Brandon Fobbs (4) • Brighton Sharbino (4) • Chad Coleman (3-4) • Chris Coy (5) • Christian Serratos (4-7) • Christine Evangelista (6-7) • Christine Woods (5) • Christopher Berry (6) • Corey Hawkins (6-7) • Cullen Moss (5) • Dallas Roberts (3) • Daniel Bonjour (5) • Deborah May (7) • Denise Crosby (4-5) • Donzaleigh Abernathy (3) • Emily Kinney (2-4) • Emma Bell (1) • Enver Gjokaj (4) • Erik Jensen (5) • Ethan Embry (6) • IronE Singleton (2-3) • Jason Douglas (5-7) • Jeananne Goossen (6) • Jeff Kober (4) • Jill Jane Clements (6) • John Carroll Lynch (6) • Jose Pablo Cantillo (3-4) • Josh McDermitt (4-7) • Juan Gabriel Pareja (1) • Julio Cesar Cedillo (3) • Justin Miles (6) • Karl Makinen (7) • Katelyn Nacon (6-7) • Keisha Castle-Hughes (5) • Kenric Green (6-7) • Kerry Condon (4) • Khary Payton (7) • Kirk Acevedo (4) • Kyla Kenedy (4) • Kyle Gallner (4) • Lauren Cohan (2) • Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (4-5) • Lennie James (1, 5) • Lew Temple (3) • Logan Miller (7) • Madison Lintz (2) • Major Dodson (6) • Maximiliano Hernandez (5) • Melissa McBride (2-3) • Melissa Ponzio (3-4) • Merritt Wever (6) • Meyrick Murphy (4) • Michael Cudlitz (4) • Michael Raymond James (2) • Michael Rooker (1-2) • Michael Zegen (2) • Noah Emmerich (1) • Noel Gugliemi (1) • Norman Reedus (1) • Pollyanna McIntosh (7) • Pruitt Taylor Vince (2) • Rich Ceraulo (6) • Robin Lord Taylor (4-5) • Ross Marquand (5-7) • Rus Blackwell (6) • Scott Wilson (2-3) • Seth Gilliam (5-7) • Sonequa Martin-Green (3-5) • Steve Coulter (5) • Steven Ogg (6-7) • Stuart Greer (6) • Sunkrish Bala (4) • Sydney Park (7) • Tate Ellington (4-5) • Thomas Francis Murphy (7) • Tom Payne (6-7) • Tovah Feldshuh (5-6) • Tyler James Williams (5) • Vincent Martella (4) • Xander Berkeley (6-7)
Co-Stars Aaron Munoz (2) • Adam Boyer (5) • Adam Minarovich (1-2) • Adrian Kali Turner (1) • Aerli Austen (7) • Al Vicente (3) • Alec Rayme (6) • Alex Van (3) • Amber Chaney (2) • Amy Cain (2) • Amy Dionne (4) • Andy Glen (3) • Andrea Moore (5) • Anissa Matlock (5) • Anja Akstin (7) • Ann Mahoney (5-6) • Anthony Guajardo (1) • Anthony Lopez (7) • April Billingsley (5) • Arthur Bridgers (3) • Autumn Dial (7) • Benjamin Papac (5) • Beth Keener (6) • Bethany Anne Lind (6) • Brandon Carroll (4) • Brett Gentile (6-7) • Brian F. Durkin (7) • Brian Hillard (2) • Brian Stapf (7) • Briana Venskus (7) • Brina Palencia (4) • Brody Rose (6) • Cameron Deane Stewart (4) • Carlos Aviles (6) • Carlos Navarro (7) • Cherie Dvorak (3) • Chloe Aktas (7) • Chris Burns (5) • Chris Gann (6) • Christopher Matthew Cook (5) • Claire Bronson (5) • Cooper Andrews (7) • Corey Brill (5) • Dahlia Legault (5-7) • Dango Nguyen (3) • Daniel Newman (6-7) • Daniel Thomas May (3-4) • Danny Vinson (4) • Darin Cooper (6) • Dave Randolph-Mayhem Davis (3) • Davi Jay (4) • David Marshall Silverman (5-7) • Deja Dee (2) • Dwayne Boyd (3) • E. Roger Mitchell (3) • Elena Sanchez (6) • Elijah Marcano (5) • Elizabeth Ludlow (7) • Elyse Nicole DuFour (7) • Eric Mendenhall (4) • Erin Hunter (4) • G-Rod (6) • Gary Weeks (3) • Gina Morelli (1) • Gina Stewart (7) • Griffin Freeman (7) • H. Patrik Coyne (6) • Ian Casselberry (6) • Ilan Srulovicz (6-7) • Irene Ziegler (4) • IronE Singleton (1) • Jacqueline Fleming (7) • James Allen McCune (2) • James Chen (6-7) • James Gonzaba (1) • Jan Harrelson (4) • Jane McNeill (2) • Jasmine Kaur (6) • Jason Alexander Davis (5-6) • Jason Burkey (7) • Jay Huguley (6) • Jayson Warner Smith (7) • JD Evermore (4) • Jeremy Palko (6-7) • Jeryl Prescott Sales (1) • Jesse C. Boyd (5-6) • Jim R. Coleman (1) • Jimmy Gonzales (6) • Jonathan Kleitman (6) • Jordan Woods-Robinson (5-7) • Joshua Hoover (7) • Joshua Mikel (7) • Juliana Harkavy (4) • Justice Leak (5) • Justin Kucsulain (6) • Justin Miles (6) • Katelyn Nacon (5-6) • Karen Ceesay (6-7) • Karenlie Riddering (3) • Keedar Whittle (2) • Keisha Tillis (1) • Keith Brooks (4) • Kelley Davis (2) • Kennedy Brice (4) • Kenric Green (6) • Kerry Cahill (7) • Kevin Patrick Murphy (6-7) • Kimberly Leemans (6) • Kyle Clements (5) • Labrandon Shead (6) • Lance Tafelski (6) • Lane Carlock (7) • Lawrence Kao (3) • LB Brown (6) • Linds Edwards (1) • Lindsay Abernathy (3) • Lindsley Register (7) • Liz E. Morgan (6) • Luke Donaldson (4) • Macsen Lintz (7) • Maddie Lomax (1) • Madison Lintz (1) • Maia Moss-Fife (5) • Major Dodson (5) • Mandi Christine Kerr (5-7) • Marc Gowan (5) • Marcus Hester (4) • Markice Moore (3) • Martinez (7) • Matt Lowe (6) • Melissa McBride (1) • Michael Harding (4) • Michael Scialabba (7) • Michael Traynor (5-6) • Mike Mayhall (3) • Mike Seal (7) • Mimi Kirkland (7) • Myke Holmes (6) • Nadine Marissa (7) • Neil Brown Jr. (1) • Nelson Bonilla (5) • Nick Gomez (3) • Nicole Barré (7) • Noah Benjamin (7) • Owen Harn (5) • Parker Wierling (3) • Peter Kulas (3) • Peter Zimmerman (6-7) • Phillip DeVona (2) • R. Keith Harris (6-7) • Ricky Russert (7) • Ricky Wayne (5) • Rico Ball (5) • Robert Walker-Branchaud (6-7) • Russ Comegys (3) • Russell Towery (3) • Sabrina Gennarino (7) • Sherry Richards (4) • Stephan Jones (7) • Steve Coulter (5) • Steven Sean Garland (6) • Susie Spear Purcell (5-6) • Tanner Holland (3) • Ted Huckabee (5-7) • Teri Wyble (5) • Theodus Crane (3) • Tiffany Morgan (5-6) • Tim Parati (7) • Tom Turbiville (4) • Travis Love (3-4) • Travis Young (5) • Troy Faruk (3) • Tyler Chase (3) • Tyshon Freeman (7) • Vanessa Cloke (6-7) • Victor McCay (4) • Vincent Ward (3) • Viviana Chavez-Vega (1)
Special Guests Andrew Rothenberg (3) • Brighton Sharbino (5) • Chris Coy (5) • David Morrissey (5) • Emma Bell (3) • Jeffrey Dean Morgan (6) • Jeryl Prescott Sales (3) • Jon Bernthal (3) • Kyla Kenedy (5) • Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (5) • Lennie James (3) • Michael Cudlitz (7)