Due to the fact that so many fantastic TV shows have been released over the last several years, virtually everyone seems to agree that we are in the midst of a golden age of television. Despite that, there are certain shows from yesteryear that people have a lot of nostalgic feelings for. Back in , Debra Jo Rupp decided to move to New York City in an attempt to make her life long dream of being a successful actor come true. Of course, she ultimately succeeded in that effort, but it took her a while to really take the business by storm. That is particularly remarkable since Kitty Forman was a helicopter mom, which can be very annoying but Rupp overcame that trait her character had in a lot of ways. Additionally, Rupp provided her voice to three different movies in the Air Bud franchise.
Then: Who can forget Eric's quirky, perfectionist mother — or her laugh? Rupp's character Kitty tries to keep Eric and his friends happy when she's not. Women in the movies make light of hot flashes and night sweats. Menopause is more often the butt of jokes, than serious business.
Birthday: Feb 24, Petite and relentlessly perky actress Debra Jo Rupp became one of the most familiar faces on television with roles that capitalized on her matronly, yet frequently madcap, persona. Although regular cast work on a successful series initially eluded her, Rupp gained recognition with memorable recurring roles on hit comedies such as "Seinfeld" NBC, and "Friends" NBC,