Rusty Schwimmer Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Sep, 2019
Facts of Rusty Schwimmer
Date of Birth: 1962 , August-25
Age: 59 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Rusty Schwimmer
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Ethnicity White
Profession Character Actor, Singer
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Face Color Fair
Education New Trier High School
Movies A Little Princess, Twister, The Perfect Strom, The Sessions
TV Show Grey's Anatomy, Lucifer, Desperate Housewives
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Rusty Schwimmer is a popular American character actress and a singer best known for her performances in the movies like A Little Princess, Twister, The Perfect Strom, and The Sessions. Some of her more work credits include the television series and sitcoms as Grey's AnatomyLucifer, and Desperate Housewives

Early Life, Bio, And Education

Rusty Schwimmer was born on August 25, 1962, in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA. She is an American by nationality while her ethnicity is white. 

Though Rusty was born in Elizabeth, she grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She along with her best friend, actress Virginia Madsen enrolled at the New Trier High School

Professional Career

American actress Rusty Schwimmer began her acting career in 1988 appearing in the movie Memories of Me which starred Virginia Madsen, Alan King, and JoBeth Williams. Then, she got minor roles in some films like Highlander II: The Quickening, Sleepwalkers, and Candyman

After that, she portrayed the role of Joe B in 1993's movie Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday. After two years, in 1995, Schwimmer received a starring role in the film A Little Princess and the following year, she appeared in the movie Twister as Mr. Thornton. 

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She featured in numerous movies like Amistad, EDtv, The Perfect Strom, Runway Jury, North Country, and Perfect Sisters. Besides the big screen, Rusty also worked on television. In 2006, she starred in the miniseries Broken Trail

Similarly, she appeared in the legal drama The Guardian alongside Simon BakerDabney ColemanRaphael SbargeAmanda MichalkaAlan RosenbergErica Leerhsen, and Wendy Moniz from 2001 to 2003.

Furthermore, she is also a part of some television series such as Grey's Anatomy, Lucifer, Desperate Housewives,  Criminal Minds, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The X-Files, and others. Likewise, she also guests appeared in sitcoms as Parker Lewis Can't Lose, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Married... with Children, and many more. 

Net Worth And Salary

The 57 years old Rusty Schwimmer earns a good sum of money as a character actress. She is reported to have a net worth of $100,000; but while observing her lifestyle, it seems like her net worth is higher than reported.

Rusty has appeared in numerous films and television series which is her main sources of income. Here are some of her movies with its box office collections:



Box Office

Cast Members


$8–9 million

$25.7 million

Virginia MadsenTony ToddXander BerkeleyKasi Lemmons

Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday

$3 million

$15.9 million

John D. LeMayKari KeeganErin GrayAllison SmithSteven CulpSteven Williams

The Perfect Storm

$120 million

$328.7 million

George ClooneyMark WahlbergDiane LaneWilliam FichtnerKaren AllenBob GuntonJohn C. Reilly

Personal Life

The 5 feet 5 inches tall Rusty Schwimmer's relationship status is quite unclear. As she has not mentioned anything regarding her private life, it is challenging to get information about her current relationship status.

Till date, Rusty is neither caught with any guy nor is spotted with anyone in any events and program. Likewise, she also hesitates to talk about her private life in her interviews which makes it hard to claim whether she is married or dating or single.