Who is Rebecca Staab?
Rebecca Ann Staab is an American national who was born on July 27, 1961, in Hays, Kansas, under the sign of Leo. Rebecca Staab is an actress and a former beauty pageant contestant. She is perhaps best known for playing Cindy Rieger in the 2019 biographical drama film “Breakthrough,” which also starred Marcel Ruiz, Topher Grace, and Sarah Constible. The movie is about a 14-year-old boy who fell through the ice into a lake and was allegedly saved by his mother’s prayers. The movie won two awards and was nominated for 11 others, including an Oscar for Best Achievement in Music (Original Song).
Bio And Education
Her parents, who were both in the real estate business, initially raised Rebecca Staab as an only child in Hays; but, as she grew older, the family moved about quite a bit.
Rebecca went to Ralston Senior High School, where she participated in several sports and was one of the top students with a 4.0 Grand Point Average. Rebecca was also quite physically active there (GPA). She won Miss Nebraska while still in high school, went on to compete in Miss USA, and finished as one of the top five contestants. She entered the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in 1979 after graduating, and in 1983 she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree there while maintaining a 4.0 GPA.
After receiving her degree, Rebecca started working as a professional model and relocated to Paris, France, which continues to be her favorite vacation destination. She has traveled extensively for photoshoots, stopping in places like Japan, Germany, and Italy. She moved to New York and joined the Ford Modelling Agency after three years of travel.
Television Show Roles
We are about to list some of Rebecca’s most noteworthy performances from the nearly 100 films and TV shows in which she has appeared.
When she played Jessie Matthews in two episodes of the longest-running soap opera, “The Guiding Light,” which aired from 1952 to 2009 and starred Kim Zimmer, Beth Chamberlin, and Maureen Garrett, she made her television debut. The Guiding Light followed the lives of the Bauer family as they lived in the fictional city of Springfield; it won 106 awards and received more than 450 nominations.
Rebecca had brief appearances in several series in the years that followed, including the 1990 crime drama “Columbo,” the primetime gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows,” and the teen drama “Beverly Hills, 90210.” Rebecca only appeared as a guest star in five different shows in 1992, including the sitcom Bob, the drama The Wonder Years, and the crime drama Likely Suspects.
Before being cast as one of the lead characters, Sherry Beck, in the drama “Live Shot” in 1995, which also starred Sam Anderson and David Birney and followed the lives of a TV news team based in Los Angeles, she went on to guest star in the episode “Rest in Peace” of the critically acclaimed sitcom “Love & War” and appeared in several other series.
Before taking on the role of Elizabeth Barrington in the 2003 soap opera “Port Charles,” which also starred Julie Pinson, Jon Lindstrom, and Lynn Herring and followed the lives of those employed at the Port Charles’ General Hospital, Rebecca was asked to play the supporting role of Rebecca Dunn in the crime drama “One West Waikiki” in 1994. From there, she went on to appear in single episodes of over 10 series.
She continued to appear in single episodes of series in the ensuing years, including the comedic drama “The Cleaner” in 2008, the criminal detective series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” in 2006, and the police procedural drama “NCIS” in 2004.
In six episodes of the drama series “Somewhere Between” in 2017, Rebecca played the supporting role of Colleen DeKizer. More recently, Rebecca was chosen to play Carol Coronado in the upcoming comedy series “Manopause,” which is scheduled to premiere in the first half of 2021.
In 1991, Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin’s romantic comedy “The Marrying Man,” in which Rebecca played Arlene, made its debut in theaters. The picture garnered mixed reviews overall, and Kim was even nominated for a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress.
Rebecca played Cheryl in the romantic comedy “Love Potion No. 9” the year after, starring Tate Donovan and Sandra Bullock. Some of her subsequent roles included the German drama “Quiet Days in Hollywood” in 1997, the American-Irish action film “Stray Bullet,” and the independent superhero film (unreleased) “The Fantastic Four” in 1994. In the same year, Rebecca played Prof. Nicole Stewart in the critically acclaimed action thriller “Stray Bullet.” After having an eight-year sabbatical from acting in films, Rebecca played Constance in the teen comedy “The First Time,” eight years after playing a supporting role as Kate Banks in the drama film “A House on a Hill.”
The drama “The Miracle Season” from 2018, the action movie “Surge of Dawn” from 2019, written and directed by Alexander Fernandez, and the Canadian short drama “La Buena” from the same year are three of her most recent film roles.
Contrary of popular belief, Rebecca’s other half William deVry is not her spouse since the two have opted not to burden their lives with marriage and paperwork but rather to simply remain in a relationship. The two recently celebrated 13 years of marriage on July 21, 2020. William is a Canadian actor who was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. He is currently probably best known for his appearances in the television programs Port Charles, All My Children, and The Bold and the Beautiful.
William and Rebecca met while filming for the television show “General Hospital.” To concentrate on their acting careers, they decided against having children.
Rebecca is partnered with William, hasn’t been married, and hasn’t given birth as of September 2020. She hasn’t mentioned any other men she might have dated before meeting William.
Activities And Other Passions
Rebecca was physically quite active throughout her 20s and 30s, participating in a variety of dance genres, running marathons, and riding horses. She also loved kayaking and rock climbing and was an avid rock climber. Rebecca still enjoys going on mountain bike rides and scuba diving, for which she holds a certification.
She enjoys learning languages and is fluent in French, in addition to having some knowledge of Italian and German.
She and William are active dog rescuers and have fostered several dogs that were going to be put down. They treated them well and helped them find homes, and now they have their own five pet dogs. She has a great love for animals. Rebecca enjoys cooking a lot, she’s interested in interior design and landscape architecture, and one of her proudest achievements was turning a century-old house into the historical gem it is today.
In addition to “Dear John,” “Good Will Hunting,” and “Letters to Juliet,” Rebecca has her list of favorite actors and actresses, including Channing Tatum, Matt Damon, and Amanda Seyfried.
Rebecca is 59 years old. She stands at 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters) tall and weighs about 130 lbs. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes (59kgs).
Rebecca’s net worth has been calculated to be more than $1 million as of September 2020.