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Deborah co-starred in Twists of Fate, a full-length feature, and performed a supporting role in the SAG short comedy, Don't Call Us. Twists of Fate is available on DVD.

Deborah’s most recent television project was the pilot for Black Dawn, and prior to that she appeared on Maury. She played a patient who was sexually abused by her doctor then took action to bring him to justice. Commercial work includes: U.S. Olympic Committee, Blue Buffalo Cat Food, Relaxium, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, Holy Spirit Health Systems, Finishing Touch, and Canon. Some industrial credits include: Panasonic, Hoover, Wal-Mart, Cintas, and Western Southern Insurance.

Deborah has much stage experience. Portraying Diane in Lanford Wilson’s one-woman play The Moonshot Tape was a career highlight because she had the privilege of performing for Mr. Wilson. Other favorite stage roles include: Meg (Crimes of the Heart), The Witch (Into the Woods), fourteen different characters in Parallel Lives: The Kathy & Mo Show, and most recently, Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet.

She was a founding member of Cincinnati's Ovation Theatre Company. While serving as managing director for the company, she also produced, directed, and acted. Directing credits with Ovation include The Scarlet Letter (Phyllis Nagy adaptation) and co-director of Parallel Lives: The Kathy & Mo Show. Other directing credits are The Diary of Anne Frank and The Nerd.

Ms. Ludwig is a published author and a volunteer for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.