She was born as the daughter of the Jewish couple Lillian and Sidney Feldshuh and graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in Westchester County, New York. Your acting career began at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis.
She was known by the rotated by Emmy Award winner Mel Stuart disaster film fire trap, which was filmed in 1978 under the name The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal and first broadcast on German television on May 7, 1983 at ZDF. There she plays the role of Florence.
Tovah Feldshuh also played the role of the Czech freedom fighter Helena Slomova of in 1978 by Marvin J. Chomsky rotated series Holocaust - The history of the White family. For Feldshuh was nominated for an Emmy for the first time. In 2003 she was nominated for the second time for her role as an attorney Danielle Melnick from the series Law & Order for an Emmy. In the same year Feldshuh received the Satellite Awards for the shot in 2001 film Kissing Jessica Stein, in which she played the role of Judy Stone.
She has taught at Yale University, Cornell University and at a university in New York in June 2005 and received the Doctor of Humane Letters (DHL, or LHD ), an honorary award given to a university that is awarded for outstanding service. It supports Seeds of Peace, an entity created in 1993, international youth organization, and also received the Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitas Award, an American Peace Award and the Peace Medal of Israel.
She is married to New York attorney Andrew Harris Levy, with whom she has two children.