In high school she was president of the student body and the editor of the yearbook.
During her last performance with the Second City, the rest of the cast left her on stage alone and Scott Thompson (_Kids In The Hall_), staple-gunned the curtains shut.
She appears on film in the audience reacting to the show within the show in three films: Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), A Mighty Wind (2003), and Waiting for Guffman (1996). in all three films she is seated in the right-hand side of the audience.
When The Kids in the Hall (1988)'s Bruce McCulloch & Mark McKinney were hired by SNL, Deb performed with the other Kids in the parts Bruce & Mark usually played on stage at the Rivoli in Toronto for over a year.
Older sister, Shelly, is a picture editor who, coincidentally, worked on Rat Race.
Younger brother, Kent, works in television post-production in Toronto.
Has appeared in six films alongside Groundlings' alumnus, Mike Hitchcock.
Supported herself by working as an assistant to Interior Designer, Thomas Schoos, when she first emigrated from Canada in the 1990's.