In May 2008, Rita published her book I Still Have It . . . I Just Can't Remember Where I Put It: Confessions of a Fiftysomething.
In May 2001, Rita published her first book Naked Beneath My Clothes: Tales of a Revealing Nature.
Rita practices the Jewish faith.
In 2002, Rita lent her voice to the video game Kingdom Hearts, in the uncredited role of Sally.
In 1990, Rita won American Comedy Award in the category of Funniest Female Stand-Up Comic.
In 1999, Rita appeared in a television commercial for Arm & Hammer Deodorant.
Rita: If you want to break up with a man, tell him, 'I love you. I want to marry you. I want to have your children. I want us to grow old together and be with each other forever.' Sometimes they leave skid marks.
Rita: I wanted to have children, but my friends scare me. One of my friends told me she was in labor for thirty-six hours. I don't even want to do anything that feels good for thirty-six hours.
Rita: In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.
Rita: My husband gave me a necklace. It's fake. I requested fake. Maybe I'm paranoid, but in this day and age, I don't want something around my neck that's worth more than my head!
Rita Rudner : (Speaking on NPR radio, reflecting on her early days as a magician's assistant in The Magic Show on Broadway) Oh, you never want to see another feather. Or birds or lions or any animals. I've been in more cages than I care to remember.