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Ronnie Gilbert (I) (1926–2015)

Ronnie Gilbert was born on September 7, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Ruth Alice Gilbert. She was an actress, known for Running on Empty (1988), Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony (1999) and Forever Activists: Stories from the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade (1990). She ... See full bio »

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 1990 The Civil War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- War Is All Hell (1865) (1990) ... Various (voice)
- The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990) ... Various (voice)
- Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990) ... Various (voice)
- Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990) ... Various (voice)
- The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990) ... Various (voice)
 1988 Running on Empty
Mrs. Taylor
 1988 Crossing Delancey
Mugger #2
 1986 Club Life
 1968 Isadora
Miss Chase
 1968 Windflowers
 1946 Danger Woman
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Member of the influential folk music quartet "The Weavers" from 1948 to 1964 along with Pete Seeger, Lee Hays and Fred Hellerman as well as Seeger's replacements Erik Darling, Frank Hamilton or Bernie Krause. The group occasionally reformed for concerts until Hays's death in 1981.

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She was a founding member of the Weavers, the seminal quartet that helped propel folk music to wider popularity and establish its influence as an agent of social change. See more »

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