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Ruth Hale (II) (1908–2003)

Ruth Hale thought of herself as predominantly a writer, and she wrote over 70 plays, but she was better known as an actress and theatre owner. Starting with her husband Nathan, she and her family founded community theatres in California, Utah, and Arizona. Her children and grandchildren continue in the family legacy to this day. After studying at ... See full bio »


(age 94) in Holladay, Utah, USA

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In Time of Need
In Time of Need Margret
Sarah's Child
Sarah's Child Mrs. Franklin
The Secret of Lost Creek
The Secret of Lost Creek Augusta Murchison


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 2004 The Home Teachers
Funeral Organist
 2003 The R.M.
Church Organist
 2002 The Singles Ward
Old Woman
 1999 Don't Look Under the Bed (TV Movie)
Old Zoe
 1999 In Time of Need (Short)
 1998 Before He Wakes (TV Movie)
Ginny Smith
 1995 Whose Daughter Is She? (TV Movie)
Mrs. Tennyson
 1994 Sarah's Child
Mrs. Franklin
 1992-1993 Animated Stories from the Bible (TV Series)
Old Hannah / Sarai
- Samuel the Boy Prophet (1993) ... Old Hannah (voice)
- Abraham and Isaac (1992) ... Sarai (voice)
 1992 The Secret of Lost Creek (TV Series)
Augusta Murchison
 1990 The Animated Book of Mormon (TV Series)
- The Brother of Jared (1990) ... Woman (voice)
 1987-1988 Animated Stories from the New Testament (TV Series)
Clothier / Florist / Anna
- The Prodigal Son (1988) ... Clothier / Florist (voice)
- The King Is Born (1987) ... Anna (voice)
 1969 Pioneers in Petticoats (Short)
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 1960 'Til Death Do Us Part (Short) (story)

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Alternate Names:

Ruth Hudson Hale

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