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Born in Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Died in Glendale, California, USA  (natural causes)
Birth NameRuth Gloria Blasco Ibáñez

Mini Bio (1)

Ruth Hall was born on December 29, 1910 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Ruth Gloria Blasco Ibáñez. She was an actress, known for Monkey Business (1931), The Return of Casey Jones (1933) and Strawberry Roan (1933). She was married to Lee Garmes. She died on October 9, 2003 in Glendale, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Lee Garmes (1933 - 31 August 1978) (his death) (2 children)

Trivia (2)

The niece of Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, author of The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, brought to the screen (The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)) as a vehicle for Rudolph Valentino in 1921.
Spanish-American ingénue of the 1930s. She began in films as a dress extra before being signed by Paramount to a two-year contract in 1931. In 1932 she was voted a WAMPAS Baby star. She was often cast as the female lead in low-budget westerns, particularly with Ken Maynard or John Wayne (who was her favorite co-star). She was married to Oscar-winning cinematographer Lee Garmes. After her retirement from acting, she ran an avocado farm in California.

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