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Ruth Kettlewell (1913–2007)

Ruth Kettlewell was born on April 12, 1913 in Worcester, Worcestershire, England as Ruth Anne Berry. She was an actress, known for Sons and Lovers (1960), No Blade of Grass (1970) and Funny Bones (1995). She was married to Rev Robert Kettlewell. She died on July 17, 2007 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 94) in London, England, UK

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 1996 Heartbeat (TV Series)
May
- Old Friends (1996) ... May
 1995 Funny Bones
Camilla Powell
 1993 Mr Don & Mr George (TV Series)
Brunhilda Higginbottom
- This Is This... Goodbye Is Goodbye. (1993) ... Brunhilda Higginbottom
 1991 Screen Two (TV Series)
Old Woman
- Heading Home (1991) ... Old Woman
 1990 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Mrs. Coates
- Out with the New (1990) ... Mrs. Coates
 1989 Great Balls of Fire!
Dowager
 1988 Valentine Park (TV Series)
Mrs. Fowler
- No Particular Place to Go (1988) ... Mrs. Fowler
 1987-1988 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
- Episode #5.6 (1988)
- Episode #5.2 (1987)
 1987 Crystalstone
Dolores
 1986 Paradise Postponed (TV Mini-Series)
Nurse Datchett
 1985 Seaview (TV Series)
Nan
- Making Up (1985) ... Nan
 1984 Don't Wait Up (TV Series)
Mrs Fletcher
- Episode #2.4 (1984) ... Mrs Fletcher
 1984 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Wife
- Accidental Death (1984) ... Wife
 1984 That's My Boy (TV Series)
Miss Falkender
- Unfair Dismissal (1984) ... Miss Falkender
 1980 In Loving Memory (TV Series)
Madge Butley
- The Angels Want Me for a Sunbeam (1980) ... Madge Butley
- The Honeymooners (1980) ... Madge Butley
 1980 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Magistrate
- Family Unit (1980) ... Magistrate
 1980 The Waterfall (TV Series)
Aunt Flo
- Malcolm (1980) ... Aunt Flo
 1979-1980 How's Your Father? (TV Series)
Sister / Mrs. Spindlethorpe
- Fantasy Time (1980) ... Sister
- Harry Gets Out More (1979) ... Mrs. Spindlethorpe
 1979 Cannon and Ball (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1979)
 1979 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Mrs. Penruthlan
- Five Go Down to the Sea: Part 1 (1979) ... Mrs. Penruthlan
 1978 In the Looking Glass (TV Series)
- Space (1978)
 1977 Just William (TV Series)
Housekeeper
- William's Worst Christmas (1977) ... Housekeeper
 1977 Adventures of a Private Eye
Mrs. Grimpton
 1977 The Mike Reid Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1977)
 1977 Mike Yarwood in Persons (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1977)
 1976 The Howerd Confessions (TV Series)
The Magistrate
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... The Magistrate
 1976 The Georgian House (TV Series)
Cook
- Treachery (1976) ... Cook
- We'll Never Get Back (1976) ... Cook
 1975 Good Neighbors (TV Series)
Woman
- Just My Bill (1975) ... Woman
 1975 Moody and Pegg (TV Series)
Mrs. Bolt
- Roland's Ladies (1975) ... Mrs. Bolt
 1974 Professor Popper's Problem
Meter Maid
 1974 Rogue's Rock (TV Series)
Natasha Koslov
- Raising the Flag (1974) ... Natasha Koslov
 1973 Six Days of Justice (TV Series)
Mrs. Greer
- Black Spot (1973) ... Mrs. Greer
 1973 Oh, Father! (TV Series)
Mrs. Gifford
- Sufficient Unto the Day (1973) ... Mrs. Gifford
 1973 Cheri (TV Series)
Riquette
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... Riquette
 1973 Z Cars (TV Series)
Becky
- Invention (1973) ... Becky
 1972 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Miss Shemmings
- The Loneliest Night of the Week (1972) ... Miss Shemmings
 1972 Rest Assured: Lift Off (TV Movie)
Mrs. Minto
 1971-1972 Hope and Keen's Crazy House (TV Series)
Mrs. Grapple
- Caledonia, Here We Come! (1972) ... Mrs. Grapple
- Now We're on the Track (1972) ... Mrs. Grapple
- Thistle Be the Place (1972) ... Mrs. Grapple
- Loitering Within Tent (1972) ... Mrs. Grapple
- Safari So Good (1972) ... Mrs. Grapple
 1972 Albert! (TV Series)
Auntie Margaret
- Ghost Story (1972) ... Auntie Margaret
 1972 The Last of the Baskets (TV Series)
Knowledgable Woman
- Good Queen Bess Slept Here (1972) ... Knowledgable Woman
 1971 Now, Take My Wife (TV Series)
- Claire's Demo (1971)
 1970-1971 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Mrs. Shotter
- Gently Does It (1971) ... Mrs. Shotter
- A Spot of Natural Expression (1970) ... Mrs. Shotter
 1971 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
Waters' Mother
- Plain Salling (1971) ... Waters' Mother
 1970-1971 On the Buses (TV Series)
The Nurse / Nurse On Bus
- The Epidemic (1971) ... The Nurse
- The Nursery (1971) ... The Nurse
- First Aid (1970) ... Nurse On Bus
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
Sister Potts
- When the Bough Breaks (1971) ... Sister Potts
 1971 Zeppelin
Mrs. Parker
 1970 No, That's Me Over Here! (TV Series)
- Episode #3.13 (1970)
 1970 Here Come the Double Deckers! (TV Series)
Duchess / The Duchess
- Scooper Strikes Out (1970) ... Duchess
- Happy Haunting (1970) ... The Duchess
 1970 No Blade of Grass
Fat Woman
 1970 Catweazle (TV Series)
Mrs. Willougby
- The Witching Hour (1970) ... Mrs. Willougby
 1970 As Good Cooks Go (TV Series)
- Tummy Troubles (1970)
 1969 Harry Worth (TV Series)
Miss McPherson
- Border Incident (1969) ... Miss McPherson
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Secretary
- A Man with a Conscience (1969) ... Secretary
 1969 The Very Merry Widow and How (TV Series)
Nanny
 1969 Mord nach der Oper (TV Movie)
 1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
Duchess Sophie (uncredited)
 1969 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Mrs. Kane
- Target Generation (1969) ... Mrs. Kane
 1968 Misleading Cases (TV Series)
Mrs. Bream
- Ill Met by Sunlight (1968) ... Mrs. Bream
 1968 The Expert (TV Series)
Mrs. Chambers
- Nice Day (1968) ... Mrs. Chambers
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Dame Alice Stote-Weedon
- Dover and the Deadly Poison Pen Letters (1968) ... Dame Alice Stote-Weedon
 1968 The World of Beachcomber (TV Series)
- Episode #1.11 (1968)
 1967 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #7.2 (1967)
 1967 Escape (TV Series)
Waitress
- Private Enterprise (1967) ... Waitress
 1960-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs Bullimore / Mary / Mrs. Brookes
- The First Thing You Think Of (1966) ... Mrs Bullimore
- Find Yourself a Mug (1964) ... Mary
- Tess (1960) ... Mrs. Brookes
 1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Judge
- Cathy Come Home (1966) ... Judge
 1966 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Beems
- The Bishop Rides Again (1966) ... Mrs. Beems
 1965 The Likely Lads (TV Series)
Aunt Peggy
- Where Have All the Flowers Gone? (1965) ... Aunt Peggy
 1964 The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series)
Mrs. Eldridge
- Watches of the Night (1964) ... Mrs. Eldridge
 1964 Love Story (TV Series)
Edith Hume
- The Emotional Machine (1964) ... Edith Hume
 1963-1964 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Maud / Mrs. Morton
- A Jug of Bread (1964) ... Maud
- A Way of Living (1963) ... Mrs. Morton
 1964 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Harriet Duval
- Miss Geraldine (1964) ... Harriet Duval
 1963 Swallows and Amazons (TV Series)
Mrs. Jackson
- The Tables Turned (1963) ... Mrs. Jackson
- The Alliance (1963) ... Mrs. Jackson
 1963 Gutter Girls
Mrs. Seymour
 1962 The Sword in the Web (TV Series)
Mme. Matours
- The Senegalese (1962) ... Mme. Matours
 1961 Clue of the New Pin
Mrs. Rushby
 1961 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Rushby
- Clue of the New Pin (1961) ... Mrs. Rushby
 1960 Here's Harry (TV Series)
- The Tickle (1960)
 1959-1960 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Madame Jenkins / Miss Carter
- Man's Best Friend (1960) ... Madame Jenkins
- A Genuine Sale of Murder (1959) ... Miss Carter
 1960 Sons and Lovers
Mrs. Bonner
 1960 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Gregor's Sergeant
- Bridge of Sighs (1960) ... Gregor's Sergeant
 1959 Friends and Neighbours
Woman in club
 1959 The Missing Mercury (TV Movie)
Mrs. Green
 1959 Room at the Top
Thespians Member (uncredited)
 1958 Mary Britten, M.D. (TV Series)
1st Neighbour
- A Day's Fishing (1958) ... 1st Neighbour
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
 1957 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mrs. Hackett
- Episode #1.16 (1957) ... Mrs. Hackett
 1956 Potts, Gangbuster (TV Series)
Mrs. Murphy
- Double Identity (1956) ... Mrs. Murphy
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Once played Mrs. Paroo opposite Van Johnson in a London production of "The Music Man". Also played in "The Killing of Sister George" in England. See more »

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Aries

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