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Ruta Lee


Ruta Lee was born on May 30, 1935 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Ruta Mary Kilmonis. She is an actress, known for Witness for the Prosecution (1957), The Hollywood Squares (1965) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). She has been married to Webster B. Lowe Jr. since February 13, 1976. See full bio »

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 2014 Thalians 56th Anniversary Gala (Video)
Host / Herself
 2012 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Tillie Inman
- Episode #1.11749 (2012) ... Tillie Inman
 2011 Forever Young at Heart (Short)
Shelley Felgerstein
 2007 Christmas at Cadillac Jack's (TV Movie)
Rose Jenkins
 2007 A Christmas Too Many (Video)
Grandma
 2006 Christmas Do-Over (TV Movie)
Granny Conlon
 2006 Sadie and the Slot Machines (Short)
Sadie Silver
 2005 Studio House (TV Movie)
Lily Fargate
 2004 Quiet Kill
Doris
 2003 Life with Bonnie (TV Series)
Mrs. Ruta Blanchette
- Places, Stat! (2003) ... Mrs. Ruta Blanchette
 2001 Pretty When You Cry
Antique Store Patron
 2000 Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue (TV Series)
Koko Kashmere
- In the Limelight (2000) ... Koko Kashmere
 1998 Saved by the Bell: The New Class (TV Series)
Mrs. Gore
- Cigar Wars (1998) ... Mrs. Gore
 1997 Roseanne (TV Series)
Joyce
- The Truth Be Told (1997) ... Joyce
- Roseanne-Feld (1997) ... Joyce
 1995 Funny Bones
Laura Fawkes
 1993 The Building (TV Series)
Sylvia
 1992 Delta (TV Series)
Charlotte Tyler
- How Much Is That Darden in the Window? (1992) ... Charlotte Tyler
 1990 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Renee
- A Body to Die For (1990) ... Renee
 1990 People Like Us (TV Movie)
Faye Converse
 1990 Charles in Charge (TV Series)
Gloria
- Three Dates & A Walnut (1990) ... Gloria
 1990 Timeless Tales from Hallmark (TV Series)
- Rapunzel (1990) ... (voice)
 1989 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Leilani Simmons
- Sweet Leilani (1989) ... Leilani Simmons
 1989 Sweet Bird of Youth (TV Movie)
Sally Powers
 1988-1989 Coming of Age (TV Series)
Pauline Spencer
- Fever (1989) ... Pauline Spencer
- Dick's Back (1989) ... Pauline Spencer
- Daddy's Girl (1989) ... Pauline Spencer
- Christmas at the Dunes (1989) ... Pauline Spencer
- Boy Meets Girl (1989) ... Pauline Spencer
 1988 Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (TV Movie)
Revolta (voice)
 1987 The Law and Harry McGraw (TV Series)
Magda Dreyfuss
- Solve It Again Harry (1987) ... Magda Dreyfuss
 1985 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Harriet Wolters
 1985 Benson (TV Series)
Zelda
- Solid Gold (1985) ... Zelda
 1984-1985 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series)
Rona
- You Are Who You Eat (1985) ... Rona
- Wine Time (1985) ... Rona
- Uneasy Lies the Head (1985) ... Rona
- The Sins of the Quarterback (1985) ... Rona
- Super Bull Sunday (1985) ... Rona
 1984 Hotel (TV Series)
Georgia Potter
- Ideals (1984) ... Georgia Potter
 1984 The Rousters (TV Series)
Mrs. Slade
- Slade vs. Slade (1984) ... Mrs. Slade
 1980-1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Rachel Andrews / Connie / Lily Niles
- The Butler's Affair/Roarke's Sacrifice (1983) ... Rachel Andrews
 1983 Cracking Up
Ms. Sultry (voice)
 1983 CHiPs (TV Series)
Babe
- Journey to a Spacecraft (1983) ... Babe
 1982 Madame's Place (TV Series)
Kaye Jacobs
- Episode #1.42 (1982) ... Kaye Jacobs
 1982 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Penny Russell
- Matchmaker (1982) ... Penny Russell
 1979-1982 Three's Company (TV Series)
Marsha Whitewood / Mrs. Dawson
- The Matchbreakers (1982) ... Marsha Whitewood
- An Anniversary Surprise (1979) ... Mrs. Dawson
 1981 Elvis and the Beauty Queen (TV Movie)
Su-Su
 1980 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Ernestine Di Gonzini
- The Ghosts of Buxley Hall: Part 2 (1980) ... Ernestine Di Gonzini
- The Ghosts of Buxley Hall: Part 1 (1980) ... Ernestine Di Gonzini
 1980 The Ghosts of Buxley Hall (TV Movie)
Ernestine Di Gonzini
 1980 Vega$ (TV Series)
Gloria Garland
- Love Affair (1980) ... Gloria Garland
 1979 Mork & Mindy (TV Series)
Lisa
- Mork's Night Out (1979) ... Lisa
 1974 Roll, Freddy, Roll! (TV Movie)
Evelyn Danton Kane
 1974 Indict and Convict (TV Movie)
Phyllis Dorfman
 1969-1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Louise Freeman (segment "Love and the Newscasters") / Nancy (segment "Love and the Four-Sided Triangle") / Joan Landers (segment "Love and the Comedy Team")
- Love and the Happy Days/Love and the Newscasters (1972) ... Louise Freeman (segment "Love and the Newscasters")
- Love and the Comedy Team/Love and the Divorce Sale/Love and the Mountain Cabin (1969) ... Joan Landers (segment "Love and the Comedy Team")
 1972 Me and the Chimp (TV Series)
Lavelle Wiggins
- My Pet, the Thief (1972) ... Lavelle Wiggins
 1972 Doomsday Machine
Dr. Marion Turner
 1971 Arnie (TV Series)
Miss Fletcher
- Et Tu, Arnie (1971) ... Miss Fletcher
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Gloria Hardy
- Exit the Closer (1971) ... Gloria Hardy
 1971 A Howling in the Woods (TV Movie)
Sharon
 1971 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Terry
- The City Planner (1971) ... Terry
 1967-1971 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series)
Olga / Leslie Smythe-Beddoes / Dr. Suzanne Lechay
- To Russia Without Love (1971) ... Olga
- Who Stole My Copy of Mein Kampf? (1969) ... Leslie Smythe-Beddoes
- Hogan and the Lady Doctor (1967) ... Dr. Suzanne Lechay
 1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Shirley Ballinger
- All Flags Flying (1969) ... Shirley Ballinger
 1969 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
Faye / Sister Mary Grace
- The Great Casino Robbery: Part 2 (1969) ... Faye / Sister Mary Grace
- The Great Casino Robbery: Part 1 (1969) ... Faye / Sister Mary Grace
 1969 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Fan
- Trail's End (1969) ... Fan
 1968 Ironside (TV Series)
Marian
- To Kill a Cop (1968) ... Marian
 1967 Mannix (TV Series)
Jean Coleman
- Run, Sheep, Run (1967) ... Jean Coleman
 1967 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Alida Nye
- To Love and Stand Mute (1967) ... Alida Nye
 1967 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Miss Audrey Fields
- Lucy's Substitute Secretary (1967) ... Miss Audrey Fields
 1965-1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Zoe Zagora / Laurie Morgan
- The Night of the Gypsy Peril (1967) ... Zoe Zagora
- Night of the Casual Killer (1965) ... Laurie Morgan
 1965 Invisible Diplomats (Short)
Connie Wisner
 1962-1965 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Darlene Mason / Jean Boswell
- The Hollywood Party (1965) ... Darlene Mason
- Andy on Trial (1962) ... Jean Boswell
 1964-1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Margot Davis / Ulla Swenson / Laura Jean Cunard
- Peace, It's a Gasser (1965) ... Margot Davis
- Who Killed Davidian Jonas? (1964) ... Ulla Swenson
- Who Killed My Girl? (1964) ... Laura Jean Cunard
 1965 The Wackiest Ship in the Army (TV Series)
Lori
- The Stowaway (1965) ... Lori
 1965 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Gloria Morgan
- Gomer Dates a Movie Star (1965) ... Gloria Morgan
 1958-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Irene Prentice / Vivian Cosgrave / Vita Culver / ...
- The Case of the Gambling Lady (1965) ... Irene Prentice
- The Case of the Prudent Prosecutor (1960) ... Vita Culver
- The Case of the Foot-Loose Doll (1959) ... Millie Crest
- The Case of the Screaming Woman (1958) ... Connie Cooper
 1965 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series)
Yvette Renay
- Beauty and the Bellhop (1965) ... Yvette Renay
 1964 The Virginian (TV Series)
Jane Carlyle / Judith Holly
- The Girl from Yesterday (1964) ... Jane Carlyle
- The Long Quest (1964) ... Judith Holly
 1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Mrs. Janet Loring
- Angels Travel on Lonely Roads: Part 2 (1964) ... Mrs. Janet Loring
 1964 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series)
Zoe Pigalle
- The Day of the Lame Duck (1964) ... Zoe Pigalle
 1958-1964 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Vicki / Katie Moran / Melissa Mateneau / ...
- Not Such a Simple Knot (1964) ... Vicki
- The Snow Job Caper (1962) ... Katie Moran
- The Widescreen Caper (1960) ... Melissa Mateneau
- Honey from the Bee (1959) ... Natalie Baranova
- The Bouncing Chip (1958) ... Diane Adams
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Lucy Tolliver
- Enough Rope (1963) ... Lucy Tolliver
 1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Flora Gordon
- A Short Drink from a Certain Fountain (1963) ... Flora Gordon
 1959-1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Jenny Hynes / Evvie Finley
- The Bleecker Story (1963) ... Jenny Hynes
- The Kate Parker Story (1959) ... Evvie Finley
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Colleen Riley
- Call It a Lifetime (1963) ... Colleen Riley
 1963 The Gun Hawk
Marleen
 1963 Hootenanny Hoot
A.G. Bannister
 1962-1963 Rawhide (TV Series)
Lorraine / Sheila Delancey
- Incident at Alkali Sink (1963) ... Lorraine
- Incident of the Reluctant Bridegroom (1962) ... Sheila Delancey
 1963 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Diana Lawrence
- Charley, My Boy (1963) ... Diana Lawrence
 1963 Bonanza (TV Series)
Rita Marlowe
- A Woman Lost (1963) ... Rita Marlowe
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Eva Gobel
- Crazy Sunday (1962) ... Eva Gobel
 1962 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Lenore Hanford
- Wanted for the Murder of Cheyenne Bodie (1962) ... Lenore Hanford
 1958-1962 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Jenny / Jennie Lane
- Jenny (1962) ... Jenny
- Carmen (1958) ... Jennie Lane
 1962 Poor Mr. Campbell (TV Movie)
Priscilla Edwards
 1962 Outlaws (TV Series)
Alice
- Farewell Performance (1962) ... Alice
 1962 Sergeants 3
Amelia Parent
 1961 Laramie (TV Series)
Opal Crane
- Siege at Jubilee (1961) ... Opal Crane
 1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
Jenny Forbes / Della Bell
- The Marker (1961) ... Jenny Forbes
- Blind Man's Bluff (1961) ... Della Bell
 1961 Harrigan and Son (TV Series)
Rose
- The Legacy (1961) ... Rose
 1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Jenny Aldrich
- Man from Everywhere (1961) ... Jenny Aldrich
 1961 Operation Eichmann
Anna Kemp
 1960-1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Laura Lytton / Stella Hughes / Princess Aysha / ...
- With This Ring (1960) ... Stella Hughes
- Stamped for Danger (1960) ... Princess Aysha / Vera Kirkland
 1961 The Brothers Brannagan (TV Series)
Lynn
- Shot in the Dark (1961) ... Lynn
 1961 Dante (TV Series)
Peggy Braddock
- Dante's Fickle Fate (1961) ... Peggy Braddock
 1961 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Naomi Lester
- Spotlight on a Corpse (1961) ... Naomi Lester
 1961 The Tab Hunter Show (TV Series)
- Turnabout (1961)
 1959-1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Molly Perkins / Dottie Hampton
- Showdown at Goldtown (1960) ... Molly Perkins
- The Hothead (1959) ... Dottie Hampton
 1960 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Lilly Cody
- Killer's Brand (1960) ... Lilly Cody
 1958-1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Sheila McAfee / Ora Kane / Connie Meston
- Badge for a Coward (1960) ... Sheila McAfee
- More Deadly (1958) ... Ora Kane
- Lover's Lane Killing (1958) ... Connie Meston
 1960 The Rebel (TV Series)
Ellen Barton
- Grant of Land (1960) ... Ellen Barton
 1959-1960 The Alaskans (TV Series)
Amy / Alabama
- The Long Pursuit (1960) ... Amy
- The Abominable Snowman (1959) ... Alabama
 1959-1960 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
Ellen Wilson / Clara Regan / Mrs. Clara Regan
- Nine O'Clock Pickup (1960) ... Ellen Wilson
- Ghost Town (1959) ... Ellen Wilson
- R.I.P. (1959) ... Clara Regan
- Armored Car (1959) ... Mrs. Clara Regan
 1959 The Man from Blackhawk (TV Series)
Ginnie Thompson
- The Legacy (1959) ... Ginnie Thompson
 1959 Hennesey (TV Series)
Ruth Thomas
- Hennesey and Peyton Place (1959) ... Ruth Thomas
 1958-1959 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Ann Harrison / Lucy Barron
- MacBrewster the Bold (1959) ... Ann Harrison
- The Dead Hills (1958) ... Lucy Barron
 1959 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Ginny
- Mr. Jinx (1959) ... Ginny
 1959 Tightrope (TV Series)
Laura
- Stand on Velvet (1959) ... Laura
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
Dee Dee
- The Naked Truth (1959) ... Dee Dee
 1959 Markham (TV Series)
Tammy Miles
- The Duelists (1959) ... Tammy Miles
 1959 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Gloria Fallon
- The Payoff (1959) ... Gloria Fallon
 1959 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Emily Meadows
- Medals for Harry (1959) ... Emily Meadows
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Nellie Fontana
- The Death of Bat Masterson (1959) ... Nellie Fontana
 1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Louise
- Jukebox (1959) ... Louise
 1957-1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
Bernadine Hart / Dorie Sims / Ruth Grady / ...
- The Veiled Lady Case (1958) ... Bernadine Hart
- The Professional Guest Case (1958) ... Dorie Sims
- The Vacationing Escapee Case (1957) ... Ruth Grady
 1957-1959 Maverick (TV Series)
Laura Dillon / Dolly / Ellen Bordeen
- Betrayal (1959) ... Laura Dillon
- Plunder of Paradise (1958) ... Dolly
- Comstock Conspiracy (1957) ... Ellen Bordeen
 1959 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Angela Temple
- Millionaire Angela Temple (1959) ... Angela Temple
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Marie Gipson
- Edie Finds a Corpse (1959) ... Marie Gipson
 1959 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Lucy Collins
- The Painted Beauty (1959) ... Lucy Collins
 1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Romilly Vale
- Two of a Kind (1959) ... Romilly Vale
 1958 December Bride (TV Series)
Carol Hodges
- Bride's Father-in-Law (1958) ... Carol Hodges
 1958 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
Ann Dagget
- The Cage (1958) ... Ann Dagget
 1958 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Dolly MacDermott
- Second Avenue Assassin (1958) ... Dolly MacDermott
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Shelly Lewis / Susan Jarrad
- Crepe for Suzette (1958) ... Shelly Lewis
- Old Folks at Home Blues (1958) ... Susan Jarrad
 1958 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Joan
- The Dice of Fortune: File #34 (1958) ... Joan
 1958 Marjorie Morningstar
Imogene Norman
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
 1958 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
- Contraband (1958)
 1957 Captain David Grief (TV Series)
Rose
- The Affair at Les Trois Magots (1957) ... Rose
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series)
Betty
- The Story of Marjorie Reardon (1957) ... Betty
 1952-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Tower Room 14-A (1957)
- Mr. Thayer (1952)
 1957 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Lea Franklin
- Armored Car (1957) ... Lea Franklin
 1956 Gaby
Denise
 1956 Anything Goes
Girl (uncredited)
 1955-1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Angel / Ruby Boyenton
- Whodunit (1956) ... Angel
- The Cheney Vase (1955) ... Ruby Boyenton
 1956 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Daughter (1956)
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
- Screen Credit (1956)
 1956 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
Louise Burke
- New Member (1956) ... Louise Burke
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Student
- The Unexplored (1955) ... Student
 1955 Crossroads (TV Series)
- Cleanup (1955)
 1955 The Twinkle in God's Eye
Ruthie
 1955 The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing
Tennis Girl (uncredited)
 1953-1955 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Penny Miller / Sandy
- Gracie Pretends to Be a College Boy's Mother (1953) ... Sandy (as Ruta Kilmonis)
 1954 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Ruth (as Ruta Kilmonis)
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Marian
- I'll Never Love Again (1954) ... Marian
 1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Teenager
- My Friend Superman (1953) ... Teenager (as Rita Kilmonis)
 1953 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
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Stage: Appeared in "Senior Class". Musical revue. Palm D'Or Theater, Palm Desert, CA. Also in cast: Steve Rossi, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Ronnie Schell, Gary Collins, Marcia Rodd. See more »

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