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Ruth Lee (I) (1895–1975)

Ruth Lee was born on September 14, 1895 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She was an actress, known for Annie Was a Wonder (1949), Wild Is the Wind (1957) and The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair (1939). She was married to Grandon Rhodes. She died on August 3, 1975 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1975 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Dorothy
- Mother Jefferson's Fall (1975) ... Dorothy
 1963 The Virginian (TV Series)
Mrs. Drummond
- A Killer in Town (1963) ... Mrs. Drummond
 1960 Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus
Wife in Audience (uncredited)
 1959 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Cora Donnelly
- The Twister (1959) ... Cora Donnelly
 1959 The Californians (TV Series)
Woman
- A Turn in the Trail (1959) ... Woman
 1958 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
Mrs. Peterson
- Fury of the Big Top (1958) ... Mrs. Peterson
 1958 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series)
Mrs. Gates
 1958 Decision (TV Series)
Waitress
- Idemnity (1958) ... Waitress
 1958 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Mrs. Thompson
- Ghosts Aboard (1958) ... Mrs. Thompson
 1957 Wild Is the Wind
Party Guest
 1957 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
Mrs. Murray
- Rebel Christmas (1957) ... Mrs. Murray
 1957 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Paula Wallace
- The Mary Halstead Story (1957) ... Paula Wallace
 1953-1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Jane / Bonnie
- The Earring (1957) ... Jane
- Shadow on the Heart (1955) ... Bonnie
- Atomic Love (1953)
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series)
Hannah Fields
- The Other Side of the Curtain (1957) ... Hannah Fields
 1957 The Lineup (TV Series)
Maxine Hill
- The Honolulu Treasure Case (1957) ... Maxine Hill
 1957 Jet Pilot
Mother (uncredited)
 1957 Hey, Jeannie! (TV Series)
Miss Welch / Miss Colby
- Jeannie the Girl Ranger (1957) ... Miss Welch
- The Business Girl (1957) ... Miss Colby
 1956 Hot Shots
Mrs. Morley (uncredited)
 1954-1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Mrs. Glancy
- The People and General Glancy (1956) ... Mrs. Glancy
- G for Goldberger (1954)
 1956 These Wilder Years
Miss Adelaide Finch (uncredited)
 1956 High Society
Ruth - Jazz Festival Organizer (uncredited)
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
Mrs. Connors
- The Judge (1956) ... Mrs. Connors
 1956 Terror at Midnight
Mrs. Lang (uncredited)
 1956 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
- They (1956)
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Neighbor
- A Bullet for Baldwin (1956) ... Neighbor
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
Mrs. Hartley
- Crisis in Kansas (1956) ... Mrs. Hartley
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Governor of Arizona's Wife
- Meet the Governor (1955) ... Governor of Arizona's Wife (uncredited)
 1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
Mrs. Krane
- The Blank Wall (1955) ... Mrs. Krane
 1954 City Detective (TV Series)
Mrs. George Patman
- Drop Coin Here (1954) ... Mrs. George Patman
 1954 Hell's Outpost
Mrs. Moffit
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Alice Black
- A Call in the Night (1954) ... Alice Black
 1954 Topper (TV Series)
Mrs. Caroline Vance
- Theatricals (1954) ... Mrs. Caroline Vance
 1954 Gypsy Colt
Miss Hartner (uncredited)
 1952-1954 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series)
Sarah Granby / Marty's Mother
- The High-Graders of Paradise Valley (1954) ... Sarah Granby
- The Feud (1952) ... Marty's Mother
 1954 Crime Wave
3rd Police Broadcaster (uncredited)
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- Miss Darkness (1954)
 1953 The Long, Long Trailer
Mrs. Tewitt (uncredited)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- The Son-in-Law (1953)
 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Myra
- Fall Guy (1953) ... Myra
 1952 Skirts Ahoy!
Mrs. Yarbrough (uncredited)
 1952 Young Man with Ideas
Secretary (uncredited)
 1951 On Dangerous Ground
Helen (uncredited)
 1951 The Stu Erwin Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Blanchard
- In a Pickle (1951) ... Mrs. Blanchard
 1951 As You Were
 1951 Chain of Circumstance
Nurse (uncredited)
 1951 Racket Squad (TV Series)
 1951 When I Grow Up
Bully's Mother
 1951 Insurance Investigator
Miss Pringle
 1951 Payment on Demand
Aunt Edna (uncredited)
 1951 The Company She Keeps
Matron (uncredited)
 1950 Shadow on the Wall
First Nurse (uncredited)
 1950 Eye Witness
Miss Hubert - Heyward's New York Secretary
 1949 The Lady Takes a Sailor
Miss Brand (uncredited)
 1949 Whirlpool
Miss Hall (uncredited)
 1949 Everybody Does It
Recital Guest / Party Guest (uncredited)
 1949 It Happens Every Spring
Miss Collins - Prof. Greenleaf's Secretary (uncredited)
 1949 The Judge Steps Out
Welfare Worker (uncredited)
 1949 Cover Up
Mrs. Abbey
 1949 Henry, the Rainmaker
Schoolteacher
 1949 Annie Was a Wonder (Short)
Mrs. Nesbitt
 1948 Larceny
Patricia Carson (uncredited)
 1947 Cass Timberlane
Nurse (uncredited)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Commentator (uncredited)
 1947 Dark Delusion
Nurse (uncredited)
 1947 Monsieur Verdoux
Gossipy Woman Hanging Clothes (uncredited)
 1946 The Magnificent Rogue
Lita Andrews
 1946 Magnificent Doll
Mrs. Gallentine (uncredited)
 1946 Sister Kenny
Mother (uncredited)
 1946 Holiday in Mexico (uncredited)
 1946 The Dark Horse
Mrs. Aldrich
 1946 Cuban Pete
Woman on Table (uncredited)
 1946 The Stranger
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1946 Ding Dong Williams
Laura Cooper
 1946 Partners in Time
Miss Martha Thurston
 1946 Swing Parade of 1946
Matron (uncredited)
 1946 Idea Girl
Abigail Hawthorne
 1945 The Daltons Ride Again
Mrs. Maggie Bohannon (uncredited)
 1945 Sing Your Way Home
Bridget's Mother (scenes deleted)
 1945 Week-End at the Waldorf
The Woman (uncredited)
 1945 Swingin' on a Rainbow
Landlady (uncredited)
 1945 Divorce
Liz Smith
 1945 Mama Loves Papa
Mabel
 1945 Anchors Aweigh
Kindergarten Teacher (uncredited)
 1945 On Stage Everybody
Barbara (uncredited)
 1945 The Naughty Nineties (uncredited)
 1945 I'll Tell the World
Ethel (uncredited)
 1945 G.I. Honeymoon
Mrs. Barton
 1945 The Man Who Walked Alone
Aunt Harriett
 1945 Keep Your Powder Dry
Classroom Instructor (uncredited)
 1945 Here Come the Co-eds
Miss Holford (unconfirmed)
 1944 Hi, Beautiful
Mother (uncredited)
 1944 Music for Millions
Nurse (uncredited)
 1944 The Town Went Wild
Lucille Conway
 1944 Goin' to Town
Mrs. Wentworth
 1944 The Soul of a Monster
Woman in Sedan (uncredited)
 1944 Sensations of 1945
Mrs. Gustafson (uncredited)
 1944 Why Daddy? (Short)
Mrs. Doakes (uncredited)
 1944 Tucson Raiders
Hannah Rogers
 1944 Important Business (Short)
Mrs. Doakes (uncredited)
 1944 Main Street Today (Short)
Helen (uncredited)
 1943 Moonlight in Vermont
Miss Evans
 1943 My Tomato (Short)
Mrs. Doakes (uncredited)
 1943 The Adventures of a Rookie
Mrs. Linden (uncredited)
 1943 Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event
Mrs. Fred Walters (uncredited)
 1943 Hers to Hold
Miss Crawford (uncredited)
 1943 Good Morning, Judge
Paula (uncredited)
 1943 Rhythm of the Islands
Miss Widdicomb
 1943 Silver Skates
Mrs. Martin
 1943 Shadow of a Doubt
Mrs. MacCurdy (uncredited)
 1942 Behind the Eight Ball
Woman (uncredited)
 1942 Get Hep to Love
Woman (uncredited)
 1942 The Man's Angle (Short)
Mrs. Doakes
 1942 Keeping in Shape (Short)
Mrs. Doakes (uncredited)
 1942 Not a Ladies' Man
Jennie Purcell
 1942 The Witness (Short)
Mrs. Doakes (uncredited)
 1941 How to Take a Vacation (Short)
The Wife
 1941 The Forgotten Man (Short)
Mrs. Doakes (uncredited)
 1941 Crime Control (Short)
Mrs. Doakes (uncredited)
 1940 The Trouble with Husbands (Short)
Mrs. Doakes
 1940 That Inferior Feeling (Short)
Mrs. Joseph H. Doakes (uncredited)
 1939 Sued for Libel
Radio Actress (uncredited)
 1939 How to Eat (Short)
Mrs. Joe Doakes (uncredited)
 1939 Dark Magic (Short)
Mrs. Doakes (uncredited)
 1932 The Rich Are Always with Us
Second Gossiper in 1920 (uncredited)
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In 1958, she co-starred in an unsold pilot for a dramatic series called, "Indemnity" featuring Richard Kiley as an insurance investigator.
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