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Ruth Leuwerik

Ruth Leuwerik was born on April 23, 1924 in Essen, Germany as Ruth Leeuverik. She is an actress, known for The Trapp Family in America (1958), Redhead (1962) and Portrait of an Unknown Woman (1954). She has been married to Dr. Heinz Purper since 1969. She was previously married to Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Herbert Fleischmann. See full bio »
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 1978-1983 Derrick (TV Series)
Vera Baruda / Dr. Marta Schwenn
- Der Täter schickte Blumen (1983) ... Vera Baruda
- Ein Hinterhalt (1978) ... Dr. Marta Schwenn
 1979 Die Buddenbrooks (TV Mini-Series)
Elisabeth
- Das neue Haus (1979) ... Elisabeth
 1977 Unordnung und frühes Leid
Frau Gerda Cornelius
 1976 Dalli Dalli (TV Series)
Kandidatin
- Episode dated 2 October 1976 (1976) ... Kandidatin
 1976 Meine beste Freundin (TV Movie)
Katharine Markham
 1974 Der Kommissar (TV Series)
Magda Reger
- Der Segelbootmord (1974) ... Magda Reger
 1970 Das weite Land (TV Movie)
Genia Hofreiter
 1965 Ninotschka (TV Movie)
Ninotschka
 1963 An Alibi for Death
Dr. Maria Rohn
 1963/II Hedda Gabler (TV Movie)
Hedda Gabler
 1963 The House in Montevideo
Marianne Nägler
 1963 Eleven Years and One Day
Tina Rodenbach
 1962 Redhead
Franziska Lukas
 1961 The Dream of Lieschen Mueller
Autograph hunter
 1960 Eine Frau fürs ganze Leben
Margarete Barnebusch
 1960 Sweetheart of the Gods
Renate Mueller
 1959 The Ideal Woman
Fanny Becker
 1959 Dorothea Angermann
Dorothea Angermann
 1958 Taiga
Hanna Dietrich
 1957 Immer wenn der Tag beginnt
Dr. Hanna Burkhardt
 1957 Auf Wiedersehen, Franziska!
Franziska
 1955 Geliebte Feindin
Violante Gore
 1955 Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs
Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich
 1953 His Royal Highness
Imma Spoelman
 1953 Geliebtes Leben
Louise von Bolin
 1953 Muß man sich gleich scheiden lassen?
Garda von Doerr
 1953 A Heart's Foul Play
Sybilla Zander
 1952 Die große Versuchung
Hilde
 1952 Vater braucht eine Frau
Susanne Meissner
 1950 Dreizehn unter einem Hut
Evelyne Winterthur
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Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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She and O.W. Fischer, her co-star in several movies, were considered Germany's favorite couple in the 1950s. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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