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Ruth Lyons (1907–1988)

Ruth Lyons is a Cincinnati institution, known both for her work as one of the nation's premier broadcasters in the 1940s, 50s and 60s, and her charity, the Ruth Lyons Children's Fund. Ruth began her career in radio in the 1930s at Cincinnati's WKRC. She moved to WLW and WSAI in 1942 to host an afternoon show for women called "Petticoat Partyline."... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1932 Okay, America!
Phyllis Martin
 1931 Ladies of the Big House
Gertie
 1930 The Right to Love
Alice
 1930 Night Work
Miss Allenby
 1930 Vanity (Short)
 1930 Poor Aubrey (Short)
Marian
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Adopted mother of Candy Newman who regularly appeared on Lyon's TV show, The 50/50 Club.

Trademark:

Always used a hand held microphone which was covered with a bouquet of flowers

Nickname:

Mother

Star Sign:

Libra

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