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Jack Ruby (I) (1911–1967)

Jack Ruby was born on March 25, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Jacob Rubenstein. He died on January 3, 1967 in Dallas, Texas, USA. See full bio »


(age 55) in Dallas, Texas, USA

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 2014 The Sixties (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 2011 The Kennedys (TV Mini-Series)
- My Brother's Keeper (2011) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2009 The Lost JFK Tapes: The Assassination (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Jack L. Ruby)
 2007-2008 Mobsters (TV Series)
- Carlos Marcello (2008) ... Himself
- Sam Giancana (2007) ... Himself
 2008 Frame 313: The JFK Assassination Theories (Documentary)
 2005 Conspiracy? (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Oswald's Assassin
- Jack Ruby (2005) ... Himself - Oswald's Assassin
 2004 JFK: Breaking the News (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Unsolved History (TV Series documentary)
- JFK: Beyond the Magic Bullet (2004) ... Himself
 2004 Forensic Files (TV Series documentary)
 1988-2003 The Men Who Killed Kennedy (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The Smoking Guns (2003) ... Himself
- The Love Affair (2003) ... Himself
- The Guilty Men (2003) ... Himself
- The Witnesses (1991) ... Himself
- The Cover-Up (1991) ... Himself
 2002 Reel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 2001 The Secret KGB Paranormal Files (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 The Secret KGB JFK Assassination Files (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 Shock-X-Treme, Vol. 1, - Snuff Video (Video documentary)
Himself - Shooting Oswald (uncredited)
 1997 Cronkite Remembers (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (shooting Lee Harvey Oswald) (uncredited)
 1993 Murderers, Mobsters & Madmen Vol. 2: Assassination in the 20th Century (Video documentary)
Himself - Shooting Lee Harvey Oswald
 1993 American Justice: Target - Mafia (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1993 Fame in the Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1992 Beyond 'JFK': The Question of Conspiracy (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1992 Death Scenes 2 (Video documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1992 Love Field
Himself - Shoots Oswald (uncredited)
 1992 Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America
Himself (uncredited)
 1992 The JFK Assassination: The Jim Garrison Tapes (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1989 11-22-63: The Day the Nation Cried (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1988 Reasonable Doubt: The Single-Bullet Theory and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy (Documentary)
Himself - Murderer of Lee Oswald (uncredited)
 1985 The Rock 'n' Roll Years (TV Series)
- 1963 (1985) ... Himself
 1981 The Killing of America (Documentary)
 1981 The Man Who Saw Tomorrow
Himself - Moving to Shoot Oswald (uncredited)
 1973 Executive Action
Himself - Moves to Shoot Oswald (uncredited)
 1971 Aphrodisiac!: The Sexual Secret of Marijuana (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1970 I due Kennedy (Documentary)
 1967 Rush to Judgment (Documentary)
Himself - Attends Press Conference, Shoots Oswald (uncredited)
 1964 Four Days in November (Documentary)

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 10 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jack L. Ruby

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I have been used for a purpose, and there will be a certain tragic occurrence happening if you don't take my testimony and somehow vindicate me so my people don't suffer because of what I have done. See more »


During his trial, the head of his team of defense lawyers was the San Francisco-based Melvin Belli. One of Belli's assistants was Sam Brody, who switched his focus from murder to divorce, handling the divorce proceedings of Jayne Mansfield and Matt Cimber that began on July 20, 1966 (when Ruby was still alive). The famous couple's divorce was still pending on June 29, 1967 when Brody and ... See more »



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