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Ruth Thom (1914–1992)

Ruth Thom was born on April 15, 1914 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ruth Corbett Melcher. She was an actress, known for Body Heat (1981), The Andy Griffith Show (1960) and The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966). She was married to C.J. Thom. She died on December 7, 1992 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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Known For

Body Heat
Body Heat Mrs. Singer
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show Ella Carson / Ella / Maggie Peters / Myrtle
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken Occult Clubwoman
Mayberry R.F.D.
Mayberry R.F.D. Beauty shop customer


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 1981 Body Heat
Mrs. Singer
 1970 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Beauty shop customer
- Hair (1970) ... Beauty shop customer
 1966-1967 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Ella Carson / Myrtle / Ella / ...
- A Trip to Mexico (1967) ... Myrtle
- Aunt Bee's Restaurant (1967) ... Ella
- Only a Rose (1966) ... Ella Carson
- Politics Begin at Home (1966) ... Ella Carson
- Aunt Bee's Crowning Glory (1966) ... Maggie Peters
 1967 Laredo (TV Series)
Second Matron
- The Bitter Yen of General Ti (1967) ... Second Matron
 1966 The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
Occult Clubwoman (uncredited)
 1966 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Wilma Blodgett
- Betty Jo Catches the Bouquet (1966) ... Wilma Blodgett

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