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Ruth Westheimer

Ruth Westheimer was born on June 4, 1928 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany as Karola Ruth Siegel. She is an actress, known for Inside Deep Throat (2005), Forever, Lulu (1987) and Daily Cafe (2007). She was previously married to Manfred "Fred" Westheimer. See full bio »
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 1992 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Dr. Ruth
- Friends & Lovers (1992) ... Dr. Ruth (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1990 Dr. Ruth's House (TV Short)
Dr. Ruth (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Mysterious Stranger
- Ponce de Leon (1986) ... Mysterious Stranger (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1986 Wortwechsel (TV Series)
 1985 One Woman or Two
Mrs. Heffner (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1984 Electric Dreams
Talk Show Host (voice, as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Herbal Essence Shampoo (1998) See more »

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2 Interviews | 8 Articles | 4 Pictorials | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Ruth | Dr. Ruth Westheimer


4' 7" (1.4 m)

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On personal power: Our way is not soft grass, it's a mountain path with lots of rocks. But it goes upwards, forward, toward the sun. See more »


The biographical drama, "Becoming Dr. Ruth", based on the life of Ruth Westheimer, opened in New York City's The Westside Theatre in November 2013. Starring Debra Jo Rupp as Dr. Ruth, it was written by Mark St. Germain and directed by Julianne Boyd for The Barrington Stage Company. See more »


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