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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 Electric Dreams (1984), Dr. Ruth's House (1990) and One Woman or Two (1985). She was previously married to Manfred "Fred" Westheimer. See full bio »

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Known For

Electric Dreams
Electric Dreams Talk Show Host
(1984)
Dr. Ruth's House
Dr. Ruth's House Dr. Ruth Engelhof
(1990)
One Woman or Two
One Woman or Two Mrs. Heffner
(1985)
Melrose Place
Melrose Place Dr. Ruth
(1992)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (6 credits)
 2007 Lipshitz Saves the World (TV Movie)
Dr. Ruth
 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 Engelhof (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Mysterious Stranger
- Ponce de Leon (1986) ... Mysterious Stranger (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1985 One Woman or Two
Mrs. Heffner (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1984 Electric Dreams
Talk Show Host (voice, as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (96 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print ads for Lifestyles condoms (1986). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Ruth | Dr. Ruth Westheimer

Height:

4' 7" (1.4 m)
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Personal Quote:

For some people, 'ten feet tall' is just a metaphor. For me, it's more than twice my height! See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Frequently talks about sex See more »

Nickname:

Doctor Ruth

Star Sign:

Gemini

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