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Ruth White (II) (1914–1969)


Ruth White was born on April 24, 1914 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA as Ruth Patricia White. She was an actress, known for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Midnight Cowboy (1969) and Hang 'Em High (1968). She died on December 3, 1969 in Perth Amboy. See full bio »

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 1971 The Pursuit of Happiness
Mrs. Popper
 1969 Midnight Cowboy
Sally Buck - Texas
 1969 Let Me Hear You Whisper (TV Movie)
Helen
 1969 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
 1968 Premiere (TV Series)
Ellen St. John
- Higher and Higher (1968) ... Ellen St. John
 1968 Charly
Mrs. Apple
 1968 Hang 'Em High
Madame 'Peaches' Sophie
 1968 A Lovely Way to Die
Biddy, Cook
 1968 No Way to Treat a Lady
Mrs. Himmel
 1967 Johnny Belinda (TV Movie)
Aggie MacDonald
 1967 The Tiger Makes Out
Mrs. Kelly
 1967 Up the Down Staircase
Beatrice Schacter
 1966 Cast a Giant Shadow
Mrs. Chaison
 1965 New York Television Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Fiers
- The Drapes Come (1965) ... Mrs. Fiers
 1965 A Rage to Live
Mrs. Bannon
 1964-1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Winnie Benedette / Dorothy Martin
- The Merry-Go-Round Mender (1965) ... Winnie Benedette
- Who'll Dig His Grave? (1964) ... Dorothy Martin
 1963-1965 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Edith Waverly / Grams
- The Survivors (1965) ... Edith Waverly
- The Other Side of the Mountain (1963) ... Grams
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
Mrs. Krug
 1962-1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Mrs. Sally Carroll / Mrs. Halpern
- A Couple of Dozen Tiny Pills (1965) ... Mrs. Sally Carroll
- The Barbara Bowers Story (1962) ... Mrs. Halpern
 1965 Baby the Rain Must Fall
Miss Clara
 1964 Little Moon of Alban (II) (TV Movie)
Shelagh Mangan
 1964 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Mrs. Turner
- The Gambling Heart (1964) ... Mrs. Turner
 1963 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Catherine DiLorenzo
- From Too Much Love of Living (1963) ... Catherine DiLorenzo
 1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Mama
- Something About Lee Wiley (1963) ... Mama
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Hester Cullen
- The Good Samaritan (1963) ... Hester Cullen
 1958-1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Sister St. Anne / Mrs. Botsford / Nettie Bowers / ...
- Don't Shake the Family Tree (1963) ... Mrs. Botsford
- One Red Rose for Christmas (1959) ... Sister St. Anne
- Apple of His Eye (1959) ... Nettie Bowers
- Whisper of Evil (1959) ... Mrs. Vining
- One Red Rose for Christmas (1958) ... Sister St. Anne
 1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Mrs. Ford
- The Incredible World of Horace Ford (1963) ... Mrs. Ford
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Bertha Levinson
- The Night They Shot Santa Claus (1962) ... Bertha Levinson
 1962 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Mrs. Parker
- Today I Am a Man (1962) ... Mrs. Parker (uncredited)
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Mary Nagler / Mama Ganoulian
- The Tragic Success of Alfred Tiloff (1961) ... Mary Nagler
- A Very Cautious Boy (1961) ... Mama Ganoulian
 1956-1961 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Halber / Mrs. Gentile / Portia Howe
- A Chapter on Tyranny: Dateline Berlin (1961) ... Mrs. Halber
- John Doe #154 (1957) ... Mrs. Gentile
- Devil at the Door (1956) ... Portia Howe
 1961 Great Ghost Tales (TV Series)
Mrs. Piggot
- Who Is the Fairest One of All? (1961) ... Mrs. Piggot
 1961 'Way Out (TV Series)
Stephanie Cartwright
- 20/20 (1961) ... Stephanie Cartwright
 1960 Diagnosis: Unknown (TV Series)
Mrs. Layton
- The Parasite (1960) ... Mrs. Layton
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ida / Mother
- Morning's at Seven (1960) ... Ida
- Lullaby (1960) ... Mother
 1960 Art Carney Special (TV Series)
- Victory (1960)
 1960 Lullaby (TV Movie)
Mother
 1959 Brenner (TV Series)
Mrs. Campell
- I, Executioner (1959) ... Mrs. Campell
 1959 The Nun's Story
Mother Marcella (School of Medicine)
 1957-1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Mrs. Chumley / Mrs. Burgess
- Harvey (1958) ... Mrs. Chumley
- Beyond This Place (1957) ... Mrs. Burgess
 1957-1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Mother Shipton
- The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1958) ... Mother Shipton
- Eddie (1958)
 1958 The Outcasts of Poker Flat (TV Movie)
 1954-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Mrs. Cornelius / Mama / Belle Travers / ...
- The Deaf Heart (1957) ... Mrs. Cornelius
- Mama's Boy (1955) ... Mama
- Summer Pavilion (1955) ... Belle Travers
- The Remarkable Incident at Carson Corners (1954) ... Mrs.McGinnis
 1957 Edge of the City
Mrs. Katherine Nordmann
 1953-1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Ma / Mrs. Clarke
- Joey (1956) ... Ma
- The Terrorists (1956) ... Mrs. Clarke
- Madame Aphrodite (1953)
 1955 Justice (TV Series)
 1954 Danger (TV Series)
- Obsession (1954)
 1952 Captain Video and His Video Rangers (TV Series)
Mrs. Bullfinch
- Space Race (1952) ... Mrs. Bullfinch
 1952 Reign of Terror (TV Movie)
Madame Beauchet
 1949-1952 Hands of Mystery (TV Series)
- The Fly (1952)
- The Sleepwalker (1950)
- Street Gang (1949)
- Memo to a Killer (1949)
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
Mrs. Patchin
- Will-o'-the-Wisp (1951) ... Mrs. Patchin
 1949 The Clock (TV Series)
- Lease of Death (1949)
 1949 The Magic Cottage (TV Series)
Bessie Bookbinder (1949-1951)
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(2/14/56-6/23/56) Stage: Appeared (as "Teacake Magee") in Eudora Welty' "The Ponder Heart" at the Music Box Theater on Broadway in New York City. See more »
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Her death, from cancer, was sudden and unexpected. See more »

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