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Ruth Wynn Owen (1915–1992)

Ruth Wynn Owen was born at Ericdale, Monmouth Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, England, UK to Reginald Wynn Owen and Nellie Edith Grindon. Taught to read at an early age, Ruth read and was told old, Welsh legends long before she was really old enough to understand them; coupled with a vivid imagination she created plays which she, her brother and her ... See full bio »


(age 77) in Chelsea, England, UK

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The Balloon and the Baron
The Balloon and the Baron Fisherman's Wife
Emergency-Ward 10
Emergency-Ward 10 Mrs. Anstruther
Gazette Second Neighbour
The Contenders


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 1971 Seasons of the Year (TV Series)
Old Bessie
- Trial and Error Winter 1846 (1971) ... Old Bessie
 1969 The Contenders (TV Mini-Series)
- Round One (1969) ... Seal
 1968 Gazette (TV Series)
Second Neighbour
- Missing (1968) ... Second Neighbour
 1963 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Mrs. Anstruther
- Episode #1.652 (1963) ... Mrs. Anstruther
- Episode #1.651 (1963) ... Mrs. Anstruther
- Episode #1.650 (1963) ... Mrs. Anstruther
- Episode #1.648 (1963) ... Mrs. Anstruther
 1960 The Balloon and the Baron (TV Movie)
Fisherman's Wife
 1960 Paul of Tarsus (TV Series)
- From Saul to Paul (1960) ... Woman

Personal Details

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She acted in R. Farquharon Sharp's translation of Henrik Ibsen's play, "The Wild Duck," at the Westminster Theatre in London, England with Marius Goring CBE, Cecil Trouncer, Reyner Barton, Alan Napier, Susan Richards, and Mark Dignam in the cast. Michael Macowan was director and Peter Goffin was designer.


5' 1½" (1.56 m)

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With the Group Theatre she first played in Southwold in the 1930s as Lady Isabel in 'East Lynne'. Programme notes at Southwold state: She has played in most good repertories and most London theatres - most recently the Comedy and the Royal Court and Manchester Library Theatre and her hobbies are given as "archaeology and ancient and comparative religion". See more »

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