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Ruth Attaway (1910–1987)

Ruth Attaway was born on June 28, 1910 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA. She was an actress, known for Being There (1979), Porgy and Bess (1959) and The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974). She died on September 21, 1987 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Being There Louise
(1979)
Porgy and Bess Serena Robbins
(1959)
(1957)

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 1979 Being There
Louise
 1978 The Bermuda Depths (TV Movie)
Delia
 1974 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
Mayor's Nurse
 1974 Conrack
Edna
 1964 Terror in the City
Farmer's Wife
 1961 The Defenders (TV Series)
Nurse
- The Boy Between (1961) ... Nurse
 1959 Porgy and Bess
Serena Robbins
 1957 Raintree County
Parthenia (uncredited)
 1957 The Young Don't Cry
Philomena
 1955 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Lady Ruth (1955)
 1953 The President's Lady
Moll
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 1959 Porgy and Bess (performer: "My Man's Gone Now", "O Doctor Jesus")
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 1995 Arena (TV Series documentary)
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Stage Play: The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Music by Morton Subotnick. Written by Bertolt Brecht. Lyrics by Morton Subotnick. Directed by Jules Irving. Vivian Beaumont Theatre: 24 Mar 1966- 18 Jun 1966 (100 performances + 5 previews that began on 18 Mar 1966). Cast: Ruth Attaway, Carolyn Coates, James Dukas, Ray Fry, Michael Granger, Edith ... See more »

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Sister of novelist, short story writer, essayist, songwriter, playwright, and screenwriter William A. Attaway.

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Cancer

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