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Ruth Channing (1904–1992)

Ruth Channing was born on May 18, 1904 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Eva Louise Moynahan. She was an actress, known for The Merry Widow (1934), Vanity Street (1932) and Lazy River (1934). She was married to Hamilton MacFadden. She died on December 8, 1992 in Brewster, Massachusetts. See full bio »

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Known For

Vanity Street Rose Marie
Lazy River Ruby Drexel
Outlawed Guns Ruth Ellsworth


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 1935 Outlawed Guns
Ruth Ellsworth
 1934 The Merry Widow
 1934 The Thin Man
Mrs. Jorgenson (uncredited)
 1934 Hollywood Party
Show Girl (uncredited)
 1934 Laughing Boy
Tourist (uncredited)
 1934 Men in White
Nurse (uncredited)
 1934 Lazy River
Ruby Drexel
 1933 Broadway to Hollywood
Wanda (uncredited)
 1932 Vanity Street
Rose Marie
 1931 Working Girls
Frieda (uncredited)

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5' 3½" (1.61 m)

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1930s MGM starlet educated at Notre Dame Academy in Boston and on stage from childhood as a dancer. Early on, suffered an injury which derailed her dancing career. Went to Hollywood in 1933 but made little headway, most of her film roles being uncredited.

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