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Ruth Foster (I) (1920–2012)

Ruth Foster was born on January 29, 1920 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. She was an actress and editor, known for Cyborg 2087 (1966), Ben Casey (1961) and Little House on the Prairie (1974). She was married to Peter James. She died on May 12, 2012 in Del Mar, California, USA. See full bio »


(age 92) in Del Mar, California, USA

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Known For

Cyborg 2087
Cyborg 2087 Citizen in Crowd
Ben Casey
Ben Casey Miss Fleming
Little House on the Prairie
Little House on the Prairie Melinda Foster / Aunt Ruby / Woman #1
Dimension 5
Dimension 5 Grumpy Man's Wife


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 1989 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Woman #1
- The Reunion (1989) ... Woman #1
 1984 Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (TV Movie)
Melinda Foster
 1984 Little House: The Last Farewell (TV Movie)
Mrs. Foster
 1974-1983 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Melinda Foster / Woman #1 / Aunt Ruby
- Hello and Goodbye (1983) ... Melinda Foster
- May I Have This Dance (1983) ... Melinda Foster
- For the Love of Blanche (1983) ... Melinda Foster
- Once Upon a Time (1983) ... Melinda Foster
- The Older Brothers (1983) ... Melinda Foster
 1971 Medical Center (TV Series)
- Web of Darkness (1971) ... Nurse
 1969 Bonanza (TV Series)
Woman on Street
- A Darker Shadow (1969) ... Woman on Street (uncredited)
 1966 Cyborg 2087
Citizen in Crowd
 1966 Dimension 5
Grumpy Man's Wife
 1957 The Spike Jones Show (TV Series)
 1954 The Spike Jones Show (TV Series)
- Panel Shows (1954) ... Pickpocket
Show Show Editor (19 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

Ruth A. Foster

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On stage from the age of 12 after winning a dance contest. Subsequently appeared with travelling dance troupes and performed with the Latin Quarter Show. See more »

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