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Ruby Wax


Ruby Wax was born on April 19, 1953 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Ruby Wachs. She is known for her work on Shock Treatment (1981), Girls on Top (1985) and Chariots of Fire (1981). She has been married to Ed Bye since May 16, 1988. They have three children. She was previously married to Trevor Walton and Andrew Porter. See full bio »

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Known For

Shock Treatment
Shock Treatment Betty Hapschatt
(1981)
Girls on Top
Girls on Top Shelley
(1985-1986)
Chariots of Fire
(1981)
The Borrowers
The Borrowers Town Hall Clerk
(1997)

Filmography

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 2017 Thunderbirds Are Go (TV Series)
Hayley Edmonds
- Bolt from the Blue (2017) ... Hayley Edmonds (voice)
 2014 Crackanory (TV Series)
Host / Presenter
- Let Me Be the Judge & I'm Still Here (2014) ... Host / Presenter
 2012 Sir Billi
Patty Turner (voice)
 2009 Taking the Flak (TV Series)
Candida
- Black Gold (2009) ... Candida
 2008 Agent Crush
Charleen Chinstubble (voice)
 2006 Popetown (TV Series)
The Pope
- Derby Day (2006) ... The Pope (voice)
- Day Trip (2006) ... The Pope (voice)
- Trapped (2006) ... The Pope (voice)
- The Big Fight (2006) ... The Pope (voice)
- The Beautiful Game (2006) ... The Pope (voice)
 2005 Tara Road
Carlotta
 2004 French and Saunders (TV Series)
BBC Executive
- Episode #6.4 (2004) ... BBC Executive
 2004 Planet Cook (TV Series)
Roxy (voice)
 1995-2001 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series)
Beth De Woodi / Candy
- Menopause (2001) ... Beth De Woodi
- The End (1995) ... Candy
 1997 The Borrowers
Town Hall Clerk
 1988-1993 Count Duckula (TV Series)
Bettina Bott / ZeeZee LaMoure / Naja Gaja / ...
- Prince Duckula (1993) ... Bettina Bott / Naja Gaja
- Alps-a-Daisy (1993) ... Fan Club Girl (voice)
- Manhattan Duck (1993) ... ZeeZee LaMoure (voice)
- Mystery Cruise (1991) ... Sandy
- Dead Eye Duck (1990) ... Luscious Lulabelle
 1992 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
Sue
- Wild Turkey (1992) ... Sue
 1989 Red Dwarf (TV Series)
Blaize Falconberger
- Timeslides (1989) ... Blaize Falconberger
 1985-1986 Girls on Top (TV Series)
Shelley
- Lower the Donkey (1986) ... Shelley
- Mr. Yummy Brownie (1986) ... Shelley
- Bring Me More Flamingoes (1986) ... Shelley
- Who's Ya Uncle Shelley? (1986) ... Shelley
- Big Snogs (1986) ... Shelley
 1985 Happy Families (TV Series)
Waitress
- Cassie (1985) ... Waitress
 1985 Romance on the Orient Express (TV Movie)
Susan Lawson
 1985 Water
Spenco Executive
 1982 Things Are Tough All Over
Restaurant Patron
 1981 Shock Treatment
Betty Hapschatt
 1981 Chariots of Fire
Bunty
 1981 The Final Conflict
US Ambassador's secretary (uncredited)
 1980 The Professionals (TV Series)
Lonnie
- Blood Sports (1980) ... Lonnie
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Love's Labour's Lost," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ian Charleson, Alan Rickman, Jane Lapotaire, Michael Hordern, Richard Griffiths, Paul Whitworth, Michael Pennington, Carmen Du Sautoy, Paul Brooke, and ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 4 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On being awarded the OBE: This is the happiest day of my life. I can't believe they were talking about me. I chose the Priory as the place to receive the OBE to celebrate the fact that the stigma around mental health is becoming a thing of the past. There's nothing to be ashamed of. See more »

Trivia:

She was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of East London on November 3, 2016 in East London, England. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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