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Ruth Westheimer


Ruth Westheimer was born on June 4, 1928 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany as Karola Ruth Siegel. She is an actress, known for Dr. Ruth's House (1990), Electric Dreams (1984) and One Woman or Two (1985). She was previously married to Manfred "Fred" Westheimer. See full bio »

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Known For

Dr. Ruth's House Dr. Ruth Engelhof
(1990)
Electric Dreams Talk Show Host
(1984)
One Woman or Two Mrs. Heffner
(1985)
Melrose Place Dr. Ruth
(1992)

Filmography

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 2007 Lipshitz Saves the World (TV Movie)
Dr. Ruth
 2000 Between the Lions (TV Series)
Ruth Westheimer
- Pecos Bill Cleans Up the West (2000) ... Ruth Westheimer (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Ruth Westheimer
- Sex, Lies and Politics (1999) ... Ruth Westheimer (voice, as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1992 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Dr. Ruth
- Friends & Lovers (1992) ... Dr. Ruth (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1990 Dr. Ruth's House (TV Short)
Dr. Ruth Engelhof (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Mysterious Stranger
- Ponce de Leon (1986) ... Mysterious Stranger (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1985 One Woman or Two
Mrs. Heffner (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
 1984 Electric Dreams
Talk Show Host (voice, as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote self-help book, "Sex for Dummies" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 8 Articles | 4 Pictorials | See more »

Official Sites:

Dr. Ruth's Sexnet

Alternate Names:

Dr. Ruth | Dr. Ruth Westheimer

Height:

4' 7" (1.4 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On personal power: Our way is not soft grass, it's a mountain path with lots of rocks. But it goes upwards, forward, toward the sun. See more »

Trivia:

Her parents sent her to Switzerland to escape the Nazis when she was ten years old. Both her parents were killed in the Holocaust. She grew up in a kibbutz in Israel. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently talks about sex See more »

Nickname:

Doctor Ruth

Star Sign:

Gemini

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