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Ruth Handler (1916–2002)

Ruth Handler was born on November 4, 1916 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Ruth Marianna Mosko. She was a writer, known for Detective Barbie: Mystery of the Carnival Caper (1998), Barbie Photo Designer (1998) and Barbie (1991). She was married to Elliot Handler. She died on April 27, 2002 in Century City, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2001 Barbie in the Nutcracker (Video) (characters)
 1999 Barbie Sticker Designer (Video Game) (characters)
 1999 Detective Barbie: Mystery at Lighthouse Cove (Video Game) (characters)
 1999 Working Woman Barbie (Video Game) (characters)
 1998 Barbie Photo Designer (Video Game) (characters)
 1998 Barbie Riding Club (Video Game) (characters)
 1998 Detective Barbie: Mystery of the Carnival Caper (Video Game) (characters)
 1997 Adventures with Barbie: Ocean Discovery (Video Game) (characters)
 1997 Talk with Me! Barbie (Video Game) (characters)
 1992 Dance! Workout with Barbie (Video short) (uncredited)
 1991 Barbie (Video Game) (character: Barbie)
 1987 Barbie and the Rockers: Out of This World (TV Short) (characters - uncredited)
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 2001 I Love Christmas (TV Special documentary)
 1998 Barbie Nation: An Unauthorized Tour (Documentary)
 1977 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Herself - Toy Co. Executive
- Episode #16.142 (1977) ... Herself - Toy Co. Executive
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 2017 The Toys That Made Us (TV Series documentary)
- Barbie (2017) ... Herself
 2006 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Barbie (2006) ... Herself

Personal Details

Other Works:

"Nearly Me" prosthetic breast line (for breast cancer victims) See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

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My whole philosophy of Barbie was that through the doll, the little girl could be anything she wanted to be. Barbie always represented the fact that a woman has choices. See more »


Children: Barbara and Ken See more »

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