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Ruth McDevitt

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Cast (feature film)

One of My Wives Is Missing (1976) as Mrs Foster
A small-town detective faces a baffling case when the missing wife of a wealthy man suddenly reappears but the distraught husband claims that she is not his wife but an imposter. This pilot to a prospective Jack Klugman series was adapted from the same source as the TV movie "Honeymoon With a Strang
Abduction of Saint Anne, The (1975) as Sister Patrick
A cynical detective and a Roman Catholic bishop from the Vatican team up to investigate the reported miraculous powers of a beautiful seventeen-year-old girl being held captive in the home of her father, an ailing syndicate kingpin, whose associates will stop at nothing to keep her imprisoned.
Man on the Outside (1975) as Stella Daniels
A retired police captain storms angrily out of retirement when his son is shot down before his eyes and his grandson is kidnapped by a syndicate killer in this pilot for Lorne Greene's brief "Griff" series, which went off the air eighteen months "before" this film was aired. Series dates: Sept. 23,
My Father's House (1975) as Anna
A drama about a heart attack patient, a busy, highly paid executive who reflects upon his happy childhood and the way he was brought up in a simpler age. Although playing father and son, Preston and Robertson, sharing star billing, never appear together in this film.
Mixed Company (1974) as Miss Bergquist
Pete Morrison is the coach of the lackluster Phoenix Suns basketball team. While Pete is struggling to produce a winning team, his wife Kathy decides to expand their family of three children by adopting three more from different backgrounds: An African American, a Native American, and a child from Vietnam. Then, while dealing with some bigoted neighbors, and the expense of feeding his expanded family, Pete loses his job. But all the problems that the Morrisons face prove to be temporary.
Homebodies (1974) as Mrs Loomis
When a quiet group of pensioners learn that their homes are to be torn down to make way for a block of flats, they decide to take action. What starts as an attempt to discourage the developers soon escalates into wholesale murder of both the developers and the construction workers.
Skyway to Death (1974) as Aunt Louise
A standard "lives in peril" movie with a dozen or so passengers trapped on an aerial tramway 8,5O0 feet above ground.
Winter Kill (1974) as Mildred Young
The sheriff of a ski resort town is challenged by a murderer who leaves spray-painted messages next to his victims for the perplexed lawman. This was a pilot film for a proposed Andy Griffith series that failed to materialize.
Girl Most Likely To..., The (1973) as House Mother
A black comedy about the trials of an ugly girl who undergoes plastic surgery and then takes revenge on those who have been mean to her through a series of bizarre killings.
Couple Takes a Wife, The (1972) as Mrs Flannigan
An independent-minded couple, each insisting on a business career, decide to hire a second "wife" -- someone who looks like a model and works like a scrub-woman -- to take care of the house and kids, but the three-way arrangement threatens to break up the marriage.
The War Between Men and Women (1972) as Elderly woman
A cynical writer-cartoonist has his chaotic relationship with a divorcee
In Search of America (1971) as Grandma Rose
A college drop-out convinces his family to re-examine its goals and gets them to chuck it all for a crosscountry odyssey in a 1928 Greyhound bus -- or, the family that stays together...
Change of Habit (1969) as Lily
A nun helps a doctor clean up the ghetto in which he lives.
The Love God? (1969) as Miss Keezy
The editor of a nature journal becomes an unlikely sex object after a new publisher makes the magazine a girlie book.
Angel in My Pocket (1969) as Nadine
A minister and his family fight for acceptance when he moves to a new church.
The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968) as Olive
A dentist cleans up the West with the help of a reformed lady bandit.
Dear Heart (1964) as Miss Tait
A middle-aged postmistress falls for an engaged man during a convention in New York.
The Birds (1963) as Mrs. MacGruder
In a California coastal area, flocks of birds unaccountably make deadly attacks on humans.
Love Is a Ball (1963) as Mathilda
A Riviera matchmaker tries to groom a young woman for a wealthy marriage.
Boys' Night Out (1962) as Beulah Partridge
A psychology student researches infidelity by becoming a platonic kept woman for four buddies.
The Parent Trap (1961) as Miss Inch
Twins separated by divorce plot to bring their parents back together.
The Guy Who Came Back (1951) as Grandma Joplin
Former football star Harry Joplin is down on his luck, both in his career and in his married life. He seems convinced of his own unworthiness, but a chance to play in a charity football game helps him see his life in a new light.

Cast (special)

Cheerleaders, The (1976) as Snowy'S Grandmother
The silly comings and goings of Snowy, B.J., and Beverly, three fun-loving high school girls. The pilot episode focuses on the girls, members of the cheerleading team, as they perform embarrassing pledge week antics for a sorority house they hope to join.
Man in the Middle (1972) as Belle; Norman'S Mother
The misadventures of a conservative family man who is caught between a left-wing daughter, a right-wing mother, and a middle-aged business partner on a youth trip.

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