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Ruth Warrick

Ruth Warrick


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Also Known As: Died: January 15, 2005
Born: June 29, 1915 Cause of Death: complications from pneumonia
Birth Place: St Joseph, Missouri, USA Profession: Cast ...


Moved to Kansas City, MO while a high school student
Played the sister of the dead soldier in "Bury the Dead" at the Center Community Theater in Kansas City, MO
Participated in an early in-house test of television held in the RCA Building in New York
Made feature film debut in "Citizen Kane"
Supplied one of the voices for the Disney animated feature, "Song of the South"; also marked Warrick's last film at RKO, which distributed Disney productions
Hosted the NBC 15-minute anthology drama series, "Short, Short Drama"
Last feature for 12 years, "Roogie's Bump"
Played Mary Spain in a New York stage production of Nathanael West's "Miss Lonelyhearts" at the Music Box Theater
Played Essie in the Broadway musical, "Take Me Along", starring Jackie Gleason at the Shubert Theater
Played Anna in a Toronto production of the stage musical "The King and I", then went on a tour of major U.S. cities in the role
Played Ellie Banks on the CBS sitcom, "Father of the Bride", based on the 1950 MGM hit feature film of the same title
Played Martha in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and Mary Tyrone in "Long Day's Journey Into Night" in Los Angeles stage productions; also went on tour
Played Hannah Cord on the ABC serial drama, "Peyton Place"; joined the series after its run had begun; received an Emmy nomination for the 1966-67 season; series continued until 1969
Returned to occasional feature film work; played character roles in several films of the late 1960s beginning with "Ride Beyond Vengeance"
Played Phoebe Tyler (later Phoebe Tyler Wallingford) on the long-running ABC daytime drama, "All My Children"
Played Emmeline Marshall in a Broadway revival of the stage musical, "Irene", at the Minskoff Theater, starring Debbie Reynolds in the title role
Returned to feature film work after 14 years to play supporting roles in two films, "The Returning" and "Deathmask"
Reprised the role of Hannah Cord for the NBC TV-movie, "Peyton Place: The Next Generation"
Traveled to Moscow as part of "The Global Forum" that met with Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev regarding problems in the world's environment (Date approximate)
Became a licensed metaphysical teacher; was certified by the Unity School of Practical Christianity in Lees Summit, MO
Was one of the interviewees for the Oscar-nominated feature documentary, "The Battle Over 'Citizen Kane'"

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