55 (passed away Dec. 3rd, 1969)
Apr. 24th, 1914
Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA
Ruth White's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1969 - The Reivers
1969 - Midnight Cowboy
1968 - No Way to Treat a Lady
1968 - Charly
1968 - Hang 'em High
1967 - Up the Down Staircase
1966 - Cast a Giant Shadow
1962 - To Kill a Mockingbird
1959 - The Nun's Story
1957 - Edge of the City
Guest TV Roles
Mrs. Sally Carroll
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- Her death, from cancer, was sudden and unexpected.
- She was of Irish heritage.
- She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Literature from Rutgers University (Douglass College) in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1935.
- She was awarded an honorary Master's Degree from Rutgers University (Douglass College) in 1962 for her services to humanities.
- She is the sister of actors 'Charles White (I)' (qv) and Richard White.
- She was interred with her brothers in the White Family Plot at Saint Mary's Cemetery in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.
- She was awarded an Emmy Award in 1964 for Best Supporting Actress in the Hallmark Hall of Fame Prodcution of "Little Moon of Alban."
- She taught acting and drama at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey.
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