Legendary actress, Ruth Hussey, was born Ruth Carol Hussey on Oct 30, 1911 in Providence, RI. Hussey died at the age of 93 on Apr 19, 2005 in Newbury Park, CA .
MINI BIO:Chic, rosy-cheeked brunette American actress whose ladylike manner belied her name. She gave sophisticated performances in dozens of films and always looked most comfortable in smart suits and mink coats. Her best role was the photographer in The Philadelphia Story; it earned her an Oscar nomination. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Hussey was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1940||Best Supporting Actress||The Philadelphia Story (1940)||Liz Imbrie||Nominated|
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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Tracy Lord: Aren't you coming Liz?
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