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Ruth Hussey Overview:

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 .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Hussey was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1940Best Supporting ActressThe Philadelphia Story (1940)Liz ImbrieNominated
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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By Brandie on Jan 9, 2011 From True Classics

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Ruth Hussey Quotes:

Elizabeth (Liz) Imbrie: Oh it's all right Tracy. We all go haywire at times and if we don't, maybe we ought to.


Pamela Fitzgerald: [as Pam and Rod walk into the empty studio room] Well, now we know... the one ugly room in the house!


Macaulay Connor: [speaking of Tracy] What are her leading characteristics?
C. K. Dexter Haven: She has a horror of men who wear their hats in the house.
Elizabeth (Liz) Imbrie: Leading characteristics to be filled in later.
Macaulay Connor: I can fill them in right now: the rich, rapacious, American female. There's no other country where she exists.
Elizabeth (Liz) Imbrie: And would I change places with Tracy Samantha Lord for all her wealth and beauty? Oh boy just ask me.


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Step daughter of William O'Rourke

Graduated from Pembroke College in Brown University in 1933.

The last surviving cast member of The Philadelphia Story (1940).

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