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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 .



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

She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Ruth Hussey Quotes:

[Mike discovers the intercom in the Lords' house]
Macaulay Connor: Uh-oh, Liz, what did I tell you? Look, how do you like this - living room, sitting room, terrace, pool, stables.
Elizabeth (Liz) Imbrie: That's probably so they can talk to the horses without having them in the house.

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

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

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Best Supporting Actress Oscar 1940

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Ruth Hussey on the
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Ruth Hussey Facts
Her ancestor, Christopher Hussey, was one of the original purchasers of Nantucket Island, Massachusetts.

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

Graduated from Pembroke College in Brown University in 1933.

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