Ruth Roman Overview:

Legendary actress, Ruth Roman, was born Norma Roman on Dec 22, 1922 in Lynn, MA. Roman died at the age of 76 on Sep 9, 1999 in Laguna Beach, CA .

MINI BIO:

Dark, curvaceous, vividly attractive, if slightly cold-looking American actress who struggled up to stardom through small roles and serials. Her peak starring time was quite short, but she later came back as a mature, but still glamorous, character actress. Ideally cast as the Lady Macbeth figure in Joe Macbeth. Daughter of a circus barker. Died in her sleep.

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HONORS and AWARDS:

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. Roman was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Eleanor Parker, Patricia Neal, and have "Three Secrets"

By Stephen Reginald on Oct 3, 2022 From Classic Movie Man

Eleanor Parker, Patricia Neal, and have "Three Secrets" Three Secrets (1950) is an American drama directed by Robert Wise and starring Eleanor Parker, Patricia Neal, and . The supporting cast includes Frank Lovejoy, Leif Erickson, and Ted de Corsia.Three women (Parker, Neal... Read full article


/ TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY ( 1951 )

By Theresa Brown on Dec 16, 2016 From CineMaven's Essays from the Couch

[ 12 / 22 / 22 ?~ ?9 / 9 / 99 ] There?s nothing like diving into a series of films in one fell swoop to watch the breadth of a talented performer or director. I did this with . I call her The Mighty Roman. I find her a very commanding presence. Her darkness could be part of it. She?s sable... Read full article


Mara Maru (1952) with Errol Flynn and

By Orson De Welles on Mar 5, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! Menace and Love-Madness! Plunder and Lust! Errol Flynn in the 1950s gets little mention, and perhaps justifiably so. His last contract with Warner Brother ran its course after 1953’s The Master of Ballantrae, to be followed by increasingly dire decline of the former matinee idol. T... Read full article


Mara Maru (1952) with Errol Flynn and

By Orson De Welles on Mar 5, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! Menace and Love-Madness! Plunder and Lust! Errol Flynn in the 1950s gets little mention, and perhaps justifiably so. His last contract with Warner Brother ran its course after 1953’s The Master of Ballantrae, to be followed by increasingly dire decline of the former matinee idol. T... Read full article


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Ruth Roman Quotes:

Gregory Mason: [Surprised to see Sheila in Benedict's living room] Hello. Are you the hostess here?
Stella Callahan: If I were, you wouldn't be a guest.


Beth Donovan: He's an animal. You should have seen him behind those guns today. I think he kills just to see men die.


Tonia Robles: Do you know what Texas means? It's an Indian word for friends. It's a big land with room for everyone. And you could be a part of it in time.


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Born on 12-22-22. Died on 9-9-99.

She and her son Richard "Dickie" Hall, were first-class passengers aboard the Andrea Doria when the ship collided with the Stockholm and sank in 1956. They were among almost 1,700 saved in the sinking. Roman and her son were separated during the rescue. She arrived in New York first and waited for him, surrounded by news photographers and reporters. She was on the pier to greet him when he arrived when the rescue ship arrived in New York the next day.

Died in her sleep.

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