Ruth Warrick
Ruth Warrick

Ruth Warrick

Hi I am Ruth Warwick, and I am a famous actress. I was born on June 29, 1916, at St. Joseph, Missouri. After I moved to Kansas City I went to school and studied at the University of Kansas City. I wrote a essay in high school called prevention and cure of tuberculosis and won a contest. I won a trip to New York and became interested in acting. I was hired by a young Orson  Welles for the movie Citizen Kane, which I played Emily Monroe Norton, niece of the President of the United States and Kane's first wife. I was then in about 20 movies and starred on Broadway. When All My Children debuted on January 5, 1970, I was among the contracted cast playing Pine Valley’s imperious matriarch Phoebe Tyler. The show All My Children was an instant hit and Phoebe Tyler became a popular character. I did this for 35 years, from 1970 through 2005.  I had a role in the Academy Award winning Disney film Song of the South.  I died from pneumonia on January 15, 2005. Remember me as a great soap opera star.

by Eryn

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