HWOF

Search

About this star

Ruta Lee

Next star: William Dieterle
Previous star: William Shatner

Biography

Ruta Lee

Ruta Lee (born May 30, 1936) is a Canadian actress and dancer who appeared as one of the brides in the movie Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. She is also known for her guest appearance in The Twilight Zone in 1959, and for being a semi-regular on a number of game shows, including the Hollywood Squares, What's My Line?, and as Alex Trebek's co-host on High Rollers. Ruta Lee was born Ruta Mary Kilmonis in Montreal, Quebec, and she was the only child of two Lithuanian immigrants. Her father was a tailor and her mother was a homemaker. In 1948, her family moved to Los Angeles, Calif., where she attended high school at Hollywood High School, and began studying acting and appearing in high school plays. She attended both Los Angeles City College and the University of California at Los Angeles. Ruta worked as a cashier, an usherette, and a candy girl at the famous Grauman's Chinese Theater.

Fact file

Read more about Ruta Lee at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Thalians to Fete Smokey Robinson at Anniversary Gala
Variety, 2014-02-20 16:00:48
The Thalians org will honor music legend Smokey Robinson at its 56th anniversary gala at West Hollywood’s House of Blues in April. The industry group headed by thesps Debbie Reynolds and Ruta Lee focuses on raising money and awareness for mental health-related causes. For the second time, the Thalian’s gala ...

Hollywood Blvd, north side, between Highland and Orange

Find out more about this area

From here you can:

Nearby you will also find Charles Bronson, Bernardo Bertolucci, Danny Thomas, Jon Peters, William Shatner, William Dieterle, Godzilla, Tom Selleck, Lew Wasserman, Creighton Hale, and many others.