User comments for Ruth (1) (Famous Bearer Only)

Ruth is the fifth book in Lori Copeland's Brides of the West series. It's a sweet story, I think.
― Anonymous User  8/21/2005
The little girl in the cartoon "One Big Happy" is called Ruthie. She is named after her grandmother who is also featured in the script.
― Anonymous User  3/15/2006
Ruth Jones was the birth name of famous blues, jazz and gospel singer Dinah Washington.
ars musica  4/9/2006
This always makes me think of Ruth Jamison from "Fried Green Tomatoes." I love that movie!
Arowen Half-Elven  4/16/2006
Ruth Horáčková is songwriter Michal Horáček´s daughter.
Maggie_Simpson  8/12/2006
Hollywood legend Bette Davis was born Ruth Elizabeth Davis. Since her mother was also named Ruth, Bette used her nickname throughout her life.
elizabeth hamlet  8/15/2006
I always associate the name Ruth with the girl that Arnold had a crush on in the Nickelodeon show "Hey Arnold!" I really love it, and I'm glad it's not as popular as it used to be. :)
― Anonymous User  9/3/2006
There is an author named Ruth Rendell aka Barbara Vine.
― Anonymous User  11/28/2006
Ruth Roman (December 22, 1922 – September 9, 1999) was an American actress. She was born Norma Roman in the Boston suburb of Lynn, Massachusetts and as a young girl pursued her desire to become an actress by enrolling in the prestigious Bishop Lee Dramatic School in Boston. Following completion of her studies Roman headed to Hollywood where she obtained bit parts in several films before being cast in the title role in the 1945 thirteen episode serial Jungle Queen.

In the early 1950s, The Jungle Queen became one of the television serials that brought Roman a whole new audience of baby boomers. In 1949 she had a secondary but important role in the acclaimed 1949 film, Champion. In one of her most memorable roles, Roman costarred with Farley Granger and Robert Walker in the Alfred Hitchcock thriller Strangers on a Train (1951).
sweetbabe  12/17/2006
Ruth Wilson is an English actress best known for playing the title character in the 2006 BBC miniseries "Jane Eyre."
― Anonymous User  1/21/2007
Ruth Huckaback is a character in R. D. Blackmore's novel "Lorna Doone."
Kate  7/10/2007
Ruth, a "Piratical Maid of all work," is a character from Gilbert & Sullivan's operetta "The Pirates of Penzance" (1879).
Kate  1/22/2008
Ruth Jameson is the main female character in Gene Stratton-Porter's novel "The Harvester."
Kate  1/22/2008
Ruth Connors is a character in Alice Sebold's "The Lovely Bones".
Joe-Bob-McRobert  11/12/2008
Kate Bush's song "Running up That Hill" is oftentimes referred to as "RUTH" by her fans. I think it is a lovely name and I like the association with Kate Bush.
CB_DK  12/8/2008
Ruth Condomine in Noel Coward's comedy, "Blithe Spirit"! (I played this character when we did the play at our school, and it was fun, though the character was a bit snobbish and overbearing :)
teensyalmond  6/3/2009
Ruth "Ruthie" Camden was a character on the once-popular show "Seventh Heaven." She was played by Mackenzie Rosman. The show ran from 1996-2007.
breakofday  12/11/2009
Ruth Etting (November 23, 1897 – September 24, 1978) was an American singing star and actress of the 1920s and 1930s, who had over 60 hit recordings and worked in stage, radio, and film.
moonbaby9307  4/16/2010
Not really a famous bearer, but Ross and Rachel considered this for their baby on Friends. They decided against it, when Rachel said "We'll have our very own Baby Ruth".
alicehartley4884  7/30/2010
Ruth is a character in Kazuo Ishiguro's amazing (and depressing) novel Never Let Me Go, played by Keira Knightley in the film adaptation.
― Anonymous User  2/19/2011
This was the name of Rose's snobbish, elitist mother in James Cameron's Titanic. Nice name despite the negative association.
Buneary  1/5/2013
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a Supreme Court Justice, and was also the first Jewish woman to appointed to the Court.
spaz123  3/23/2013
American actress Ruth Hussey (1911-2005).
Oohvintage  7/23/2013
I can't believe no one has mentioned the character Ruth May from The Poisonwood Bible. She is the youngest daughter of the Price family. Her family goes on a mission trip to the Congo. She dies after getting bitten by a snake, which causes her family to fall apart.
HarderToBreathe  2/1/2015
Baby Ruth candy bars were named after Grover Cleveland's daughter. She was born between his two terms of office which was popular. She died of heart problems at 14.
Born: October 3, 1891, New York City, NY
Died: January 7, 1904, Princeton, NJ
She was very famous, and mourned by many. She was known as Baby Ruth. Babe Ruth was a last name (not a famous bearer).
Eileen1209864  5/5/2016
Ruth Zakarian is an American actress, model and beauty queen who was the winner of the first ever Miss Teen USA pageant, held in 1983 in Lakeland, Florida. She went on to compete in Miss USA 1984 as Miss Teen USA 1983.
cutenose  1/20/2017

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