Namesakes for Ruth

Biblical Characters: 1 character
      Ruth   (f)   Ruth 1:4  
Emmy Award Winners: 1 actress
      (actress) Ruth Gordon   1979   Taxi  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 3 actresses
      Ruth Gordon   1896-1985  
      Jacki Weaver (a.k.a. Ruth)   1947-  
      Maggie Gyllenhaal (a.k.a. Ruth)   1977-  
Notable Journalists: 1 print
      (print) Ruth Gruber   1911-2016  
Notable Musicians: 1 singer
      Ruth Jacott   1960-    
Notable Writers: 1 author
      Ruth Gruber   1911-2016  
Olympic Medalists: 3 silver, 2 bronze, 2 bronze/gold, 2 gold
      (bronze) Ruth Svedberg   1928   discus throw  
      (silver) Evelyne Hall (a.k.a. Ruth)   1932   80 m hurdles  
      (silver) Ruth Osburn   1932   discus throw  
      (silver) Ruth Halbsguth   1936   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
      (bronze) Bernice Lapp (a.k.a. Ruth)   1936   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
      (bronze/gold) Virginia Duenkel (a.k.a. Ruth)   1964   swimming - 100 m backstroke; swimming - 400 m freestyle  
      (bronze/gold) Keena Rothhammer (a.k.a. Ruth)   1972   swimming - 200 m freestyle; swimming - 800 m freestyle  
      (gold) Ruth Fuchs   1972; 1976   javelin throw  
      (gold) Ruth Riley   2004   basketball  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actress
      (actress) Ruth Gordon   1968   Rosemary's Baby  
Title Characters: 2 books
      (book) Ruth Hall   1854   Ruth Hall  
      (book) Ruth   2000   Drowning Ruth