Namesakes

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  
(gold) Ruth Fuchs   1972; 1976   javelin throw  
(bronze/gold) Keena Rothhammer (a.k.a. Ruth)   1972   swimming - 200 m freestyle; swimming - 800 m freestyle  
(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