76 (passed away May. 13th, 2002)
Jul. 6th, 1925
Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
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- In 1998 Ruth was named by the National Trust as one of the 100 Australia's Living National Treasures.
- Educated at North Sydney Girls High School.
- Three adult children, Anna, Jane and Jonathon.
- Has honorary doctorates from the University of Sydney and Queensland University of Technology.
- Published her autobiography, A Biased Memoir, in 1997.
- Published a second autobiographical book, entitled "Journey From Venice", beginning with the funeral of her husband, and detailing their last holiday together.
- Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 1980
- Her career began in radio in Sydney in 1945 and in 1948 she joined the John Alden Company and played in King Lear, Measure For Measure and The Tempest.
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