Ford, Ruth b. July 7, 1911 d. August 12, 2009 Actress. She appeared in feature films, on stage and television from the late-1930's until the mid-1980's. Her parents were proprietors of a string of hotels in the south, so she spent her childhood moving from one town to another. After attending the University of Mississippi, she moved to New York and enjoyed a successful modeling career appearing in such publications as Vogue, Town and Country and Harper's. With aspirations of becoming an actress, she landed a role in [Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!