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 Ruth Attaway

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Ruth Attaway

Actress.She made her Broadway debut in the musicial "You Can't Take It With You"(1936).Some of her most memorable roles included "President's Lady"(1953), "Raintree County" (1957),"Porgy and Bess"(1959),the Mayor's nurse in "The Takings of Pelham One Two Three" (1974), the role of Edna in "Conrack"(1974)and Louise, the cook in"Being There"(1979) with Peter Sellers. Attaway succumbed to injuries resulting from an apartment fire at age of 77.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Brown Girl 33
  • Added: 17 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15401276
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Attaway (28 Jun 1910–21 Sep 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15401276, citing Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .