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 Ruth Attaway

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Ruth Attaway

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Death 21 Sep 1987 (aged 77)
Burial Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 15401276 View Source
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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: KenR Jr.
  • Originally Created by: Brown Girl 33
  • Added: 17 Aug 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15401276
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/15401276/ruth-attaway : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Attaway (28 Jun 1910–21 Sep 1987), Find a Grave Memorial ID 15401276, citing Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by KenR Jr. (contributor 49966516) .