Actress. Born in Oklahoma. The daughter of Tom and Olive Stokes Mix. Ruth was educated at Maysville College. Her father was the legendary cowboy Tom Mix. She started her acting career following in her father's footsteps. In the mid 1920s she starred in several silent films. She made a total of twelve westerns, particularly The Tonto Kid, Fighting Pioneers, Saddle Aces and Gunfire all made in 1935. In 1936 she starred in three cliffhanger serials, The Black Coin, The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand, and Custer's Last Stand. After her Hollywood career, she joined her father's circus and wild west show, she was a trick rider. The Mix circus went bust and their last performance was in Pecos, Texas in September, 1938. Ruth was married three times, first to Douglas Gilmore, her second husband was Howard Tillman Cragg, and her final husband was William Hickman Hill. Ruth and William had three children together. She was 65 years old at the time of her death.
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