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Ruth Manning (I) (1920–2004)

Ruth Manning was born on June 12, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Sea of Love (1989), The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980) and Remington Steele (1982). She died on November 19, 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Sea of Love Miscellaneous Crew
The Last Flight of Noah's Ark Charlotte Braithwaite
Remington Steele Bertha Melneck
The Bionic Woman Cigar Smoker's Wife


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 2004 Old Tricks (Short)
Lick It Granny
 2000-2002 ER (TV Series)
Mrs. Newberry / Ruth Pooler
- Chaos Theory (2002) ... Mrs. Newberry
- The Fastest Year (2000) ... Ruth Pooler
 2001 Totally Blonde
 2001 The Lone Gunmen (TV Series)
Anna Haag
- Eine Kleine Frohike (2001) ... Anna Haag
 1999 Get Real (TV Series)
Elderly Woman
- Denial (1999) ... Elderly Woman
 1998 Profiler (TV Series)
Female Tennant
- The Monster Within (1998) ... Female Tennant
 1996 Life Happens (Short)
 1996 Daddy's Girl
Mrs. Hemp
 1995 Ellen (TV Series)
- Shake, Rattle and Rubble (1995) ... Customer
 1994 Desert Cross (Short)
Lady in Rest Stop
 1993/I Caught in the Act (TV Movie)
Woman in Bank
 1991 MacGyver (TV Series)
Helen Dabney
- Off the Wall (1991) ... Helen Dabney
 1990 Good Grief (TV Series)
Mrs. Hillendale
- Ladies and Gentlemen... Ernie Lapidus! (1990) ... Mrs. Hillendale
 1989 Night Court (TV Series)
Mrs. Marsden
- Branded: Part 2 (1989) ... Mrs. Marsden
 1989 Grave Secrets
Dr. Kathleen Thorpe
 1989 Checking Out
Dr. Duffin's Receptionist
 1987 Billionaire Boys Club (TV Mini-Series)
Levin's Mother
 1986 Starman (TV Series)
Fay Tomarkin
- The Return (1986) ... Fay Tomarkin
 1986 Stewardess School
 1986 Newhart (TV Series)
Lily Casiano
- Look Ma, No Talent (1986) ... Lily Casiano
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Bertha Melneck
- Steele Trying (1985) ... Bertha Melneck
 1985 Guilty Conscience (TV Movie)
Older Woman
 1985 Sins of the Father (TV Movie)
 1984 Hotel (TV Series)
Dr. Han
- Ideals (1984) ... Dr. Han
 1984 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
- The Rich Aren't Different (1984) ... Mae
 1983 Amanda's (TV Series)
Mrs. Cunningham
- You Were Meant for Me (1983) ... Mrs. Cunningham
 1982 Take Your Best Shot (TV Movie)
Casting Director
 1982 Lookin' to Get Out
Shannon - Bernie Gold's Sect'y
 1982 Between Two Brothers (TV Movie)
 1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
- D.U.I. (1981) ... Marjorie
 1981 Pen 'n' Inc. (TV Movie)
 1981 Sanford (TV Series)
Immigration Officer
- Cal's Illegal Alien (1981) ... Immigration Officer
 1981 The Devil and Max Devlin
Mrs. Davis
 1979-1981 Three's Company (TV Series)
Harriet Hadley / Nurse Engel
- Jack to the Rescue (1981) ... Harriet Hadley
- Chrissy's Hospitality (1979) ... Nurse Engel
 1980 Blue Jeans (TV Movie)
Molly Zwirko
 1980 Good Time Harry (TV Series)
 1980 The Last Flight of Noah's Ark
Charlotte Braithwaite
 1980 Wholly Moses!
 1978-1980 Family (TV Series)
Mrs. Hanley / Apartment Manager
- The Ties That Bind (1980) ... Mrs. Hanley
- Lifeline (1978) ... Apartment Manager
 1979 Act of Violence (TV Movie)
Rich Woman
 1979 ...And Your Name Is Jonah (TV Movie)
Mrs. Marquardt
 1978 Kaz (TV Series)
- A Case of Class (1978)
 1976-1978 Rhoda (TV Series)
Miriam / Aunt Ruth
- Happy Anniversary (1978) ... Miriam
- It's Not My Fault, Is It? (1976) ... Aunt Ruth
 1978 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Cigar Smoker's Wife
- The Martians Are Coming, the Martians Are Coming (1978) ... Cigar Smoker's Wife
 1978 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Mrs. Fox
- George and Whitty (1978) ... Mrs. Fox
 1977 Lou Grant (TV Series)
- Hostages (1977) ... Salesperson
 1977 Rosetti and Ryan (TV Series)
- If You Can't Trust Your Lawyer (1977) ... Emma
- Men Who Love Women (1977) ... Emma
 1977 You Light Up My Life
Mrs. Rothenberg
 1977 Man from Atlantis (TV Series)
- The Disappearances (1977) ... Clara
 1977 Westside Medical (TV Series)
- Intensive Care (1977)
 1977 Audrey Rose
Customer in Store
 1977 Maude (TV Series)
- Arthur's Crisis (1977) ... Lady
 1977 The Waltons (TV Series)
Mrs. Farrell
- The Elopement (1977) ... Mrs. Farrell
 1976 Cat Murkil and the Silks
Mrs. Murkil
 1976 Ace (TV Movie)
Alice Slade
 1976 Future Cop (TV Series)
- Pilot (1976) ... Della
 1976 The Practice (TV Series)
Nurse Franklin
- Love and Death (1976) ... Nurse Franklin
 1976 No Deposit, No Return
Miss Murdock
 1975 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Mae Williams
- Honeymoon with Death (1975) ... Mae Williams
 1975 All in the Family (TV Series)
Aunt Rose
- Edith's Friend (1975) ... Aunt Rose
 1959-1961 Deadline (TV Series)
Mrs. Thomas / Mrs. Nielsen
- Smoke Screen (1961) ... Mrs. Thomas
- The Case of the Stranger (1959) ... Mrs. Nielsen
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Judy Stassen (1969)
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TV commercial for Kraft Real Mayonnaise (1981)

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Playing the German grandmother in a production of Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers", off-Broadway. See more »

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