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Ruth Foster (I) (1920–2012)

Ruth Foster was born on January 29, 1920 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. She was an actress and editor, known for Ben Casey (1961), Cyborg 2087 (1966) and Little House on the Prairie (1974). She was married to Peter James. She died on May 12, 2012 in Del Mar, California, USA. See full bio »

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(age 92) in Del Mar, California, USA

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The Preacher Takes a Wife (S6, Ep6)
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Known For

Ben Casey Miss Fleming
(1962-1964)
Cyborg 2087 Citizen in Crowd
(1966)
Little House on the Prairie Melinda Foster / Aunt Ruby / Woman #1
(1974-1983)
Dimension 5 Grumpy Man's Wife
(1966)

Filmography

Jump to: Actress | Editor | Producer | Self
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 1989 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Woman #1
- The Reunion (1989) ... Woman #1
 1984 Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (TV Movie)
Melinda Foster
 1984 Little House: The Last Farewell (TV Movie)
Mrs. Foster
 1974-1983 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Melinda Foster / Woman #1 / Aunt Ruby
- Hello and Goodbye (1983) ... Melinda Foster
- May I Have This Dance (1983) ... Melinda Foster
- For the Love of Blanche (1983) ... Melinda Foster
- Once Upon a Time (1983) ... Melinda Foster
- The Older Brothers (1983) ... Melinda Foster
 1966-1971 Bonanza (TV Series)
Townswoman / Courtroom Spectator / Wedding Guest
- Rock-A-Bye Hoss (1971) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
- Fallen Woman (1971) ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
- Terror at 2:00 (1971) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
- Return Engagement (1970) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
- Is There Any Man Here? (1970) ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1971 Medical Center (TV Series)
Nurse
- Web of Darkness (1971) ... Nurse
 1968-1969 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Townswoman
- The Last Hundred Miles (1969) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
- Ebenezer (1968) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
- Tornado Frances (1968) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
 1965-1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Townswoman / Party Guest / Restaurant Patron / ...
- The Night of the Falcon (1967) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
- The Night of the Tottering Tontine (1967) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
- The Night of the Skulls (1966) ... Party Guest (uncredited)
- The Night of the Big Blast (1966) ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
- The Night of the Bars of Hell (1966) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
 1966 Cyborg 2087
Citizen in Crowd
 1966 Dimension 5
Grumpy Man's Wife
 1965-1966 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Townswoman
- Treasure of John Walking Fox (1966) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
- By Line (1966) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
- The Raid: Part 1 (1966) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
- The Reward (1965) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
- Taps for Old Jeb (1965) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
 1961 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Townswoman
- The Nellie Jefferson Story (1961) ... Townswoman (uncredited)
 1957 The Spike Jones Show (TV Series)
Show Show Editor (19 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ruth A. Foster
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On stage from the age of 12 after winning a dance contest. Subsequently appeared with travelling dance troupes and performed with the Latin Quarter Show. See more »

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