In seeking acting parts she was forced to travel to New York City where her relation to her mother was not as well known. She landed a job on Hollywood Screen Test, a talent show which aired on ABC Television from 1948-1953.
More DetailsHide DetailsRuick appeared on the Kraft Television Theater, soap operas, and The College Bowl (1950), which was hosted by Chico Marx. She also performed for fifteen weeks on the Jerry Colonna Show. In 1955 she was a regular on The Johnny Carson Show. Ruick did episodes of The Millionaire (1957), Public Defender (1954), Brothers Brannigan (1960), The 20th Century Fox Hour (1956), and Climax Mystery Theater (1955).
Ruick played bit parts in her first four films, one of them being The Band Wagon (1953), and then graduated to supporting roles. Her best remembered roles are Carrie Pipperidge in the film version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel (1956), where she delivers a touching rendition of "When I Marry Mr. Snow", and as Esmerelda, one of the wicked stepsisters, in the 1965 TV version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella.
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