Ruth Roman

Born Dec 22, 1924

Ruth Roman was an American actress. One of her most memorable roles was in the Alfred Hitchcock 1951 thriller Strangers on a Train.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ruth Roman.


1922 Birth Born on December 22, 1922.


1949 26 Years Old She played an important supporting role in the 1949 film, Champion, as the wife of a boxer played by Oscar-nominated Kirk Douglas. … Read More
1950 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 1950 film Three Secrets, she played a distraught mother waiting to learn whether or not her child survived an airplane crash.


1955 32 Years Old Roman was a notable presence and love interest to James Stewart in the Anthony Mann-directed western The Far Country in 1955. … Read More
1956 33 Years Old In 1956, she sued him for divorce, and the divorce decree became final on April 15, 1957.
1957 34 Years Old She was featured prominently in the adventure stories Mara Maru, Tanganyika and The Shanghai Story, co-starred with Van Johnson in the films Invitation and The Bottom of the Bottle and had top billing again in 1957's 5 Steps to Danger, a spy film, opposite Sterling Hayden.
1959 36 Years Old In 1959, Roman won the Sarah Siddons Award for her work in Chicago theatre. … Read More
1960 37 Years Old In 1960, Roman was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard for her contribution to television.


1999 77 Years Old Roman died at the age of 76 in her sleep of natural causes at her Laguna Beach, California, home on September 9, 1999. … Read More
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