Ruth Warrick
American actor
Ruth Warrick
Ruth Elizabeth Warrick, DM, was an American singer, actress and political activist, best known for her role as Phoebe Tyler on All My Children, which she played regularly from 1970 until her death in 2005. She celebrated her 80th birthday by attending a special screening of Citizen Kane to a packed, standing-room-only audience, to which she spoke afterward. (She made her film debut as Kane's first wife.
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Joan Crawford's star shines from comedies to dramas on TCM Aug. 22 - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
While on their date, who should show up at the same restaurant, but Dan, his oldest daughter (Peggy Ann Garner), his wife Lucille (played by then-future All My Children'sPhoebe Tyler, actress Ruth Warrick). Daisy and Peter leave the restaurant
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Orson Welles Movie Schedule: CITIZEN KANE, MR. ARKADIN, THE IMMORTAL STORY - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Cast: Joseph Cotten, Dolores Del Rio, Ruth Warrick. BW-68 mins. 4:30 PM TRENT'S LAST CASE (1952) A police detective on the verge of retirement investigates a socialite accused of murdering her wealthy husband. Dir: Herbert Wilcox
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Josh Duhamel returns to 'All My Children' next week - The Daily News Online (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Barr's character, Brooke English, arrived in Pine Valley in 1976 as the rich, spoiled niece of Phoebe Tyler, played by Ruth Warrick. She quickly made enemies with Erica Kane, played by Susan Lucci, as the two women often shared love interests
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INTERVIEW: Julia Barr Reflects On Her Career and Brooke English, Part 1 of 2 - We Love Soaps
Google News - over 5 years
WE LOVE SOAPS TV: Brooke was the niece of Phoebe, played by the legendary Ruth Warrick. What was it like working with her? Julia Barr: It was very interesting. We fairly quickly developed a real bond. She was a character, no doubt about it
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Flo DiBona: Millions of soap opera fans are willing to put our consumer ... - CNN (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The show has made stars of many actors: Ruth Warrick played Phoebe Tyler, the "Queen of Pine Valley." Beginning in episode #10, Susan Lucci has portrayed Erica Kane, the town's "bitch goddess" who seems to have been married close to a dozen times
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'Citizen Kane' Blu-ray Date and Supplements Revealed! - High-Def Digest
Google News - over 5 years
Specs have yet to be revealed, but the film will be receiving a 4k restoration and supplements include: Audio commentaries with Peter Bogdanovich and Roger Ebert; World Premier of Citizen Kane featurettes; one move down two Interviews with Ruth Warrick
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In Another Time > Wildwood's big screen connections - Shore News Today
Google News - almost 6 years
Among the visitors here were actors Leo Carrillo, Ruth Warrick, Lizabeth Scott, Charles Coburn, and Rhonda Fleming. Producer Jesse Lasky was there too and he served as honorary chairman. But while Hunt put the finishing touches on movies, so to speak,
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André Setaro De Salvador (BA) - Terra Magazine
Google News - almost 6 years
Leland (Joseph Cotten), outro amigo e companheiro, que narra o matrimônio de Kane com a sobrinha (Ruth Warrick) do presidente dos Estados Unidos, seus amores com uma jovem (Dorothy Comingore), com a qual volta a se casar (a primeira morre em acidente),
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Ciudadano Welles - Sur Digital (Andalucía)
Google News - almost 6 years
Mientras que para los papeles femeninos más señalados seleccionaría a actrices desconocidas u olvidadas, como son el caso de Ruth Warrick (que interpreta a Emily, la primera esposa de Kane), y Dorothy Comingore (que encarna a Susan, la segunda esposa)
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Before 'Melrose,' The Place to Go For Hot Intrigue
NYTimes - over 7 years
AS a shorthand term for any insular locale brimming with intertwined, debauched citizens ''Peyton Place'' had a long run. That is, until ''Melrose Place'' came along, transporting the soapy cliché of an incestuous, overheated small town to Los Angeles in the 1990s. Now there's a chance to revisit the original, courtesy of the first DVD releases of
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Prepare the O.R. (and A.A.): Dr. Drake Is Back; Rick Springfield Returns as an Older, Drunker Soap Opera Hero
NYTimes - about 11 years
When it comes to getting viewers' attention, soap operas have always favored the spectacular over the subtle. And that big-splash approach definitely extends to casting: on Friday's episode of ''General Hospital'' on ABC, Rick Springfield will begin to reprise his role as Dr. Noah Drake -- after a 22-year absence from the show. Dr. Drake may not be
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Paid Notice: Deaths WARRICK, RUTH
NYTimes - about 12 years
WARRICK--Ruth. The Episcopal Actors' Guild of America fondly mourns our dear friend. The ''Little Church'' steeple shines bright for you. Welcome home.
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Ruth Warrick, Film and TV Star, Dies at 88
NYTimes - about 12 years
Ruth Warrick, who made her movie debut with Orson Welles in ''Citizen Kane'' and ended her career with the long-running role of Phoebe Tyler Wallingford on the television soap opera ''All My Children,'' died on Saturday at her home in Manhattan. She was 88. The cause was complications of pneumonia, said her manager, Carolyn Anthony. Ms. Warrick was
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AT THE MOVIES; A Resemblance? It's Only Natural
NYTimes - over 16 years
In ''Sunshine,'' the family saga by the Hungarian filmmaker Istvan Szabo that opened in New York last Friday, the actresses Jennifer Ehle and Rosemary Harris play the same character at two different stages in her life. Ms. Ehle is the young, rebellious Valerie Sonnenschein, who marries her cousin Ignatz (Ralph Fiennes) in the twilight years of the
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CABARET GUIDE
NYTimes - about 17 years
Here is a selective listing of new or noteworthy cabaret shows in Manhattan this weekend. * denotes a highly recommended show. BETTY BUCKLEY, Cafe Carlyle, Carlyle Hotel, 35 East 76th Street, (212) 744-1600. No one infuses songs with a more insistent instinct for high drama than Ms. Buckley, whose cutting voice vibrates with tension and a lurking
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CHRONICLE
NYTimes - over 19 years
Theodore Roosevelt was one American President whose name cannot be besmirched by even the merest hint of infidelity. Or so says, RUTH WARRICK, the actress and matriarch of the soap opera ''All My Children'' for almost 28 years, and a not-so-secret fan of the 26th American President. She will share her insights at a talk called ''Theodore Roosevelt
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MOVIES THIS WEEK
NYTimes - over 19 years
TWO cockney schemers in London, a French sailor in Marseilles and a destructive house guest in New England command attention in choice films on television this week. In Mitchell Leisen's KITTY (1945), Paulette Goddard's most becoming film, an 18th-century cockney lass manages to become a duchess with the help of two aristocrats (Ray Milland and
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Black Professional Group Looks Out for the Next Generation
NYTimes - almost 22 years
A WOMAN in a spangled green suit and glittering green shoes was extolling the "leather-wrapped performance shifter" on the yellow mini-van. On another platform, speaking into a microphone in the same honeyed tones, a woman praised the "energy-absorbing crumple zones" of the sleek sedan beside her. A male voice urged the growing crowd at the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ruth Warrick
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2005
    Age 88
    The January 24, 2005 episode of All My Children was dedicated "In Loving Memory of Ruth Warrick". Phoebe died off screen on May 4. Phoebe's funeral was aired May 12, 2005.
    More Details Hide Details The episode featured many of Warrick's most notable performances as flashbacks, and included the return of many of the characters who had been heavily involved in her storylines over the years. Warrick was included in the memorial tribute at the 11th Screen Actors Guild Awards.
    Ruth was seen rarely on screen until All My Childrens 35th anniversary show on January 5, 2005.
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  • 2004
    Age 87
    Her family donated her 2004 Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award to a museum in her hometown of Saint Joseph, Missouri.
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    Film historian Scott Feinberg conducted the final interview with Warrick on August 14, 2004, at her apartment in New York City.
    More Details Hide Details After her death, her family put much of her estate in an auction. The auction included her extensive collection of art and photographs, as well as books signed by Bill and Hillary Clinton. Signed scripts from Peyton Place and All My Children, as well as her Broadway appearances were also in the catalog. The centerpiece of the catalog was the 25th anniversary reprint script of Citizen Kane, signed by Warrick, Cotten and Welles, one of only 100 printed.
    She received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was on hand to receive her Daytime Emmy Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2004.
    More Details Hide Details Warrick was a member of the Democratic Party, working with the administrations of John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and Jimmy Carter on labor and education issues. Upon Carter's 1980 defeat, she sent him a long letter thanking him for his efforts. He replied, telling her that if he had hired her as a speechwriter, he would have been reelected. Warrick had generally liberal political views. In her first years at All My Children, Warrick was flustered by her character's conservative politics and support of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, which Warrick strongly opposed. In July 2000, she refused to accept a lifetime achievement award from the South Carolina Arts Commission because she was offended by legislators' decision to move the Confederate flag from the state Capitol dome to another spot on the grounds in response to a boycott of the state by flag opponents. A lifelong supporter of African-American rights, she felt the flag should be removed completely, and commented, "In my view, this was no compromise. It was a deliberate affront to the African-Americans, who see it as a sign of oppression and hate".
  • 2002
    Age 85
    She had a brief re-emergance in 2002 when Phoebe made a return appearance at a hospital board meeting and later attended a society function with niece Brooke.
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  • 2001
    Age 84
    Warrick broke her hip while on vacation in Greece in 2001 and thenceforth used a wheelchair.
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  • 1995
    Age 78
    Due to health problems, actor Louis Edmonds, who portrayed Warrick's All My Children husband, left the show in 1995.
    More Details Hide Details Combined with Warrick's own health problems, that signaled a reduction in her screen time in the 1990s.
  • 1985
    Age 68
    In 1985, she played Hannah Cord in the television film Peyton Place: The Next Generation.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1970
    Age 53
    When All My Children debuted on January 5, 1970, Warrick was among the contracted cast, playing Pine Valley's imperious matriarch Phoebe Tyler (the character's full name via her marriages would eventually be Phoebe English Tyler Wallingford Matthews Wallingford).
    More Details Hide Details The show was an instant hit and Phoebe became a popular character. While her role was originally that of a serious society snob concerned mainly with keeping her family's name at the top of the town's social register, she later began to add much humor into the role, especially when her character, separated from her husband of many years, began having an affair with a phony professor Langley Wallingford, and eventually married him. Warrick received Daytime Emmy Award nominations in 1975 and 1977.
  • 1969
    Age 52
    ABC approved her new show, All My Children, in 1969.
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  • 1968
    Age 51
    She had created her own show, One Life to Live, in 1968.
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  • 1967
    Age 50
    Warrick received an Emmy Award nomination for her work on this show in 1967, the same year she left the show.
    More Details Hide Details In 1969, she made her last major film, Disney's The Great Bank Robbery. During this time, Nixon had been moving up the daytime television ranks.
  • FORTIES
  • 1965
    Age 48
    Then, in 1965, she joined the cast of the primetime serial, Peyton Place, playing Hannah Cord.
    More Details Hide Details While there had been previous primetime serials (such as One Man's Family), none had enjoyed the phenomenal success of Peyton Place.
  • 1961
    Age 44
    During the 1961-62 television season, she starred in Father of the Bride television series.
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  • 1959
    Age 42
    From 1959-60, she understudied for Una Merkel and (future All My Children co-star) Eileen Herlie in the Broadway musical, Take Me Along.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1956
    Age 39
    Phillips was impressed by Warrick's performance and hired her for her new soap opera, As the World Turns when the show debuted in 1956.
    More Details Hide Details Her character, Edith Hughes, was madly in love with a married man, Jim Lowell. Phillips wanted the characters to live happily ever after, but Procter & Gamble, which owned the show, demanded that the characters not endorse adultery, so Jim "died". She stayed on the show until 1960.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1942
    Age 25
    Warrick was expecting her first child during the filming of Kane, which prevented her being cast in The Magnificent Ambersons; but she worked on a 1942 episode ("My Little Boy") of Welles's radio series, and Welles hired her again for Journey into Fear (1943).
    More Details Hide Details She appeared in The Corsican Brothers, The Iron Major, Mr. Winkle Goes to War, and Guest in the House. Following World War II, she had a role in the Academy Award winning Disney film Song of the South; she also appeared in Daisy Kenyon, which starred Joan Crawford and Henry Fonda, but by the late 1940s her film roles were becoming infrequent and less notable. After playing Betty Hutton's sister-in-law in Let's Dance, she starred as a troubled wife looking back at her life in the religious drama Second Chance and an alcoholic wife and mother in One Too Many. In the 1950s, she befriended soap opera executives Irna Phillips and Agnes Nixon. Warrick became a cast member on the soap opera The Guiding Light, playing Janet Johnson, R.N. from 1953–54.
  • 1938
    Age 21
    Welles pulled her photograph from the hundreds he had been sent by agents; he recognized her from a radio show they had worked on together in 1938.
    More Details Hide Details He spoke with her in New York: "I'm not looking for an actress that can play a lady," he said, "I want an actress who is a lady." She was in California within days, making several screen tests including one with Welles, and was regarded as perfect for the role.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1916
    Born
    Born on June 29, 1916.
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