Ruta Lee – Starring in Hootenanny Hoot 1963
Ruta Lee may not be a household name to the younger generation, but the actress, seen above in a forgettable starring role in 1963’s Hootenanny Hoot, has credits in over 155 movies and television shows over a 60 year career. Her official biography states that she has made over 2,000 television appearances.
She was born Ruta Mary Kilmonis in Montreal, Quebec on May 30, 1935 and moved to Hollywood when she was 13.
Ruta’s most notable films include Witness For The Prosecution, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers and Funny Face. Her television career has been long and prosperous with appearances in The Adventures of Superman, The Twilight Zone, Rawhide, Hollywood Squares, Fantasy Island, Murder She Wrote and Roseanne.