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October 3, 2019

45 Glamorous Photos of Ruth Roman in the 1940s and ‘50s

Born 1922 in Lynn, Massachusetts, American actress Ruth Roman relocated to Hollywood to pursue a career in films after playing stage roles in the East Coast. She appeared in several uncredited bit parts before she was cast in the western Harmony Trail (1944) and the serial Jungle Queen (1945), her first credited film performances.

Roman achieved her first notable success with a role in The Window (1949) and a year later was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress for her performance in Champion (1949).

In the early 1950s, Roman was under contract to Warner Bros., where she starred in a variety of films, including the Alfred Hitchcock thriller Strangers on a Train (1951). In the mid-1950s, she continued starring in films and also began playing guest roles in television series.

Her television appearances earned her a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She died at the age of 76 in her sleep of natural causes at her beachfront villa on Crescent Bay in Laguna Beach, California in 1999.

Take a look at these glamorous photos to see the beauty of Ruth Roman in the 1940s and 1950s.




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