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Ruth Kobart

Highest Rated:   95% Dirty Harry (1971)
Birthday:   Not Available
Birthplace:   Not Available
A Tony-nominated actress of stage and screen whose ties with the American Conservatory Theater stretch back to their first stage production, Ruth Kobart found much success on stage before seguing into feature films and television. Born in Des Moines, IA, Kobart would later relocate to New York City to pursue a career in opera. Following an early career off-Broadway, Kobart toured with numerous productions before earning a Tony nomination for her role in the 1963 production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Kobart would continue to appear in ACT productions throughout her career, and after joining the group in 1967 she would remain an ACT player for 27 years. After making a splash with How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967) Kobart would appear in such features as Dirty Harry (1971) and Sister Act (1992), in addition to loaning her voice to such animated efforts as Jonny Quest. On December 13, 2002, Ruth Kobart died of cancer in San Francisco. She was 78.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
64% Palookaville
  • Himself
1995
7% Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
  • Choir Nun
1993
71% Sister Act
  • Choir Nun
1992
40% The Hindenburg
  • Hattie
1975
95% Dirty Harry
  • Bus Driver
1971
91% Petulia
  • Nun
1968
90% How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Miss Jones
1967
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  • Actor
1960

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