Ruby Keeler

Ruby Keeler
1909 - 1993

Ruby Keeler  American Actress

Ruby Keeler (born Ethel Hilda Keeler; August 25, 1910 – February 28, 1993) was a Canadian-born American actress, dancer and singer most famous for her on-screen coupling with Dick Powell in a string of successful early musicals at Warner Brothers, pa...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship29 yrs
Shortest Relationship13 yrs, 3 mths
Average Relationship Length21 yrs, 2 mths
Rumored Relationships2
First Name Ruby
Middle Name Hilda
Last Name Keeler
Full Name at Birth Ethel Hilda Keeler
Age 83 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th August, 1909
Birthplace Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died 28th February, 1993
Place of Death Rancho Mirage, California, USA
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, Dancer And Singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame 42nd Street (1933)
Year(s) Active 1923–1989
Brand Endorsement Max Factor
Father Ralph Keeler
Sister Gertrude Keeler, Helen Keeler
Friend Wini Shaw
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Ruby Keeler83 VirgoActress
John Homer Lowe57
Al Jolson64 GeminiActor
Johnny Costello-Personality
George Raft85 LibraActor


Al "Peter"
Al Jr. (Adopted)

Onscreen Matchups


Beverly Hills Brats1989 Goldie Movie
Glitter1984 TV Show
The Phynx1970 Ruby Keeler Movie
The Greatest Show on Earth1963 Peggy Rusher TV Show
Vacation Playhouse1963 Ruby TV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1952 Guest Dancer TV Show
Sweetheart of the Campus1941 Betty Blake Movie
Mother Carey's Chickens1938 Katherine 'Kitty' Carey Movie
Hollywood Handicap1938 Ruby Keeler Short Film
Ready, Willing and Able1937 Jane Movie
A Day at Santa Anita1937 Ruby Keeler (uncredited) Short Film
Colleen1936 Colleen Reilly Movie
Go Into Your Dance1935 Dorothy 'Dot' Wayne Movie
Shipmates Forever1935 June Blackburn Movie
Dames1934 Barbara Movie
Flirtation Walk1934 'Kit' Fitts Movie
42nd Street1933 Peggy Movie
Footlight Parade1933 Bea Movie
Gold Diggers of 19331933 Polly Movie
Show Girl in Hollywood1930 Cameo Appearance at Premiere (uncredited) Movie
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wjerryzNov 4, 2015

Ruby,s roles we're great dancer,singer, and actress

wjerryzNov 4, 2015

I always thought Ruby,s role,s were funny and the life of the party.

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