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 Relationships4
Longest Relationship29 yrs
Shortest Relationship13 yrs, 3 mths
Average Relationship Length10 yrs, 6 mths
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 Brats1989GoldieMovie
Glitter1984TV Show
The Phynx1970Ruby KeelerMovie
The Greatest Show on Earth1963Peggy RusherTV Show
Vacation Playhouse1963RubyTV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1952Guest DancerTV Show
Sweetheart of the Campus1941Betty BlakeMovie
Mother Carey's Chickens1938Katherine 'Kitty' CareyMovie
Hollywood Handicap1938Ruby KeelerShort Film
Ready, Willing and Able1937JaneMovie
A Day at Santa Anita1937Ruby Keeler (uncredited)Short Film
Colleen1936Colleen ReillyMovie
Go Into Your Dance1935Dorothy 'Dot' WayneMovie
Shipmates Forever1935June BlackburnMovie
Flirtation Walk1934'Kit' FittsMovie
42nd Street1933PeggyMovie
Footlight Parade1933BeaMovie
Gold Diggers of 19331933PollyMovie
Show Girl in Hollywood1930Cameo 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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