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Was nominated for Broadway's 1956 Tony Award as Best Actress (Dramatic) for portraying Dolly Levi in Thornton Wilder's "The Matchmaker."
[on winning the Oscar at age 72, after more than fifty years in show business.] I can't tell you how encouraging a thing like this is. The first film that I was ever in was in 1915, and here we are, and it's 1969. Actually, I don't know why it took ...
Ruth Gordon Jones
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
Edgartown, Massachusetts, USA
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