Actress | Writer | Soundtrack
Her obsession with acting was partly inspired by a performance she attended of "The Pink Lady" at a Boston theater. It starred Hazel Dawn as a seductive Parisian vamp.
[As a winner on Oscar night, 1969] My husband told me if I didn't win this time he wouldn't bring me again. But I figured even if I didn't win I'd get got a new dress out of it. I feel absolutely groovy.
Ruth Gordon Jones
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
Edgartown, Massachusetts, USA
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