Ruth Roman

Roman in trailer for ”Strangers on a Train,” 1951

Date of Birth: December 22, 1922

Place of Birth: Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

Date of Death: September 9, 1999

Place of Death: Laguna Beach, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: Lithuanian Jewish

Ruth Roman was an American actress. She was the daughter of Lithuanian-Jewish parents, Mary Pauline (Gold) and Abraham Roman (also known as Anthony K. Roman).

Ruth was married to William Ross Wilson, until her death. She had a son with her former husband Mortimer Hall. Mortimer’s mother was publisher Dorothy Schiff.

Ruth’s paternal grandfather was named Charles Roman.

Ruth’s paternal grandmother was named Mary.

Ruth’s maternal grandfather was named Jake Gold.

Ruth’s maternal grandmother was named Esther Bycofsky.

Sources: Marriage record of Ruth’s parents –

Ruth Roman on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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