Ruth Buzzi Biography (1939-)



Full name, Ruth Ann Buzzi; born July 24, 1939 (some sources say 1936), in Westerly, RI; daughter of Angelo Peter (a stone sculptor) and Rena Pauline (maiden name, Macchi) Buzzi; married second husband, Kent Perkins, December 10, 1979. Education: Trained for the stage at the Pasadena Playhouse, 1954-57. Addresses: Agent-- Amsel, Eisenstadt, and Frazier, 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 510, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Career: Actress. Member: Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, American Guild of Variety Artists, American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination, special classification achievements--individuals (variety performances), 1969, Emmy Award nomination, outstanding achievement by a performer in music or variety, 1972, Golden Globe Award, best supporting actress in a series, miniseries, or motion picture made for television,1973, all for Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In; Emmy Award nomination,best supporting actress in comedy-variety, variety or music, 1974, for The Dean Martin Show; Variety Artist of the Year, American Guild of VarietyArtists Award, 1977; Pasadena Playhouse Achievement Award, 1979; Presidential Commendation Award, outstanding artist in the field of entertainment, 1980;Emmy Award nomination, best performer on a children's program, 1987, forThe Berenstain Bears; Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding performer in a children's series, 1994, for Sesame Street; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's Image Award; inducted into the Rhode Island Hall of Fame. Addresses: Agent: Amsel, Eisenstadt, and Frazier, 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 510, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
July 24, 1939
Westerly, Rhode Island, United States

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Cristi
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Jun 24, 2011 @ 2:14 pm
Trying to get in contact thru face book with Ruth Buzzi, she watched my daughter Racheal Watkins one weekend back in 1983. She knew my father in law Ed Watkins. Please have her email me, Racheal and I would love to say hello to her. Thank you

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