Ruth Buzzi Biography
Birthday: July 24, 1936 (Leo)
Born In: Westerly, Rhode Island, United States
Ruth Buzzi is an American actress, singer, and comedian. Known for her works in films, TV shows, and stage productions, she is most popular for the comedy-variety show ‘Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-in.’ She was born in Westerly, Rhode Island, and was raised in Connecticut. She studied at Stonington High School, after which she enrolled at the Pasadena Playhouse, graduating with honors. Her first work on TV was in a few episodes of ‘Linus the Lionhearted’. In 1967, she started appearing as a regular performer in ‘Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in’, which became the most successful work of her career. Buzzi’s first important movie role was in ‘Record City,’ a film which chronicles the exploits of employees at a record store. Over the years, she has appeared in several other movies, such as ‘The North Avenue Irregulars’, ‘Skatetown, U.S.A.’, and ‘My Mom’s a Werewolf’. Throughout her career, she has gained several awards and honors. She was nominated for the Emmy Award five times and has won the Golden Globe Award once for her work in ‘Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in’. In 2008, the Board of Regents of Northwood University named her a ‘Distinguished Woman of Northwood’.