Resume and Reel
Lifetime Career – Acting Reel
Hollywood Walk of Fame/Lithuania’s Highest Medal Receipient
Ruta Lee and Debbie Reynolds honor Clint Eastwood with The Thalians Mr. Wonderful Award
Ruta was thrilled to announce that Films from The Thalians Galas since 1955 and forward have found a home at The Academy Film Archive. Treasured memories are now there as they continue their charitable events. Please enjoy this wonderful article: Thalians Galas Academy Film Archive
Ruta invited Liz Stavrinides, pet photographer, to her home to help with her book “Miracle Dogs”.
It was just released. These are some of the photos.
Finishing another charitable year in the spirit of giving.
Ruta and The Thalians Board of Directors presented a $250,000.00 donation to Ron Katz, founder of Operation Mend, and Dr. Thomas Strouse, Director of UCLA’s Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital. Operation Mend is devoted to helping brave military men and women heal the wounds of war; in body, mind and spirit.
Top row – left to right: Andrew McDonald, Dr. Irwin Lehrhoff (President), Frank Sheftel, Brian Theobald and Larry Wolfe. Bottom: left to right: Dr. Thomas Strouse, Ruta Lee (Chairman Emeritus), Ron Katz, Stephanie J. Hibler, Barbara Cohen-Wolfe and Kira Lorsch.
(Photo by Reed Hutchinson)
Ruta Lee goes to New York City to march in The Veteran’s Day Parade with Operation Mend Vets. Here she is with UCLA Operation Mend Founder Ron Katz and his brother, you may recognize him as Academy Award and Tony winner Joel Grey.