Actress On ‘Peyton Place,’ ‘All My Kids’ Was 97


Barbra Rush, the prolific actress finest identified for roles in 1953’s It Got here From Outer Area and lengthy runs on Peyton Place and All My Kids, has died. Her daughter confirmed Rush’s passing to Fox Information on Sunday. She was 97.

Rush had a close to 60-year profession. Within the ’50s and ’60s, she labored on the massive display with Paul Newman (3 times), Kirk Douglas, Rock Hudson, Dean Martin, Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra and Richard Burton. Along with pulpier fare like Prince of Pirates and Taza, Son of Cochise, Rush did a trio of movies with Douglas Sirk — The First Legion, Magnificent Obsession and Captain Lightfoot — and Bigger Than Life with Nicholas Ray.

By the late Sixties, Rush had segued largely to TV, showing in mainstays of the interval comparable to Ben Casey, Dr. Kildare, The Fugitive, Marcus Welby, M.D., McCloud, Maude, Ironside and Mannix.

Rush appeared in each episode of NBC’s nighttime sudser Flamingo Highway over its 1980-1982 run. She labored on different staples of the interval comparable to The Love Boat, Knight Rider, Matt Houston, Fantasy Island, Magnum P.I. and Homicide, She Wrote.

seventh Heaven followers will acknowledge Rush from her run on the present as Grandma Ruth Camden.



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