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Ruth Westheimer

Actress | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Inside Deep Throat (2005) | Forever, Lulu (1987) | Daily Cafe (2007)
AWARDS 
4 nominations More »
AKA 
Dr. Ruth | Dr. Ruth Westheimer
NICKNAME  
Doctor Ruth
BORN 
Jun 4, 1928 (age 89)
HEIGHT 
4' 7" (1.40m)

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Past Film & Video (4 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Inside Deep ThroatInside Deep Throat Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer), Thanks  Less 2005 $2MM $654K
  • Primary photo for Surviving SalvationSurviving Salvation (Short) Executive Producer (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for One Woman or TwoOne Woman or Two Mrs. Heffner (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 1985 $179K
  • Primary photo for Electric DreamsElectric Dreams Talk Show Host (voice) (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 1984 $2.2MM
Past Television (6 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Family PickleFamily Pickle (TV Series) Special Thanks (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Lipshitz Saves the WorldLipshitz Saves the World (TV Movie) Dr. Ruth  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Melrose PlaceMelrose Place (TV Series) Dr. Ruth (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
    • Friends & Lovers (Jul 15, 1992) Dr. Ruth (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dr. Ruth's HouseDr. Ruth's House (TV Short) Dr. Ruth Engelhof (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Tall Tales & LegendsTall Tales & Legends (TV Series) Mysterious Stranger (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
    • Ponce de Leon (Nov 16, 1986) Mysterious Stranger (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
  • Primary photo for WortwechselWortwechsel (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
Self (92 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Talk Stoop with Cat GreenleafTalk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2016–2017)  Less 2016–2017
  • Primary photo for Hayom BaLaylaHayom BaLayla (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Celebrate Israel ParadeCelebrate Israel Parade (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Rachael RayRachael Ray (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2013–2015)  Less 2013–2015
  • Primary photo for The Dr. Oz ShowThe Dr. Oz Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Fashion News LiveFashion News Live (TV Series) Herself (12 episodes, 2005–2014)  Less 2005–2014
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  • Primary photo for Bystander RevolutionBystander Revolution (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Celebrate Israel ParadeCelebrate Israel Parade (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom AleichemTheodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem Herself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Celebrate Israel ParadeCelebrate Israel Parade (TV Special) Herself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Makers: Women Who Make AmericaMakers: Women Who Make America (TV Mini-series) Herself, sex therapist (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The DoctorsThe Doctors (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2011–2012)  Less 2011–2012
  • Primary photo for The Nate Berkus ShowThe Nate Berkus Show (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Tietjen und HirschhausenTietjen und Hirschhausen (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice!The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice! (TV Special) Herself (as Dr. Ruth)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Encore with John PalmerEncore with John Palmer (TV Series) Herself  Less 2006–2010 $630K
  • Primary photo for Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and RebelHugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel Herself: Sex Therapist (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 2009 $22K
  • Primary photo for BeckmannBeckmann (TV Series) Herself (3 episodes, 2007–2009)  Less 2007–2009
  • Primary photo for NDR Talk ShowNDR Talk Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Danke, Bio!Danke, Bio! (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Hot FlashHot Flash Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Die Johannes B. Kerner ShowDie Johannes B. Kerner Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2003–2008)  Less 2003–2008
  • Primary photo for Kölner TreffKölner Treff (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for 1 vs. 1001 vs. 100 (TV Series) Mob (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Episode #2.5 (Feb 1, 2008) Mob (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Daily CafeDaily Cafe (TV Series) Herself - contributor (2007-2008)  Less 2007– 
  • Primary photo for Sex Cred with Dr. RuthSex Cred with Dr. Ruth (TV Series) Herself  Less 2007– 
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for VH1: All AccessVH1: All Access (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Head CasesHead Cases (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Pilot (Sep 14, 2005) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Retrosexual: The 80'sRetrosexual: The 80's (TV Mini-series) Herself  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for CMT: 40 Sexiest VideosCMT: 40 Sexiest Videos (TV Special) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for I Love the '90sI Love the '90s (TV Series) Herself  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for Menschen bei MaischbergerMenschen bei Maischberger (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Hollywood SquaresHollywood Squares (TV Series) Herself - Panelist (10 episodes, 2003–2004)  Less 2003–2004
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  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1997–2002)  Less 1997–2002
  • Primary photo for Inside Base CampInside Base Camp (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: America's Greatest Love StoriesAFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: America's Greatest Love Stories (TV Special) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Between the LionsBetween the Lions (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Herself (7 episodes, 1994–2001)  Less 1994–2001
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  • Primary photo for The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Rob ReinerThe N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Rob Reiner (TV Movie) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
    • Dirty Dancing (Sep 3, 2000) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Howard Stern Radio ShowThe Howard Stern Radio Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1999–2000)  Less 1999–2000
  • Primary photo for Behind the MusicBehind the Music (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
    • 1984 (Apr 16, 2000) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ally McBealAlly McBeal (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
    • Sex, Lies and Politics (Mar 1, 1999) Herself (voice) (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Love Boat: The Next WaveLove Boat: The Next Wave (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
    • Blind Love (Jan 22, 1999) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
  • Primary photo for The World's Best Sellers: The Fine Art of Separating People from Their MoneyThe World's Best Sellers: The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Roseanne ShowThe Roseanne Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
    • Episode #1.32 (Oct 28, 1998) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Howard SternHoward Stern (TV Series) Herself (4 episodes, 1995–1996)  Less 1995–1996
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  • Primary photo for Die Harald Schmidt ShowDie Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
    • Show #60 (Feb 28, 1996) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Playboy: Making Love Series Volume 3 - 10 Secrets for Greater Sensual PleasurePlayboy: Making Love Series Volume 3 - 10 Secrets for Greater Sensual Pleasure (Video) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Anyone for Pennis?Anyone for Pennis? (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Playboy: Making Love Series Volume 1Playboy: Making Love Series Volume 1 (Video) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for In a New Light '94In a New Light '94 (TV Special) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Do the Right ThingDo the Right Thing (TV Series) Herself - Panellist (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Guest (6 episodes, 1989–1994)  Less 1989–1994
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  • Primary photo for The Defense Rests: A Tribute to Raymond BurrThe Defense Rests: A Tribute to Raymond Burr (TV Special) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for This MorningThis Morning (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for WoganWogan (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1992–1993)  Less 1992–1993
  • Primary photo for Quantum LeapQuantum Leap (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Min TochnitMin Tochnit (TV Series) Herself  Less 1993– 
  • Primary photo for Dr. Ruth's Never Too LateDr. Ruth's Never Too Late (TV Series) Herself  Less 1992–1993
  • Primary photo for Vicki!Vicki! (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Howard Stern ShowThe Howard Stern Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1991–1992)  Less 1991–1992
    • Judy from Summer Camp (Aug 1, 1992) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
    • Bob Hope (Jul 13, 1991) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Boulevard BioBoulevard Bio (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for One on One with John TeshOne on One with John Tesh (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 12th Annual CableACE AwardsThe 12th Annual CableACE Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Marsha Warfield ShowThe Marsha Warfield Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Clive Anderson Talks BackClive Anderson Talks Back (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
    • Episode #2.8 (May 18, 1990) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less
  • Primary photo for Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney YearsHappy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years (TV Movie) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Live with Regis and Kathie LeeLive with Regis and Kathie Lee (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1989–1990)  Less 1989–1990
  • Primary photo for What's Up, Dr. Ruth?What's Up, Dr. Ruth? (TV Series) Herself - Host  Less 1989–1990
  • Primary photo for The 10th Annual National CableACE AwardsThe 10th Annual National CableACE Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself / Himself / Herself - Guest (21 episodes, 1982–1988)  Less 1982–1988
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  • Primary photo for The All New Dr. Ruth ShowThe All New Dr. Ruth Show (TV Series) Herself - Host  Less 1988– 
  • Primary photo for The 9th Annual CableACE AwardsThe 9th Annual CableACE Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The New Hollywood SquaresThe New Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Herself - Panelist (7 episodes, 1986–1987)  Less 1986–1987
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  • Primary photo for Forever, LuluForever, Lulu Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Last Resort with Jonathan RossThe Last Resort with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Dr. Ruth WestheimerDr. Ruth Westheimer (TV Series) Herself - Host (2 episodes, 1984–1987)  Less 1984–1987
  • Primary photo for Candid Camera: First 40 YearsCandid Camera: First 40 Years (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 8th Annual Cable ACE AwardsThe 8th Annual Cable ACE Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for CloseupsCloseups (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for MoonlightingMoonlighting (TV Series) Herself - Dr. Ruth (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
    • Camille (May 13, 1986) Herself - Dr. Ruth (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Joan Rivers: Can We Talk?Joan Rivers: Can We Talk? (TV Series) Self (2 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for AmericaAmerica (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Elayne Boosler: Party of OneElayne Boosler: Party of One (TV Movie) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi AbromowitzJoan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz (TV Movie) Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1982–1983)  Less 1982–1983
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Fabulous Allan CarrThe Fabulous Allan Carr Herself (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Beer and Board GamesBeer and Board Games (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • Drunk Good Sex (Mar 15, 2012) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for My Travels with DianaMy Travels with Diana (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage) (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Our WorldOur World (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987

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