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Ruth Buzzi (born July 24, 1936) is an American actress and comedian of theatre, film, and television. She is especially known for her performances on the comedy-variety show Rowan & Martin`s Laugh-In from 1968 to 1973. Ruth Buzzi`s first national appearance on television came on the Garry Moore Show just after Carol Burnett was replaced by Dorothy Loudon on the series. Ruth Buzzi saw her first taste of national fame as "Shakuntala" the silent, bumbling magician`s assistant to her comedy partner Dom DeLuise as "Dominic the Great". They were an instant hit with the public. Buzzi was a member of the regular repertory company on the CBS variety show The Entertainers (1964–1965) In 1966-1967, she was in the Broadway cast of the musical Sweet Charity, playing a role that was not in the film version. In the late 1960s, she was featured as a semi-regular on the sitcom That Girl as Marlo Thomas`s friend and in a comedy-variety series starring Steve Allen. Her character parts in the Allen sketches led her to be cast for NBC`s new show Rowan and Martin`s Laugh-In. Ruth Buzzi was the only featured player to appear in every episode of Laugh-In.
Ruth Buzzi now lives primarily in Southlake, Texas and enjoys spending time with her husband (a retired businessman) at their 220-acre ranch just West of Fort Worth, Texas where they raise Black Angus cattle and quarter horses; she has a horse named Gladys, a cat named Ratso Rizzo, and her hobby is painting. Ruth Buzzi does not offer paintings for sale to the public, but has donated paintings to charity where they have sold for thousands of dollars. She supports children`s charities including Make a Wish Foundation, the Special Olympics, St. Jude Hospital, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters.
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Ruth Ann Buzzi (born July 24, 1936) is an American comedienne and actress of theatre, film, and television. She is especially known for her performances on the comedy-variety show Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In from 1968 to 1973.
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