Ruth Buzzi – 1936
Ruth Buzzi is popular for her role as Gladys Ormphby in the late 60s TV show Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In. She started off her career as the comedy duo of Dom DeLuise in a television series The Garry Moore Show in 1964. Since then, she has appeared in a variety of other shows. As young as 19 years old, Buzzi had started singing on the road during school breaks which goes to show how hard she persevered to get to the place where she is now.
Ruth traveled with singer Rudy Vallee, performing live music and comedy acts. She graduated from college with an Actors’ Equity Associate union card. She brought her musical talent to New York City after her graduation. From then on, her career just prospered. Now, she is still gorgeous at her age. Buzzi is now retired and living with her husband, Kent Perkins. She is still adored by her fans; even Elton John still calls her Gladys!