Ruta Lee has been keeping busy in Hollywood for over six decades and she wouldn’t have it any other way.
The actress got her big break when she was cast as the youngest in 1954’s “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” which quickly led to a lasting career working alongside Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire, Audrey Hepburn and Lucille Ball — just to name a few. These days, the 84-year-old fills her schedule mostly leading The Thalians, a charitable organization devoted to mental health awareness.
Most recently, Lee attended the special exhibition titled “Marilyn Monroe: 17 Years in the Making” at Beverly Hills’ Edward Lowell Gallery. Andrew Weiss, reportedly the owner of one of the largest collections of original, signed photos of the late movie icon, held a sale on what would have been Monroe’s 93rd birthday.
Lee spoke to Fox News about getting discovered and the many film icons she discovered along the way: