Date of Birth:
28 February 1948
Mercedes Ruehl played in 11 movies in the Biography, Drama, Romance, Music, Comedy, Crime, Action, Adventure, Fantasy genres.
Mercedes Ruehl got succeed with average imdb rating 6.5.
Of Irish and Cuban extraction.
Graduated college in 1969.
Won Broadway's 1991 Tony Prize as Best Actress (Play) for "Gone by the board in Yonkers." She was nominated on two other occasions: in 1995 as Most skilfully Actress (Featured Duty - Play) on a reanimation of "The Shadow Box," and in 2002 as Best Actress (Actions) after Edward Albee' s "The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?"
Won a 2005 Obie Award in favour of her dispatch in "Girl Prior to A Glass."
She and Irene Importance both won Tony Awards for their roles in the Broadway production of Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers." She and Merit reprise their corresponding roles in Simon's motion picture story, Lost in Yonkers (1993).
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