Date of Birth:
25 August 1909
Ruby Keeler played in 2 movies in the Musical, Romance, Drama, Music genres.
Ruby Keeler got succeed with average imdb rating 8.
She returned to Broadway in 1971, starring in "No No, Nanette", appearing in a run of 861 performances.
Although she had been married to Al Jolson's she forbade the use of her name in the film of Jolson's life, The Jolson Story (1946). Portrayed in that film by Evelyn Keyes, Keeler is referred to as "Julie Benson."
Ruby, who was Irish, and her 24-years-senior husband Al Jolson, who was Jewish, could not conceive a child, so they adopted a baby boy who was half-Irish and half-Jewish. After she divorced Jolson she had four children with her second husband. Her adopted son, Al Jolson Jr., was a contented member of her new family.
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