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Famous People Named Ruby  

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If your name is Ruby, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Ruby, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Ruby can you think of? The famous Rubys below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Ruby, athletes named Ruby, and even political figures named Ruby. The music industry is no stranger to the name Ruby, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Ruby are worth mentioning? This list includes Ruby Dee, Ruby Wax, Ruby Rose and Ruby Dhalla. To read more about these notable people named Ruby, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Ruby Dee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Died at 92 (1922-2014)
Ruby Dee was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the films A Raisin in the Sun, and Do the Right Thing. She ...more
Ruby Wax is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
age 65
Ruby Wax is an American born, naturalised British comedian. A classically trained actress, she came to prominence as a comic interviewer, playing up to British perceptions of the strident ...more
Ruby Rose is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
age 32
Ruby Rose Langenheim, better known as Ruby Rose, is an Australian model, DJ, actress, television presenter, MTV VJ and recording artist. She is the face of Maybelline NY in Australia.
Ruby Dhalla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
age 45
Ruby Dhalla is a Canadian politician. She represented the riding of Brampton—Springdale in the Canadian House of Commons from 2004 to 2011 as a member of the Liberal Party. Dhalla and British ...more
Ruby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
age 37
Rania Hussein Muhammad Tawfiq, known as Ruby, is an Egyptian singer, actress and occasional model who rose to fame with her debut single "Enta Aref Leih" in 2003.
Ruby Myers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Dec. at 76 (1907-1983)
Ruby Myers, better known by her stage name Sulochana, was an Indian silent film star of Jewish ancestry, hailing from the community of Baghdadi Jews in India. In her heyday she was one of the ...more
Ruby Payne-Scott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Dec. at 69 (1912-1981)
Ruby Violet Payne-Scott, BSc MSc DipEd was an Australian pioneer in radiophysics and radio astronomy, and was the first female radio astronomer.
Ruby Keeler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Dec. at 83 (1910-1993)
Ruby Keeler was a Canadian-born American actress, dancer and singer most famous for her on-screen coupling with Dick Powell in a string of successful early musicals at Warner Brothers, ...more
Ruby Turner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
age 60
Ruby Turner is a Jamaican R&B and soul singer, songwriter and actress. Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, she moved at the age of nine with her family to Handsworth, Birmingham, England. She is ...more
Ruby Yang is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Ruby Yang, is a Chinese American filmmaker.
Ruby Braff is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Dec. at 76 (1927-2003)
Reuben "Ruby" Braff was an American jazz trumpeter and cornetist. Jack Teagarden was once asked about him on the Gary Moore TV show and described Ruby as "the Ivy League Louis ...more
Ruby Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Dec. at 77 (1907-1984)
Reuven "Ruby" Goldstein, the "Jewel Of The Ghetto," was an American boxer and prize fight referee.
Ruby Jewelz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Ruby Stewart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Ruby Stewart age 31
Ruby Stewart is an American fashion model and singer, who is the daughter of rock singer Rod Stewart and former model Kelly Emberg.
Ruby Lin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
age 43
Lin Hsin-ju, also known as Ruby Lin, is a Taiwanese actress, television producer, artistic director and pop singer. A popular actress, she has over 60 million followers on Sina Weibo. Lin made ...more
Ruby Brooks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Ruby Brooks Dec. at 45 (1861-1906)
Ruby Brooks was an American banjoist, composer, and pioneer recording artist, sometimes called “King of Banjoists.” He was influential on later banjo players such as Fred Van Eps, although he is ...more
Ruby Weil is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Ruby Weil
Ruby Laffoon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Dec. at 72 (1869-1941)
Ruby Laffoon was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He was the state's 43rd governor, serving from 1931 to 1935. At age 17, Laffoon moved to Washington, D.C. to live with his uncle, ...more
Ruby Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
age 53
Maria Ruby Rodriguez-Aquino is a Filipino actress and one of the hosts of the Philippine noontime variety show Eat Bulaga!.
Ruby Bentall is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
age 30
Ruby Bentall is an English actress, known for playing Minnie in Lark Rise to Candleford, Mary Bennet in Lost in Austen and Verity Poldark in the 2015 BBC adaptation of Winston Graham's Poldark
Ruby Murray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Dec. at 61 (1935-1996)
Ruby Florence Murray was one of the most popular singers in the United Kingdom and Ireland in the 1950s. In 1955 alone, she secured seven Top 10 UK hit singles.
Ruby Jerins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
age 20
Ruby Jerins is an American child actress best known for playing Grace Peyton in the hit comedy Nurse Jackie, and Caroline in the film Remember Me.
Ruby Dandridge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Dec. at 87 (1900-1987)
Ruby Dandridge was an American actress from the early 1900s to the 1950s. She is best known for her radio work in her early days of acting. Dandridge is best known for her role on the radio show ...more
Ruby Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
Ruby Ferguson Dec. at 67 (1899-1966)
Ruby Ferguson, 1899–1966, née Rubie Constance Ashby, was a British writer of popular fiction, including children's books, romances, and mysteries. She is best known today for her ...more
Ruby Larocca is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ruby
age 37
Ruby Larocca is an actress and a film producer.