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Texas Ruby

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Ruby Agnes Owens, recognized to nation music supporters as Tx Ruby, was created on June 4, 1908 in Smart State, TX. Owens, elevated on the cattle farm, emerged by her nation music roots normally. “1 day as a girl,” an early on bio of Ruby mentioned, “she followed her dad and brothers on the cattle travel to Fort Well worth…” Her family members was also musical. A niece, Laura Lee Owens, discovered fame singing using the Bob Wills & His Tx Playboys, and her sibling Tex had written the cowboy regular “Cattle Contact.” In lots of ways, Tx Ruby served like a transitional hyperlink between early nation stylings as well as the newer honky tonk. “Her deep, nearly masculine alto was similarly in the home on blue yodels, honky-tonk cheatin’ tracks, old-time ballads, vaudeville blues, and folk music,” had written Mary A. Bufwack and Robert K. Oermann to find Her Tone of voice: The Saga of Ladies in Nation Music. Tx Ruby’s musical profession received an inauspicious start. Having followed her family members to Fort Worthy of on the cattle travel in 1930, she and brothers harmonized for the buckboard of the wagon while looking forward to their father to complete his business. Another cattle owner who also possessed share in Kansas City’s KMBC provided Ruby employment. By 1933 she got journeyed to Philadelphia, Cincinnati, and Detroit, ultimately becoming a member of Zeke Clements and his Bronco Busters and carrying out in the Grand Ole Opry. Within the middle-’30s, Tx Ruby and Clements auditioned and earned an area on the favorite WHO barn dance system in Des Moines, IA, and continued to be on this program for another two years. Tx Ruby also gained a status as a difficult living musician. “Offstage,” published Bufwack and Oermann, “Ruby was a hard-drinking, good-time mama having a cigarette in her reddish lip area, a rowdy giggle, and a center of pure platinum.” Root Ruby’s “center of platinum,” nevertheless, was also a brutal temper. While operating at WHO, she experienced a falling out in clumps with a after that unfamiliar radio announcer called Ronald “Dutch” Reagan. “Shortly after obtaining his ears scorched by Ruby’s cussing,” published Bufwack and Oermann, “the near future president proceeded to go west for any screen check.” Ruby’s temper and hard-living way of life also experienced repercussions on her behalf music profession. WBAP wished to hire Tx Ruby and Clements, but she attained a gathering with potential sponsors drunk. In 1937 Tx Ruby, experiencing a hangover, also skipped auditions for Snow White colored as well as the Seven Dwarfs (Clements yodeled for Bashful). Following this, Ruby and Clements proceeded to go their separate methods. The same 12 months, Tx Ruby teamed with fiddler Curley Fox, as well as the few wedded in 1939. Tx Ruby’s greatest recognition arrived after and during World Battle II, when she and Fox had been regulars around the Grand Ole Opry. She also documented for major businesses, including Columbia (1945-1946) and Ruler (1947). Tx Ruby passed away on Fri, March 29, 1963 inside a truck fire, soon after creating a comeback recording with Fox. “Shanty Road” was released on the Starday label sampler posthumously.

Quick Facts


Full Name Texas Ruby
Died March 29, 1963, Tennessee, United States
Profession Singer, Songwriter
Nationality American
Music Songs It's Over Forever, Shanty Street, Big Silver Tears, Teardrops And Empty Arms, Love Me Now, Falling Leaf, Don't Let That Man Get You Down, Those Dreams Are Gone, It's Raining Teardrops In My Heart, We Live In Two Different Worlds, With Tears In My Eyes, Ain't You Sorry That You Lied, It's Your Time To Be Blue, You've Been Cheating On Me, The Letter That Broke My Heart, Soldiers Return, If You Don't Want Me Then Set Me Free, Hold Fast to the Right, The Code Of The Mountains, Have You Got Someone Else On The String, You'll Remember And Be Blue, Even Though I'll Shed A Million Tears, The Letter Edged in Black, A Message from Home, The Cowboy's Dream, The Twilight Waltz, Babes in the Woods, We May Meet Again Someday, I'll Take Back All I've Said About You, Travellin' Blues, John Henry, Dim Narrow Trail
Albums Cowgirl Classics, Have You Heard of Texas Ruby, Vol. 1, Have You Heard of Texas Ruby, Vol. 2, Black Mountain Rag


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#Fact
1 She did voiceover work on I Spy School Days.
2 Ranked #80 on Maxim's "Hot 100" of 2014 list.
3 Older sister of actor Matthew Daddario and Catharine Daddario.
4 Attended Marymount Manhattan College in NYC.
5 At 16, she transferred from the Brearley School to the Professional Children's School in New York to focus on acting full time.
6 Her father is of three quarters Italian and one quarter Irish descent, while her mother has Hungarian, German, and English ancestry.
7 Her parents are lawyers; her father Richard C. Daddario, was a federal prosecutor in New York City for 13 years, before being named head of the NYC Police Department's anti-terrorism units in 2010.
8 Has been an actress since 2002.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nomis 2018 pre-production Rachel
Baywatch 2017 post-production Summer Quinn
We Have Always Lived in the Castle 2017 post-production Constance Blackwood
When We First Met 2017 post-production Avery Martin
The Layover 2016/I post-production Kate
Baked in Brooklyn 2016 Kate
Robot Chicken 2016 TV Series Theresa Johnson / Lena
Marvel Avengers Academy 2016 Video Game The Wasp (voice)
The Choice 2016/I Monica
Workaholics 2016 TV Series Donna
American Horror Story 2015 TV Series Natacha Rambova
San Andreas 2015 Blake Gaines
Battlefield Hardline 2015 Video Game Dune Alpert (voice)
The Last Man on Earth 2015 TV Series Victoria
New Girl 2014 TV Series Michelle
Burying the Ex 2014 Olivia
Married 2014 TV Series Ella the Waitress
True Detective 2014 TV Series Lisa Tragnetti
Life in Text 2013 Short Haley
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters 2013 Annabeth
Texas Chainsaw 3D 2013 Heather Miller
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia 2012 TV Series Ruby Taft
Parenthood 2011-2012 TV Series Rachel
Hall Pass 2011 Paige
White Collar 2009-2011 TV Series Kate
Odd Jobs 2010 TV Movie Cassie Stetner
Bereavement 2010 Allison Miller
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief 2010 Annabeth
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2005-2009 TV Series Lisa Wellesley / Susie Armstrong
Nurse Jackie 2009 TV Series Young Woman
Life on Mars 2009 TV Series Emily 'Rocket Girl' Wyatt
Damages 2009 TV Series Lily Arsenault
The Attic 2007 Video Ava Strauss
The Babysitters 2007 Barbara Yates
Damages 2006 TV Movie Lily Arsenault
Law & Order 2004-2006 TV Series Samantha Beresford / Felicia
The Hottest State 2006 Kim (as Alexandra Daddorio)
Pitch 2006 Short Alex
The Sopranos 2006 TV Series Another Woman
Conviction 2006 TV Series Vanessa
The Squid and the Whale 2005 Pretty Girl
All My Children 2002-2003 TV Series Laurie Lewis

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Last Man on Earth 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ministry & Nightmare 2013 Short the director would like to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2015-2016 TV Series Herself
2016 MTV Movie Awards Pre-Show 2016 TV Special Herself - Baywatch
San Andreas: Dwayne Johnson to the Rescue 2015 Video documentary short Herself
Janela Indiscreta 2015 TV Series Herself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2015 TV Series Herself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
Teen Choice Awards 2013 2013 TV Special Herself
Chelsea Lately 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Made in Hollywood 2010-2012 TV Series Herself
The Wendy Williams Show 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Making of 'Bereavement' 2011 Video documentary short Herself
MTV Video Music Awards 2010 2010 TV Special Herself
MTV Movie Night 2010 TV Series Herself
Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience 2009 Documentary Girlfriend (Central Park Couple)
The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2003 TV Special Herself
18th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards 2003 TV Special Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2016 TV Series Herself
Extra 2015 TV Series Herself
Biography 2003 TV Series documentary Laurie Lewis

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Action San Andreas (2015)
2013 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Scared-As-S**t Performance Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
2010 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Breakout Female Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Golden Schmoes Golden Schmoes Awards Best T&A of the Year San Andreas (2015)


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#Quote
1 I went to an all-girls school for part of high school, and the idea of boys was amazing to me. Like, all I ever wanted to do was kiss boys and be around boys.
2 I never know what's going to happen or what opportunities are going to be given to me. I've found with the opportunities that I've been given have made it possible for me to explore different characters and exciting stories.
3 I love stories about people that, whatever situation they're in, you can relate to them in a way.
4 I'm really easily affected by horror films. I have pretty strong reactions to them.
5 I'm very into fantasy films.
6 To be an actress and act crazy is really fun for me, to be able to be acting like you'd never be able to act in your real life and scream and freak out. It's an interesting test for an actor.

#Trademark
1 Strikingly blue bold eyes

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