Actress Who Starred In ‘Peyton Place’, ‘7th Heaven’, And ‘All My Children’ Passes Away


Barbara Rush, the esteemed actress celebrated for her captivating performances in classic films and television series, has passed away at the age of 97. With a career spanning nearly six decades, Rush left an huge mark on Hollywood, enchanting audiences with her talent and grace.

Rush’s daughter confirmed the sad news to Fox News, marking the end of a remarkable journey for the beloved actress. Throughout her career, Rush graced both the silver screen and television screens, leaving her larger than life legacy in the entertainment industry.

In the 1950s and 1960s, Rush mesmerized audiences with her captivating performances alongside legendary stars such as Paul Newman, Kirk Douglas, Rock Hudson, and Marlon Brando. Her versatility shone through in a diverse array of roles, from thrilling adventures like “It Came From Outer Space” to poignant dramas like “Bigger Than Life.”

Transitioning seamlessly to television, Rush became a familiar face in households across America, appearing in iconic series such as “Ben Casey,” “Dr. Kildare,” and “The Fugitive.” Her presence graced the small screen in beloved shows like “Maude,” “The Love Boat,” and “Murder, She Wrote,” captivating viewers with her talent and charisma.

Notably, Rush made a lasting impression on fans of “7th Heaven” with her portrayal of Grandma Ruth Camden, showcasing her enduring charm and warmth in the beloved family drama.

Rush’s remarkable career was a testament to her dedication and passion for her craft. From her early days on the big screen to her later roles in television, she captivated audiences with her remarkable talent and timeless elegance.

As news of Rush’s passing reverberates throughout the entertainment industry, fans and colleagues alike mourn the loss of a true Hollywood icon. Her contributions to film and television will continue to inspire generations of aspiring actors and actresses for years to come.

In memory of Barbara Rush, let us celebrate her extraordinary career and the joy and inspiration she brought to countless fans around the world.