American actors died in Shock

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William Ruhl

William Ruhl (October 25, 1901 Oregon-March 12, 1956 Hollywood) a.k.a. William Harris Ruhl, Bill Ruhl, William H. Ruhl, Wm. H. Ruhl or William Rupel was an American actor.

Ruhl appeared in over 70 films, mostly in small supporting roles. He started his career in Vitagraph Studios in New York City, where he worked as an assistant sound editor before transitioning into acting. Ruhl later moved to Hollywood, where he continued to act both in movies and on television.

In addition to his work in entertainment, Ruhl was also a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, serving as a pilot. He remained active in the military as part of the Army Reserve until he retired as a lieutenant colonel.

Ruhl was married twice and had one daughter. He passed away from a heart attack at the age of 54.

Throughout his career, William Ruhl was known for his versatility as an actor. He appeared in a variety of genres, including westerns, crime dramas, and comedies. Some of his notable film roles include "The Big Noise" (1944), "Boys' Ranch" (1946), and "The Killers" (1946). Ruhl also appeared in several popular television series, such as "The Lone Ranger" and "The Adventures of Kit Carson".

Aside from his acting and military career, Ruhl was also an inventor. He held several patents for a variety of devices, including an early form of a wireless telephone and a mechanical bird that could sing and move its wings.

Despite his success in Hollywood, William Ruhl remained humble and often credited his success to hard work and perseverance. He once said in an interview, "If you want something badly enough, you've got to stick with it. Keep pushing forward, and eventually you'll get there."

William Ruhl's second wife was actress and singer Marjorie Kane, whom he married in 1948. The couple met while performing in the touring production of the musical "Oklahoma!" and appeared together in several films, including "The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend" (1949) and "The Milkman" (1950). They remained married until Ruhl's death in 1956.

Aside from his acting, military service, and inventing, Ruhl was also an active member of the Screen Actors Guild and served on the board of directors. He believed strongly in the importance of actors' rights and was vocal about advocating for fair treatment and compensation.

In his later years, Ruhl struggled with health issues, including heart trouble and a hearing impairment. Despite these challenges, he continued to work in the entertainment industry and remained dedicated to his craft until his passing. He is remembered today as a talented actor, inventor, and advocate for his fellow performers.

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