Ruth Gruber, American journalist, Died at 105


Ruth Gruber was born on September 30, 1911, and died on November 17, 2016.

She was an American journalist, photographer, writer, humanitarian, and a former United States government official.

The 2001 television film Haven is based on Gruber’s life story.

Film stars Natasha Richardson as Gruber and Anne Bancroft as her mother Gussie.

Anne Bancroft was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role.

There is a documentary about Gruber’s life, titled Ahead of Time, was released in 2010.

During 1991, she published volume one of her autobiography Ahead of Time: My Early Years as a Foreign Correspondent.

Ruth Gruber passed away at 105 years old.