Ruth Connell is popular for her reoccurring role as Rowena in American dark fantasy series Supernatural. The popular Hollywood actress who is a theatre, screen and voice actress is of Scottish descent. She has crossed the divide and excelled in all her pursuits. Connell was formerly a dancer and choreographer, currently single and has not been known to be in any known relationship since the inception of her acting career. Here are other facts you need to know about the Scottish actress.
Ruth Connell’s Bio, Age
Ruth Connell is a dancer and actress born on April 20, 1979. She was born in Falkirk and grew up in her father’s farm outside Bonnybridge, Scotland. Her father is David Connell, a football manager, and coach, while her mother, Fiona, was a teacher. She is the sole child of her parents and she is also of dual nationality – both British and Scottish.
At a young age, Ruth attended dance lessons; she was good in her forte and went on to the Scottish Ballet Vocational dance education scheme where she performed many child roles. As a young dancer, Connell won the Scottish Junior Ballet Championship and Scottish Senior Ballet Championship at Stage Festival in Scotland. She later worked with dance institutions such as The Curve Foundation, Jazz Art UK and Dance Base Edinburgh.
After working with several dance companies, Ruth Connell developed a sudden interest in acting and proceeded to Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in London where she earned a degree in acting.
She would begin her acting career in theaters and performed plays such as The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Men Should Weep, Faust, No Mean City, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and also performed the lead role of Gretchen and Helen of Troy in the theater play Faust (2006). The play was nominated for the Critics Awards For Theatre in Scotland. Ruth Connell also appeared in other stage acts in subsequent years and was nominated in Broadway World Los Angeles awards as Best Leading Celebrity in Mrs. Darling and Captain Hook in the Blank Theatre, Los Angeles in 2013.
She is also known for roles she played in movies. In 1998 Ruth made her debut appearance in the movie titled the Soldier Leaped where she played the role of London girl and lead roles in Gretchen. Her next acting role came in the 2003 television series Meades Eats where she featured as a medical staff. She took a break from acting and resurfaced seven years later to feature as Deborah in the short film Love’s Debt. In that same year, she was part of another television series Above Their Station. 2012 was a busy year for the Scottish actress as she appeared in three different movies; A Perfect Ending, Folklore, and Shit British People Say in the U.S.
In the years following, Ruth starred in a couple of movies and television series and was best known for her reoccurring role as Rowena in the American dark fantasy television series Supernatural. She appeared in season 10 until 14 and played the role of the mother of Crowley; a powerful demon who was the King of the Crossroads and the King of Hell.
Ruth Connell is also a producer. She has produced plays such as Mid Summer Night’s Dream, Hansel and Gretel, as well as a short film titled Sapphire Strange and also has to her credit, a Web series; John and Jane.
The actress has also done voice roles. She has been featured in three video games throughout her acting career. These video games include Disney Infinity Marvel Superheroes (2014), Disney Infinity 3.0 (2015) and Lego the Incredibles (2018).
From her budding acting career, Ruth has been able to accumulate an average status of wealth and is established to worth about $500,000.
Personal Life: Marriage, Husband
The pretty Scottish born actress must have captivated many with her beauty and physique, however, she is still single. There are no records of her ever being married or having any children. There is also no information regarding any previous or current relationships as she keeps her personal life very private.
Height and Other Measurements
The Scottish celebrity is 5 foot 3 inches tall and has a slender stature with an attractive and perfect body figure. Her body measurements are 34-24-35 (breast-waist-hips) and she weighs 50 kg, which is equivalent to 110lbs.