The end of Supernatural, after 15 years on television, will undoubtedly sadden fans of the TV show; but the work of Ruth Connell, who famously plays the witch, Rowena, on the show will abide with the fans and its admirers forever. Since she began appearing on the show in 2014, she has been the beloved frenemy of the famous Winchester brothers.
However, while Supernatural might be one of the biggest highlights of her career thus far, the Scottish actress has recorded credits in other TV shows, films, and video games. Simply put, she has been an all-around actress and you can learn more about her life and her career so far by reading below.
Ruth Connell – Biography, Age
Ruth Connell was born on the 20th of April, 1979 in Falkirk, Scotland, and was raised in Bonnybridge. She was born to David Connell, a football manager and Fiona Murray, a teacher. Ruth Connell is an only child and right from a young age, she was encouraged by her parents to pursue her creative interests, starting with dancing lessons which earned her a place in the Scottish Ballets Vocational Dance Education Scheme.
From the Scheme, Ruth Connell showed her gifted talent for dancing and began to make several appearances with the Scottish Ballet, playing roles for children. Her excellence did not stop at just the accumulation of ballet roles but she also got a couple of awards and championships to her name, including the Scottish Junior Ballet Championship and the Scottish Senior Ballet Championship.
By the time Ruth Connell was a teenager, she had established her name across Scotland as an excellent dancer and soon after, joined professional dance companies like The Curve Foundation and Jazz Art UK. She also worked with Leah Stein at Dancebase.
With her passion and interest in performance art, she further solidified her options in the art form by taking a course at the Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Acting.
With a formal acting training in her arsenal, Ruth Connell set out to become a professional actress, starting out the form she is most familiar with, Stage Performance. She started with a role in The Caucasian Chalk Circle in 2004 and Men Should Weep in 2005. Although she had made a couple of onscreen appearances in a short film and a documentary in 1998 and 2003 respectively, her first major role as an onscreen actress did not come until 2010 when she appeared in Above Their Station as Olga. In the same year, she starred in another short film, Love’s Debt as Deborah Perry.
In 2012, she appeared in the film, Folklore as MaryLane Heth. It was her first appearance in a feature-length big screen role and she followed it up with another appearance in A Perfect Ending.
She began to appear in her most popular project till date, Supernatural, playing the character, Rowena and has appeared in over 30 episodes thus far. Her other works include voice roles in video games like Disney Infinity 3.0 and Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes.
Married? Who Is Her Husband?
She may have dated and fallen in love with Lucifer on Supernatural, but in the real world, Ruth Connell hasn’t had as much an interesting personal life. Since she became a recognized and known actress, very little has been known about her life in terms of relationships, and by little, we mean practically nothing.
Ruth has kept a very tight lid on the state of her personal life and she is well considered in most circles to be single.
At 5 feet 3 inches, Ruth Connell may be considered a short actress but she is always elevated by the performances she delivers on screen. Along with her body weight of 50kg, which exists in a slender stature, Ruth’s physical body is worthy of admiration.
While she possesses a slim figure, Ruth Connell has noticeable curves that are defined by chest, waist and hip sizes of 34, 24, and 35 inches respectively.
Other noticeable features on her body include a red hair which exemplifies her Scottish origins and green colored eyes.
Other Facts About Ruth Connell
1. She has an estimated net worth of $500,000.
2. Friends give each other nicknames and Ruth Connell is affectionately called Toots by her close friends.
3. She has a social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.