Place of Birth: Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ruth Terry, born Ruth McMahon (born 21 October 1920), is a retired American singer and TV and screen actress from the 1930s to the 1960s. She claimed her stage name came from Walter Winchell, who combined the names of two then-famous baseball players, Babe Ruth and Bill Terry. Description above from the Wikipedia Ruth Terry licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.