Born Nadine Ruth Jane Mix
Ruth Mix was the real-
Despite his clout in the industry, Tom Mix's brunette daughter enjoyed only a rather sporadic screen career. At age 14 she starred in at least three Westerns produced by Ward Lascelle, but they quickly disappeared among the usual flotsam of poverty row quickies and she abandoned films in favor of vaudeville. A stint with the Earl Carroll's Vanities was none too successful and neither was a brief marriage to Broadway actor Douglas Gilmore which papa Mix reportedly had annulled. Ruth Mix returned to the screen in four cheap Westerns with Rex Bell and former child actor Buzz Barton from 1934 to 1935, and there were several serials from low-
In total, Ruth Mix made a dozen or so westerns and serials, none of which were for the major production companies.