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Ruth Westheimer
Ruth Westheier

Dr. Ruth Westheimer appeared as herself in the episode of "Quantum Leap" appropriately titled "Dr. Ruth".

Personal Information
Nationality German, naturalized American citizen [1]
Birth name: Karola Ruth Siegel
Alias/
</br>Also known as:
Dr. Ruth
Born: (1928-06-04) June 4, 1928 (age 89)
Birthplace: Wiesenfeld, Germany
Spouse(s): Manfred "Fred" Westheimer (1961-1997; his death)
Website/
URL:
http://www.drruth.com/
Character information
Appeared on: Quantum Leap
Episodes appeared in: "Dr. Ruth"
Character played: Herself

Dr. Ruth Westheimer (born June 4, 1928) is a world-renowned sex therapist, media personality, and author best known as Dr. Ruth. The New York Times described her as a "Sorbonne-trained psychologist who became a kind of cultural icon in the 1980s.… She ushered in the new age of freer, franker talk about sex on radio and television—and was endlessly parodied for her limitless enthusiasm and for having an accent only a psychologist could have."[2]

CareerEdit

A world renowned sex therapist, media personality, and author. The New York Times described her as a "Sorbonne-trained psychologist who became a kind of cultural icon in the 1980s.… She ushered in the new age of freer, franker talk about sex on radio and television—and was endlessly parodied for her limitless enthusiasm and for having an accent only a psychologist could have."[2]

Appearnance on Quantum LeapEdit

Dr. Ruth makes an appearance as herself in the episode of Quantum Leap titled "Dr. Ruth", where Sam leaps into her to help a woman who appeared on her TV talk show who was being sexually harassed by her boss. While in the Waiting Room, Dr. Ruth succeeds in helping Al with his love life.

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