Judy Nugent Dies: Actress on ‘The Ruggles’ & ‘Adventures of Superman’ Was 83

Judy Nugent
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Judy Nugent, best known as a child actress on the ABC sitcom The Ruggles and an episode of Adventures of Superman, has died. She was 83.

Born on August 22, 1940, in Los Angeles, California, Nugent first appeared on screen at age six in the romantic-comedy movie It Had to Be You (1947), where she and her sister Carol portrayed the same character at different ages. In 1949, she landed a regular role in TV’s first family sitcom, The Ruggles, which aired until 1952.