Ruth Hampton, a former dancer, Rockette, and Miss New Jersey who enjoyed a short stint performing in several Westerns during the early 1950s, passed away on Thursday at the age of 74. Hampton reprised her early "role" as Miss New Jersey in Abbot and Costello Go to Mars, and also appeared in 1953's Law and Order with Ronald Reagan. In her later years, which were spent in Kansas, Hampton went by the name Rene Clary.

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