Maureen Arthur second husband: Who was Aaron Ruben?
Maureen Arthur, the TV, film and stage actress best known for her role of dim-witted Hedy La Rue in the 1967 musical-comedy, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” died June 15.
Maureen Arthur died Wednesday of natural causes at her home in Beverly Hills after a long bout with Alzheimer’s disease, her brother Gerald told The Hollywood Reporter.
Maureen Arthur was once married to Aaron Ruben. Aaron Ruben was the second husband of Maureen Arthur after divorcing
Who is Aaron Ruben?
Aaron Ruben, born on March 1, 1914, was an American television director and producer known for The Andy Griffith Show (1960), Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1964), and Sanford and Son (1972).
Ruben was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Polish Jewish immigrants. He grew up on the West Side of Chicago and attended Lewis Institute but did not graduate. He was involved in theater in Chicago after leaving college.
After service in the military he worked for studios and wrote for radio programs including Dinah Shore’s program, George Burns and Gracie Allen’s show and Fred Allen’s show.
He also co-wrote Milton Berle’s 1947-48 radio series with Nat Hiken.
Ruben was married to actress Maureen Arthur. He died from pneumonia on January 30, 2010, at his home in Beverly Hills, California, a month before his 96th birthday.
Did Maureen Arthur have kids?
Maureen Arthur and her late husband, Aaron Ruben had a son called, Tom Ruben. The couple was married from 1971 to 2010.