Ruth Robinson Duccini dies at 95

PTI| Updated: Jan 17, 2014, 16:19 PM IST

Los Angeles: American actress Ruth Robinson Duccini, who played a Munchkins in 1939 classic musical `The Wizard of Oz`, passed away. She was 95.

Duccini, one of the two surviving Munchkins from `The Wizard of Oz`, died of natural causes, said the Hollywood Reporter.

A native of Rush City in the United States, Duccini was in the 1981 film `Under the Rainbow`, starring Chevy Chase and Carrie Fisher.

The comedy revolved around the little people, who came to Hollywood to audition for `Oz`.

She is survived by her son Fred and daughter Margaret.