American actress Ruby Modine has quickly become a driving force in the Hollywood industry, all thanks to her wonderful performances in critically acclaimed films and popular television series. After her breakthrough as Sierra Morton in the comedy-drama series Shameless, the actress quickly secured a place in the spotlight. Amazingly, Ruby is not only an actress but also a prolific dancer and singer. Her career began in 2008 with her first film appearance in the French-Italian animated series Mia and the Migoo. Since then she has continued to win interesting roles in films and television series while continuing to prove her importance in the industry. Below you will learn more about her biography, career, family, and other interesting details.
Ruby Modine – Biography (Age)
The American film star was born on July 31, 1990, as Ruby Wylder Rivera Modine, and her birth took place in the Californian city of Los Angeles in the United States. Ruby was born into an American family and is the daughter of Matthew Modine and his wife Caridad Rivera. She has American citizenship and is of Puerto Rican, Spanish, African descent on her mother’s side and English, Scottish and German descent on her father’s side.
Ruby, who was attracted to art at an early age, grew up with her brother Boman in New York City. She gained her first acting experience as Aphrodite in a play organized by her school. Afterward, she became more determined to follow in the footsteps of her father, who is also a well-known actor. After completing her high school education, the actress obtained a degree in theater, but the institution she attended is currently unknown.
Movies and TV Shows
After leaving school, Ruby Modine got her first acting role in the animated series Mia and the Migoo in 2008. Her next project was in the movies 2012 – Someone, in which she played the leading role; Plastic Jesus as a young girl and As Tears Go By, as a singer. Her wonderful performances put her on the list of actresses to watch and also paved the way for future leading roles.
In 2015 she appeared as a guest in the television series Gypsi, where she played the role of Eden LeCroix. Later that year she portrayed Alexa Kelly in Ohne Kompass and Nina at the age of 17 in Memoria. Her breakthrough came in 2016 when she joined the cast of the long-running Showtime series Shameless. There she portrayed the character of Sierra Morton alongside Jeremy Allen White and Emmy Rossum from 2016 to 2017.
In 2017 the actress played the leading role in the cinema hit “Happy Death Day”. In the film, she played the role of Lori Spengler alongside Jessica Rothe and Israel Brousard. She also resumed her role in the sequel to the movie Happy Death Day 2U, which was released in 2019.
Her other notable films include Super Sex, Central Park, Stars in Shorts: No Ordinary Love, Satanic Panic and Ask Me If I Care, among others.
When she is not on set, Ruby Modine is always in the studio writing and producing her songs. In late 2018 she released her first EP. Her songs are quite soulful, polished, and pure; they are inspired by her childhood experiences. She is also an animal lover and was a great supporter of the Best Friends Organization, which works to ensure that every homeless pet has a home.
Ruby Modine Parents
Ruby Modine comes from a family of successful movie stars and was born as the daughter of Matthew Modine and his wife Caridad Rivera. Her father is a well-known actor, filmmaker, and activist, best known for his role as Private Joker in the 1987 war movie Full Metal Jacket, and his other notable films include Stranger Things, Short Cuts, and And the Band Played On, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Award.
Her mother Caridad is a talented make-up artist and wardrobe stylist. She has a brother Boman, who has established himself as an assistant director for films in the Hollywood industry. Ruby is also a niece of Mark Modine, an actor and the goddaughter of award-winning actor David Alan Grier.
Height and Body Measurements
Ruby is very tall and has a smart and attractive personality. She stands at a height of 1.73 m (5 feet 8 inches) and weighs 56 – 58 kg. In addition to her slim build, Ruby has the perfect bust waist-hip measurements of 34-25-34 inches. She has long black hair and a pair of brown eyes.