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Tony-winning actress makes stage comeback after a car-accident death of her daughter, the unborn child

Ruthie Ann Miles returns to the stage in the London production of “the King and I,” for which she won the 2015 Tony Award, after the death of her daughter and the unborn child.

(Reuters)

The actress, whose daughter and unborn child died after she and another mother and child were mowed down on a Park Slope street back to the stage later this month in new London production of “The King and I.”

Ruthie Ann Blumenstein, whose stage name is Ruthie Ann Miles, will be the reprise of her Broadway role as Lady Thiang in the musical will be performed in the London Palladium throughout the summer, Playbill Friday reported.

Km was taken March 5, during the crossing of Ninth Street and Fifth Avenue after a driver with a history of crashes and driving infringements blew through a red light.

Miles, who was pregnant at the time, was crossing the busy street with her daughter Abigail, a buddy, Lauren Lew, and Lew was the son of Joshua, when Dorothy Bruns, 44, lost control of her vehicle and walked directly toward them.

Abigail Blumenstein, 4, and Joshua, Lew, 1, were killed and both mothers had to be hospitalized.

Miles later lost her unborn daughter, already named Sophia Rosemary Wong Blumenstein, of the injuries, the actress suffered in the crash.

Bruns, of Staten Island, was indicted for manslaughter, and had been warned by her doctor to not get behind the wheel as a result of various health problems.

This story originally occurred in the New York Post.

 

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