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Doctor Ruth Young is a character who appears in the opening of the film Mighty Joe Young. She is portrayed by Linda Purl.

In addition to being Jill Young's mother, Dr. Young was a primatologist who specialized in the study of gorillas, where her daughter met Joe.


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