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“Wizard of Oz” Munchkin Actress Dead at 95

Michael Tullberg/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) -- Ruth Robinson Duccini, who played one of the Munchkins in the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, died Thursday.

She passed away following a brief illness as a Las Vegas hospice, her son tells the Los Angeles Times.

Duccini, who was 95, was one of two surviving Munchkins from the classic film. Jerry Maren, 93, remains alive.

Duccini's only other credit was the 1981 movie Under the Rainbow.

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