4 Things to Know about Ruthie Ann Miles & Her Daughter Abigail Blumenstein, Victims of the Brooklyn Accident

Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles and her daughter, Abigail Blumenstein were involved in a horrific accident on Monday in Brooklyn. Miles lost her daughter and was injured. If you want to know more about Ruthie Ann Miles, then we have all the info for you right here.

Ruthie Ann Miles’ Wiki

Born on April 21, 1983 in Arizona and raised by her mother, Esther Wong, a music teacher, her age is 34. For a short period as a child, she lived with her Korean-born mother in Korea.

When Miles was in second grade, she moved to Honolulu, Hawaii, and graduated from Kaimuki High School in 2001. Four years later, she earned her bachelor’s degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Miles attended New York University to pursue her master’s degree.

Ruthie Ann Miles’ Career

While working with the off-Broadway York Theatre, Miles played Leah in Two by Two. She appeared as Red Urchin in The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd.

Starting in 2011, she played several characters in Avenue Q off-Broadway for two years. For her role as Imelda Marcos in Here Lies LoveMiles took home a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, and a Theatre World Award.

Ruthie Ann Miles Career

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Additionally, Miles played various roles in regional theatre, as well as a doctor in the movie, I Am Michael.

She received positive reviews as Lady Thiang in The King and I. For her role, Miles received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.

In 2016, Miles had a recurring guest role as Korean immigrant, Young-Hee Seong in the show, The Americans. 

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She Is Married to Jonathan Blumenstein

Miles is married to Jonathan Blumenstein, a principal in the Labor & Employment Practice at CRA. Some of his clients are medical providers, national insurance companies, and employer-funded plans.

He has his bachelor’s degree in economics from Clemson University. He then attended New York University for his masters in economics.

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Before working at CRA, Blumenstein was a director in the economic litigation unit with consulting firm, Alvarez and Marsal. Additionally, he wrote articles for Bloomberg Daily Labor Report, Law360, and Financial Analysts Journal.

The couple’s daughter, Abigail was killed in an accident on March 5, 2018.

Ruthie Ann Miles with Husband Jonathan Blumenstein

Photo: Ruthie Ann Miles with Husband Jonathan Blumenstein (Getty Images/Mark Sagliocco/Stringer)

Mourning the Loss of Her Child

Monday started off as a normal day for Miles and her four year old daughter, Abigail. The two were out with one-year-old Joshua Lew and his mother, Lauren Lew at Ninth St. And Fifth Ave. in Park Slope.

The four were walking from a church event at a nearby community center.

At around 12:40 p.m., a white Volvo driven by Dorothy Bruns rammed into pedestrians after running a red light.

Abigail was seen lying down on the pavement covered in blood. Miles, who is pregnant, was seen facedown and suffered injuries. Paramedics tried to give Abigail CPR. However, both kids were pronounced dead at the scene. Miles and Lew were taken to the hospital for their injuries. Miles was initially in critical condition, but is currently stable after being admitted to the intensive care unit at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.


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