|Cause of Death:||Burned|
|Portrayed by:||Sharon Benson|
|“||Hit it to Carrie! She'll blow it!||”|
— Ruth Gogan
Ruth Grogan was a student at Bates High School in Chamberlain, Maine. She is portrayed by Sharon Benson
She is described as a tall, very thin girl with long frizzy brown hair (somewhat similar to Suel's hairstyle). She was one of the girls who threw tampons at Carrie White in the locker room and ended up in detention with Miss Collins. After Carrie had gotten her period and sent to Morton's office she is seen walking with another girl to her class. For a brief second she is seen walking down some stairs and then back up with her boyfriend whilst Freddy is talking to Ernest. At the prom, Ruth was with Helen Shyres and ,during Carrie's rampage, she tried to escape along with Helen. But both fell to the ground in the attempt. Ruth is last seen attending to Helen's body but it appears to be too late.
- In the novel she survived the prom
- This is the only adaptation where Ruth dies