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Ruth Chatterton (1892–1961)


Beginning as a chorus girl at age 14, Ruth Chatterton became a Broadway star with "Daddy Long Legs" in 1914. She appeared in such shows as "Mary Rose" and "Come Out of the Kitchen" before moving to Hollywood in 1925. As her film career faded in the late 1930s, she returned to the stage in revivals, and radio and TV performances, including "Hamlet."... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Dodsworth
Dodsworth Fran Dodsworth
(1936)
Female
Female Alison Drake
(1933)
Frisco Jenny
Frisco Jenny Jenny
(1932)
The Rich Are Always with Us
The Rich Are Always with Us Caroline Grannard
(1932)

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 1953 Hamlet (TV Movie)
Gertrude
 1952 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Paper Moon (1952)
 1952 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
Alison Stanhope
- Alison's House (1952) ... Alison Stanhope
 1951 Celanese Theatre (TV Series)
Kit Marlowe
 1936 Lady of Secrets
Celia Whittaker
 1934 Journal of a Crime
Francoise Moliet
 1933 Lilly Turner
Lilly 'Queenie' Turner Dixon
 1932 The Crash
Linda Gault
 1932 Tomorrow and Tomorrow
Eve Redman
 1931 Once a Lady
Anna Keremazoff
 1931 Unfaithful
Lady Fay Kilkerry
 1930 The Right to Love
Brooks Evans / Naomi Kellogg
 1930 Anybody's Woman
Pansy Gray
 1930 Paramount on Parade
Floozie (The Montmartre Girl)
 1929 The Laughing Lady
Marjorie Lee
 1929 Charming Sinners
Kathryn Miles
 1929 Madame X
Jacqueline
 1929 The Dummy
Agnes Meredith
 1928 Sins of the Fathers
Greta Blanke
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in (as "Anne Hathaway Shakespeare") / co-directed (w/N. Richard Nash [also writer]) / co-produced (w/John Huntington) "Second Best Bed" on Broadway. Comedy. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 3 Jun 1946-8 Jun 1946 (8 performances). Cast: Richard Dyer-Bennet, Peter Boyne (as "Fenny Brushell"), Jefferson Coates, Ralph Cullinan (as... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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She directed Broadway plays beginning in the 1920s, and translated French works for the American stage. She was also a licensed pilot who flew her own plane cross-country. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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