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Ruth Handforth (1882–1965)

Ruth Handforth was born on July 11, 1882 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress and writer, known for Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916), Waterloo Bridge (1931) and Going Straight (1916). She died on September 10, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Waterloo Bridge
Waterloo Bridge Augusta, the Maid
Going Straight
The Atom
The Atom Miss Miggs


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 1931 Waterloo Bridge
Augusta, the Maid
 1927 The Cruel Truth
 1927 Closed Gates
 1926 Honeymoon Hospital (Short)
Ernie's 1st Aunt
 1926 The Boy Friend (uncredited)
 1923 Long Live the King
Mrs. Braithwaite (the governess)
 1920 A Slave of Vanity
Miss Pinsent
 1919 The Siren's Song
Aunt Caroline
 1918 The Atom
Miss Miggs
 1918 The Wild Strain
Mrs. Burton
 1917 The Fair Barbarian
Miss Chickie
 1916 The Little Liar
Maggie's Mother
 1916 Going Straight
 1915 The Ever Living Isles (Short)
Temperance Hafley (as Mrs. Handforth)
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 1916 From Out of the Past (Short) (story)

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Alternate Names:

Mrs. Handforth


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.

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