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Ruby Lafayette (1844–1935)

Ruby Lafayette was born on July 22, 1844 in Augusta, Kentucky, USA. She was an actress, known for Sue of the South (1919), Big Bob (1921) and The Man Trap (1917). She was married to John T. Curran. She died on April 3, 1935 in Bell, California, USA. See full bio »


(age 90) in Bell, California, USA

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Known For

Sue of the South
Sue of the South Granny Sue Gordon
Big Bob
Big Bob Bob's Mother
The Man Trap
The Man Trap Mrs. Mull
Beauty in Chains
Beauty in Chains Doña Perfecta


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 1932 If I Had a Million
Idylwood Resident (uncredited)
 1930 Not So Dumb
Grandma (uncredited)
 1928 Marriage by Contract
 1926 Butterflies in the Rain
Mrs. Humphries
 1925 The Wedding Song
 1925 The Coming of Amos
Nadia's Nurse
 1925 Tomorrow's Love
 1924 Idle Tongues
Miss Pepper
 1924 The Phantom Horseman
Maxwell's Mother
 1923 The Day of Faith
Granny Maynard
 1923 Hollywood
Grandmother Whitaker
 1922 The Power of a Lie
Mrs. Hammond
 1922 Catch My Smoke
Mrs. Archer
 1922 Borderland
 1921 Big Bob (Short)
Bob's Mother
 1920 Old Lady 31
 1920 Polly of the Storm Country
Granny Hope
 1919 Toby's Bow
 1919 The Miracle Man (Short) (uncredited)
 1919 In His Brother's Place
Amanda Drake (as Ruby La Fayette)
 1919 Rustling a Bride
Aunt (as Ruby LaFayette)
 1919 Sue of the South
Granny Sue Gordon (as Ruby La Fayette)
 1918 The Strange Woman
Mrs. Hemingway
 1918 The Yellow Dog
Mrs. Blakely
 1918 Three Mounted Men
Mrs. Masters
 1918 Beauty in Chains
Doña Perfecta (as Ruby La Fayette)
 1918 The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin
Grandmother Marcas
 1917 Mother o' Mine
Mrs. Standing

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Veteran character actress of the silent screen, with Universal in 1918.

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