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Billy Ruge (1863–1955)


Billy Ruge was born on August 16, 1863 in Plattsburgh, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for One Too Many (1916), The Battle Royal (1916) and Love and Duty (1916). He was married to Anna Overin. He died on October 19, 1955 in New York City, New York. See full bio »

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Known For

One Too Many
(1916)
The Battle Royal
(1916)
Love and Duty
Love and Duty Lt. Runt
(1916)
Hungry Hearts
(1916)

Filmography

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 1921 He Got It (Short)
 1921/II Hot Dog (Short)
 1921 His Bed Sheet (Short)
 1921 Nutt Inn (Short)
 1921 It's a Live One (Short)
 1921 Winning a Widow (Short)
 1921 Lolly-Pop's Daughter (Short)
 1921 Bone Dry Blues (Short)
 1921 Powder Puff Pirates (Short)
 1920 Will It Come to This (Short)
 1920 School for Skirts (Short)
 1920 His Watch Hound (Short)
 1920 Harem Scarem (Short)
 1920 The Painter (Short)
 1920 Two Knights (Short)
 1919 Bullin' the Bullsheviki
Lean Itsky
 1918 Stripes and Stars (Short)
 1918 Out and In (Short)
Haddie
 1918 Smashing the Plot (Short)
 1918 Close Shaves (Short)
Haddie
 1918 Hash and Horrors (Short)
Haddie
 1918 Her Fatal Shot (Short)
Haddie
 1918 In Wrong (Short)
Haddie
 1917 On the Love Line (Short)
 1917 The Detective (Short)
 1917 Monkey, Maid, Man (Short)
 1917 After the Matinee (Short)
 1917 Double Cross (Short)
 1917 His Fishy Footsteps (Short)
Haddie
 1917 The Best of a Bad Bargain (Short)
 1917 Their Model Careers (Short)
Haddie
 1917 In High Speed (Short)
 1917 A Bargain at $37.50 (Short)
 1917 Ambition (Short)
 1917 Pals (Short)
 1917 Week-End Shopping (Short)
 1917 Terrible Kate (Short)
 1916 The Guilty Ones (Short)
A Detective
 1916 Prize Winners (Short)
Billy
 1916/II The Precious Parcel (Short)
Runt
 1916 The Candy Trail (Short)
Runt
 1916 Royal Blood (Short)
Runt
 1916 The Reformers (Short)
Runt
 1916 Love and Duty (Short)
Lt. Runt
 1916/II Stranded (Short)
Runt
 1916 Sidetracked (Short)
Runt
 1916 An Aerial Joyride (Short)
Runt
 1916 Their Honeymoon (Short)
Runt
 1916 Life Savers (Short)
Runt
 1916 Dreamy Knights (Short)
Runt
 1916 Human Hounds (Short)
Runt
 1916 The Heroes (Short)
Runt
 1916 Aunt Bill (Short)
Runt
 1916 Spaghetti (Short)
Runt
 1916 A Day at School (Short)
Runt
 1916 Better Halves (Short)
Runt
 1916 Never Again (Short)
Runt
 1916 Hungry Hearts (Short)
Runt
 1916 Sea Dogs (Short)
Runt
 1916/I The Schemers (Short)
Runt
 1916 Baby Doll (Short)
Runt
 1916 Thirty Days (Short)
Runt
 1916/I The Water Cure (Short)
Runt
 1916 The Real Dr. Kay (Short)
John Brown (as William Ruge)
 1916 The Brave Ones (Short)
Runt
 1916 All for a Girl (Short)
Runt
 1916 The Battle Royal (Short)
Runt
 1916 Mamma's Boys (Short)
Runt
 1916 Their Vacation (Short)
Runt
 1916 Nerve and Gasoline (Short)
Runt
 1916 The Serenade (Short)
Runt
 1916 One Too Many (Short)
Runt
 1916 A Sticky Affair (Short)
Runt
 1916 A Special Delivery (Short)
Runt
 1916 This Way Out (Short)
Runt
 1915 Mixed and Fixed (Short)
 1915 Speed Kings (Short)
 1915 The Hand of the Law (Short)
Ezra
 1915 Strangled Harmony (Short)
Runt
 1915 Love, Pepper and Sweets (Short)
Runt
 1915 Pressing Business (Short)
Runt
 1915 A Pair of Birds (Short)
Runt
 1915 The Midnight Prowlers (Short)
 1915 McQuade of the Traffic Squad (Short)
Mike Leary - Nora's Brother (as William Ruge)
 1915 Chinks and Chickens (Short)
2nd Chinese Laundry Man
 1914 Fantasma
Hagreth (as William Ruge)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

William Ruge

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

Ruge was diminutive of stature, wiry and acrobatic, having had previous experience as a circus clown. In silent comedy, he was a minor star of one-reel comedies (he was 'Runt', Oliver Hardy was 'Plump'), produced by the New York-based company Vim at facilities leased from the Florida Yacht Club between 1915 and 1916. Ruge later partnered Kate Price in a series of 'Sparkle Comedies' for the Jaxon ... See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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