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Ruth Cherrington (I) (1878–1971)

"Ruth Cherrington" changed her name from Bertha M. Ebert Miller to her stage name mentioned above. She began her film career with M-G-M Studios in New Jersey and she ended her career in Los Angeles, California, playing character actress and bit part roles until 1947. It has been stated by her family that she may been a founder of the "Christian ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Heart of Maryland Mrs. Gordon
Riding for Fame Miss Hemingway
Caught in the Fog The Old Woman
The Cheer Leader Mrs. Crandall


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (54 credits)
 1948 B.F.'s Daughter
Sedley Guest (uncredited)
 1947 The Sea of Grass
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1947 Ladies' Man
Dowager, Mrs. Ryan (uncredited)
 1946 It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1946 Behind the Mask
Dowager at Party (uncredited)
 1946 A Stolen Life
Large Woman (uncredited)
 1946 Two Sisters from Boston
Opera Singer (uncredited)
 1946 Dragonwyck
Dowager (uncredited)
 1945 An Angel Comes to Brooklyn
Bit (uncredited)
 1945 Sing Your Way Home
Elderly Woman (uncredited)
 1945 The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry
Matron (uncredited)
 1944 Christmas Holiday
Concertgoer (uncredited)
 1944 Two Girls and a Sailor
Stout Lady (uncredited)
 1944 Seven Days Ashore
Dowager (uncredited)
 1943 Madame Curie
Swedish Queen (uncredited)
 1943 The Falcon and the Co-eds
Dowager (uncredited)
 1943 The More the Merrier
Night Club Guest (uncredited)
 1943 Taxi, Mister
Willie's Wife (uncredited)
 1943 The Youngest Profession
Woman (uncredited)
 1943 Margin for Error
Dowager (uncredited)
 1942 Girl Trouble
Large Woman (uncredited)
 1942 Blondie for Victory
Housewife of America (uncredited)
 1942 Rio Rita
Club Woman (uncredited)
 1942 Woman of the Year
Foreigner (uncredited)
 1942 Obliging Young Lady
Dowager (uncredited)
 1940 I Want a Divorce
Dowager (uncredited)
 1939 You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1938 Sweethearts
Theatregoer (uncredited)
 1937 The Awful Truth
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Blonde Trouble
Passenger (uncredited)
 1937 A Day at the Races
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
 1937 Turn Off the Moon
Customer (uncredited)
 1936 Empty Saddles
Mrs. Hilton (uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Opera
Opera Spectator (uncredited)
 1935 Murder by Television
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1935 She Married Her Boss
Old Maid Saleswoman (uncredited)
 1935 Anna Karenina
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1935 Shanghai
Distinguished Partygoer (uncredited)
 1935 Love Me Forever
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 Night Life of the Gods
Dowager (uncredited)
 1934 You're Telling Me!
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1934 Gambling Lady
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
 1933 The Eleventh Commandment
Mrs. Trent (uncredited)
 1929 The Lone Wolf's Daughter
Mrs. Crenshaw
 1929 Weary River
Actress Backstage Who Locks Her Door (uncredited)
 1928 Caught in the Fog
The Old Woman
 1928 Riding for Fame
Miss Hemingway
 1928 My Home Town
The Mother
 1928 The Cheer Leader
Mrs. Crandall
 1927 Silk Stockings
 1927 The Heart of Maryland
Mrs. Gordon
 1927 The Magic Garden
 1927 Bigger and Better Blondes (Short)
 1927 Too Many Crooks
Mrs. Smythe

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Ruth Cherrington's surviving family members foundly still refer to her as "Aunt Birdie". Her niece - "Annette Wagner" lives near where Ruth was born in Ohio.


"Aunt Birdie"

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