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Ruth Springford (1921–2010)


Ruth Springford was born in 1921 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She was an actress, known for The Changeling (1980), 5 Card Stud (1968) and Folio (1955). She died on November 20, 2010 in Toronto. See full bio »

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Known For

The Changeling
The Changeling Minnie Huxley
(1980)
5 Card Stud
5 Card Stud Mama Malone
(1968)
Folio
Folio Lady Bracknell / Meg
(1956-1957)
Playdate
Playdate Mother / Mrs. Andrews / Mrs. Barlow / Mrs. Botsford / Mrs. Delt / Mrs. James / Rose
(1961-1964)

Filmography

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 1988 C.O.P.S. (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- The Case of the Stuck-Up Blimp (1988) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1988 Friday the 13th: The Series (TV Series)
Mrs. Everleigh
- What a Mother Wouldn't Do (1988) ... Mrs. Everleigh
 1988 T and T (TV Series)
Mrs. Williams
- Sophie a La Modem (1988) ... Mrs. Williams
 1988 Biographies: The Enigma of Bobby Bittman (TV Short)
Ida Slansky
 1988 Hot Paint (TV Movie)
 1987 Trying Times (TV Series)
Dr. Iris Goldberg
- Drive, She Said (1987) ... Dr. Iris Goldberg
 1981-1987 Hangin' In (TV Series)
Doris Webster
- Bye, Bye Birdie (1987) ... Doris Webster
- Li'l Devil (1987) ... Doris Webster
- Not All Black and White (1987) ... Doris Webster
- Do You Take This Bunny (1987) ... Doris Webster
- Guilty Until Proven Innocent (1987) ... Doris Webster
 1982 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Gwyn MacGibbon
- The Imaginative Invalid (1982) ... Gwyn MacGibbon
 1981 The July Group (TV Movie)
Elizabeth
 1981 Improper Channels
Mrs. Wharton
 1981 The Great Detective (TV Series)
Mrs. McKinley
- Death Visit (1981) ... Mrs. McKinley
 1980 Last of the Red-Hot Dragons (TV Movie)
Penguin (voice)
 1980 The Changeling
Minnie Huxley
 1978-1979 A Gift to Last (TV Series)
Lizzy Sturgess
- The Old and the New (1979) ... Lizzy Sturgess
- The Immigrants (1978) ... Lizzy Sturgess
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Lizzy Sturgess
 1979 An American Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Mrs. Tidings
 1979 King of Kensington (TV Series)
Agnes
- Down But Not Out (1979) ... Agnes
 1978 Voice of the Fugitive (Short)
 1977 King of the Beasts (TV Movie)
Ostrich / Female Penguin (voice)
 1976 Noah's Animals (TV Movie)
Llama (voice)
 1976 The Frankie Howerd Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Otterby
 1975 Sidestreet (TV Series)
Widow
- The Hold Out (1975) ... Widow
 1974 Sunday in the Country
Churchgoer
 1973 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Clara
- Body Count (1973) ... Clara
 1972 Programme X (TV Series)
Mrs. Quakenstoop
- The Cutty Stool (1972) ... Mrs. Quakenstoop
 1969-1970 Corwin (TV Series)
Nurse Mac
- Who Is the Fat Cat? (1970) ... Nurse Mac
- Apples of Gold (1969) ... Nurse Mac
 1969 McQueen (TV Series)
 1969 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series)
Liza 2
- The Cube (1969) ... Liza 2
 1968 5 Card Stud
Mama Malone
 1967 The Mystery Maker (TV Series)
Mrs. O'Hara (1967)
 1966 Wojeck (TV Series)
Mrs. Law
- The Cold Smile of Friends: Part 1 (1966) ... Mrs. Law
 1966 Seaway (TV Series)
Landlady / Mrs. Kuzinski
- Gunpowder and Paint: Part 2 (1966) ... Landlady
- Gunpowder and Paint: Part 1 (1966) ... Landlady
- The Wharf Rat (1966) ... Mrs. Kuzinski
 1961-1965 Festival (TV Series)
Mrs. Dempsey / Mrs. Baines / Grandma
- Mother Courage (1965)
- The Feast of Lupercal (1964) ... Mrs. Dempsey
- Major Barbara (1964) ... Mrs. Baines
- The American Dream/The Sandbox (1963) ... Grandma
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Miss Tanner
- Pale Horse, Pale Rider (1964) ... Miss Tanner
 1961-1964 Playdate (TV Series)
Mrs. James / Mrs. Delt / Mother / ...
- The Stag (1964) ... Mrs. James
- A Suitable Case for Treatment (1963) ... Mrs. Delt
- Men Don't Make Passes (1963) ... Mother
- The Hunt (1963) ... Mrs. Barlow
- Don't Shake Your Family Tree (1963) ... Mrs. Botsford
 1964 Time of Your Life (TV Series)
 1963-1964 Quest (TV Series)
Mrs. LaBelle / Mrs. Oppenheimer
- The Bathroom (1964) ... Mrs. LaBelle
- Oppenheimer (1963) ... Mrs. Oppenheimer
 1963 Scarlett Hill (TV Series)
Hannah
- Hannah (1963) ... Hannah
 1961 One Plus One (segment "Baby")
 1952-1961 Encounter (TV Series)
Mrs. Riel / Aunt Lizzie / Mrs. Mooney / ...
- Dr. Knock (1961)
- Riel: Part 1 (1961) ... Mrs. Riel
- Three to Get Married (1961) ... Aunt Lizzie
- The Boarding House (1960) ... Mrs. Mooney
- Sun in My Eyes (1960) ... Mrs. Paizak
 1961 The Conquest of Cobbletown (TV Movie)
 1960 First Person (TV Series)
Anne
- A Woman Called Anne (1960) ... Anne
- Lost Sister (1960)
 1960 R.C.M.P. (TV Series)
Lizzie Hopwood
- Day of Reckoning (1960) ... Lizzie Hopwood
 1960 Just Mary (TV Series) (voice)
 1955-1958 On Camera (TV Series)
Mother / Betty O'Casey / Nellie / ...
- The Morning After (1958) ... Betty O'Casey
- The Warm Decision (1958) ... Nellie
- The Beard (1958) ... Mother
- A Case of Fraud (1958) ... Ida Smithurst
- Innocent Deception (1957) ... Mother
 1957 Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans (TV Series)
Giselle Carpenter
- Stubborn Pioneer (1957) ... Giselle Carpenter
 1956-1957 Folio (TV Series)
Meg / Lady Bracknell
- Proud Passage (1957) ... Meg
- The Importance of Being Earnest (1956) ... Lady Bracknell
 1955 Maggie Muggins (TV Series)
Additional voices (voice)
 1955 Playbill (TV Series)
Lizzie Borden
- Lizzie Borden Took an Axe (1955) ... Lizzie Borden

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