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Ruth Taylor (I) (1908–1984)

Ruth Alice Taylor was born on January 13, 1905 (some sources say 1908) in Grand Rapids, Michigan. When she was a child her family moved to Oregon. At the age of nineteen Ruth went to Hollywood and started her career as an extra at Universal Studios. In 1925 she signed a two year contract with Mack Sennett and became one of his bathing beauties. ... See full bio »

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 1930 Scrappily Married (Short)
 1929 This Thing Called Love
 1929 The College Coquette
Betty Forrester
 1929 A Hint to Brides (Short)
The Newlywed Wife
 1928 Just Married
 1928 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Lorelei Lee
 1927 Smith's Modiste Shop (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1927 For Sale, a Bungalow (Short)
The Stenographer
 1927 Daddy Boy (Short)
Basketball Girl
 1927 The College Kiddo (Short)
Ruth Albright - Eddie's Sweetheart
 1927 Cured in the Excitement (Short)
 1927 The Pride of Pikeville (Short)
Ruth Hawkins
 1927 Broke in China (Short)
Ruth - Donald's Sweetheart
 1927 A Dozen Socks (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1927 The Jolly Jilter (Short)
Alma's Maid
 1926 Flirty Four-Flushers (Short)
Slumming Girl
 1926 A Blonde's Revenge (Short)
Ruth Brown
 1926 Kitty from Killarney (Short)
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1926 Hesitating Horses (Short)
Ruth Brown
 1926 The Perils of Petersboro (Short)
Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1926 Her Actor Friend (Short)
Ruth Bailey
 1926 Smith's Vacation (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1926 Alice Be Good (Short)
Ruth - Alice's Cousin
 1926 Puppy Lovetime (Short)
May Daye
 1926 A Yankee Doodle Duke (Short)
Ruth Osborn
 1926 Muscle-Bound Music (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1926 A Love Sundae (Short)
Maudie Parker
 1926 Wandering Willies (Short)
 1926 Trimmed in Gold (Short)
Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1926 Whispering Whiskers (Short)
Woman in Dining Car (uncredited)
 1925 Hotsy-Totsy (Short)
Maid (uncredited)
 1925 From Rags to Britches (Short)
Bathing Beauty (uncredited)
 1925 The Window Dummy (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1925 The Soapsuds Lady (Short)
Bathing Beauty
 1925 Take Your Time (Short)
The Maid
 1925 Dangerous Curves Behind (Short)
Nell Purdy
 1925 A Sweet Pickle (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1925 Good Morning, Madam! (Short)
Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1925 A Rainy Knight (Short)
Bessie Barnes
 1925 Butter Fingers (Short)
Nellie Perkins
 1925 Lucky Stars (Short)
Minor Role
 1925 The Iron Nag (Short)
Hazel Calhoun

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5' 2" (1.57 m)

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She was the daughter of Norman C. and Ivah Bates Taylor. See more »

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