Ruth Ford

Ruth Ford was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Ford's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Secrets of the Lone Wolf" (1941), "Lady Gangster" (1942) and "The Lady Is ... Read more »
Born: 07/07/1911 in Brookhaven, Mississippi, USA

Filmography

Actor (16)

Orson Welles: What Went Wrong? 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Too Scared to Scream 1981 (Movie)

Irma (Actor)

Play It As It Lays 1972 (Movie)

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The Tree 1968 (Movie)

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Act One 1963 (Movie)

Beatrice Kaufman (Actor)

Strange Impersonation 1945 (Movie)

Jane Karaski (Actor)

Air Force (Movie)

Nurse (Actor)

Circumstantial Evidence (Movie)

Mrs. Simms (Actor)

Dragonwyck (Movie)

Cornelia Van Borden (Actor)

In This Our Life (Movie)

Young mother (Actor)

Lady Gangster (Movie)

Lucy Fenton (Actor)

Secret Enemies (Movie)

Miss Charlton (Actor)

Secrets of the Lone Wolf (Movie)

Helene de Leon (Actor)

The Keys of the Kingdom (Movie)

Sister Clotilde (Actor)

The Lady Is Willing (Movie)

Myrtle (Actor)

Wilson (Movie)

Margaret Wilson (Actor)

Biography

Ruth Ford was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Ford's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Secrets of the Lone Wolf" (1941), "Lady Gangster" (1942) and "The Lady Is Willing" (1942) with Marlene Dietrich. She also appeared in "Adventure in Iraq" (1943) and the comedy "Princess O'Rourke" (1943) with Olivia de Havilland. She continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties and the sixties, appearing in the Gregory Peck drama "The Keys of the Kingdom" (1945), "Wilson" (1945) with Alexander Knox and the drama "Dragonwyck" (1946) with Gene Tierney. She also appeared in "Strange Impersonation" (1946). In the latter half of her career, she continued to act in the George Hamilton dramatic adaptation "Act One" (1963), the drama "The Tree" (1969) with Jordan Christopher and the Tuesday Weld drama "Play It As It Lays" (1972). She also appeared in "Too Scared to Scream" (1982). Ford more recently appeared on "Orson Welles: What Went Wrong?" (Cinemax, 1992-93). Ford passed away in August 2009 at the age of 98.

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