Ruth Gordon

Ruth Gordon

Ruth Gordon Jones (October 30, 1896 – August 28, 1985) was an American actress, screenwriter and playwright. Gordon began her career performing on Broadway at age nineteen. Known for her nasal voice and distinctive personality, she gained international recognition and critical acclaim for film roles that continued into her seventies and eighties. Her later work included performances in Rosemary's Baby (1968), Where's Poppa? (1970), Harold and Maude (1971), Every Which Way but Loose (1978) and Any Which Way You Can (1980). In addition to her acting career, Gordon wrote numerous plays, film scripts, and books, most notably co-writing the screenplay for the 1949 film Adam's Rib. Gordon won an Oscar, an Emmy, and two Golden Globe Awards for her acting, as well as received three Academy Award nominations for her writing. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ruth Gordon, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

  • Title: Ruth Gordon
  • Popularity: 21.452
  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1896-10-30
  • Place of Birth: Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Also Known As: Ruth Gordon Jones
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Ruth Gordon Movies

  • 1971
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    Harold and Maude

    Harold and Maude

    7.603 1971 HD

    The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold...

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  • 1968
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    Rosemary's Baby

    Rosemary's Baby

    7.827 1968 HD

    A young couple, Rosemary and Guy, moves into an infamous New York apartment building, known by frightening legends and mysterious events, with the...

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  • 1979
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    Scavenger Hunt

    Scavenger Hunt

    5.7 1979 HD

    An eccentric games inventor dies and leaves behind an inheritance worth hundreds of millions of dollars - which will only be given to the person or...

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  • 1943
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    Action in the North Atlantic

    Action in the North Atlantic

    7 1943 HD

    Merchant Marine sailors Joe Rossi (Humphrey Bogart) and Steve Jarvis (Raymond Massey) are charged with getting a supply vessel to Russian allies as...

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  • 1970
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    Where’s Poppa?

    Where’s Poppa?

    6.202 1970 HD

    When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging, senile mother, even though he...

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  • 1978
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    Every Which Way but Loose

    Every Which Way but Loose

    6.132 1978 HD

    Philo Beddoe is your regular, easygoing, truck-driving guy. He's also the best bar-room brawler west of the Rockies. And he lives with a 165-pound...

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  • 1940
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    Abe Lincoln in Illinois

    Abe Lincoln in Illinois

    6.8 1940 HD

    Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a 1940 biographical film which tells the story of the life of Abraham Lincoln from his departure from Kentucky until his...

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  • 1984
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    Voyage of the Rock Aliens

    Voyage of the Rock Aliens

    4.8 1984 HD

    Aliens land in the mythical town of "Speelburgh, U.S.A" searching for the source of rock & roll. What they find is a gang of teenagers, led by Dee...

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  • 1982
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    Jimmy the Kid

    Jimmy the Kid

    4.2 1982 HD

    Gang of bumbling crooks kidnap a bratty little kid, find out they got more than they bargained for.

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  • 1980
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    Any Which Way You Can

    Any Which Way You Can

    5.759 1980 HD

    Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire...

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  • 1965
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    Inside Daisy Clover

    Inside Daisy Clover

    5.7 1965 HD

    A girl on the road to stardom fights the dehumanizing effects of Hollywood life.

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  • 1976
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    The Big Bus

    The Big Bus

    5.2 1976 HD

    The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear-powered bus is making its maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by...

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  • 1966
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    Lord Love a Duck

    Lord Love a Duck

    5.7 1966 HD

    From his prison cell, young Alan Musgrave relates his experiences of the previous year dedicated to fulfilling every whim of beautiful and...

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  • 1943
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    Edge of Darkness

    Edge of Darkness

    6.1 1943 HD

    The film pivots around the local Norwegian doctor and his family. The doctor's wife (Ruth Gordon) wants to hold on to the pretence of gracious living...

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  • 1982
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    Don't Go to Sleep

    Don't Go to Sleep

    6.47 1982 HD

    One year after a young girl dies in a car accident, her sister begins seeing visions of her, while the family home is plagued by strange happenings.

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  • 1969
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    What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice?

    What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice?

    6.3 1969 HD

    An aging widow hides a deadly secret which she will do anything to keep buried.

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  • 1941
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    Two-Faced Woman

    Two-Faced Woman

    6.426 1941 HD

    A woman pretends to be her own twin sister to win back her straying husband.

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  • 1940
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    Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet

    Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet

    6.3 1940 HD

    True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphilis.

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  • 1985
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    Maxie

    Maxie

    5.1 1985 HD

    When Nick and Jan move into their new apartment in San Francisco, the batty landlady upstairs tells them about a girl who used to live there in the...

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  • 1976
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    Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby

    Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby

    3.783 1976 HD

    Baby Adrian is now all grown up and separated from his mother, wrestling with the occult influences that plague him, and trying to outrun Satan...

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  • 1987
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    The Trouble with Spies

    The Trouble with Spies

    3.786 1987 HD

    George Trent, a British spy, has gone incommunicado in Ibiza. Appleton Porter (Donald Sutherland) is sent to find out what happened to Trent. Porter...

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  • 1979
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    Boardwalk

    Boardwalk

    6.2 1979 HD

    In this drama, David Rosen and his wife Becky have lived in the same Coney Island neighborhood for nearly all their married life. But the area is not...

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  • 1976
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    The Great Houdinis

    The Great Houdinis

    6 1976 HD

    A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that...

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  • 1984
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    Delta Pi

    Delta Pi

    3.9 1984 HD

    A sorority house mother enters her girls in a mud-wrestling contest.

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  • 1973
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    Isn't It Shocking?

    Isn't It Shocking?

    6.071 1973 HD

    A small-town sheriff is confronted with the deaths of local senior citizens and strange goings-on in his town.

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  • 1977
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    The Prince of Central Park

    The Prince of Central Park

    4.5 1977 HD

    A lonely widow who frequents Central Park becomes emotionally involved with two orphaned youngsters who have built an oasis for themselves there...

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  • 1966
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    Blithe Spirit

    Blithe Spirit

    1 1966 HD

    Adaptation of the Noel Coward play.

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  • 1978
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    Perfect Gentlemen

    Perfect Gentlemen

    4 1978 HD

    Women whose husbands are incarcerated decide to band together to rob a hotel safe.

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  • 1987
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    The Ten-Year Lunch

    The Ten-Year Lunch

    6.4 1987 HD

    The story of the legendary wits who lunched daily at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City during the 1920s. The core of the so-called Round Table...

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  • 1982
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    Night of 100 Stars

    Night of 100 Stars

    6 1982 HD

    The most glittering, expensive, and exhausting videotaping session in television history took place Friday February 19, 1982 at New York's Radio City...

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  • 1980
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    My Bodyguard

    My Bodyguard

    6.3 1980 HD

    Clifford Peach, an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully terrorizes his...

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  • 1915
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    The Whirl of Life

    The Whirl of Life

    5 1915 HD

    The plot is a loose autobiographical interpretation of the life of Vernon and Irene Castle, interspersed among a typical melodrama of the period

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  • 1980
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    Hardhat & Legs

    Hardhat & Legs

    4.5 1980 HD

    A sex education teacher falls for a construction worker with a gambling problem.

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  • 1940
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    Information Please Series 2, No. 2

    Information Please Series 2, No. 2

    1 1940 HD

    This issue of RKO's Information Please series, based on the radio program featuring most of the same people, has Howard Lindsay, co-author and...

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  • 1949
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    Adam's Rib

    Adam's Rib

    7.1 1949 HD

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  • 1952
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    Pat and Mike

    Pat and Mike

    6.344 1952 HD

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  • 1945
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    Over 21

    Over 21

    4.7 1945 HD

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  • 1953
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    The Actress

    The Actress

    6.2 1953 HD

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  • 1980
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    Hardhat & Legs

    Hardhat & Legs

    4.5 1980 HD

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  • 1952
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    The Marrying Kind

    The Marrying Kind

    6.66 1952 HD

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  • 1967
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    Rosie!

    Rosie!

    1 1967 HD

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  • 1947
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    A Double Life

    A Double Life

    6.246 1947 HD

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  • 1951
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    Hallmark Hall of Fame

    Hallmark Hall of Fame

    8.8 1951 HD

    Hallmark Hall of Fame is an anthology program on American television, sponsored by Hallmark Cards, a Kansas City based greeting card company. The...

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  • 1972
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    Emergency!

    Emergency!

    7.726 1972 HD

    The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their...

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  • 1974
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    Rhoda

    Rhoda

    6.063 1974 HD

    Rhoda is an American television sitcom, starring Valerie Harper, which aired 109 episodes over five seasons, from 1974 to 1978. The show was a...

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  • 1971
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    Columbo

    Columbo

    8.06 1971 HD

    Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing...

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  • 1977
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    The Love Boat

    The Love Boat

    6.3 1977 HD

    Passengers who search for romantic nights aboard a beautiful ship travelling to tropical or mysterious countries, decide to pass their vacation...

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  • 1973
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    Kojak

    Kojak

    6.87 1973 HD

    A bald, lollipop sucking police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in New York City.

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  • 1970
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    The Flip Wilson Show

    The Flip Wilson Show

    4.8 1970 HD

    The Flip Wilson Show is an hour long variety show that aired in the U.S. on NBC from September 17, 1970 to June 27, 1974. The show starred American...

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  • 1975
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    Medical Story

    Medical Story

    5 1975 HD

    Medical Story is an American anthology series that aired on NBC from September 4, 1975 until January 8, 1976.

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  • 1953
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    The Oscars

    The Oscars

    6.923 1953 HD

    An annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a...

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  • 1982
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    Newhart

    Newhart

    7.219 1982 HD

    Dick Loudon and his wife Joanna decide to leave life in New York City and buy a little inn in Vermont. Dick is a how-to book writer, who eventually...

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  • 1968
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    The Dick Cavett Show

    The Dick Cavett Show

    6.559 1968 HD

    The Dick Cavett Show has been the title of several talk shows hosted by Dick Cavett on various television networks.

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  • 1978
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    Taxi

    Taxi

    7.192 1978 HD

    Louie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange...

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  • 1948
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    The Ed Sullivan Show

    The Ed Sullivan Show

    6.529 1948 HD

    The Ed Sullivan Show is an American TV variety show that originally ran on CBS from Sunday June 20, 1948 to Sunday June 6, 1971, and was hosted by...

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  • 1961
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    The Mike Douglas Show

    The Mike Douglas Show

    4.833 1961 HD

    The Mike Douglas Show is an American daytime television talk show hosted by Mike Douglas that originally aired only in the Cleveland area during much...

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  • 1962
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    The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

    The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

    7.3 1962 HD

    The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is a talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under The Tonight Show franchise from 1962 to 1992. It originally...

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  • 1970
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    The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

    The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

    1 1970 HD

    An anthology series based in New York City which attracted a high caliber group of actors, often Broadway stars. Stories were both drama and...

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  • 1970
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    The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

    The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

    5 1970 HD

    Adam's Rib is an American situation comedy broadcast on ABC-TV from September 14 to December 28, 1973. It was produced by MGM Television and had 13...

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  • 1970
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    The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

    The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

    5 1970 HD

    Adam's Rib is an American situation comedy broadcast on ABC-TV from September 14 to December 28, 1973. It was produced by MGM Television and had 13...

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