Ruth Gordon

Highest Rated:
100%     Where's Poppa? (1970)
Lowest Rated:
0%     Maxie (1985)
Birthday:
Oct 30
Birthplace:
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
Bio:


The daughter of a former ship captain, Ruth Gordon knew what she wanted to do with her life after witnessing a performance by stage actress Hazel Dawn. Over the initial objections of her father, Gordon decided upon a stage career, studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. After…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
71% Lord Love a Duck
  • Stella Barnard
-- 2000
Zombie Bloodbath
  • Actor
-- 1993
Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table
  • Actor
-- 1987
Voyage of the Rock Aliens
  • Sheriff
-- 1987
0% Maxie
  • Mrs Lavin
-- 1985
Mugsy's Girls
  • Mugsy
-- 1985
Trouble With Spies
  • Mrs. Arkwright
-- 1984
Don't Go to Sleep
  • Grandma Bernice
-- 1982
Jimmy the Kid
  • Bernice
-- 1982
85% My Bodyguard
  • Gramma
-- 1980
Hard Hat and Legs
  • Actor
-- 1980
20% Any Which Way You Can
  • Ma
-- 1980
Scavenger Hunt
  • Arvilla Droll
-- 1979
Boardwalk
  • Actor
-- 1979
31% Every Which Way But Loose
  • Ma
-- 1978
The Prince of Central Park
  • Mrs. Miller
-- 1977
78% The Big Bus
  • Old Lady
-- 1976
Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby (Rosemary's Baby II)
  • Minnie Castevet
-- 1976
The Great Houdini
  • Cecilia Weiss
-- 1976
86% Harold and Maude
  • Maude
-- 1971
100% Where's Poppa?
  • Mrs. Hocheiser
-- 1970
Whatever Happened to Aunt Alice?
  • Mrs. Dimmock
-- 1969
98% Rosemary's Baby
  • Minnie Castevet
-- 1968
36% Inside Daisy Clover
  • The Dealer - Mrs. Clover
-- 1966
The Actress
  • Screenwriter
-- 1953
90% Pat and Mike
  • Screenwriter
-- 1952
60% The Marrying Kind
  • Screenwriter
-- 1952
100% Adam's Rib
  • Screenwriter
-- 1949
71% A Double Life
  • Screenwriter
-- 1947
Edge of Darkness
  • Anna Stensgard
-- 1943
The North Star (Armored Attack)
  • Actor
-- 1943
Action in the North Atlantic
  • Mrs. Jarvis
-- 1943
25% Two-Faced Woman
  • Miss Ellis
-- 1941
80% Abe Lincoln in Illinois
  • Mary Todd Lincoln
-- 1940
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
  • Mrs. Heidi Ehrlich
-- 1940
Newhart - "Grandma, What a Big Mouth You Have"
  • Actor
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Quotes from Ruth Gordon's Characters

    • Maude:
      I feel that much of the world's sorrow comes from people who are *this*, [she points to a daisy] yet allow themselves to be treated as *that*.
    From Harold and Maude. Submitted by Tika P (2 years ago)

    • Maude:
      Harold.....that monstrosity you purchased is an eyesore....and an enbarrassment.
    From Harold and Maude. Submitted by Lynne H (2 years ago)