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      Basil Ruysdael

      Basil Ruysdael

      Highest Rated: 100% Jubal (1956)

      Lowest Rated: 65% Pinky (1949)

      Birthday: Jul 24, 1888

      Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

      Basil Ruysdael was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Ruysdael landed roles in various films, including the comedy adaptation "The Cocoanuts" (1929) with Groucho Marx, the western "Colorado Territory" (1949) with Joel McCrea and the Loretta Young drama "Come to the Stable" (1949). He also appeared in "The Doctor and the Girl" (1949), the drama "Pinky" (1949) with Jeanne Crain and the western "Broken Arrow" (1950) with James Stewart. His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like "My Forbidden Past" (1951), "People Will Talk" (1951) with Cary Grant and the drama "Carrie" (1952) with Laurence Olivier. He also appeared in "Prince Valiant" (1954). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier" (1955) with Fess Parker, the Pedro Armendariz dramatic period piece "Diane" (1956) and "Jubal" (1956) with Glenn Ford. He also appeared in the James Cagney drama "These Wilder Years" (1956) and the Spencer Tracy dramatic adaptation "The Last Hurrah" (1958). Ruysdael last acted in the drama "The Story of Ruth" (1960) with Stuart Whitman. Ruysdael passed away in October 1960 at the age of 72.

      Highest rated movies

      Jubal poster
      Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier poster
      Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier
      The Cocoanuts poster
      The Cocoanuts
      Broken Arrow poster
      Broken Arrow
      People Will Talk poster
      People Will Talk
      The Last Hurrah poster
      The Last Hurrah
      Blackboard Jungle poster
      Blackboard Jungle
      Carrie poster




      No Score Yet 72% The Story of Ruth Shammah (Character) - 1960
      86% 81% The Last Hurrah Bishop Gardner (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet 56% These Wilder Years Judge (Character) - 1956
      100% 75% Jubal Shem Hoktor (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet 40% Diane Chamberlain (Character) - 1955
      74% 78% Blackboard Jungle Professor A.R. Kraal (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet 69% The Violent Men Tex Hinkleman (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet 38% Pearl of the South Pacific Tuan Michael (Character) - 1955
      100% 77% Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier Andrew Jackson (Character) - 1955
      71% 58% Carrie Mr. Fitzgerald (Character) - 1952
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Boots Malone Preacher Cole (Character) - 1952
      No Score Yet 17% Half Angel Dr. Jackson (Character) - 1951
      88% 79% People Will Talk Dean Lyman Brockwell (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet 36% My Forbidden Past Dean Cazzley (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Raton Pass Pierre Challon (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Scarf Cyrus Barrington (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet 83% The Doctor and the Girl Dr. Francis I. Garard (Character) - 1950
      90% 71% Broken Arrow Gen. Oliver 'The Christian General' Howard (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet No Score Yet High Lonesome `'Horse'` Davis (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gambling House Judge Ravinek (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet 29% One Way Street Father Moreno (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet 72% The File on Thelma Jordon Judge Jonathan David Hancock (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet 76% Come to the Stable The Bishop (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet 66% Colorado Territory Dave Rickard ('The Old Man') (Character) - 1949
      65% 71% Pinky Judge Walker (Character) - 1949
      95% 69% The Cocoanuts Hennessy (Character) - 1929


      No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Henry W. Dameron (Guest Star) 1959
      No Score Yet 100% Father Knows Best Unknown (Guest Star) 1958