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Ruth Gillette



Actress Ruth Gillette worked steadily on stage, screen, and television from the mid-'20s through the early '80s. She made her Broadway debut in a 1925 production of Gay Paree. She subsequently played supporting roles in many more shows. She made her feature film debut in Woman in the Dark (1934). One of her most acclaimed film roles was that of Lillian Russell in The Great Ziegfeld (1936). On television, Gillette guest starred on such shows as McHale's Navy, Dennis the Menace, and Dr. Kildare. She made her final film appearance in Going Ape (1981).

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Going Ape!
  • Marianne
1981
50% The Shaggy D.A.
  • Song Chairman
1976
97% In a Lonely Place
  • Martha
1950
No Score Yet Nob Hill
  • Actor
1945
No Score Yet Hello, Frisco, Hello
  • Singer
1943
No Score Yet Street of Chance
  • Blonde
1942
No Score Yet The Monster and the Girl
  • Woman
1941
No Score Yet Return of the Cisco Kid
  • Blonde
1939
No Score Yet Made for Each Other
  • Blonde in Cafe
1939
No Score Yet Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
  • Melba
1938
No Score Yet Saratoga
  • Mrs. Hurley
1937
No Score Yet This Is My Affair
  • Blonde
1937
67% In Old Chicago
  • Miss Lou
1937
No Score Yet Bulldog Edition
  • Gertle
1936
100% San Francisco
  • Actor
1936
65% The Great Ziegfeld
  • Lillian Russell
1936
No Score Yet Life Begins at 40
  • Mrs. Cotton
1935
No Score Yet Convention Girl
  • Helen
1935
No Score Yet Woman in the Dark
  • Lil Logan
1934

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
The Facts of Life
1979-1988
  • Ruth

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