Ruth Chatterton

Ruth Chatterton
1892 - 1961

Ruth Chatterton  American Actress


Ruth Chatterton (December 24, 1892 – November 24, 1961) was an American stage, film and television actress. In the late 1930s, Chatterton retired from film acting but continued her career on the stage. She later became a successful novelist and early...

Confirmed Relationships5
Longest Relationship18 yrs, 7 mths
Average Relationship Length5 yrs, 9 mths
First Name Ruth
Last Name Chatterton
Full Name at Birth Ruth Chatterton
Age 68 (age at death) years
Birthday 24th December, 1892
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 24th November, 1961
Place of Death Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
Cause of Death Cerebral Hemorrhage
Height 5' 2½" (159 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress/ Novelist/Aviatrice/directed Broadway plays
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Dodsworth, Madame X, Aviation
Year(s) Active 1928–1953, 1908–1953
Father Walter Smith
Mother Lillian Reed Chatterton
Family Member Thomas Chatteron (ancestor)
Friend Bette Davis, Amelia Earhart, Sylvia of Hollywood
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Ruth Chatterton68 CapricornActress
Barry Thomson-
Philip Reed88 AriesActor
José Iturbi84 SagittariusPianist
George Brent80 PiscesActor
Ralph Forbes111 LibraActor


Hamlet1953 Gertrude TV Movie
Celanese Theatre1951 Kit Marlowe TV Show
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse1950 Alison Stanhope TV Show
The Prudential Family Playhouse1950 Fran Dodsworth TV Show
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948 TV Show
Kraft Theatre1947 TV Show
A Royal Divorce1938 Josephine de Beauharnais Movie
The Rat1937 Zelia de Chaumont Movie
Dodsworth1936 Fran Dodsworth Movie
Girls' Dormitory1936 Professor Anna Mathe Movie
Lady of Secrets1936 Celia Whittaker Movie
Journal of a Crime1934 Francoise Movie
Female1933 Alison Drake Movie
Lilly Turner1933 Lilly 'Queenie' Turner Dixon Movie
Frisco Jenny1932 Frisco Jenny Sandoval Movie
The Rich Are Always with Us1932 Caroline Grannard Movie
The Crash1932 Linda Gault Movie
Tomorrow and Tomorrow1932 Eve Redman Movie
The Magnificent Lie1931 Poll Movie
Unfaithful1931 Lady Fay Kilkerry Movie
Once a Lady1931 Anna Keremazoff Movie
Paramount on Parade1930 Floozie (The Montmartre Girl) Movie
Sarah and Son1930 Sarah Storm Movie
Anybody's Woman1930 Pansy Gray Movie
The Lady of Scandal1930 Elsie Movie
The Right to Love1930 Brooks Evans, Naomi Kellogg Movie
Madame X1929 Jacqueline Movie
Charming Sinners1929 Kathryn Miles Movie
The Doctor's Secret1929 Lillian Garson Movie
The Dummy1929 Agnes Meredith Movie
The Laughing Lady1929 Marjorie Lee Movie
Sins of the Fathers1928 Greta Blanke Movie
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