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Ruth Gordon Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

RUTH GORDON
Born: October 30, 1896 in Quincy, Massachusetts
Died: August 28, 1985 in Edgartown, Massachusetts
Biography
Ruth Gordon (1896-1985), was one of Broadway's biggest stars with such hits as Seventeen, Serena Blandish and Ethan Frome. Late in the 1940s she began collaborating with her husband, Garson Kanin, a brilliant playwright, on projects such as the Tracy-Hepburn comedies Adam's Rib (1949) and Pat and Mike (1952), as well as The Marrying Kind (1952). Gordon returned to the screen for Inside Daisy Clover (1966, nominated for Best Supporting Actress) and Rosemary's Baby (1968), for which she won an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress. Gordon was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for best actress for her appearance in the 1971 film Harold and Maude. She was 75 years old during this film. The TV movie Isn't It Shocking?, featuring Alan Alda, Lloyd Nolan and Louise Lasser as well as Gordon, appeared in 1973.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1982-Don't-Go-to-Sleep (Performer), 1980-Any-Which-Way-You-Can (Performer), 1980-Hardhat-and-Legs (Performer), 1979-Taxi (Performer), 1978-Every-Which-Way-But-Loose (Performer), 1976-Emergency! (Performer), 1968-Rosemary's-Baby (Performer), 1950-The-Prudential-Family-Playhouse (Performer), 1941-Two-Faced-Woman (Performer), 1915-Camille (Performer), 1980-Hardhat-and-Legs (Writer), 1967-Rosie! (Writer), 1950-The-Prudential-Family-Playhouse (Writer), 1984-The-Secret-World-of-the-Very-Young (in person), 1982-The-John-Davidson-Show (in person), 1980-Looks-Familiar (in person), 1977-Saturday-Night-Live (in person), 1970-1977-The-Tonight-Show-Starring-Johnny-Carson (in person), 1975-Donahue (in person), 1940-Information-Please:-Series-1,-No.-8 (in person), 2002-The-Kid-Stays-in-the-Picture (Other), 1970-Where's-Poppa (Performer), 2010-A-History-of-Horror-with-Mark-Gatiss (Other), 2006-Boffo!-Tinseltown's-Bombs-and-Blockbusters (Other), 1980-Film-2014 (in person), 2003-Sex-at-24-Frames-Per-Second (Other), 1959-Person-to-Person (in person), 1983-1984-Newhart (Performer), 1982-Jimmy-the-Kid (Performer), 1979-Scavenger-Hunt (Performer), 1977-The-Love-Boat (Performer), 1973-Isn't-It-Shocking (Performer), 1971-Harold-and-Maude (Performer), 1966-Blithe-Spirit (Performer), 1973-Adam's-Rib (Writer), 1952-Pat-and-Mike (Writer), 1949-Adam's-Rib (Writer), 1987-American-Masters (in person), 1980-The-Merv-Griffin-Show (in person), 1968-Mia-and-Roman (in person), 1982-The-Late-Show-with-David-Letterman (in person), 1984-Delta-Pi (Performer), 1974-1978-The-Mike-Douglas-Show (in person), 2012-Woody-Allen:-A-Documentary (Other), 2004-Imaginary-Witness:-Hollywood-and-the-Holocaust (Other), 1943-Edge-of-Darkness (Performer), 1940-Dr.-Ehrlich's-Magic-Bullet (Performer), 1940-Abe-Lincoln-in-Illinois (Performer), 1915-Madame-Butterfly (Performer), 1915-The-Whirl-of-Life (Performer), 1960-The-DuPont-Show-of-the-Month (Writer), 1952-The-Marrying-Kind (Writer), 1945-Over-21 (Writer), 1945-Over-21 (in person), 1969-1971-The-David-Frost-Show (in person), 1940-Information-Please:-Series-2,-No.-2 (in person), 1987-The-Trouble-with-Spies (Performer), 1985-Maxie (Performer), 1980-My-Bodyguard (Performer), 1978-Perfect-Gentlemen (Performer), 1976-The-Great-Houdini (Performer), 1975-Medical-Story (Performer), 1969-What-Ever-Happened-to-Aunt-Alice (Performer), 1966-Lord-Love-a-Duck (Performer), 1965-Inside-Daisy-Clover (Performer), 1943-Action-in-the-North-Atlantic (Performer), 1983-Tom-Cottle:-Up-Close (in person), The-Ford-Theatre-Hour (Writer), 2008-The-80th-Annual-Academy-Awards (Other), 1984-Voyage-of-the-Rock-Aliens (Performer), 1979-Boardwalk (Performer), 1977-Columbo (Performer), 1977-The-Prince-of-Central-Park (Performer), 1976-The-Big-Bus (Performer), 1975-Rhoda (Performer), 1975-Kojak (Performer), 1957-The-Alcoa-Hour (Writer), 1953-The-Actress (Writer), 1947-A-Double-Life (Writer), 1982-Night-of-100-Stars (in person), 1978-1979-Good-Morning-America (in person), 1976-That-Was-the-Year-That-Was---1976 (in person), 1971-Flip (in person), 1969-1970-The-Dick-Cavett-Show (in person), 1969-The-Joey-Bishop-Show (in person), 1969-The-41st-Annual-Academy-Awards (in person), 1966-The-38th-Annual-Academy-Awards (in person), 1956-The-Ed-Sullivan-Show (in person), 1976-Look-What's-Happened-to-Rosemary's-Baby (Performer)
Theater Credits | show moreshow less
Mrs.-Warren's-Profession - Performer (February 18, 1976 - April 4, 1976), Dreyfus-in-Rehearsal - Performer (October 17, 1974 - October 26, 1974), The-Loves-of-Cass-McGuire - Performer (October 6, 1966 - October 22, 1966), A-Very-Rich-Woman - Performer (September 30, 1965 - October 23, 1965), My-Mother,-My-Father-and-Me - Performer (March 23, 1963 - April 6, 1963), The-Good-Soup - Performer (March 2, 1960 - March 19, 1960), The-Matchmaker - Performer (December 5, 1955 - February 2, 1957), The-Smile-of-the-World - Performer (January 12, 1949 - January 15, 1949), The-Leading-Lady - Performer (October 18, 1948 - October 23, 1948), How-I-Wonder - Production (September 30, 1947 - November 22, 1947), Years-Ago - Writing (December 3, 1946 - May 31, 1947), Over-21 - Performer (January 3, 1944 - July 8, 1944), The-Three-Sisters - Performer (December 21, 1942 - April 3, 1943), The-Strings,-My-Lord,-Are-False - Performer (May 19, 1942 - May 30, 1942), A-Doll's-House - Performer (December 27, 1937 - May 1938), The-Country-Wife - Performer (December 1, 1936 - February 1937), Ethan-Frome - Performer (January 21, 1936 - May 5, 1936), A-Sleeping-Clergyman - Performer (October 8, 1934 - November 1934), They-Shall-Not-Die - Performer (February 21, 1934 - April 1934), Three-Cornered-Moon - Performer (March 16, 1933 - May 1933), Here-Today - Performer (September 6, 1932 - October 1932), A-Church-Mouse - Performer (October 12, 1931 - March 1932), The-Wiser-They-Are - Performer (April 6, 1931 - May 1931), The-Violet-and-One,-Two,-Three - Performer (September 29, 1930 - November 1930), Hotel-Universe - Performer (April 14, 1930 - June 1930), Lady-Fingers - Performer (January 31, 1929 - May 25, 1929), Serena-Blandish - Performer (January 23, 1929 - April 1929), Saturday's-Children - Performer (January 26, 1927 - April 1928), The-Fall-of-Eve - Performer (August 31, 1925 - October 1925), Mrs.-Partridge-Presents - Performer (January 5, 1925 - March 1925), Tweedles - Performer (August 13, 1923 - November 1923), Seventeen - Performer (January 22, 1918 - August 1918), Peter-Pan - Performer (December 21, 1915 - January 1916)

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