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Ruth Gordon Jones (October 30, 1896 – August 28, 1985), better known as Ruth Gordon, was an American actress and writer.[1] She was perhaps best known for her film roles such as Minnie Castevet, Rosemary's overly solicitous neighbor in Rosemary's Baby, as the eccentric Maude in Harold and Maude and as the mother of Orville Boggs in the Clint Eastwood film Every Which Way but Loose. In addition to her acting career, Gordon wrote numerous well-known plays, film scripts and books. Gordon won an Academy Award, an Emmy and two Golden Globe awards for her acting.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Ruth Gordon Jones (October 30, 1896 – August 28, 1985), better known as Ruth Gordon, was an American actress and writer.[1] She was perhaps best known for her film roles such as Minnie Castevet, Rosemary's overly solicitous neighbor in Rosemary's Baby, as the eccentric Maude in Harold and Maude and as the mother of Orville Boggs in the Clint Eastwood film Every Which Way but Loose. In addition to her acting career, Gordon wrote numerous well-known plays, film scripts and books. Gordon won an Academy Award, an Emmy and two Golden Globe awards for her acting.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 49

Birthday 1896-10-30

Day of Death 1985-08-28

Place of Birth Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

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Also Known As

  • Ruth Gordon Jones

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1987 The Trouble with Spies as Mrs. Arkwright
1985 Maxie as Mrs. Lavin
1984 Delta Pi as Mugsy
1984 Voyage of the Rock Aliens as The Sheriff
1982 Don't Go to Sleep as Bernice
1982 Jimmy the Kid as Bernice
1982 Newhart (2 episodes) as Blanche Devane
1980 Any Which Way You Can as Senovia 'Ma' Boggs
1980 My Bodyguard as Gramma Peache
1979 Scavenger Hunt as Arvilla Droll
1979 Boardwalk as Becky Rosen
1978 Every Which Way But Loose as Ma Boggs
1978 Taxi (114 episodes)
1978 Perfect Gentlemen as Ms. Cavagarno
1977 The Love Boat (1 episode)
1977 The Prince of Central Park as Mrs. Miller
1976 Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby as Minnie Castevet
1976 The Great Houdinis as Cecilia Weiss
1976 The Big Bus as Old Lady
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode)
1975 Medical Story (1 episode)
1974 Rhoda (1 episode)
1973 Kojak (1 episode)
1973 Isn't It Shocking? as Marge Savage
1972 Emergency! (1 episode) as Lenore
1971 Harold and Maude as Dame Marjorie "Maude" Chardin
1971 Columbo (1 episode)
1970 Where’s Poppa? as Mrs. Hocheiser
1970 The Flip Wilson Show (1 episode)
1969 What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? as Mrs Dimmock
1968 Rosemary's Baby as Minnie Castevet
1966 Blithe Spirit as Madame Arcati
1966 Lord Love a Duck as Stella Bernard
1966 Inside Daisy Clover as The Dealer - Mrs. Clover
1953 The Academy Awards (1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1943 Action in the North Atlantic as Mrs. Sarah Jarvis
1943 Edge of Darkness as Anna Stensgard
1941 Two-Faced Woman as Ruth Ellis
1940 Abe Lincoln in Illinois as Mary Todd Lincoln
1940 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet as Mrs. Ehrlich

Writing

1980 Hardhat & Legs Screenplay
1953 The Actress Writer
1952 Pat and Mike Screenplay
1952 The Marrying Kind Writer
1949 Adam's Rib Screenplay
1947 A Double Life Writer
1945 Over 21 Theatre Play

Creator

1973 Adam's Rib Creator

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