Ruth Donnelly

Biography

Ruth Donnelly (May 17, 1896 – November 17, 1982) was an American stage and film actress. Her father was the mayor of Trenton, New Jersey.

She began her stage career at the age of 17 in 1913, in The Quaker Girl. Her Broadway debut brought her to the attention of George M. Cohan, who proc...

45 titles Acting

6.8

Autumn Leaves

1956 · Liz Eckhart

6.1

The Spoilers

1955 · Duchess

6.4

A Lawless Street

1955 · Molly Higgins

6.9

I'd Climb the Highest Mountain

1951 · Glory White

6.6

The Wild Blue Yonder

1951 · Maj. Ida Winton

6.9

The Secret of Convict Lake

1951 · Mary Fancher

7.6

Where the Sidewalk Ends

1950 · Martha

6.7

Fighting Father Dunne

1948 · Kate Mulvey

7.7

The Snake Pit

1948 · Ruth

6.9

The Fabulous Texan

1947 · Utopia Mills

6.2

The Ghost Goes Wild

1947 · Aunt Susan Beecher

6.5

In Old Sacramento

1946 · Zebby Booker

7.2

Cross My Heart

1946 · Eve Harper

5.3

Cinderella Jones

1946 · Cora Elliot

7.4

The Bells of St. Mary's

1945 · Sister Michael

6.7

Pillow to Post

1945 · Mrs. Grace Wingate

5.9

This Is the Army

1943 · Mrs. O'Brien

5.6

Johnny Doughboy

1942 · Biggy Biggsworth

6.3

Model Wife

1941 · Mrs. Milo Everett

6.0

You Belong to Me

1941 · Emma

6.1

Rise and Shine

1941 · Mame Bacon

6.1

The Roundup

1941 · Polly Hope

The Gay Vagabond

1941 · Kate Dixon

Sailors on Leave

1941 · Aunt Navy

7.0

My Little Chickadee

1940 · Aunt Lou

6.5

Scatterbrain

1940 · Miss Stevens

6.6

The Amazing Mr. Williams

1939 · Effie Perkins

8.2

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

1939 · Emma Hopper

6.1

The Family Next Door

1939 · Mrs. Rose Pierce

6.2

The Affairs of Annabel

1938 · Josephine

7.2

A Slight Case of Murder

1938 · Nora Marko

5.6

Army Girl

1938 · Leila Kennett

5.7

Personal Secretary

1938 · Grumpy

5.7

Annabel Takes a Tour

1938 · Josephine

7.3

Meet the Girls

1938 · Daisy Watson

5.9

Portia on Trial

1937 · Jane Wilkins

8.0

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

1936 · Mabel Dawson

6.6

More Than a Secretary

1936 · Helen Davis

Song And Dance Man

1936 · Patsy O'Madigan

7.7

Fatal Lady

1936 · Melba York

7.7

Cain and Mabel

1936 · Aunt Mimi

6.7

13 Hours by Air

1936 · Vi Johnson

6.6

The White Cockatoo

1935 · Mrs. Byng

6.0

Maybe It's Love

1935 · Florrie Sands

6.9

Traveling Saleslady

1935 · Mrs. Twitchell

6.1

Alibi Ike

1935 · Bess

6.0

Red Salute

1935 · Mrs. Edith Rooney

7.1

Hands Across the Table

1935 · Laura

6.2

Merry Wives of Reno

1934 · Lois

7.0

Wonder Bar

1934 · Emma Simpson

6.7

Happiness Ahead

1934 · Anna

7.0

Mandalay

1934 · Mrs. George Peters

7.2

Heat Lightning

1934 · Mrs. Ashton-Ashley

6.8

Housewife

1934 · Dora Wilson

7.1

Bureau of Missing Persons

1933 · Gwendolyn 'Pete' Harris

6.1

Sing, Sinner, Sing

1933 · Margaret 'Maggie' Flannigan

6.7

Ever in My Heart

1933 · Lizzie

6.8

Female

1933 · Miss Frothingham

8.6

Convention City

1933 · Mrs. Ellerbe

6.9

Hard to Handle

1933 · Lil Waters

6.7

Private Detective 62

1933 · Amy Moran

7.3

Employees' Entrance

1933 · Miss Hall

6.7

Ladies They Talk About

1933 · Noonan

6.4

Goodbye Again

1933 · Richview Hotel Maid

7.7

Footlight Parade

1933 · Harriet Bowers Gould

6.6

Lilly Turner

1933 · Edna Yokum

6.4

Havana Widows

1933 · Mrs. Emily Jones

7.1

Blessed Event

1932 · Miss Stevens

6.5

Make Me a Star

1932 · The Countess