Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Mae West: Ruth Donnelly

Ruth Donnelly was in one classic screen gem with MAE WEST.
• • How many remember the character actress as Aunt Lou in "My Little Chickadee" [1940], directed by Edward F. Cline?
• • Born in Trenton, New Jersey on 17 May 1896, Ruth Donnelly began her stage career at the age of 17. In 1914, her Broadway debut brought her to the attention of George M. Cohan — — who proceeded to cast her in numerous comic-relief roles. Though she made her first film appearance that same year, her Hollywood career began in earnest in 1931 and lasted until 1957.
• • Ruth Donnelly died in New York City during the month of November — — on 17 November 1982.
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