Ruth Gordon





Ruth Gordon


Born
in Quincy, Massachusetts, The United States
October 30, 1896

Died
August 28, 1985


As well as writing plays, film scripts, and books, Ruth Gordon was an actress of stage and screen. She is perhaps best known for her return to acting later in her career with memorable roles in films such as Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Harold and Maude (1971). She was married to Garson Kanin, with whom she wrote several screenplays.

Average rating: 3.62 · 122 ratings · 19 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
My Side

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4.03 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1976 — 2 editions
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Ruth Gordon, an Open Book

4.20 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1980
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Pierced by a Ray of Sun: Po...

3.50 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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Myself Among Others

4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1971 — 3 editions
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Shady Lady

2.50 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1982 — 3 editions
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Peeling the Onion: An Antho...

3.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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It Takes a Dog to Raise a V...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2012
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Years Ago

3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1948
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Under All Silences: Shades ...

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Adam's Rib

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1972 — 2 editions
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“Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.”
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“Never give up. And never, under any circumstances, face the facts.”
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“Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use.”
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