Ruth Gillette
Date of Birth
Aug 16, 1907
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL

Biography

Actress Ruth Gillette worked steadily on stage, screen, and television from the mid-'20s through the early '80s. She made her Broadway debut in a 1925 production of Gay Paree. She subsequently played supporting roles in many more shows. She made her feature film debut in Woman in the Dark (1934). One of her most acclaimed film roles was that of Lillian Russell in The Great Ziegfeld (1936). On...