Roy Del Ruth
Date of Birth
Oct 18, 1895
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA


Beginning with his apprenticeship as a writer and gag man for Mack Sennett, this American director had a career that spanned Hollywood's golden age and would be the envy of any film buff. While his films were rarely "distinguished," DelRuth worked with many of the best-loved personalities of the era including James Cagney, Eddie Cantor, Maurice Chevalier, Patsy Kelly, Billie Burke, Lucille Ball,...