Ruth Roland
Date of Birth
Aug 26, 1892
Birth Place:
San Francisco, CA


The daughter of an actress, Ruth Roland went on the stage herself at the age of three and soon gained some measure of fame in vaudeville as Baby Ruth. By her teens, she was residing with an aunt in Los Angeles and was spotted by a director for the Kalem company, who signed her to a 25 dollars-weekly salary. An expert equestrienne with a flair for comedy, Roland made innumerable split- and one-reel...