Gordon, Ruth

From Astro-Databank
Jump to: navigation, search
Gordon, Ruth Gender: F
Jones, Ruth Gordon
born on 30 October 1896 at 05:15 (= 05:15 AM )
Place Quincy, USA, 42n15, 71w00
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: McEvoy
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 07°31' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 17°14 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 24°55'


American actress from 1915; famous for playing eccentric characters, as in the wonderfully macabre comedy, "Harold and Maude." She won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actress in "Rosemary's Baby," 1968. Gordon is the author of a half-dozen plays and several screenplays. She had two marriages and one daughter.

Gordon died of a stroke 8/28/1985, Edgartown, MA.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1968 (Oscar as Best Supporting Actress)

Source Notes

Frances McEvoy quotes her in an interview with Michael Bamberger in the Boston Globe 8/08/84. She described her birth in detail as the doctor had thought her dead and tried to save her mother. "He tossed me off someplace and was working on my mom when suddenly there was a squeal and he gave me a gew good slaps." The article said that the doctor had come at 5:00 AM and jforthwith delivered the child without ceremony.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Stroke (Terminal)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One daughter)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Hobbies, games (Painting seascapes)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 88)
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Product Marketing (Merchandise)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar (Best Supporting Actress)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women