Basil Ruysdael

Birthday
Jul 24, 1888
Birthplace
Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

Bio:

Of Russian descent, American actor Basil Ruysdael was a successful opera singer in the 'teens and twenties. Firmly based in New York, Ruysdael made his first screen appearance in the Marx Brothers Astoria-filmed The Cocoanuts (1929). His portrayal of Detective Hennessy in this film was ordinary enough, save for his hilarious vocal rendition of "Tale of… More

Filmography

Basil Ruysdael Videos

The Horse Soldiers
3 minutes 39 seconds
The Last Hurrah
3 minutes 4 seconds
Blackboard Jungle
1 minutes 11 seconds
Broken Arrow
14 seconds
Story Of Ruth
4 minutes 54 seconds

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