Ruth Donnelly

May 17, 1896


The daughter of a New Jersey newspaper reporter/ critic/ editor, Ruth Donnelly made her first stage appearance at 17, in the chorus of the touring show The Quaker Girl. Shortly afterward, she essayed the first of hundreds of comedy roles in a theatrical piece called Margie Pepper. Her Broadway debut occurred in 1914's A Scrap of Paper, which brought her… More


Ruth Donnelly Videos

Mr. Deeds Goes To Town
3 minutes 1 seconds
The Bells Of St. Mary's
2 minutes 49 seconds
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
2 minutes 43 seconds
Happiness Ahead
30 seconds
Wonder Bar
30 seconds

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