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Ruth Clifford
Birth: Feb. 17, 1900
Pawtucket
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1998
Woodland Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress. During her 50-year Hollywood career she went from teenage ingenues to leading ladies to character parts. She never became a star but is a familiar face in over 100 movies, including six directed by John Ford. Perhaps Clifford's greatest role was as Ann Rutledge in "The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln" (1924). Among her other films are "The Invisible Ray" (1920), "The Phantom of the Opera" (1925), "The Sign of the Cross" (1932), "Dante's Inferno" (1935), "How Green Was My Valley" (1941), "Holiday Inn" (1942), "The Keys of the Kingdom" (1944), "Leave Her To Heaven" (1945), "The Snake Pit" (1948), "3 Godfathers" (1948), "Unfaithfully Yours" (1948), "Wagon Master" (1950), "Sunset Boulevard" (1950), "The Searchers" (1956), "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit" (1956), "Designing Women" (1957), "The Last Hurrah" (1958), and "Two Rode Together" (1961). Clifford was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and made her film debut in 1916. She enjoyed her peak years at Universal during the 1920s. She retired in 1964 and died at the Motion Picture Country Home.  (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
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  James C Cornelius (1930 - 1964)*
 
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Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Culver City
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section M, Lot 642
GPS (lat/lon): 33.99249, -118.3854
 
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Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Sep 19, 2005
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