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Basil Ruysdael
Birth: Jul. 24, 1888
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1960
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. He started his career as a baritone singer for the Metropolitan Opera Company in the early 1900's and appeared on the New York stage in 1918. Moving to California in 1923, he was a voice teacher for many actors. Encouraged to try acting himself, he made his big screen debut in "Cocoanuts" (1929). For the next 30 years he was a frequent character performer in films to include "Come to the Stable" (1949), "Broken Arrow" (1950), "People Will Talk" (1951), "The Last Hurrah" (1958) and "The Horse Soldiers" (1960). He also did voice over in "101 Dalmatians" (1961) and appeared on the TV shows "Perry Mason", "Official Detective", "Father knows Best" and "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color. He at the age of 72 of complications following surgery. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA
 
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Aug 04, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6659111
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