Ruth Gordon’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 30, 1896

Death Date

Aug 28, 1985

Age of Death

88 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Aug 28, 1985


Movie Actress

The movie actress Ruth Gordon died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Longtime actress who co-starred with Bud Cort in Harold and Maude and portrayed Minnie Castevet in Rosemary’s Baby. In 1941, she played Mary Todd Lincoln in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.

Her parents are Annie Tapley and Clinton Jones.



“The very best impromptu speeches are the ones written well in advance.” (Ruth Gordon)


“To be somebody you must last.” (Ruth Gordon)


“Discussing how old you are is the temple of boredom.” (Ruth Gordon)


“Never give up. And never, under any circumstances, face the facts.” (Ruth Gordon)


“Pan me, don’t give me the part, publish everybody’s book but this one and I will still make it!” (Ruth Gordon)