Ruth Chatterton was a famous American actress born in 1892. She appeared on screen, stage and in TV. Most of her early acting career in the 1930s was on television. Later in her career, she wrote some movies as well. She received numerous awards for her roles in both Broadway and Hollywood. In fact, she is one of only two American women to have won Academy Awards for both movies.
Ruth Chatterton never seemed to accept that her career would end after the turn of the century. She wrote a number of books during the 1930s. Her novels were successful, but they did not bring her recognition as an American contemporary. It would be after her death that this would occur. However, in 2021, Ruth Chatterton became the first American woman ever to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oprah Magazine.
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Throughout the course of her acting career, Ruth Chatterton appeared in a number of films. She had a very famous one with Joe Mcclair in Gone With The Wind. Her other films included such films as Grease, That Lucky Number One, Once Upon A Time In America and High School Confidential. As a result of her role as the quintessential southern belle, Chatterton is still remembered by many Americans as the real life romance’s choice, the good girl gone bad, or as the personification of purity. She was certainly popular in her day.
During the period in which Ruth Chatterton was most recognized as an American stage, film, and television actress, there were few choices for her to portray. Her early work included such roles as Rose in Grease and Mickey in Once Upon A Time in America. However, it was her appearance on the television screen alimony to Richard Burton’s Mary Jackson in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs that really kick started her career.
Throughout the course of her acting career, Chatterton continued to receive widespread notice and criticism. Her initial treatment for the stage version of Grease was met with harsh reviews. Some critics claimed that she lacked the ability to play a complex character. However, other critics claimed that her Broadway experience helped her develop into the precise kind of leading woman star that many people associate with Ruth Chatterton. Her performance in My Fair Lady as Joannaander in the musical, Anais Pouliot-Boudinat, proved that she had the ability to take the character of the strong female protagonist and make it work.
Chatterton’s final performance as an actress was as the loyal madame x in The Bad Seed in Hollywood. Though the role was received poorly by the audience, Chatterton’s consistent efforts to be the perfect Madame X and an enduring stand-up comic made her a name on the stage and on screen. She survived an attempted armed robbery in which she was pistol-whipped and ultimately died of a heart attack on the boardwalk in Venice. She remains a beloved and respected figure in Hollywood to this day.