[7], From 1937 until 1942, Rutherford portrayed Polly Benedict in the MGM Andy Hardy youth comedy film series with actor Mickey Rooney. Rutherford was scheduled to return to Marietta on July 4, 2008 to be reunited with four of the surviving costars from Gone With The Wind; Cammie King, Fred Crane, Mickey Kuhn, and Patrick Curtis. Records may include photos, original documents, family history, relatives, specific dates, locations and full names. Soon afterwards, her parents separated and Lucille Mansfield moved to Los Angeles with Ann Rutherford and her sister Judith. Therese Ann Rutherford (November 2, 1917 – June 11, 2012), known as Ann Rutherford, was a Canadian-American actress in film, radio, and television.She had a long career starring and co-starring in films, playing Polly Benedict during the 1930s and 1940s in the Andy Hardy series, and as Scarlett O'Hara's sister in the film Gone with the Wind (1939). [2] She is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California. During the 1990s, Rutherford was offered the role of Rose Calvert in the film Titanic (1997), but turned it down. Her first appearance was in the 1959 episode, "The Case of the Howling Dog," when she played defendant Evelyn Forbes. She was still a teenager when she made her first film appearances as leading lady to such Western heroes as John Wayne and Gene Autry. One of the veterans gave Rutherford a rose corsage tied with Confederate colors. At MGM, Rutherford appeared as the Spirit of Christmas Past in A Christmas Carol (1938) and Lydia Bennet in Pride and Prejudice (1940) among other roles. Neither Evelyn Keyes (1916–2008), then suffering from Alzheimer's disease, nor Olivia de Havilland, two of her surviving Gone with the Wind co-stars, were able to attend. [9], Among her television appearances, Rutherford guest starred in four episodes of Perry Mason. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Her notable roles include in Gone With the Wind. Eva Longoria vs. George Lopez and Yvette Nicole Brown vs. Ashley Graham, Harvey Family Men vs. Harvey Family Women and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar vs. Ralph Sampson, Eva Longoria vs. George Lopez and Yvette Nicole Brown vs. Ashley Graham (July 2), MLB Legends vs. NBA Legends and NFL All-Stars vs. NFL Legends, Funny Gals vs. At the urging of friends Ann Miller and Ann Rutherford, Haver finally joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the age of 75. In 1972, Rutherford returned to MGM to make the film They Only Kill Their Masters. They usually refer to data extracted from death indexes and death certificates, therefore they include personal details about the deceased (Name, Time of Death, Cause of Death, Place of Death). In the weeks after the event, he took to wandering alone in the woods, often with a rifle. [1], Rutherford was married twice. During this period, she starred in films such as Orchestra Wives (1942) with 20th Century Fox, Two O'Clock Courage (1945) with RKO Radio Pictures, and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947), also with RKO. Media related to Ann Rutherford at Wikimedia Commons, Last edited on 23 December 2017, at 06:37, "Ann Rutherford, actress in 'Gone With the Wind,' dies at 94", "Ann Rutherford, Studio Film Sweetheart, Dies at 94", https://simple.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ann_Rutherford&oldid=5925724, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core, "Ann Rutherford, actress in 'Gone With the Wind,' dies at 94", "Ann Rutherford, Studio Film Sweetheart, Dies at 94", http://www.tcm.com/this-month/article.html?id=353248%7C353389, Whitman Authorized Editions for Girls, accessed September 10, 2009, https://infogalactic.com/w/index.php?title=Ann_Rutherford&oldid=1633223, Commons category link is defined as the pagename, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, About Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core. [3] While Rutherford was still a baby, the family moved to San Francisco. In 1937, Rutherford left Republic and signed a film contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios. Rutherford was born on November 2, 1917 in Vancouver, British Columbia, a week and a half from Joan Fontaine. Rutherford signed autographs and reminisced with fans about old times. The story was probably written for a young teenage audience and is reminiscent of the adventures of Nancy Drew. In October 2004, Rutherford made a guest appearance at the Margaret Mitchell birthday celebration in Jonesboro, Georgia, to honor the film Gone With the Wind. In the 1970s, Rutherford made two guest appearances on television as Aggie Harrison, the mother of Suzanne Pleshette's character Emily Hartley, on The Bob Newhart Show. In 1935, Rutherford began her Hollywood film career in the starring role of Joan O'Brien in the dramatic film Waterfront Lady for Mascot Pictures, later to be Republic Pictures. [1] In December 1939, while promoting the new movie, Rutherford visited six Confederate Army veterans at the Confederate Soldiers Home near Atlanta. A month later, Rutherford had a part in a radio serial drama. Rutherford died on June 11, 2012 from having problems with her heart in a hospital in California at the age of 94 (Evelyn Kozak, Henry Cecil, Jiroemon Kimura and Luo Meizhen die a year later). Super Smash Bros. Bowl Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Despite Mickey Rooney's pleas, she turned down returning as Polly Benedict in Andy Hardy Comes Home stating that she didn't believe most people married their first sweethearts and Andy Hardy now being a judge was implausible. Grave site information of Ann Jane Rutherford (Died: 6 Jan 1950) at Larkhall Cemetery in Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom from BillionGraves Please complete the captcha to let us know you are a real person. She competed on Grim Reaper during spring 2003, which Rutherford won over John Hartson and Patti Page. She playied Polly Benedict during the 1930s and 1940s in the Andy Hardy series. It is Ann’s death that appears to be the catalyst for his first episode of serious depression; a condition that would plague him for his entire life. Her death from heart problems count as heart failure. The Pellet's With the Poison in the Flagon With the Dragon!