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Charles Ruggles is a Actor American born on 8 february 1886 at Los Angeles (USA)

Charles Ruggles

Charles Ruggles
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Birth name Charles Sherman Ruggles
Nationality USA
Birth 8 february 1886 at Los Angeles (USA)
Death 23 december 1970 (at 84 years) at Hollywood (USA)

Charles Sherman “Charlie” Ruggles (February 8, 1886 – December 23, 1970) was a comic American actor. In a career spanning six decades, Ruggles appeared in close to 100 feature films, often in mild-mannered and comic roles. He was also the elder brother of director, producer, and silent actor Wesley Ruggles (1889–1972).

Best films

The Smiling Lieutenant (1931)
(Actor)
Papa's Delicate Condition (1963)
(Actor)
Ben and Me (1953)
(Actor)
One Hour with You (1932)
(Actor)

Usually with

Edith Head
Edith Head
(15 films)
Hans Dreier
Hans Dreier
(14 films)
Mary Boland
Mary Boland
(14 films)
Travis Banton
Travis Banton
(11 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Charles Ruggles (101 films)

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Actor

Follow Me, Boys!, 2h11
Directed by Norman Tokar
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about children, Scoutisme, Children's films
Actors Fred MacMurray, Vera Miles, Donald May, Lillian Gish, Charles Ruggles, Elliott Reid
Roles John Everett Hughes
Rating71% 3.5929353.5929353.5929353.5929353.592935
In 1930, Lemuel "Lem" Siddons (Fred MacMurray) is a saxophonist in a traveling band who dreams of becoming a lawyer. When the band's bus reaches Hickory, a small town, Lem suddenly decides to leave the band and settle down, finding a job as a clerk in the general store.
The Ugly Dachshund, 1h35
Directed by Norman Tokar, Tom Leetch, Arthur J. Vitarelli
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, Charles Ruggles, Parley Baer, Mako Iwamatsu, Charles Lane
Roles Dr. J. L. Pruitt
Rating66% 3.347663.347663.347663.347663.34766
Fran Garrison (Suzanne Pleshette) and her husband Mark (Dean Jones) are a young happy married couple and the proud owners of an award-winning Dachshund named Danke. The movie begins with them frantically getting into the car and heading to the hospital as "the pain has started and it's about time". In a hurry to the hospital, Officer Carmody tries to pull them over for going 50 mph in a 25 mph zone. After notifying that they are on the way to the hospital and indicating that Fran is the one in labor, Officer Carmody pulls in front of them and turns on the sirens to escort them to the county hospital. After he arrives and turns to find that Mr. and Mrs. Garrison have gone past him, he gets back on his motorcycle and follows them to the vet. It is then revealed that Danke is the one in labor. While Mark is outside waiting on Fran, Officer Carmody catches up to him and after Mark thanks him for helping them get to the vet on time, Officer Carmody reveals that he was under the impression that Mrs. Garrison was the one in labor and proceeds to write multiple traffic violation tickets totaling to $110. On the day that Mr. Garrison arrives at the vet to pick up Danke and her three newborn puppies: Wilhelmina, Heidi, and Chloe, veterinarian Dr. Pruitt (Charlie Ruggles) mentions that his female Great Dane, Duchess, has also just given birth but unfortunately does not have enough milk for all of her puppies and the runt of the group has been cast aside by her - as most dogs do under these circumstances. Doc Pruitt convinces Mark to bring the Great Dane puppy home so that Danke may wet nurse him until he has weaned. When he arrives home and Fran notices that there is another puppy, she is surprised but does not suspect that the puppy is from another litter and reminds Mark that he should thank Danke for giving him a boy like he always wanted. Before he knows it and after keeping his secret from Fran, the puppies have grown drastically in size. Of course, the Great Dane puppy whom he has named Brutus is significantly larger than the other four Dachshunds. As the dog grows up with Fran's Dachshund puppies, he believes he is one of them and picks up mannerisms like hunching close to the ground to walk. The Dachshunds are mischievous creatures and lead poor unsuspecting Brutus through a series of comic misadventures with Officer Carmody (now Sergeant Carmody) being chased up a tree, Mark's studio being splattered with paint, and a garden party being turned topsy-turvy. Fran wants Mark to remove Brutus from the house once-and-for-all but when Brutus saves her favorite puppy, Chloe from the garbage truck, she changes her mind. Mark and Fran enter their dogs in a dog show with Brutus meeting others of his breed. He notices a female Harlequin Great Dane and stands at attention. He goes on to win two blue ribbons. Brutus finally finds out what it's like to be a Great Dane.
I'd Rather Be Rich, 1h36
Directed by Jack Smight
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Actors Sandra Dee, Robert Goulet, Andy Williams, Maurice Chevalier, Gene Raymond, Charles Ruggles
Roles Dr. Charles Crandall
Rating70% 3.53623.53623.53623.53623.5362
During the opening credits Robert Goulet and Andy Williams perform a duet "I'd Rather Be Rich".
Son of Flubber, 1h40
Directed by Robert Stevenson, Joseph L. McEveety, Tom Leetch, Arthur J. Vitarelli
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Romance, Comic science fiction
Themes Films about education, Comedy science fiction films, Children's films
Actors Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, Ed Wynn, Elliott Reid, Tommy Kirk
Roles Judge Murdock (as Charlie Ruggles)
Rating61% 3.051673.051673.051673.051673.05167
Professor Ned Brainard's discovery of Flubber has not quite brought him or his college the riches he thought. The Pentagon has declared his discovery to be top secret and the IRS has slapped him with a huge tax bill, even if he has yet to receive a cent. He thinks he may have found the solution in the form of "Flubbergas," (the "son" of Flubber) which can change the weather. His wife Betsy becomes fed up with all the stress and starts separating from him, and the professor's old rival Shelby starts trying to woo her again. Brainard's experiments continue, by making it rain inside people's houses, as well as in Shelby's car too while he's driving, which causes him to get into an accident with a police car. It also helps Medfield College's football team to win a game, but it also has one unfortunate side effect: It shatters glass, which eventually places Brainard on the lam. At home, his wife Betsy is jealous of the attention lavished on him by an old high school girlfriend. On trial, Ned's future seems hopeless, until a farmer shows the court that his crops grew extra large because of Ned's experiment, which the farmer names "Dry Rain", and the professor is acquitted, and he and Betsy are reunited.
Hollywood Without Make-Up
Directed by Ken Murray
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentary films about cities
Actors Kirk Douglas, Ken Murray, Cary Grant, June Allyson, George K. Arthur, Eddie Albert
Rating72% 3.624423.624423.624423.624423.62442
The film consists of archive footage of famous Hollywood stars, mostly home movies showing the stars as themselves instead of playing a role in front of the camera.
Papa's Delicate Condition, 1h38
Directed by George Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Jackie Gleason, Glynis Johns, Charles Ruggles, Laurel Goodwin, Charles Lane, Don Beddoe
Roles Anthony Ghio
Rating65% 3.295673.295673.295673.295673.29567
Jack Griffith, known as "Papa" to all, is a family man in a Texas town, but an irresponsible one. To impress his 6-year-old daughter Corinne, he spends the family's savings to buy his own circus, simply so the little girl can have her own pony.
The Parent Trap, 2h9
Directed by David Swift
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Themes Films about families, Transport films, Road movies, Children's films, Jumeaux ou jumelles, Films about marriage
Actors Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Charles Ruggles, Joanna Barnes, Una Merkel
Roles Charles McKendrick
Rating70% 3.5495153.5495153.5495153.5495153.549515
Identical twins Susan Evers and Sharon McKendrick meet at summer camp, unaware that they are sisters. Their identical appearance initially creates rivalry, and they continuously pull pranks on each other, which ultimately leads to the camp dance being crashed by their mischief. As punishment, they must live together in an isolated cabin (and eat together at an "isolation table") for the remainder of their time at summer camp. After both admit they come from broken homes, they soon realize they are twin sisters and that their parents, Mitch and Maggie, divorced shortly after their birth, with each parent having custody of one of them. The twins, each eager to meet the parent she never knew, switch places. They drill each other on the other's behavior and lives, and Susan cuts Sharon's hair into the same style as hers. While Susan is in Boston masquerading as Sharon, Sharon goes to California pretending to be Susan.
All in a Night's Work, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine, Cliff Robertson, Charles Ruggles, Norma Crane, Jerome Cowan
Roles Dr. Warren Kingsley Sr
Rating62% 3.100973.100973.100973.100973.10097
Tony Ryder's uncle, the wealthy owner of a newspaper, has just died. The young playboy Tony inherits the paper but is left with a board of directors that thinks he's unsuited for the task, plus a hotel detective who thinks Tony should know about a girl who was seen running away from his uncle's Palm Beach hotel room, wearing nothing but a Turkish towel and an earring, on the night of his death.
The Pleasure of His Company, 1h55
Directed by George Seaton
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Fred Astaire, Debbie Reynolds, Lilli Palmer, Tab Hunter, Gary Merrill, Charles Ruggles
Roles Mackenzie Savage
Rating68% 3.4445053.4445053.4445053.4445053.444505
San Francisco debutante Jessica Poole hasn't seen her father "Pogo" Poole since the divorce between him and her mother Katharine, many years before. Pogo went off to travel the world and enjoy himself, while Katharine remarried to stodgy banker Jim Dougherty.
The Pleasure of His Company, 1h55
Directed by George Seaton
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Fred Astaire, Debbie Reynolds, Lilli Palmer, Tab Hunter, Gary Merrill, Charles Ruggles
Roles Mackenzie Savage
Rating68% 3.4445053.4445053.4445053.4445053.444505
Jessica Poole n'a jamais connu véritablement son père Biddeford Poole, dit Pogo, mais elle le vénère. Le jour de son mariage, ce dernier se décide à revenir au grand dam de toute la famille, excepté Jessica. La jeune fille devient enthousiaste au point de comparer son père à son fiancé Roger, au détriment de celui-ci...
Ben and Me
Ben and Me (1953)
, 25minutes
Directed by Hamilton Luske
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Political films, Children's films
Actors Sterling Holloway, Charles Ruggles, Hans Conried, Bill Thompson
Roles Ben Franklin (voice)
Rating76% 3.8245253.8245253.8245253.8245253.824525
In present day, two tour groups are simultaneously visiting a statue of Benjamin Franklin. The human tour group in front of the statue discusses Franklin's life and achievements, while the leader of a mouse tour group which is standing at the top of Franklin's hat reveals the contributions of a mouse named Amos to Franklin's career.
The Lovable Cheat, 1h15
Directed by Richard Oswald
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Charles Ruggles, Peggy Ann Garner, Richard Ney, Alan Mowbray, Iris Adrian, Ludwig Donath
Roles Claude Mercadet
Rating64% 3.2224253.2224253.2224253.2224253.222425
in France back in 1860, a gentleman by the name of Claude Mercadet, lived in grandeur with his wife Pauline and his daughter Julie in a very well decorated mansion in the Bois de Bologne. Claude was one of the wealthiest men around Paris. unfortunately he was a fraud, and he had been running up bills for quite some time, paying one creditor with the money he got from another, creating a downwards spiral of unfortune. His house was in fact not built with bricks but with straws, and it was about to collapse. As it does, a bailiff calls on him to confiscate his property as security for his long overdue loan and tax payments. The bailiff starts to reclaim all of Claude's possessions, and Claude also gets a note from each of his creditors, Pierquin, Goulard and Violette, and they threaten to throw him in jail unless the debts are paid in full.
My Brother Talks to Horses, 1h32
Directed by Fred Zinnemann
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins, Peter Lawford, Edward Arnold, Charles Ruggles, Spring Byington, O. Z. Whitehead
Roles Richard Pennington Roeder
Rating62% 3.10143.10143.10143.10143.1014
Living with his family in Baltimore, 9-year-old Lewie Penrose (Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins) claims that he can converse with horses-and also pick the winners of upcoming races. When it appears as though Lewie is telling the truth, he attracts the interest of gambler Rich Roeder (Charles Ruggles), who needs a "sure thing" in the upcoming Preakness. Meanwhile, Lewie's older brother John (Peter Lawford) carries on a romance with the lovely Martha (Beverly Tyler).