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Ann Rutherford

Actor
Female
Born Nov 2, 1917
Hometown City of Vancouver
Died Jun 11, 2012
Death Place Beverly Hills, Ca...
Other Names Rutherford, There...

Therese Ann Rutherford, 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).… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1917 Birth Born on November 2, 1917.

TEENAGE

1935 17 Years Old 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. … Read More
1937 19 Years Old In 1937, Rutherford left Republic and signed a film contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios. … Read More

TWENTIES

1938 20 Years Old In 1938, MGM loaned Rutherford to Selznick International Pictures to appear as Carreen O'Hara, the sister of Scarlet O'Hara, in the film Gone with the Wind (1939). … Read More
1939 21 Years Old In December 1939, while promoting the new movie, Rutherford visited six Confederate Army veterans at the Confederate Soldiers Home near Atlanta, Georgia. … Read More
1942 24 Years Old Rutherford was married twice. On December 31, 1942, she married David May II, the grandson of the founder of the May Company department stores; the couple had a girl, Gloria May, in 1943.

THIRTIES

1950 32 Years Old In 1950, Rutherford retired from films. … Read More
1953 35 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 6, 1953, Rutherford and May were divorced in a court in Juarez, Mexico.

FIFTIES

1972 54 Years Old In 1972, Rutherford returned to MGM to make the film They Only Kill Their Masters. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2002 84 Years Old On November 2, 2002, Rutherford celebrated her 85th birthday, surrounded by her fans and friends at a luncheon in Beverly Hills, California. … Read More
2004 86 Years Old 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. … Read More
2007 89 Years Old In June 2007, she was the guest star at the Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum in Marietta, Georgia. … Read More
2008 90 Years Old Rutherford was scheduled to return to Marietta on July 4, 2008 to be reunited with four of the surviving costars from GWTW; Cammie King, Fred Crane, Mickey Kuhn, and Patrick Curtis. … Read More
2012 95 Years Old Rutherford died on June 11, 2012 at her home in Beverly Hills, California, following declining health due to heart problems. … Read More
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