Ruth Taylor

  1. Nancy Carroll, Close Harmony, 1928. First choice for Marjorie Merwin until Pafamounty the title perfectly matched the couple doing so well jn Abie’s Irish Rose,1927. And Nancy Carroll and Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogersnow made their first talkie – followed by two more.  At 19, Taylor left Oregon for Hollywood, worked as extra, then one of Mack Sennett’s bathing beauties, won billing as The Little Girl With A Big Personality and was the Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, wed a stockbroker, retired and had a son –  Buck Henry, future scenarist of The Graduate, Candy, Catch-22

 Birth year: 1908Death year: 1984Other name: Casting Calls:  1