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Legendary character actor, Charles Ruggles, was born Charles Sherman Ruggles on Feb 8, 1886 in Los Angeles, CA. Ruggles died at the age of 84 on Dec 23, 1970 in Hollywood, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.



He was honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television, Motion Pictures and Radio. Ruggles was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Amos Mouse: [voiceover] As the years passed, Ben's reputation grew. Letters poured in from all over the colonies. Requests for money, for information on inventions, advice in business, and even advice to the loved one. I spent all my time answering them. Meanwhile, Ben putted around with his experiments.
Ben Franklin: [sneaks up on Amos with and shocks him with his finger]
Amos Mouse: [screams] Oww!
Ben Franklin: [laughing] Oh, Amos, you should have seen yourself! That was so funny!
[notices that Amos is going away]
Ben Franklin: Amos, where are you going?
Amos Mouse: I'm leaving!
Ben Franklin: Leaving? Aww, Amos, can't you take a little joke?
Amos Mouse: Joke?
[shows Ben what he did to his tail]
Amos Mouse: You call *this* a joke?
Ben Franklin: Oh, Amos, I didn't mean it. Now, please don't go. I'll never do it again.
Amos Mouse: Well, no more tricks, now. Promise?
Ben Franklin: I promise.
[crosses his fingers]

J. Pinkham 'Pinky' Whinney: Can you take care of us?
Hotel desk clerk: Oh, yes, I can give you a room and a hot bath now.
J. Pinkham 'Pinky' Whinney: You give me the room. I'll take the bath myself.

[Foghorn, now a falsetto, is at the door]
Richard Russell: Who is it?
George: I don't know, sir, but it sounds like Jenny Lind.

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Charles Ruggles Facts
Brother of Director Wesley Ruggles

His second wife, Marion La Barba, whom he married in 1942, was the former wife of featherweight boxing champ Fidel La Barba. The couple were both animal lovers and at one point during their marriage had amassed 94 pets.

Won Broadway's 1959 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for "The Pleasure of His Company"

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