Shepley, Ruth (1892–1951)

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Shepley, Ruth (1892–1951)

American actress. Born May 29, 1892, in Providence, RI; died Oct 16, 1951, in New York, NY; m. Gordon Sarre; m. Dr. Beverly Chew Smith.

Made Broadway debut as Diana Dinwiddie in All for a Girl (1908); appeared in many other plays, including A Gentleman of Leisure, The Brute, The Boomerang, Three in One, and as Mrs. Campbell in Ladies and Gentlemen (with Helen Hayes); films include When Knighthood was in Flower; retired (1939).