Ruth Maitland

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Ruth Maitland
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1939 Spotlight photo (B.I.P. still)
Emma Christian Ruth Erskine

(1880-02-03)3 February 1880
Died12 March 1961(1961-03-12) (aged 81)
Occupation Actress
James Seafield Grant
(m. 1918;died 1921)

Ruth Maitland (born Emma Christian Ruth Erskine; 3 February 1880 – 12 March 1961) was an English actress. [1] She is known for her roles in The Faithful Heart (1922), The Farmer's Wife (1928), The Only Girl (1933), and At the Villa Rose (1940). [2] On stage, her appearances included the original production of the musical Mister Cinders at London's Adelphi Theatre in 1929–1930. [3]


She married Major James Seafield Grant on 6 August 1918. He was killed in 1921 in the Coolavokig ambush during the Irish War of Independence.

Selected filmography

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  1. "Ruth Maitland". BFI . Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  2. "Ruth Maitland - Movies and Filmography - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  3. Wearing, J. P. (27 March 2014). The London Stage 1920-1929: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN   9780810893023 via Google Books.