'Gone With The Wind' Star Ann Rutherford Dies At 94
Hollywood has lost another star from its Golden Age. Ann Rutherford, who appeared in Victor Fleming's Gone With the Wind, has died. The Canadian-born actress leaves behind a legacy of memorable film and TV roles.
Ann Rutherford, who had a booming career in the '30s and '40s, has died at the age of 94. The actress had been in declining health, and suffered from severe heart problems.
Rutherford was born Nov. 2, 1917 in Vancouver, British Columbia, which was a far cry from Hollywood. During her career, she was mainly known for her role as Carreen O’Hara, sister of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind.
She was one of the last living actors from the film along with Olivia de Haviland and Alicia Rhett .
Rutherford was also known for playing the love interest to Mickey Rooney in the Andy Hardy film series. Overall, she appeared in 12 Hardy movies spanning from 1938-1942. During her later years, Rutherford made multiple TV appearances, before retiring in 1976.
Rutherford is survived by her daughter and two grandsons.
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