Jack Rutherford (actor)

Jack Rutherford (April 12, 1893 – August 21, 1982) was a British film and television actor. Rutherford first appeared in British films in leading or prominent supporting roles during the silent era. He later went to Hollywood where he often played villains in Western films. His most significant American role was as the Sheriff in the 1930 comedy Whoopee! (1930).[1]

Jack Rutherford
Born(1893-04-12)12 April 1893
Died21 August 1982(1982-08-21) (aged 89)
OccupationFilm actor and Television actor

Selected filmography


  1. Hark p.45


  • Harker, Ina Rae. American Cinema of The 1930s: Themes and Variations. Rutgers University Press, 2007.
  • Low, Rachel. The History of British Film: Volume IV, 1918–1929. Routledge, 1997.

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