Date of Birth:
24 July 1888
Basil Ruysdael played in 3 movies in the Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Music, Romance, Western, Comedy genres.
Basil Ruysdael got succeed with average imdb rating 7.2.
Before becoming a busy character actor on stage, films, and radio, he was a star bass-baritone with the Metropolitan Opera Company between 1910 and 1918. Although his most frequent role was as the King in Verdi's "Aida", the majority of his roles were in the German repertory, particularly the operas of Richard Wagner. As a voice teacher and coach, his students included Lawrence Tibbett.