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Hampton Del Ruth

Personal information
Birth dateSeptember 7, 1879
Place of birthDelaware, U.S.
Date of deathMarch 15, 1958(age 78)
Death placeWoodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, director, screenwriter, producer
SpouseHelen Carlyle
Alta Allen (m. 1920 - ?)

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Hampton Del Ruth (September 7, 1879 - May 15, 1958) was an American film actor, director, screenwriter and film producer. Among other work, he wrote the intertitles for the final American studio-made silent film, Legong: Dance of the Virgins. Del Ruth began working in film in 1913 and continued until the early 1930s. He also wrote at least two novels: Port o' Heart's Desire (1926) and Without Restraint (1936). He was the older brother of film director Roy Del Ruth.

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