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He starred in Westerns and drama films such as the 1946 film, Gilda. He won the 1962 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his work in Pocketful of Miracles.
He is the great-grandnephew of Sir John A. Macdonald, the first Canadian Prime Minister. He was married to Jeanne Baus from 1993 to 1994.
How did Glenn Ford die?
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||90 years|
|Birthday||May 1, 1916|
|Death date||August 30, 2006|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I suddenly realized that the fellow who didn’t show up was getting about fifty-times more money than I was getting. So I thought, ‘this is silly,’ and became an actor. I certainly never thought I’d wind up in motion pictures. That was far beyond anything I’d ever dreamed of.Glenn Ford
I can’t frankly see much difference in the film industry at all. The only difference might be that they don’t take as much time as they used to. For example, they’ll do in one day what we used to take a week to do.Glenn Ford
William Holden and I weren’t just good friends. He was my very best friend. I feel his loss very much still.Glenn Ford
I don’t know how it is now but the assistant stage manager had to understudy several parts. You had to be ready to go on at any time if the actor couldn’t make it to the play. I didn’t think anything of it.Glenn Ford
An actor should be ready to play any role within reason. For example, I think the most ridiculous thing for me to do would be to try and play Shakespeare.Glenn Ford