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Glenn Ford

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Biography

Ford in 1955

Source: Wikipedia

Gwyllyn Samuel Newton "Glenn" Ford (May 1, 1916 – August 30, 2006) was a Canadian-born American actor from Hollywood's Golden Era with a career that lasted over 50 years. Despite his versatility, Ford was best known for playing ordinary men in unusual circumstances.

Fact file

  • Born: Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford May 1, 1916 Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne, Quebec, Canada
  • Died: August 30, 2006 (aged 90) Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
  • Resting place: Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery, Santa Monica
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1939–1991
  • Spouse(s): Eleanor Powell (1943–59) (one child) Kathryn Hays (1966–69) Cynthia Hayward (1977–84) Jeanne Baus (1993–94)

Read more about Glenn Ford at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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