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Glenn Ford
Glenn Ford
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Born:
May 01, 1916
Died:
August 30, 2006
Age:
90
Birth Name:
Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford
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Awards:
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 8 nominations.
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Some Facts
Glenn appeared in 5 movies with classic leading actress, Rita Hayworth: Affair in Trinidad (1952), The Lady in Question (1940), The Loves of Carmen (1948), The Money Trap (1965) and Gilda (1946).
In 1938, Glenn Ford was John Beal's understudy in the West Coast stage production of "Soliloquy".
Took up hang gliding at the age of 64.
Grandfather of Aubrey Newton Ford (b. 1977), Ryan Welsie Ford (b. 1984), and Eleanor Powell Ford (b. 1988), whose parents are Ford's son, Peter Ford (b. 5 February 1945), and his wife, Lynda Gundersen.
Has family roots in the English town of Horwich, near Bolton, Lancashire.
Personal Quotes
Asked how he wished to be remembered: He did his best and he believed in God.
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Some actors count their lines as soon as they receive a script. I'm the opposite. I try to see how many lines I can whittle down...You can say just as much in 4 as you can in 14.
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"Never give up. Take what life throws at you and throw it right back. If life keeps throwing then you have a tennis match going. Learn to like tennis." (2002)
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I'm out of place doing sophistication. I'm so uncomfortable in a tuxedo.
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People laugh when I say I'm not an actor, but I'm not, I play myself.
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Filmography
Film
Year
1987
1986
1979
1978
1976
1974
1973
1970
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1965
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