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.