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Macready in THE GREAT RACE.
About George Macready (1908 – 1973)
George Macready was born on August 29, 1908 in Providence, Rhode Island. On July 2, 1973 George Macready passed away in Los Angeles, California from emphysema.
It has been reported that George Macready claims to be a descendant of the great 19th-century Shakespearean actor William Macready. George is the Grandfather of U.S. gymnast John Macready, and the Father of actor and producer Michael Macready.
In a 1946 movie George Macready played Ballin Mundson the casino owner and Rita Hayworth's husband in GILDA. This was a great movie for both Macready and Hayworth, one that fans will always remember.
As a result of a road accident, George Macready has a distinctive scar on his cheek, working for him in several of his films and it was covered up in others.
Playing the French general Paul Mireau in a terrific WWI film, George Macready has his own battalion in the PATHS OF GLORY.
A well remembered series for George Macready is when he played Martin Peyton on the hit TV series PEYTON PLACE in the late 1960s.
Educated and well cultured George Macready was a art collector, owning a Los Angeles art gallery with Vincent Price.
Throughout George Macready's career, he was in over 70 movies and had over 70 TV guest appearances on shows like THE FORD TELEVISION THEATRE, FAMILY THEATRE, JUSTICE, REBOUND, PERRY MASON, and GUNSMOKE.
George Macready's notable movie credits include...
THE RETURN OF COUNT YORGA (1971)
TORA! TORA! TORA! (1970)
THE GREAT RACE (1965)
JET OVER THE ATLANTIC (1960)
A KISS BEFORE DYING (1956)
TARZAN'S PERIL (1951)
THE DESERT FOX (1951)
THE RETURN OF MONTE CRISTO (1946)
George Macready in THE TEXAN (Television Series circa 1958).