Glenn Ford Overview:

Legendary actor, Glenn Ford, was born Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford on May 1, 1916 in Quebec City, Canada. Ford died at the age of 90 on Aug 30, 2006 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County and was laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, CA.

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. In addition, Ford was inducted into the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum . Ford was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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The Fastest Gun Alive (1956) and Eaten Up Inside

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 3, 2020 From 4 Star Films

“There’s always somebody faster.” – Walter Baldwin as a Blind Man The Fastest Gun Alive chooses to reveal its threat before it offers up anything else. A hulking Broderick Crawford rides into a no-name town flanked by two cronies. He yells into the saloon for some man to come... Read full article


On Blu-ray: Debbie Reynolds and in It Started with a Kiss (1959)

By KC on Apr 22, 2020 From Classic Movies

While it has its charms, It Started with a Kiss (1959) is best remembered as the film that introduced the bizarre vehicle that would one day be the Batmobile. Stars Debbie Reynolds and are charming, but they are often adrift in this unfocused romance. I recently watched this mixed bag of ... Read full article


March Mardness #16

By Kat_Selby on Mar 16, 2018 From All Good Things

Welcome to Day 16 of MARCH MADNESS! Every day in March, ALL GOOD THINGS will highlight a Classic film Super-star, you know, the type renowned for really, really B.A.D. to sweetest-dearest-most darling! DAY #15 Results: RITA HAYWORTH - Almost a tie! One vote gave the win to GILDA, and only 1 point ... Read full article


Warner Archive Blu-ray: Henry Fonda and Charm in The Rounders (1965)

By KC on Jun 6, 2017 From Classic Movies

and Henry Fonda star as a pair of bronco riders who have gone soft in the brains, but still have hopes of making their fortune in the modern Western, The Rounders (1965), now available on Blu-ray from Warner Archive. Ford and Fonda are Ben Jones and Howdy Lewis. They make their living br... Read full article


Seven Things to Know About

By Rick29 on Sep 26, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

1. was born Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford in Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne, Quebec, Canada. He became a naturalized U. S. citizen in 1939. His father was a railroad executive; Ford played a railroad engineer in Fritz Lang's classic film noir Human Desire (1954). 2. Ford was a registered Democ... Read full article


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Glenn Ford Quotes:

John Parrish: Never meet the enemy on his terms.


Don José Lizarabengoa: [noticing that Don Jose is looking at his stubbly face in a mirror with disgust] Yes, you've changed.
Don José Lizarabengoa: [with self loathing] We become what we do...
[with irony]
Don José Lizarabengoa: Don Jose!
[he throws away the mirror]


'Pinky' Pinkum: If you're a cowhand how come you stink of sheep dip?
Jubal Troop: I hired out to a sheep ranch 'cause it was the only job I could get.
'Pinky' Pinkum: Most cowhands would die before they'd herd sheep.
Jubal Troop: Show me one.


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He is credited with being the fastest "gun" in Hollywood westerns, able to draw and fire in 0.4 seconds, he was faster than James Arness (Matt Dillon of "Gunsmoke" (1955)) and John Wayne.

His first screen test at 20th Century Fox did not turn out well. He was given a second chance by Columbia a year later, however, and was signed.

Was half Welsh, his mother was from Pontypridd in south Wales.

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