Wallace Ford Overview:

Character actor, Wallace Ford, was born Samuel Jones Grundy on Feb 12, 1898 in Bolton, Lancashire. Ford died at the age of 68 on Jun 11, 1966 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, Los Angeles County, CA.

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On the Occasion of ’s Birth

By shadowsandsatin on Feb 12, 2016 From Shadows and Satin

?s life was stranger than fiction. He was raised in an orphanage and a series of foster homes. He lived the life of a hobo as a teenager and adopted his stage name from a fellow tramp. His early training as a performer took place n dance halls and vaudeville troupes. He was 38 years old ... Read full article


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Wallace Ford Quotes:

Bob White: Aunt Cassie couldn't be the killer, because she's not strong enough to lug around a couple of grown men like a set of Indian clubs.


Daisy Stevens, aka Mildred Beaumont: [Laying down on a bed seductively] I don't mind taking orders, but there's one decision that's always up to me.
Det. Ed Fitzpatrick: Come on, sit up like a lady! I know that trick!
Daisy Stevens, aka Mildred Beaumont: Oh, unintentional, mister.
[Lying in a laguorously sensual position]
Daisy Stevens, aka Mildred Beaumont: Say, do you think I'm so dumb as to pull a gag like that?
Det. Ed Fitzpatrick: You might. You're built for it!


Doc Curtis: Take off your shirt.
Tom Destry: There's nothing wrong with me, Doc.
Doc Curtis: I know - you're not married.


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Wallace Ford Facts
In 1936 he sought out his widowed natural mother. After a long search, he found her living in an automobile trailer near Manchester, England. She had become the wife of a blind match seller.

Friend and drinking buddy of Morton Cooper, author of 'The King' and many other novels.

At the time of his death he was survived by his only daughter, Mrs. Patricia Zachery, and two grandchildren.

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