Wallace Ford


Wallace Ford

Infobox Actor
name = Wallace Ford


imagesize = 250px
caption = Wallace Ford in "Central Park" (1932)
birthname = Samuel Jones Grundy
birthdate = birth date|1898|2|12|mf=y
birthplace = Bolton, Lancashire, England
deathdate = death date and age|1966|6|11|1898|2|12|mf=y
deathplace = Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California
othername = Wally Ford
occupation = Actor
spouse = Martha Haworth (1922-1966)

Wallace Ford (February 12, 1898 - June 11, 1966) was an English-born American movie and television actor who, with his friendly appearance and stocky build later in life, appeared in a number of movie westerns and B-movies.

Biography

Born Samuel Jones Grundy in Bolton, Lancashire, England, he began as a vaudeville actor before performing on Broadway. [ [http://www.allmovie.com/cg/avg.dll?p=avg&sql=2:24271 All Movie Guide biography on Wallace Ford] ] He appeared in over 200 films including 13 directed by John Ford, who is no relation to him. He also appeared in a 1964 episode of The Andy Griffith Show as Roger Hanover, Aunt Bee's old flame.

Filmography

*"Freaks" (1932)
*"The Lost Patrol" (1934)
*"The Informer" (1935)
*"Shadow of a Doubt" (1943)
*"The Cross of Lorraine" (1943)
*"The Green Years" (1946)
*"T-Men" (1947)
*"Dead Reckoning"
*"The Set-Up" (1949)
*"Harvey" (1950)
*"She Couldn't Say No" (1954)
*"The Man From Laramie" (1955)
*"The Matchmaker" (1958)
*"A Patch of Blue" (1965)
*"The Andy Griffith Show" (1964)

References

External links

*imdb name|id=0285922|name=Wallace Ford
*ibdb|id=40882
*tv.com person|id=61338|name=Wallace Ford
*findagrave|6809009

Persondata
NAME= Ford, Wallace
ALTERNATIVE NAMES= Grundy, Samuel Jones; Ford, Wally
SHORT DESCRIPTION= Actor
DATE OF BIRTH= February 12, 1898
PLACE OF BIRTH= Bolton, Lancashire, England
DATE OF DEATH= June 11, 1966
PLACE OF DEATH= Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California


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