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George Macready ACTOR

George Macready was born on August 29th, 1899 in Providence, Rhode Island with the birth name George Peabody Macready Jr.  After earning his high school diploma from Classical High, he graduated from Brown University and then found work as a New York newspaperman.  He soon began to develop an interest in acting and by 1926 he made his Broadway debut in a production of, "Scarlet Letter". 
As his career as an actor progressed he appeared in over 15 Broadway productions such as, "Romeo and Juliet", "Macbeth", "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" and "Victoria Regina".  

In the early 40's he began to also appear in a number of films some of which included, "Commandos Strike at Dawn" (1942), "The Seventh Cross" (1944), "The Mission Juror" (1944), "Counter Attack" (1945), "My Name is Julia Ross" (1945) and "Gilda" (1946) starring Glenn Ford and Rita Hayworth.

In addition to his work as a stage and film actor he also added a variety of television credits to his resume such as, "Four Star Playhouse", "The Ford Television Theatre", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "The Rough Riders", "Perry Mason", "Gunsmoke", "Have Gun - Will Travel" and a five year run on, "Peyton Place" (1964-1969) starring Ryan O'Neal, Dorothy Malone, Ed Nelson, Mia Farrow, Mariette Hartley and Chris Connelly.   

He never neglected taking on film roles when they came his way, however, he mostly focused on television adding over 200 appearances to his resume.  Later in his career some films he worked on were, "The Green Glove" (1952), "Paths of Glory" (1957) starring Kirk Douglas, E.G. Marshall and Ralph Meeker, "Taras Bulba" (1962), "Seven Days in May" (1964), "The Great Race" (1965) starring Tony Curtis and "Tora! Tora! Tora!" (1970).
George Macready married only once to Elizabeth Dana Patterson in 1931 and they had three children and remained married until 1943.  He never re-married and on July 2nd, 1973 he passed away in Los Angeles, California after suffering from emphysema.  He donated his body to a medical school.   

1971   The Return of Count Yorga 

1970   Tora! Tora! Tora! 
1970   Count Yorga, Vampire 

1969   Daughter of the Mind 

1969   Lancer 
1969   Rod Serling's Night Gallery 

1969   The Young Lawyers 

1968   Get Smart
1965-1968  Peyton Place 

1965-1967  The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 

1966   Fame Is the Name of the Game 
1965   Run for Your Life 

1965   The Great Race 

1965   Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 
1965   Profiles in Courage 

1965   Kentucky Jones 

1965   Memorandum for a Spy
1965   The Human Duplicators

1964   Where Love Has Gone

1964   The Outer Limits
1964   The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 

1964   The Great Adventure

1964   Dead Ringer
1964   Seven Days in May

1964   Twilight Zone 

1958-1963  Perry Mason
1963   The Dakotas 

1962   Taras Bulba 

1962   Two Weeks in Another Town
1960-1962  The Tall Man

1962   Frontier Circus

1962   Cain's Hundred 
1962   Ripcord 

1961   The Dick Powell Theatre

1959-1961  Laramie
1961   Adventures in Paradise

1961   Thriller 

1961   Route 66 
1959-1961  The Loretta Young Show

1961   The Islanders

1961   Bat Masterson
1960   Family Classics: The Three Musketeers

1960   Assignment: Underwater 

1959-1960  The Rebel

1960   Playhouse 90 

1960   Have Gun - Will Travel 
1960   Alcoa Theatre 

1958-1960  The Rifleman

1960   Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse
1959   Riverboat 

1959   Tightrope 

1959   Jet Over the Atlantic
1959   Sunday Showcase 

1959   Bonanza 

1959   The Alligator People 
1959   The Rough Riders 

1959   The D.A.'s Man

1959   Steve Canyon 
1959   Plunderers of Painted Flats

1958   The Texan 

1958   Wanted: Dead or Alive
1958   Gunsmoke 

1954-1958  Schlitz Playhouse 

1958   Summer Theatre 
1957   Gunfire at Indian Gap

1957   Paths of Glory 

1957   The Abductors
1955-1957  Alfred Hitchcock Presents 

1955-1957  G.E. True Theater

1956   Strange Stories 
1956   Thunder Over Arizona

1956   Goodyear Playhouse

1952-1956  The Ford Television Theatre
1956   A Kiss Before Dying 

1956   TV Reader's Digest

1956   Star Stage
1955   Celebrity Playhouse

1955   Appointment with Adventure

1955   Kraft Theatre
1954-1955  The United States Steel Hour

1955   Ponds Theater 

1955   The Star and the Story 
1955   The Elgin Hour 

1955   Studio One in Hollywood

1954   Vera Cruz
1954   Danger

1954   Justice

1954   Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson
1954   Duffy of San Quentin

1952-1954  Four Star Playhouse

1953   Lux Video Theatre
1953   The Golden Blade

1953   The Stranger Wore a Gun

1953   Julius Caesar 
1953   Treasure of the Golden Condor

1953   Family Theatre

1953   City Detective
1953   Biff Baker, U.S.A. 

1952   Rebound

1952   The Gauntlet
1951   The Golden Horde

1951   Detective Story

1951   The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
1951   Tarzan's Peril 

1951   The Living Christ Series 

1950   The Desert Hawk
1950   A Lady Without Passport

1950   Rogues of Sherwood Forest

1950   Fortunes of Captain Blood 
1950   The Nevadan 

1949   The Doolins of Oklahoma

1949   Johnny Allegro
1949   Alias Nick Beal

1949   Knock on Any Door

1948   The Gallant Blade
1948   Beyond Glory 

1948   Coroner Creek 

1948   The Big Clock 
1948   The Black Arrow 

1948   The Swordsman 

1947   Down to Earth
1946   The Return of Monte Cristo

1946   The Walls Came Tumbling Down 

1946   The Man Who Dared 
1946   The Bandit of Sherwood Forest 

1946   Gilda

1946   The Fighting Guardsman 
1945   My Name Is Julia Ross 

1945   Don Juan Quilligan 

1945   Counter-Attack 
1945   The Monster and the Ape 

1945   I Love a Mystery 

1945   A Song to Remember 
1944   The Missing Juror 

1944   The Conspirators 

1944   The Soul of a Monster
1944   Wilson

1944   The Seventh Cross 

1944   The Story of Dr. Wassell
1944   Follow the Boys

1942   Commandos Strike at Dawn 

Matinee Classics -  2 Weeks in Another Town starring Kirk Douglas, Edward G. Robinson, Cyd Charisse, George Hamilton, Claire Trevor, James Gregory, George Macready, Erich von Storheim and Leslie Uggams
Matinee Classics - Detective Story starring Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, George Macready, Lee Grant, Gerald Mohr and Frank Faylen
Matinee Classics - Detective Story starring Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, George Macready, Lee Grant, Gerald Mohr and Frank Faylen
Matinee Classics - The Great Race starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Peter Falk, Keenan Wynn, Dorothy Provine, Larry Storch, Hal Smith, Denver Pyle, Arthur O'Connell, Vivian Vance, Ross Martin, Marvin Kaplan, George Macready, Joyce Nizzari and William Bryant
Matinee Classics - Seven Days in May starring Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Martin Balsam, Andrew Duggan, George Macready, Whit Bissell, Richard Anderson and Hugh Marlowe
Matinee Classics - Paths of Glory starring Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready, Wayne Morris, Richard Anderson, Joseph Turkel, Christiane Kubrick, Jerry Hausner, Peter Capell, Emile Meyer, Bert Freed, Kem Dibbs, Timothy Carey, Fred Bell, John Stein and Harold Benedict
Matinee Classics - Tarzan's Peril starring Lex Barker, Virginia Huston, George Macready, Douglas Fowley, Glenn Anders, Alan Napier, Edward Ashley and Dorothy Dandridge
Matinee Classics - The Desert Fox starring James Mason, Jessica Tandy, William Reynolds, Cedric Hardwicke, Luther Adler, Everett Sloane, Leo G. Carroll, George Macready, Richard Boone, Eduard Franz, Don De Leo and John Hoyt
Matinee Classics - The Desert Hawk starring Yvonne De Carlo, Richard Greene, Jackie Gleason, George Macready, Rock Hudson, Carl Esmond, Joe Besser, Anne P. Kramer, Marc Lawrence, Lois Andrews, Frank Puglia, Lucille Barkley, Donald Randolph and Ian MacDonald
Matinee Classics - The Golden Blade starring Rock Hudson, Piper Laurie, Gene Evans, George Macready, Kathleen Hughes, Steven Geray, Edgar Barrier, Alice Kelley, Anita Ekberg, Erika Nordin, Valerie Jackson and Victor Romito

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