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Paul Ford
Birth: Nov. 2, 1901
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1976
Nassau County
New York, USA

Actor. A Tony-nominated character performer best known for his role as Colonel John Hall on "The Phil Silvers Show" (1955 to 1959). A stage actor from his 40s, he had numerous roles on television, including guest shots on "Love, American Style," and "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," and in such films as "The Music Man" (1962), "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963), and "The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming" (1966). He died before being able to take the role of Principal McGree in "Grease" (1978), a character eventually rewritten for Eve Arden. Cause of death: Heart failure.  (bio by: CMF) 
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: Ashes given to the family
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: CMF
Record added: Sep 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21322274
Paul Ford
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Because We Never Met Each Other Paul, I Decided To Come Visit You On Here Today. May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Apr. 15, 2015
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Apr. 12, 2015
You were so great as "Mayor Shinn" in "The Music Man"! Angel Day Blessings and rest in heavenly peace.
- sjm
 Added: Apr. 12, 2015
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