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 George Peabody Macready, Jr

George Peabody Macready, Jr

Birth
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 2 Jul 1973 (aged 73)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Donated to medical science, Specifically: Donated to the UCLA Medical School
Memorial ID 6621001 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Province, Rhode Island, son of George P and Grace Macready. He was drawn to theater acting and appeared on Broadway in many plays before making his screen debut in "Commandos Strike at Dawn" (1942), followed by "Follow the Boys" (1944). Often cast in authority, military or villain roles, some of his best films include "The Big Clock' (1948), "Detective Story" (1951), "Paths of Glory" (1957), "Taras Bulba" (1962), "The Great Race" (1965) and "Tora, Tora, Tora" (1970). For television, he appeared as a regular on many series such as "Bonanza", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "The Outer Limits", "Perry Mason" and was known for his role as Martin Peyton on "Peyton Place", 1965 to 1968. He was good friends with Vincent Price and Orson Welles.
He died in Los Angeles, California, of emphysema at age 73.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kenneth McNeil
  • Added: 19 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6621001
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Peabody Macready, Jr (29 Aug 1899–2 Jul 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6621001, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Donated to medical science, who reports a Donated to the UCLA Medical School.