Appeared in a "Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast of "Stagecoach".
13 Biographical Movies |
25 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
31 Articles |
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Commander John Ford | Jack Ford | Jack Francis | John | Rear Admiral John Ford USNVR Ret. | John Ford Captain U.S.N.R. | Lt. Cmdr. John Ford U.S.N.R. | RAdm. John Ford USNR [Ret.]
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Did You Know?
 I am a liberal Democrat and a rebel.
Prior to making The Searchers
(1956), Ford entered the hospital for the removal of cataracts. While recuperating after the surgery, he became impatient with the bandages covering his eyes and tore them off earlier than his doctors told him to. The result of that rash action was that Ford suffered a total loss of sight in one eye, which is how he came to wear his famous eyepatch.
His characters are often morally grey individuals trying to survive a harsh world