George MacReady | George McCready
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[Explaining how he got a lucky break onstage when his leading lady forgot her lines.] I managed, somehow, to give her lines and my own, too. Then came the finale when a rope, manipulated by pulleys and concealed from the audience, was to assist me into "heaven." It darned near did -- it broke. I wasn't hurt, fortunately, but a very famous stock company manager was in the audience - Jessie
When Orson Welles
married in 1934, he was wearing a cutaway coat and pants that he had borrowed from Macready. Orson's mother-in-law wanted him to dress formally for the occasion, but he owned nothing appropriate to wear and couldn't afford to purchase formal attire. So, he asked Macready (with whom he had acted on the stage) to help. In Welles' wedding photo, the pants look a little short -- ...
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