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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 Bonstelle
The scar on Macready's right cheek was the result of a car accident during his college days. According to his son Michael Macready
, George and some fraternity brothers were riding in a Model T Ford when they hit an icy patch on the road. They struck a telephone pole, and George went through the windshield. His friends could find only one doctor in the vicinity, who happened to be a veterinarian. ...
The scar on his cheek