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
Odd coincidence: In Macready's movie debut in Commandos Strike at Dawn
(1942), he plays a schoolteacher. His first lines include the words "I'm writing a novel myself." In his final movie, The Return of Count Yorga
(1971), - he portrays a professor. His final line is, "You haven't read my book!".
The scar on his cheek