George MacReady | George McCready
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
There's a much more friendly atmosphere on a movie set than there is on a Broadway stage. New York stage hands are snobbish and seldom speak to actors. What a difference in Hollywood! Here prop men and cameramen and script girls all feel they're part of the family. They give you little suggestions, tip you off to things you should know, beam at you when they like the way you play a scene.
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. ...
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