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George Macready appeared twice in
The Rifleman ―
Hours to Die as Judge Zephaniah Burton who was out for
revenge ― Lariat as Colonel Craig who was the owner of the crooked gambling
George Macready--the name probably doesn't ring any bells for
most but the voice would be unmistakable. He attended and
graduated from Brown University and had a short stint as a New
The scar on Macready's right cheek was the result of a car
accident during his college days. 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.
was drawn to theater acting and appeared on Broadway in many
plays before making his screen debut in Commandos Strike at
Dawn (1942), followed by Follow the Boys (1944).
Often cast in authority, military or villain roles.
Though specializing in playing truly evil villains, he was
actually a cultured and expert art collector, as was his good
friend Vincent Price, with whom Macready was partners in a Los
Angeles art gallery.
Birth Name: George Peabody Macready Jr.
George Macready was born August 29, 1899 Providence, Rhode Island
He died July 2, 1973, Los Angeles, California of emphysema
Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and wondered who is that guy?
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