Glenn Ford quote

"I dont know how it is now but the assistant stage manager had to understudy several parts. You had to be ready to go on at any time if the actor couldnt make it to the play. I didnt think anything of it."

Glenn Ford

Born: May 1, 1916

Die: August 30, 2006

Occupation: Actor

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