Philip Ford (film director)

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This article is about the deceased film director. For the living film and stage director, see Phillip R. Ford. For other people named Philip Ford or Phil Ford, see Phil Ford (disambiguation).
Philip Ford
Phil Ford.jpg
Photo by Melbourne Spurr
Born Philip Feeney
(1900-10-16)October 16, 1900
Portland, Maine, U.S.
Died January 12, 1976(1976-01-12) (aged 75)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Film director
Years active 1916–1964

Philip Ford (October 16, 1900 – January 12, 1976) was an American film director and actor.[1] He directed 43 films between 1945 and 1964. He also appeared 16 in films between 1916 and 1926. He was the son of actor/director Francis Ford and the nephew of director John Ford.[2] He was born with the family name Feeney in Portland, Maine, and only later took on the family name of "Ford" after his father and uncle had.[2] He died in Los Angeles, California.

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  1. ^ Obituary, Variety Magazine, January 28, 1976.
  2. ^ a b "Searching For John Ford: A Life", Joseph McBride, page 727.

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