George C Macready

1. – John Ridgely, The Big Sleep, 1944. Deciding to go against type, director Howard Hawks dropped the usually villianous Macready in favour of the nice guy pilot from Air Force, 1942. “At heart,” said George, “I’m really a harmless and calm person.”

 Birth year: 1899Death year: 1973Other name: Casting Calls:  1