George Melford

Director, Actor
George Melford worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Melford's early work as a director consisted of a variety of independent films, such as "Young Romance" (1915), "The House With ... Read more »
Born: 02/19/1877 in Rochester, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (7)

Prince of Players 1954 (Movie)

Stage Doorman (Actor)

The Egyptian 1954 (Movie)

Priest (Actor)

There's No Business Like Show Business 1954 (Movie)

Stage Doorman (Actor)

Woman's World 1954 (Movie)

Auto Assembly Worker (Actor)

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 1945 (Movie)

Mr Spencer (Actor)

Hail the Conquering Hero 1943 (Movie)

Sheriff (Actor)

The Miracle of Morgan's Creek 1943 (Movie)

U.S. Marshal (Actor)

Biography

George Melford worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Melford's early work as a director consisted of a variety of independent films, such as "Young Romance" (1915), "The House With the Golden Windows" (1916) and "The Call of the East" (1917). He also appeared in "Everywoman" (1919), "The Round-Up" (1920) and "The Sheik" (1921) with Rudolph Valentino. He continued to work in film in the thirties, directing motion pictures like "East of Borneo" (1931), "The Viking" (1931) and "The Penal Code" (1932). He also appeared in "Man of Action" (1933). Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in the comedy "Hail the Conquering Hero" (1944) with Eddie Bracken, the Dorothy McGuire dramatic adaptation "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" (1945) and the comedy "Colonel Effingham's Raid" (1946) with Charles Coburn. He also appeared in the James Stewart drama "Call Northside 777" (1948) and the drama "Cry of the City" (1948) with Victor Mature. Melford last acted in "The Ten Commandments" (1956). George Melford passed away in April 1961 at the age of 84.

EDUCATION

McGill University

Montreal , Quebec

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