Glenn Ford

Glenn Ford
1916 - 2006
Glenn Ford  Canadian Actor

Glenn Ford dating history


Glenn Ford was previously married to Jeanne Baus (1993 - 1994), Cynthia Ford (1977 - 1984), Kathryn Hays (1966 - 1969) and Eleanor Powell (1943 - 1959).

Glenn Ford was in relationships with Joanne Carson (1972), Dorothy Provine (1964), Connie Stevens (1962), Hope Lange (1961 - 1962), Barbara Stanwyck (1955), Debbie Reynolds (1950), Evelyn Keyes (1947), Jinx Falkenburg (1941), Joan Crawford (1941 - 1942), Rita Hayworth (1941 - 1952), Evelyn Ankers (1940 - 1941), Patti McCarty (1940 - 1943), Brenda Joyce, Ann Miller, Judy Canova, Carmen Miranda, Linda Christian, Rosemary Lane, Suzanne Pleshette, Patti Mccarthy, Brigitte Bardot and Michèle Morgan.

Glenn Ford had encounters with Eva Gabor (1972), Jackie Lane (1965), Geraldine Brooks (1951), Dinah Shore (1940), Laraine Day (1940), Marilyn Monroe, Maria Schell, Mildred Shay and Brenda Frazier.

Glenn Ford is rumoured to have hooked up with Yvette Mimieux.


Canadian Actor Glenn Ford was born Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford on 1st May, 1916 in Sainte-Christine, Quebec, Canada and passed away on 30th Aug 2006 Berverly Hills, California, USA aged 90. He is most remembered for Gilda (1946). His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Glenn Ford was in 8 on-screen matchups, including Anne Baxter in Follow the Sun (1951), Donna Reed in Ransom! (1956), Evelyn Keyes in The Mating of Millie (1948), Debbie Reynolds in It Started with a Kiss (1959) and Ida Lupino in Lust for Gold (1949).

Glenn Ford is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Best Musical or Comedy Actor Golden Globe (film) winners and California Republicans.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 17 years, 10 months 8 years, 9 months 2 years
Dating22 62 years, 1 month 5 years, 12 months 1 month, 1 day
Encounter9 59 years 12 years, 4 months -
Rumoured1 - - -
Total36 62 years, 1 month 7 years, 8 months 1 month, 1 day


First Name Glenn
Middle Name Samuel Newton
Last Name Ford
Full Name at Birth Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford
Birthday 1st May, 1916
Birthplace Sainte-Christine, Quebec, Canada
Died 30th August, 2006
Place of Death Berverly Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death Complications of multiple strokes
Buried Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery, Santa Monica
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Canadian
High School Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, CA
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Gilda (1946)
Year(s) Active 1944–88, 1939–1991
Brand Endorsement Chesterfield Cigarettes (Magazine Advertisement) [1949]
Father Newton Ford
Mother Hannah Mitchell
Friend Charles Vidor, Rita Hayworth, Broderick Crawford, Jay Livingston, Edgar Buchanan, Ronald Reagan, Ann Miller, Charlie Ruggles

Gwyllyn Samuel Newton "Glenn" Ford (May 1, 1916 – August 30, 2006) was a Canadian-American actor best known for playing ordinary men in unusual circumstances. Ford was most prominent during Hollywood's Golden Age as one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s, who had a career that lasted more than 50 years. Although he played in many genres of movies, some of his most significant roles were in the film noirs Gilda (1946) and The Big Heat (1953), and the high school angst film Blackboard Jungle (1955). However, it was for comedies or westerns which he received acting laurels, including three Golden Globe Nominations for Best Actor in a Comedy movie, winning for Pocketful of Miracles (1961). He also played a supporting role as Clark Kent's adoptive father in Superman (1978).

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Partner Comparison

Glenn Ford90 TaurusActor
Jeanne Baus-
Cynthia Ford76Actress
Eva Gabor76 AquariusActress
Joanne Carson83 LibraSpouse
Jackie Lane79 CancerActress
Kathryn Hays88 LeoActress
Dorothy Provine75 CapricornActress
Connie Stevens85 LeoActress
Hope Lange70 SagittariusActress
Barbara Stanwyck82 CancerActress
Geraldine Brooks51 ScorpioActress
Debbie Reynolds84 AriesActress
Evelyn Keyes91 ScorpioActress
Eleanor Powell69 ScorpioActress
Jinx Falkenburg84 AquariusActress
Joan Crawford72 AriesActress
Rita Hayworth68 LibraActress
Evelyn Ankers67 LeoActress
Patti McCarty64 AquariusActress
Dinah Shore77 PiscesSinger
Laraine Day90 LibraActress
Mildred Shay94 LibraActress
Brenda Frazier60 GeminiSocialite
Rosemary Lane60 AriesActress
Suzanne Pleshette70 AquariusActress
Patti Mccarthy-
Yvette Mimieux80 CapricornActress
Brigitte Bardot89 LibraActress
Michèle Morgan96 PiscesActress
Brenda Joyce92 PiscesActress
Ann Miller80 AriesActress
Marilyn Monroe36 GeminiActress
Judy Canova66 ScorpioActress
Carmen Miranda46 AquariusSinger
Linda Christian87 ScorpioActress
Maria Schell79 CapricornActress
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
PeterMale5th February, 194579 years oldEleanor Powell


Raw Nerve1991Captain GavinMovie
Final Verdict1991Rev. RogersTV Movie
Border Shootout1990Sheriff John DanaherMovie
Casablanca Express1989Major Gen. WilliamsMovie
Happy Birthday to Me1981Dr. David FaradayMovie
Virus: The End1980President RichardsonMovie
Day of the Assassin1979ChristakisMovie
The Visitor1979Det. Jake DurhamMovie
The Gift1979Billy DevlinTV Movie
The Sacketts1979Tom SundayTV Show
Beggarman, Thief1979David DonnellyTV Movie
Superman1978Pa KentMovie
Evening in Byzantium1978Jesse CraigTV Show
No Margin for Error1978Deputy Chief Walter HayesTV Movie
The 3,000 Mile Chase1977Leonard Staveck, Paul DvorakTV Movie
Midway1976Rear Admiral Raymond A. SpruanceMovie
Once an Eagle1976George CaldwellTV Show
The Family Holvak1975Rev. Tom HolvakTV Show
Long Way Home1975Rev. Tom HolvakTV Movie
The Disappearance of Flight 4121974Col. Pete MooreTV Movie
The Greatest Gift1974Rev. HolvakTV Movie
Punch and Jody1974Peter 'Punch' TraversTV Movie
Police Story1973Deputy Chief Walter HayesTV Show
Jarrett1973Sam JarrettTV Movie
Cade's County1971Sam CadeTV Show
The Marshal of Madrid1971Sheriff Sam CadeTV Movie
The Brotherhood of the Bell1970Prof. Andrew 'Andy' PattersonTV Movie
Heaven with a Gun1969Jim Killian, Pastor JimMovie
Day of the Evil Gun1968Lorn WarfieldMovie
A Time for Killing1967Maj. WolcottMovie
The Last Challenge1967Marshal Dan BlaineMovie
Is Paris Burning?1966Lt. Gen. Omar N. BradleyMovie
The Money Trap1965Joe BaronMovie
The Rounders1965Ben JonesMovie
Advance to the Rear1964Captain HeathMovie
Dear Heart1964Harry MorkMovie
Fate Is the Hunter1964Sam McBaneMovie
Love Is a Ball1963John Lathrop DavisMovie
The Courtship of Eddie's Father1963Tom CorbettMovie
Experiment in Terror1962John RipleyMovie
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse1962Julio DesnoyersMovie
Cry for Happy1961CPO Andy CyphersMovie
Pocketful of Miracles1961Dave the DudeMovie
Cimarron1960Yancey 'Cimarron' CravatMovie
It Started with a Kiss1959Sgt. Joe FitzpatrickMovie
The Gazebo1959Elliott NashMovie
Cowboy1958Tom ReeseMovie
Imitation General1958MSgt. Murphy SavageMovie
The Sheepman1958Jason SweetMovie
Torpedo Run1958Lt. Cmdr. Barney DoyleMovie
3:10 to Yuma1957Ben WadeMovie
Don't Go Near the Water1957Lt. J.G. Max SiegelMovie
Ransom!1956David G. StannardMovie
Jubal1956Jubal TroopMovie
The Fastest Gun Alive1956George Kelby, Jr., George TempleMovie
The Teahouse of the August Moon1956Capt. FisbyMovie
Blackboard Jungle1955Richard DadierMovie
Interrupted Melody1955Dr. Thomas KingMovie
The Americano1955Sam DentMovie
The Violent Men1955John ParrishMovie
Human Desire1954Jeff WarrenMovie
Shower of Stars1954Glenn FordTV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954Lucas WheelerTV Show
City Story1954NarratorShort Film
Appointment in Honduras1953Jim CorbettMovie
Plunder of the Sun1953Al ColbyMovie
Time Bomb1953Peter LyncortMovie
The Big Heat1953Sgt. Dave BannionMovie
The Man from the Alamo1953John StroudMovie
Affair in Trinidad1952Steve EmeryMovie
The Gauntlet1952Michael 'Mike' BlakeMovie
Young Man with Ideas1952Maxwell WebsterMovie
Follow the Sun1951Ben HoganMovie
The Redhead and the Cowboy1951Gil KyleMovie
The Secret of Convict Lake1951Jim CanfieldMovie
Convicted1950Joe HuffordMovie
The White Tower1950Martin OrdwayMovie
The Flying Missile1950Cmdr. William A. TalbotMovie
Lust for Gold1949Jacob 'Dutch' WalzMovie
The Doctor and the Girl1949Dr. Michael CordayMovie
The Undercover Man1949Frank WarrenMovie
Mr. Soft Touch1949Joe MiracleMovie
The Loves of Carmen1948Don José LizarabengoaMovie
The Man from Colorado1948Owen DevereauxMovie
The Mating of Millie1948Doug AndrewsMovie
The Return of October1948Prof. Bentley 'Bass' Bassett Jr.Movie
Framed1947Mike LambertMovie
A Stolen Life1946Bill EmersonMovie
Gallant Journey1946John J. MontgomeryMovie
Gilda1946Johnny FarrellMovie
Destroyer1943Mickey DonohueMovie
Guadalcanal Diary1943Marine Extra (uncredited)Movie
The Desperadoes1943Cheyenne RogersMovie
The Adventures of Martin Eden1942Martin EdenMovie
Flight Lieutenant1942Danny DoyleMovie
Go West, Young Lady1941Tex MillerMovie
So Ends Our Night1941Ludwig KernMovie
Texas1941Tod RamseyMovie
The Lady in Question1940Pierre MorestanMovie
Babies for Sale1940Oscar Hanson, Steve BurtonMovie
Blondie Plays Cupid1940CharlieMovie
Convicted Woman1940Jim Brent (Reporter)Movie
Men Without Souls1940Johnny AdamsMovie
Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence1939Joe RileyMovie
My Son Is Guilty1939BarneyMovie
Night in Manhattan1937Emcee (as Gwyllyn Ford)Short Film
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Posted commentsView all comments (18)

Joly10Sep 13, 2019

Add Gloria Grahame too.

Joly10Sep 13, 2019

All of these relationships and many more have been confirmed in his son’s book. He had affairs with 146 actresses according to his son. Their names need to be added here. Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, Angie D*ckinson, Stella Stevens, Terry Moore, Loretta Young, Liz Renay, Geraldine Brooks, and Christiane Schmidtmer are just some of the names that should be added. There are many more.

wjerryzwjerryzAug 2, 2018

I question the validity of all these Conquests

anonJan 18, 2011

As of this date, I will no longer be voting daily for Eleanor Powell.

ginababeginababeAug 17, 2010

As far as the conclusions of each of Glenn`s marriages, and how they ended and who chose to end them, I can`t say for sure, and I probably shouldn`t speculate. That was Glenn`s business.

ginababeginababeAug 17, 2010

I imagine that`s probably why they decided to stay friends. They were better off as friends anyway. My question is, what did Eleanor see in Glenn? He didn`t seem like her type at all. I love Glenn, but they really didn`t seem very well matched. As for Glenn`s indecisiveness it was my understanding that he didn`t like to be alone, so I don`t think, ( I can`t say for sure, no one can) that he ended any of his marriages, my bet it was the women more than likely. He even proposed to Debbie Reynolds while on the set of It started with a kiss both coming out of long term relationships, Debbie turned him down saying she wasn`t ready.

Daisy PresbyAug 14, 2010

Oh, Poor Eleanor Powell, You could tell that she was trying to (Save Face) in that newspaper comment !!God Bless Her !! And, may I add, Look at Glenn`s track record with women. Then, Look at Rita Hayworth`s track record with men. How Long do you think THAT union would have lasted, had they married ???? It`s just to bad that Poor Eleanor, and Kathryn and Cynthia and Jeanne, had to endure Glenn`s indecisiveness.

ginababeginababeAug 4, 2010

This was a comment from Eleanor in the Sunday Gazette-Mail, 1-22-1961. I guess deep down, in the far pockets of my soul, I knew Glenn and I were mismated. But I continued to hope that things would get better. I was never bitter. I never complained. Glenn was my husband and the father of our son ... When Peter was 14, I decided to stop running ad face the truth. Our marriage just wasn`t any good. It was no good for Glenn, no good for me, no good for Peter. One day in April 1959, I finally turned to Jimmy Juris, an old family friend. `Jimmy,` I said, `make an appointment for me with Jerry Giesler. I want a divorce.` But Jerry Giesler was sick and another lawyer handled the divorce. But no matter who had handled it, I wasn`t about to air any dirty linen in public.

Jim DunningJul 31, 2010

I guess that I just do not understand how Mr Ford could have allowed a Divorce to happen between him and the Beautiful Eleanor Powell. Eleanor was Beautiful, Caring, Devoted, and an Outstanding Mother. Mr Ford.. What were you thinking ??

Daisy PresbyMay 9, 2010

I agree with Irene. I think that Glenn always carried a torch for Eleanor Powell.

ginababeginababeMar 28, 2010

Irene, that`s actually not true. While they were parents to Peter and at one point did love each other, in an interview recently, Peter Ford himself said that Rita was the love of Glenn`s life. Now if it was reciprocated on Rita`s end we will never know. But one thing is for sure and that is Rita and Glenn remained great friends for most of their life up until Rita`s death and Glenn always had a rose by Rita`s picture even after her death. I have the link to that interview if you are interested.

Irene S.Jul 19, 2009

Ellie, was alway`s Nearest to Glenn`s Heart.

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