Philip Ford (film director)

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.

Philip Ford
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Philip Feeney

(1900-10-16)October 16, 1900
DiedJanuary 12, 1976(1976-01-12) (aged 75)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1916–1964

Selected filmography


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

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