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Peter Ford is among the most recognizable brands in current dancefloor techno and was among the founders from the U.K. acidity house picture. He’s released information under a slew of pseudonyms, including Modern casino Classix, Un Mal, Solcyc, Simprini Risin’, and his most typical, Baby Ford. His early function — heavily inspired by the later-’80s acidity house sound, in addition to Chicago producers such as for example Marshall Jefferson, Ron Trent, Armando, and Larry Noticed — appeared mainly through the Tempo Ruler label, and included traditional cuts such as for example “Oochy Koochy,” “Kids of the Trend,” and “Fetish.” Materials has also made an appearance on Sire, Supply, and Insumision/Transglobal. He’s released four full-length albums up to now, like the debut Fordtrax (a staple of all techno DJs) and 1997’s Headphone Easyrider, one of is own even more listener-friendly albums. His latest work provides appeared mainly through Trelik and Ifach — two of the U.K.’s many respectable experimental techno brands, and both which Ford includes a submit managing (Trelik as well as Eon’s Ian Loveday; Ifach with Tag Broom). He’s also collaborated with Ian Loveday on several tasks (including Minimal Guy), both for Trelik as well as for William Orbit’s Guerrilla label. Much less active like a remixer, Ford offers reconfigured paths for Stefan Robbers’ Florence task and pop techno group S’Express, amongst others.

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Full Name Baby Ford
Music Songs Oochy Koochy, Children of the Revolution, Chikki Chikki Ahh Ahh, Fordtrax, Dead Eye, Monolense, Beach Bump, NYC Slippers, Make Your Own Sunshine, Fetish, One for Sorrow, Parallel Life, Gravy Train, Place of Dreams & Magic, All That Nothing, Hi, Mr. Logan, The World Is in Love, Smoke Machine, Harshmaro, Change Your Ways, Serpentine Tale, Messenger Vox, Poem for Wigan, My Innersence, 20, Park Drive, Disconoddy, F. Kord, Sashay Around the Fuzzbox, Satellite Stroll, Wine Gibson, Built In, Bubblebath
Albums Ford Trax, Basking in the Brakelights, BFord9, 'OOO' The World of Baby Ford, Headphoneasy Rider, fabric 85: Baby Ford, Very, Night D3 Died, Monolense, One for Sorrow, Built In, Gravy Train


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1 According to Ford's Petition for US Naturalization, he became a naturalized US citizen on 23 March 1942. Within that same document, he also petitioned to legally changed his name to Wallace Ford.
2 Joined the US Army during World War I, serving in a cavalry unit at Ft. Riley, KS.
3 His real name was Samuel Jones Grundy. He took the name "Wallace Ford" in honor of a close childhood friend who was killed trying to hop onto a train.
4 He and his future wife met when they both acted in a play together in New York. His wife, Martha Haworth, was 19 when she appeared on Broadway in "Abie's Irish Rose" as one of the bridesmaids. Wallace Ford was playing the part of Abie. They married about a year later.
5 In 1936 he sought out his widowed natural mother. After a long search, he found her living in an automobile trailer near Manchester, England. She had become the wife of a blind match seller.
6 At the time of his death he was survived by his only daughter, Mrs. Patricia Zachery, and two grandchildren.
7 Brother-in-law of Joe Haworth and Ted Haworth.
8 Friend and drinking buddy of Morton Cooper, author of 'The King' and many other novels.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Patch of Blue 1965 Ole Pa
The Andy Griffith Show 1964 TV Series Roger Hanover
Vacation Playhouse 1963-1964 TV Series Lester Tinney / Uncle Jonas
Lassie 1964 TV Series Old Andrew
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters 1964 TV Series Buffalo Pete
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1964 TV Series Emory Packer
The Great Adventure 1964 TV Series Uncle Billy Smith
Alcoa Premiere 1963 TV Series Mike Fallon
Wide Country 1962 TV Series Dad Perry
The Dick Powell Theatre 1961 TV Series Judge
The Barbara Stanwyck Show 1961 TV Series Harry the Bartender
Peter Loves Mary 1961 TV Series Uncle Charlie
Tess of the Storm Country 1960 Fred Thorson
Klondike 1960 TV Series Temperance Pete
The Deputy 1959-1960 TV Series Marshal Herk Lamson / Herk Lamson / MarshalHerk Lamson
Tales of Wells Fargo 1960 TV Series Murphy
Warlock 1959 Judge Holloway
Whirlybirds 1959 TV Series Captain Morton
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse 1958 TV Series Ringo
The Last Hurrah 1958 Charles J. Hennessey
Trackdown 1958 TV Series Eli Zach
Twilight for the Gods 1958 Old Brown
The Matchmaker 1958 Malachi Stack
Studio 57 1957-1958 TV Series Sheriff George Thomas
Playhouse 90 1957-1958 TV Series Mule Rogers / Rebel
The Court of Last Resort 1957 TV Series William Markham
Schlitz Playhouse 1952-1957 TV Series Innkeeper
Climax! 1955-1957 TV Series Samuel Cramer / Dr. Karl Wexdig / Sheriff / ...
Stagecoach to Fury 1956 Judge Lester Farrell
The Rainmaker 1956 Sheriff Howard Thomas
The Sheriff of Cochise 1956 TV Series Haywire Kelly
Thunder Over Arizona 1956 Hal Stiles
Johnny Concho 1956 Albert Dark
The First Texan 1956 Henry Delaney
The Maverick Queen 1956 Jamie
Screen Directors Playhouse 1956 TV Series Ed Rawlings
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre 1955 TV Series Boats
A Lawless Street 1955 Dr. Amos Wynn
The Spoilers 1955 Flapjack Simms
Star Stage 1955 TV Series
The 20th Century-Fox Hour 1955 TV Series Monty Smith
Lucy Gallant 1955 Gus Basserman
Celebrity Playhouse 1955 TV Series
Kings Row 1955 TV Series Uncle Ezra
Wichita 1955 Arthur Whiteside
Damon Runyon Theater 1955 TV Series Lt. Harrigan
The Ford Television Theatre 1955 TV Series Talker
The Man from Laramie 1955 Charley O'Leary
The Whistler 1955 TV Series Walter Mason / Billy Ford
3 Ring Circus 1954 Sam Morley
Father Knows Best 1954 TV Series Nick
Destry 1954 Doc Curtis
Inner Sanctum 1954 TV Series
Justice 1954 TV Series
Armstrong Circle Theatre 1953-1954 TV Series
Make Room for Daddy 1954 TV Series
The Boy from Oklahoma 1954 Wally Higgins
She Couldn't Say No 1954 Joe Wheelen
Studio One in Hollywood 1954 TV Series
Campbell Summer Soundstage 1953 TV Series Sam Jennings
The Nebraskan 1953 Mac McBride
The Motorola Television Hour 1953 TV Series
Goodyear Playhouse 1953 TV Series
The Great Jesse James Raid 1953 Elias Hobbs
Death Valley Days 1953 TV Series Buck Hansen
General Electric Theater 1953 TV Series
The Plymouth Playhouse 1953 TV Series
Flesh and Fury 1952 Jack 'Pop' Richardson
Rodeo 1952 Barbecue Jones
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine 1951 Sam Parks
Warpath 1951 Pvt. 'Irish' Potts
He Ran All the Way 1951 Mr. Dobbs
Harvey 1950 E.J. Lofgren--The Taxi Driver
The Breaking Point 1950 F.R. Duncan
The Furies 1950 Scotty Hyslip
Dakota Lil 1950 Carter
Red Stallion in the Rockies 1949 'Talky' Carson
The Set-Up 1949 Gus
Belle Starr's Daughter 1948 Lafe Bailey
Coroner Creek 1948 Andy West
Embraceable You 1948 Police Lt. Ferria
Shed No Tears 1948 Sam Grover
Man from Texas 1948 Jed (as Wally Ford)
T-Men 1947 The Schemer (as Wally Ford)
Magic Town 1947 Lou Dicketts
Dead Reckoning 1947 McGee
Crack-Up 1946 Cochrane
Black Angel 1946 Joe
Rendezvous with Annie 1946 Al Morgan
Lover Come Back 1946 Tubbs
The Green Years 1946 Jamie Nigg
A Guy Could Change 1946 Bill Conley
Spellbound 1945 Stranger in Hotel Lobby
On Stage Everybody 1945 Emmett Rogers
The Great John L. 1945 McManus
Blood on the Sun 1945 Ollie Miller
Machine Gun Mama 1944 John O'Reilly
Secret Command 1944 Miller
The Cross of Lorraine 1943 Pierre
The Ape Man 1943 Jeff B. Carter
Shadow of a Doubt 1943 Fred Saunders
Seven Days' Leave 1942 Sgt. Mead
The Mummy's Tomb 1942 Babe Hanson
Scattergood Survives a Murder 1942 Wally Collins
Inside the Law 1942 Billy
All Through the Night 1941 Spats Hunter (as Wally Ford)
Blues in the Night 1941 Brad Ames (as Wally Ford)
Murder by Invitation 1941 Bob White
Roar of the Press 1941 Wally Williams
A Man Betrayed 1941 Casey
Give Us Wings 1940 Mr. York
The Mummy's Hand 1940 Babe Jenson
Scatterbrain 1940 Sam Maxwell
Love, Honor and Oh-Baby! 1940 Joe Redmond
Two Girls on Broadway 1940 Jed Marlowe
Isle of Destiny 1940 Millard 'Milly' Barnes
Back Door to Heaven 1939 Frankie Rogers
The Marines Come Thru 1938 Pvt. 'Singapore' Stebbins
Stardust 1938/II Peter Jackson
Swing It, Sailor! 1938 Pete Kelly
Exiled to Shanghai 1937 Ted Young
Dark Sands 1937 Mike Clancy
You're in the Army Now 1937 Jimmy Tracy
A Son Comes Home 1936 Steve
The Rogues' Tavern 1936 Jimmy Kelly
Absolute Quiet 1936 Jack
Two in the Dark 1936 Harry Hillyer
Another Face 1935 Joe Haynes - Press Agent
Mary Burns, Fugitive 1935 Harper
She Couldn't Take It 1935 'Fingers' Boston
Get That Man 1935 Jack Kirkland / John Prescott (II)
The Informer 1935 Frankie McPhillip
Men of the Hour 1935 Andy Blane
Swellhead 1935 Terry McCall
One Frightened Night 1935 Joe Luvalle (as Wally Ford)
The Nut Farm 1935 Willie Barton
In Spite of Danger 1935 Bob Crane
The Whole Town's Talking 1935 Healy
The Man Who Reclaimed His Head 1934 'Curly'
The Mysterious Mr. Wong 1934 Jason H. 'Jay' Barton
Money Means Nothing 1934 Kenneth 'Kenny' McKay
I Hate Women 1934 Scoop McGuire
Men in White 1934 Shorty
The Lost Patrol 1934 Morelli
A Woman's Man 1934 Joe Flynn - Prizefighter
East of Fifth Avenue 1933 Vic Howard
My Woman 1933 Chick Rollins
Goodbye Again 1933 Arthur Westlake
Three Cornered Moon 1933 Kenneth Rimplegar
Headline Shooter 1933 Mike
The Big Cage 1933 Russ Penny
Night of Terror 1933 Tom Hartley
Employees' Entrance 1933 Martin West
Hypnotized 1932 Bill Bogard
Central Park 1932 Rick
Skyscraper Souls 1932 Slim
Are You Listening? 1932 Larry Barnes
The Wet Parade 1932 Jerry Tyler
Freaks 1932 Phroso
The Beast of the City 1932 Ed Fitzpatrick
X Marks the Spot 1931 Ted Lloyd
Possessed 1931 Al Manning
Fore 1930 Short
Absent Minded 1930 Short
Married in Hollywood 1929 Mitzi's Fan (uncredited)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blues in the Night 1941 performer: "Wait Till it Happens to You" 1941
The Lost Patrol 1934 performer: "Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile" 1915 - uncredited
Employees' Entrance 1933 performer: "You're the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline" 1903 - uncredited
The Beast of the City 1932 performer: "Old Black Joe" 1853 - uncredited
Possessed 1931 performer: "Little Annie Rooney" 1890 - uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
This Is Your Life 1953 TV Series Himself
The Hollywood Gad-About 1934 Documentary short Himself (uncredited)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Schlitzie: One of Us 2017 Documentary filming Himself
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness 2009-2013 TV Series documentary Babe Jenson / Phroso
Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood 2008 TV Movie documentary Detective Ed Fitzpatrick
Mummy Dearest: A Horror Tradition Unearthed 1999 Video documentary short Babe Jensen Babe Henson
Father Knows Best 1958 TV Series Nick

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1966 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Supporting Performance, Male A Patch of Blue (1965)


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