(born Francis Feeney, August 14, 1881 – September 5, 1953) was a prolific film actor, writer, and director. He was the mentor and elder brother of film director John Ford. He also appeared in many of John Ford's movies, including Young Mr. Lincoln and The Quiet Man.
09.08.2012 [Napa Valley Register] - These included film and storytelling, which prompted her to contact Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope studio. What happened next was pure “kismet,” Lail said. “They were looking for a production assistant in Rutherford and I had applied. So I
M.M., was an American bishop of the Catholic Church and a Maryknoll missionary in China. Because of his torture by the Communist Chinese and death in prison in 1952, he is considered a martyr, and the cause for his canonization has been begun, granting him the religious title of Servant of God.