Gerald Ford

Played by Aaron Eckhart

Gerald Ford

A star linebacker for the University of Michigan Wolverines, Gerald Ford married Betty Bloomer in 1948 and served as a member of the House of Representatives for 25 years, holding Michigan’s 5th Congressional District seat from 1949 to 1973. He later became the only person to serve as both vice president and president of the United States without being elected to either office by the electoral college.

A star linebacker for the University of Michigan Wolverines, Gerald Ford married Betty Bloomer in 1948 and served as a member of the House of Representatives for 25 years, holding Michigan’s 5th Congressional District seat from 1949 to 1973. He later became the only person to serve as both vice president and president of the United States without being elected to either office by the electoral college.

Aaron Eckhart

Aaron Eckhart has earned considerable acclaim for his roles in films including Erin Brockovich, In The Company Of Men,  The Rum Diary, Battle: Lose Angeles, Rabbi Hole, The Dark Knight, In The Company of Men, Possession, Burse Betty, and Your Friends and Neighbors.

Eckhart earned both a Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award nomination for his starring role in Thank You For Smoking.

Eckhart’s other film credits include The Pledge, Love Happens, Ay Given Sunday, Meet Bill, Molly, Towelhead, No Reservations, Paycheck, The Missing, The Core, The Black Dahlia,  Conversations With Other Women, Olympus Has Fallen, Long Has Fallen, I, Frankenstein, Sully, Bleed for This, Midway, Wander, and My All American.


His theater credits include Michael Cristofer’s Amazing Grace and on the television screen, he was part of the ensemble cast of the anthology series The Romanoffs.

Eckhart resides in Montana.

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