Biography: George MacPherson was born in Elrama, Pennsylvania. He studied large-animal veterinary medicine at Bethany College. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He managed movie theaters in West Virginia, then worked for the Ringling Brothers, then joined the Los Angeles Police Department before becoming a partner in a theatrical press agency. He was the founding general manager of Hamilton Place in Hamilton, Ontario in the 1970s. He started and ran the theatrical management division of Endemol Entertainment's New York offices. He served as the executive director of American Theater Productions in the early 1980s. He became regarded as a pioneer in touring Broadway shows nationally and internationally. He became the president of Masque Sound in 1997. He married Judith Winter.
Trivia: The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on June 5, 2009.