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Montgomery Clift (1920–1966)


Edward Montgomery Clift (nicknamed 'Monty' his entire life) was born on October 17, 1920 in Omaha, Nebraska, just after his twin sister Roberta and eighteen months after his brother Brooks Clift. Their father William made a lot of money in banking but was quite poor during the depression. Their mother Ethel "Sunny" was born out of wedlock and ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 1966 The Defector
Prof. James Bower
 1958 The Young Lions
Noah Ackerman
 1958 Lonelyhearts
Adam White
 1957 Raintree County
John Wickliff Shawnessy
 1953 Indiscretion of an American Wife
Giovanni Doria
 1950 The Big Lift
Sgt. 1st Class Danny MacCullough
 1939 Hay Fever (TV Movie)
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Stage Play: Jubilee. Musical comedy. Based on material by Moss Hart. Music by Cole Porter. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Costumes and modern gowns designed by Irene Sharaff and Connie De Pinna. Lighting Design by Hassard Short. Dialogue Directed by Monty Woolley. Choreographed by Albertina Rasch. Directed by Hassard Short. Imperial ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 10 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 36 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I don't want to be labeled as either a pansy or a heterosexual. Labeling is so self-limiting. We are what we do, not what we say we are. See more »

Trivia:

On the advice of his close friend Libby Holman, he turned down William Holden's role in Sunset Blvd. (1950) and Gary Cooper's role in High Noon (1952). See more »

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Emotional acting style See more »

Nickname:

Monty

Star Sign:

Libra

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