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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. He was the son of Ethel "Sunny" Anderson (Fogg) and William Brooks Clift. His father made a lot of money in banking but was quite poor during the ... See full bio »

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

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Stage: Appeared in "Dame Nature" on Broadway, 1938. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 10 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 36 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I watched myself in Red River (1948) and I knew I was going to be famous, so I decided I would get drunk anonymously one last time. See more »

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He is the subject of R.E.M.'s song "Monty Got a Raw Deal", from their LP "Automatic For the People". See more »

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Often played emotionally tortured men See more »

Nickname:

Monty

Star Sign:

Libra

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