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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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Guest - "The Hy Gardner Show," 13 January. 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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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I keep my family out of my public life because it can be an awful nuisance to them. What's my mother going to tell strangers anyway? That I was a cute baby and that she's terribly proud of me? Nuts. Who cares? See more »

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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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Known for playing brooding sensitive characters See more »

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Monty

Star Sign:

Libra

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