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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 Play: Mexican Mural. 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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The only line that's wrong in William Shakespeare is 'holding a mirror up to nature.' You hold a magnifying glass up to nature. As an actor you just enlarge it enough so that your audience can identify with the situation. If it were a mirror, we would have no art. 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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Handsome appearance See more »

Nickname:

Monty

Star Sign:

Libra

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