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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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As Husbands Go (1933). Comedy (revival). Written and directed by Rachel Crothers. Forrest Theatre: 19 Jan 1933- May 1933 (closing date unknown/148 performances). Reputed to be Clift's Broadway debut but credits are in doubt. 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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There are parts of me all over the hospital. They can't find my colon. I know they must have been looking for it for days but they haven't mentioned it to me because they'll think I'll get upset. I don't care. To hell with it. See more »


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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