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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 "Fly Away Home" on Broadway, 1935. 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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Good dialogue simply isn't enough to explain all the infinite gradations of a character. It's behavior -- it's what's going on behind the lines. See more »


At his near-fatal car accident in 1956, Rock Hudson, Michael Wilding and Kevin McCarthy formed a protective shield to prevent Clift's photo from being taken by photographers as he was carried from the wreck to the ambulance. See more »


Known for playing brooding sensitive characters See more »



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