Appeared in "Out of the Frying Pan" on Broadway, 1941.
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[recalling his arrival in Hollywood] I told them I wanted to choose my scripts and my directors myself. "But sweetheart," they said, "you're going to make a lot of mistakes." And I told them, "You don't understand; I want to be free to do so."
He had so many health problems on the set of Freud
(1962) that Universal sued him for the cost of the film's production delays. During the trial, the film opened and was such a huge hit that Clift's lawyers brought up the point that the film was doing well because of Clift's involvement. Clift won a lucrative settlement.
Pioneered roles as dark, brooding, young outcasts later popularized by the likes of Marlon Brando
and 'James Dean'