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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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Noah, from The Young Lions (1958), was the best performance of my life. I couldn't have given more of myself. I'll never be able to do it again. Never. See more »

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Was Elizabeth Taylor's choice to play her husband, the closeted homosexual Major Weldon Penderton, in Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967). He died before the film began shooting and was replaced by Marlon Brando, who at one time was considered his only rival as an attractive leading man who was also a great actor. See more »

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Monty

Star Sign:

Libra

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