STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 892 this week

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 »

Get to Know These First-Time Oscar Nominees

Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.

Watch more videos

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 people
created 28 Dec 2011
 
a list of 25 people
created 30 Apr 2013
 
a list of 22 people
created 23 Jan 2014
 
a list of 39 people
created 13 Sep 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Montgomery Clift's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

From Here to Eternity
From Here to Eternity Robert E. Lee Prewitt
(1953)
A Place in the Sun
A Place in the Sun George Eastman
(1951)
Judgment at Nuremberg
Judgment at Nuremberg Rudolph Petersen
(1961)
I Confess
I Confess Father Michael Logan
(1953)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (18 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (9 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (28 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

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 »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 10 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 5 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 36 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Monty Clift

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Look, I'm not odd. I'm just trying to be an actor; not a movie star, an actor. See more »

Trivia:

In Robert Laguardia's "Monty" (1977), the first published biography, Laguardia tells of how Clift was discomfited when he initially met co-star Burt Lancaster on the set of From Here to Eternity (1953). Lancaster was in awe of Monty and was so nervous, he actually shook during their first scene (as also mentioned in Lancaster's biography). See more »

Trademark:

Known for playing brooding sensitive characters See more »

Nickname:

Monty

Star Sign:

Libra

Contribute to This Page