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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 »

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)
I Confess
I Confess Father Michael Logan
(1953)
Judgment at Nuremberg
Judgment at Nuremberg Rudolph Petersen
(1961)

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Stage: Appeared in "The Wind and the Rain" on Broadway, 1938. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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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." See more »

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Is portrayed by Jeffrey Combs in Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996) See more »

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Nickname:

Monty

Star Sign:

Libra

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