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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 (1920-2014) and eighteen months after his brother Brooks Clift. He was the son of Ethel "Sunny" Anderson (Fogg; 1888-1988) and William Brooks Clift (1886-1964). His father made a lot of money in banking ... See full bio »

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

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From Here to Eternity Robert E. Lee Prewitt
(1953)
A Place in the Sun George Eastman
(1951)
Red River Matt Garth
(1948)
Judgment at Nuremberg Rudolph Petersen
(1961)

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 1966 The Defector
Prof. James Bower
 1962 Freud
Sigmund Freud
 1961 Judgment at Nuremberg
Rudolph Petersen
 1961 The Misfits
Perce Howland
 1960 Wild River
Chuck Glover
 1959 Suddenly, Last Summer
Dr. Cukrowicz
 1958 Lonelyhearts
Adam White
 1958 The Young Lions
Noah Ackerman
 1957 Raintree County
John Wickliff Shawnessy
 1953 From Here to Eternity
Robert E. Lee Prewitt
 1953 Indiscretion of an American Wife
Giovanni Doria
 1953 I Confess
Father Michael Logan
 1951 A Place in the Sun
George Eastman
 1950 The Big Lift
Danny MacCullough
 1949 The Heiress
Morris Townsend
 1948 Red River
Matt Garth
 1948 The Search
Ralph Stevenson
 1939 Hay Fever (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

1965: Recording of "The Glass Menagerie" for Caedmon Records with Julie Harris, Jessica Tandy and David Wayne, directed by Howard Sackler. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Monty Clift

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't want to be labeled as either a pansy or a heterosexual. Labeling is so self-limiting. We are what we do, not what we say we are. See more »

Trivia:

Was the idol of James Dean. See more »

Trademark:

Pioneered roles as dark brooding young outcasts later popularized by the likes of Marlon Brando and James Dean See more »

Nickname:

Monty

Star Sign:

Libra

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