Montgomery Clift

1920 - 1966

Montgomery Clift

Edward Montgomery Clift (; October 17, 1920 – July 23, 1966) was an American actor. A four-time Academy Award nominee, The New York Times said he was known for his portrayal of "moody, sensitive young men".He is best remembered for his roles in Howard Hawks' Red River (1948), William Wyler's The Heiress (1949), George Stevens' A Place in the Sun (1951), Alfred Hitchcock's I Confess (1953), Fred Zinnemann's From Here to Eternity (1953), Edward Dmytryk's The Young Lions (1958), Stanley Kramer's Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), and John Huston's The Misfits (1961). Along with Marlon Brando and James Dean, Clift was one of the original method actors in Hollywood; he was one of the first actors to be invited to study in the Actors Studio with Lee Strasberg and Elia Kazan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Montgomery Clift has received more than 4,184,443 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 344th most popular actor.

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Among actors, Montgomery Clift ranks 341 out of 8,832Before him are Tilda Swinton, Ginger Rogers, Jayne Mansfield, Sammo Hung, Katie McGrath, and Jean Simmons. After him are Charles Laughton, Chow Yun-fat, Pat Morita, Ron Perlman, James Earl Jones, and Zsa Zsa Gabor.

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Among people born in 1920, Montgomery Clift ranks 32Before him are Helmut Newton, John Demjanjuk, Frank Herbert, Walter Matthau, Ravi Shankar, and Douglass North. After him are Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Fritz Walter, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Mickey Rooney, Tom of Finland, and Sun Myung Moon. Among people deceased in 1966, Montgomery Clift ranks 22Before him are Felix Steiner, George de Hevesy, Célestin Freinet, Guillermo Stábile, Dietrich von Choltitz, and Vincent Auriol. After him are Paul Reynaud, Rolf Maximilian Sievert, Albert Göring, Chang Myon, Alexander von Falkenhausen, and Carlo Carrà.

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Among people born in United States, Montgomery Clift ranks 693 out of 12,171Before him are Stanley Cohen (1922), Stanley Milgram (1933), Joe Louis (1914), Quincy Jones (1933), Diana Ross (1944), and Robert Nozick (1938). After him are Martha Graham (1894), Pat Morita (1932), Arthur Ashkin (1922), Patricia Highsmith (1921), Ron Perlman (1950), and Samuel Barber (1910).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Montgomery Clift ranks 177Before him are Carrie Fisher (1956), F. Murray Abraham (1939), Matt Damon (1970), Alan Arkin (1934), Ginger Rogers (1911), and Jayne Mansfield (1933). After him are Pat Morita (1932), Ron Perlman (1950), James Earl Jones (1931), Carole Lombard (1908), Jean Seberg (1938), and Lee Marvin (1924).