Montgomery Clift

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  • Birth Name: Edward Montgomery Clift
  • Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
  • Died: July 23, 1966
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Began acting at age 12.
  • Made his Broadway debut at age 14 in the comedy Fly Away Home.
  • Took some classes at the Actors Studio in New York when it first opened in 1947.
  • His face was permanently scarred due to a 1957 car accident during the filming of Raintree County.
  • Close friend of frequent costar Elizabeth Taylor.
  • Accepted no salary for his brief role in 1961's Judgment at Nuremberg.
  • Died of a heart attack at 45 before he could begin filming Reflections in a Golden Eye; the part went to Marlon Brando.

Awards

  • 1962, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1948, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1951, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1953, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1961, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 1962, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Foreign Actor: Nominee

Relationships

  • Brooks Clift — Brother
  • Roberta Ethel Clift — Sister
  • Ethel Blair Clift — Mother
  • William Brooks Clift — Father

Details

  • Birth Name: Edward Montgomery Clift
  • Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
  • Died: July 23, 1966
  • Profession: Actor

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