Montgomery Clift

About Montgomery Clift

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Montgomery Clift was American film and stage actor born on October 17, 1920 in Omaha, Nebraska. He made his film debut in Howard Hawks’ 1948 western, Red River, and is best known for starring in A Place in the Sun (1951) with Elizabeth Taylor, Alfred Hitchcock’s Confess (1953), and From Here To Eternity (1953). He died of a heart attack at his home in New York City on July 23, 1966.

1961 – Starred with Marilyn Monroe in her last movie, The Misfits

1st actor to be invited to study at the famous Actors Studio

1 of the original method actors

17 stage appearances

Nominated for Oscar for his performance in From Here to Eternity

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