Montgomery Clift, also known by the nickname "Monty", was an American actor whose most notable film credits include 1948's Red River, 1951's A Place in the Sun, 1953's From Here to Eternity and 1961's Judgment at Nuremberg. Throughout the course of his career, he received a total of four Academy Award nominations, one of which was for his first screen appearance in the 1948 film The Search, in which he portrayed the character Ralph 'Steve' Stevenson.
He was born to Ethel Fogg Anderson and William Brooks Clift. He had a twin sister named Ethel and an older brother named William.
In 1956, he almost lost his life when he crashed his car violently into a telephone pole after falling asleep behind the wheel. Although he escaped with his life, he sustained severe facial injuries that forced him to undergo plastic surgery.
In addition to English, he spoke a number of languages fluently, including German and French.
Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.Montgomery Clift
was a famous American actor,
who was born on
October 17, 1920. As a person born on this date, Montgomery Clift is listed in our database as the 17th
most popular celebrity for the day (October 17) and the 17th most popular for the year (1920).
People born on October 17
fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales.
Montgomery Clift is the 457th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Montgomery Clift's birthday, Montgomery Clift is the 3046th most famous American and ranks 14th in famous people born in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
In general, Montgomery Clift ranks as the 5435th
most popular famous person, and the 1030th most popular actor of all time.
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