Full Name: Edward Montgomery Clift
Birth Date: October 17, 1920
Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska
Date of Death: July 23, 1966
Place of Death: New York City, New York
Burial Location: Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York
Parents: William Brooks Clift and Ethel Fogg Clift
Broadway Debut: Fly Away Home (age 13)
Film Debut: Red River (1948)
Did you know this about Montgomery Clift?
He was born a twin; his sister was named Roberta.
His lead in “Dame Nature” earned him Broadway star status at age 17.
He was close friends with Elizabeth Taylor, Kevin McCarthy, Marilyn Monroe and Roddy McDowall.
He was nominated for an Oscar in the role of best actor for the movie “From Here to Eternity.”
He was buried in Quaker Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York in 1966.
Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#29)in 1995.
Clift is referred to in the Jets to Brazil song, "Conrad" on their album, "Orange Rhyming Dictionary."
Clift is the subject of the song "The Right Profile" on The Clash's album "London Calling.”
Clift is also the subject of REM's song "Monty Got a Raw Deal", from their LP "Automatic For the People.”
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