James Stewart

James Stewart

American actor and military veteran
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James Stewart

James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military officer who is among the most honored and popular stars in film history. A major Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract player, Stewart was known for his distinctive drawl and down-to-earth persona, which helped him often portray American middle-class men struggling in crisis. Many of the films in which he starred have become enduring classics.

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Full name at birth
James Maitland Stewart
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Claim to fame
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
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Date of birth
20 May 1908
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Place of birth
Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA
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Date of death
2 July 1997
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Place of death
Beverly Hills, California, USA
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Cause of death
Pulmonary embolism
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Resting place
Forest Lawn, Glendale, California
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Occupation
Actor, Director
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
6' 3" (190 cm)
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Distinctive feature
  • Soft-spoken, extremely polite and shy mannered.
  • Often played honest, average middle class individuals.
  • Roles in westerns.
  • After 1950 he often played tough, cynical and frequently ruthless characters.
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Pets
  • Bello (Dog - Gloria's German Shepherd when Jimmy met her and they married)
  • Simba (Dog - Golden Retriever)
  • Beau (Dog - A Golden Retriever they got to be pals with Simba)
  • Bounce (Dog - Jimmy's boyhood first dog, followed him home from school and his father said he could keep him when no one claimed him)
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Net worth
$30,000,000 USD
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High school
Mercerburg Academy
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University
Princeton University (1932)
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