James Stewart, Best Actor 1940: MovieMonday.com

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James Stewart received his oscar for playing the young reporter who, while he covers the wedding of a socialite (Hepburn), he falls for her.


ABOUT JAMES STEWART "Jimmy" (1908 - 97)

American leading actor of over 50 years. James Stewart did his first acting in student productions at Princeton University.

During World War II James Stewart served on active duty in the Air Force. He retired from the Air Force Reserve as a Brigadier General.

In addition, James Stewart received 4 additional nominations for:

MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON (39)
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (46)
HARVEY (50)
ANATOMY OF A MURDER (59)

In addition, Jimmy Stewart received the New York Film Critics Beast Actor award for ANATOMY OF A MURDER.

In 1984 James Stewart received an Honorary Award for 50 years of meaningful performances, for his high ideals, both on and off the screen, with the respect and affection of his colleagues.

More about Stewart.

His other credits include:

MURDER MAN
NEXT TIME WE LOVE
BORN TO DANCE
AFTER THE THIN MAN
SEVENTH HEAVEN
NAVY BLUE AND GOLD
YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
IT'S A WONDERFUL WORLD
DESTRY RIDES AGAIN
THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER
NO TIME FOR COMEDY
ZIEGFELD FIRL
CALL NORTHSIDE 777
ROPE
THE STRATTON STORY
WINCHESTER 73
BROKEN ARROW
THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH
THUNDER BAY
THE GLENN MILLER STORY
REAR WINDOW
STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND
THE MAN FROM LARAMIE
THE SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS
NIGHT PASSAGE
THE FBI STORY
THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE
MR. HOBBS TAKES A VACATION
HOW THE WEST WAS WON
CHEYENNE AUTUMN
DEAR BRIGITTE
SHENANDOAH
FIRCREEK
BANDOLERO
THE CHEYENNE SOCIAL CLUB
THE SHOOTIST
AIRPORT 77
THE MAGIC OF LASSIE

James Stewart's television credits include:

THE JIMMY STEWART SHOW (71 series)
RIGHT OF WAY
HAWKINS ON MURDER (83 series)
NORTH AND SOUTH 2

 

 

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