In 1953 Montgomery Clift was a member of an outstanding ensemble cast who had filmed 'From Here to Eternity,' a fictional tale of the weeks preceding Pearl Harbor's attack. Burt Lancaster recalls the only time he was afraid of an actor was in a shooting his first scene with Clift. He also said of Clift, "He had so much power, so much concentration. Clift was a complicated man, there's no question about it. He was a very sweet man, Monty, very emotional."…
Montgomery CLIFT (1920-66) Bio * AFI Top Actor nominee > Active 1933–66 > Born Edward Montgomery Clift 17 Oct 1920 Nebraska > Died 23 July 1966 (aged 45) New York, heart attack via occlusive coronary artery disease > Spouse / Children: none. Photo 1950s
Montgomery Clift, a classic. Nato oggi (17 ottobre 1920) ~~~ «I'm a private no-class dogface. The way most civilians look at that, that's two steps up from nothin.» Montgomery Clift, «From Here to Eternity»
Montgomery Clift - what a face! Clift drank and took prescription drugs to deal with severe mental and emotional issues after a car accident that left his face disfigured. BIRTH: October 17, 1920 in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A. DEATH: July 23, 1966 in New York City, New York, U.S.A. CAUSE OF DEATH: Occlusive Coronary Artery Disease CLAIM TO FAME: "From Here To Eternity" He eventually died of a heart attack at the age of 45.