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James Stewart

Stewart in 1973
Born James Maitland Stewart
May 20, 1908
Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
Died July 2, 1997 (aged 89)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of death Pulmonary thrombosis
Other names Jimmy Stewart
Years active 19351991
Spouse Gloria Hatrick (1949 – 1994)
Awards NYFCC Award for Best Actor
1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
1959 Anatomy of a Murder

James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was one of the most famous American movie and stage actors of all times. In his career, he starred in many movies considered classics and was nominated for five Oscars, winning one in competition and one life achievement. He also had an important military career, and made it to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force. Stewart became so familiar to the American public that he was most usually referred to by them as "Jimmy" Stewart.

He was named the third Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute.

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