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Popularly known as James Stewart or Jimmy Stewart, James Maitland Stewart was an American stage and film actor. He was born on May 20, 1908 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, and USA and died on July 2, 1997 in Los Angeles, California at the age of 89 due to blood clot on his lungs. His death happened a day after the death of fellow screen legend Robert Mitchum
, who was dubbed as one of the best actors in the Golden Age of Hollywood..
During his seven decades in Hollywood, Stewart showed his versatile acting talent in classic films such as Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), The Philadelphia Story (1940), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Rope (1948), Harvey (1950), Rear Window (1954), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), and Vertigo (1958).
Stewart was the most represented leading actor on the AFI's 10 Top 10 and AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition) lists. He was also the most represented leading actor in Entertainment Weekly’s 100 Greatest Movies of All Time list. He was the third actor who received this honor, following Humphrey Bogart and Cary Grant. As of 2007, 10 of his films were included in the United States National Film Registry.
Throughout the course of his acting career, Stewart starred in several films largely considered as classics. He was nominated for Academy Awards for five times and won one. He received one Lifetime Achievement award. Later in his career, Stewart worked with various renowned film directors such as Alfred Hitchcock with the Hitchcock, Alfred 4 14x3 signature strip, Billy Wilder, John Ford, Frank Capra, Anthony Mann, and George Cukor.