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Montgomery Clift - Quotes

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Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.

Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.

Look, I'm not odd. I'm just trying to be an actor; not a movie star, an actor. ---->>>

The closer we come to the negative, to death, the more we blossom.

The closer we come to the negative, to death, the more we blossom.

The only line that's wrong in Shakespeare is 'holding a mirror up to nature.' You hold a magnifying glass up to nature. As an actor you just enlarge it enough so that your audience can identify with the situation. If it were a mirror, we would have no art. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-17, 1920
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, US
Die: 07-23, 1966
Occupation: Actor
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Edward Montgomery "Monty" Clift (; October 17, 1920 – July 23, 1966) was an American film and stage actor. The New York Times’ obituary of Clift noted his portrayal of "moody, sensitive young men". He is best remembered for roles in Red River (1948), The Heiress (1949), George Stevens's A Place in the Sun (1951), as a Catholic priest in Alfred Hitchcock's I Confess (1952), as the self-destructive soldier Prewitt in Fred Zinnemann's From Here to Eternity (1953), in Edward Dmytryk's The Young Lions (1958), and as a mentally challenged, sterilized concentration camp survivor in Stanley Kramer's Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) (wikipedia)