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Montgomery Clift
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Actor
    (October 17, 1920-July 23, 1966)
    Resided in New York City
    Birth name is Edward Montgomery Clift
    Died at forty-five
    Acted in 'The Defector (1966),' 'Freud (1962),' 'Judgment at Nuremberg (1961),' 'The Misfits (1961),' 'Wild River (1960),' 'Suddenly, Last Summer (1959),' 'Lonelyhearts (1958),' 'The Young Lions (1958),' 'Raintree County (1957),' 'From Here to Eternity (1953),' 'I Confess (1953),' 'A Place in the Sun (1951),' 'The Big Lift (1950),' 'The Heiress (1949)' and 'Red River (1948)'
    He was a closeted gay.
    He dated women as part of the Hollywood publicity machine.
    He did not serve in WW II due to his colitis.
    He was an alcoholic.
    He popped pills.
    He spent much of his money on psychiatrists.
    He only did a handful of movies despite many movie role offers.
    He turned down starring roles in 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,' 'East of Eden,' 'Friendly Persuasion,' 'Moby Dick,' 'On the Waterfront,' 'Shane' and 'Sunset Boulevard.'
    He had a craving for expensive caviar and would eat it by the pound.
    Autobiographer Patricia Bosworth said he was ashamed of having a small penis.
    He drove his car into a tree and almost choked to death when his front teeth lodged into his throat (1956).
    He hated Hollywood so much he wrote 'Vomit, California' as his return address.
    His family was wealthy, but was thrust into poverty during the depression.
    He was nominated for 4 Oscars.
    He is arguably the first method actor, making his movie debut two years before Marlon Brando.
    His closest friends were among the most beautiful women in the world, Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe.
    His great grandfather served at Fort Sumner at the start of the Civil War.
    He was a model for an Arrow shirts campaign.
    It was reported that Frank Sinatra was contemplating suicide due to his relationship with Ava Gardner, and Montgomery was instrumental in talking Sinatra out of it.
    He was selected by Empire magazine as the 29th Sexiest Film Star.
    The Clash wrote a song about him, 'The Right Profile,' on London Colling.
    REM wrote a song about him 'Monty Got a Raw Deal,' on 'Automatic for the People.'
    He is referred to in the Jets to Brazil song, 'Conrad.'
    Edward Norton's character in the '25th Hour' is named after him.
    Billy Bob Thornton modeled his performance in 'The Man Who Wasn't There' after his passive yet compelling acting style.
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