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American film and stage actor

James Stewart is ...

Dead
Born 20 May 1908 in Pennsylvania
Died 2 Jul 1997 in Beverly Hills
Age89 years, 1 month
Causemyocardial infarction
Correction?
James Stewart
James Stewart
Studio publicity photo of James Stewart.

About James Stewart

James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military officer who is among the most honored and popular stars in film history. A major Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer contract player, Stewart was known for his distinctive drawl and down-to-earth persona, which helped him often portray American middle-class men struggling in crisis. Many of the films he starred in have become enduring classics. Stewart was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one in competition for The Philadelphia Story (1940), and received an Academy Lifetime Achievement award in 1985. In 1999, Stewart was named the third-greatest male screen legend of the Golden Age of Hollywood by the American Film Institute, behind Humphrey Bogart and Cary Grant. The American Film Institute has also named five of Stewart's films to its list of the 100 best American films ever made. He also had a noted military career and was a World War II and Vietnam War veteran and pilot, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Reserve, becoming the highest-ranking actor in military history.

He is also known as Jimmy Stewart and James Maitland Stewart.

Death

Stewart was hospitalized after falling in December 1995. In December 1996, he was due to have the battery in his pacemaker changed, but opted not to, preferring to let things happen naturally. In February 1997, he was hospitalized for an irregular heartbeat. On June 25, a thrombosis formed in his right leg, leading to a pulmonary embolism one week later. Surrounded by his children on July 2, 1997, Stewart died at the age of 89 at his home in Beverly Hills, California, with his final words to his family being, "I'm going to be with Gloria now." President Bill Clinton commented that America had lost a "national treasure ... a great actor, a gentleman and a patriot". Over 3,000 mourners, mostly celebrities, attended Stewart's memorial service, which included a firing of three volleys for his service in the Army Air Forces and the U.S. Air Force. Stewart's remains are interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.

Films

James Stewart has worked on the following films:

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
1939 film by Frank Capra
1939
The Philadelphia Story
1940 film by George Cukor
1940
How the West Was Won
1962 film by John Ford, Richard Thorpe, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall
1962
The Greatest Show on Earth
1952 film by Cecil B. DeMille
1952
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
1962 film by John Ford
1962
Rope
1948 film by Alfred Hitchcock
1948
Harvey
1950 film by Henry Koster
1950
The Shootist
1976 film by Don Siegel
1976
The Spirit of St. Louis
1957 film by Billy Wilder
1957
You Can't Take It With You
1938 film by Frank Capra
1938
That's Entertainment!
1974 film by Jack Haley, Jr.
1974
The Man Who Knew Too Much
1956 film by Alfred Hitchcock
1956
Bell, Book and Candle
American romantic comedy film directed by Richard Quine
1958
Winchester '73
1950 film by Anthony Mann
1950
The Flight of the Phoenix
1965 film by Robert Aldrich
1965
Strategic Air Command
1955 film by Anthony Mann
1955
The Shop Around the Corner
1940 romantic comedy movie
1940
The FBI Story
1959 film by Mervyn LeRoy
1959
X-15
1961 film by Richard Donner
1961
The Naked Spur
1953 film by Anthony Mann
1953
Broken Arrow
1950 film by Delmer Daves
1950
Thunderbolt!
1947 film by John Sturges, William Wyler
1947
Airport '77
1977 disaster film
1977
The Mountain Road
1960 film by Daniel Mann
1960
No Highway in the Sky
1951 film by Henry Koster
1951
Cheyenne Autumn
1964 film by John Ford
1964
Destry Rides Again
1939 film by George Marshall
1939
The Magic of Lassie
1978 film by Don Chaffey
1978
The Mortal Storm
1940 film by Frank Borzage
1940
Shenandoah
1965 American Civil War film
1965
The Gorgeous Hussy
1936 film by Clarence Brown
1936
The Glenn Miller Story
1954 film by Anthony Mann
1954
Speed
1936 film by Edwin L. Marin
1936
Call Northside 777
1948 film by Henry Hathaway
1948
After the Thin Man
1936 film by W. S. Van Dyke
1936
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
1962 film by Henry Koster
1962
Wife vs. Secretary
1936 film by Clarence Brown
1936
The Rare Breed
1966 film by Andrew V. McLaglen
1966
Bend of the River
1952 film by Anthony Mann
1952
Two Rode Together
1961 film by John Ford
1961
The Big Sleep
1978 film by Michael Winner
1978
On Our Merry Way
1948 film by King Vidor, Leslie Fenton
1948
Rose Marie
1936 film by W. S. Van Dyke
1936
Vivacious Lady
1938 film by George Stevens
1938
Bandolero!
1968 film by Andrew V. McLaglen
1968
The Man from Laramie
1956 film by Anthony Mann
1956
The Shopworn Angel
1938 film by H. C. Potter
1938
Night Passage
1957 film by James Neilson
1957
Born to Dance
1936 film by Roy Del Ruth
1936
Magic Town
1947 film by William A. Wellman
1947
The Cheyenne Social Club
1970 film by Gene Kelly
1970
Fools' Parade
1971 film by Andrew V. McLaglen
1971
Dear Brigitte
1965 film by Henry Koster
1965
Ziegfeld Girl
1941 film by Robert Zigler Leonard, Busby Berkeley
1941
The Far Country
1954 film by Anthony Mann
1954
The Ice Follies of 1939
1939 film by Reinhold Schünzel
1939
Small Town Girl
1936 film by William A. Wellman, Robert Zigler Leonard
1936
Pot o' Gold
1941 film by George Marshall
1941
Seventh Heaven
1937 film by Henry King
1937
The Stratton Story
1950 film by Sam Wood
1950
Of Human Hearts
1938 film by Clarence Brown
1938
Malaya
1950 film by Richard Thorpe
1950
It's a Wonderful World
1939 film by W. S. Van Dyke
1939
No Time for Comedy
1940 film by William Keighley
1940
Come Live with Me
1941 American romantic comedy film
1941
The Last Gangster
1937 film by Edward Ludwig
1937
Navy Blue and Gold
1937 film by Sam Wood
1937
The Jackpot
1950 film by Walter Lang
1950
Made for Each Other
1938 film by John Cromwell
1938
Firecreek
1968 film by Vincent McEveety
1968
Next Time We Love
1936 film by Edward H. Griffith
1936
The Murder Man
1935 film by Tim Whelan
1935
Take Her, She's Mine
1963 film by Henry Koster
1963
A Century of Cinema
1994 film by Caroline Thomas
1994
Carbine Williams
1952 film by Richard Thorpe
1952
Winning Your Wings
1942 film by John Huston
1942
Thunder Bay
1953 film by Anthony Mann
1953
You Gotta Stay Happy
1948 film by H. C. Potter
1948
10,000 Kids and a Cop
1948 documentary short
1948
Flashing Spikes
1962 film by John Ford
1962