James Maitland Stewart[N 1] (Mey 20, 1908 – Julie 2, 1997) wis an American film an stage actor, kent for his distinctive drawl vyce an doun-tae-yird persona. Ower the course o his career, he starred in mony films widely considered classics. He wis kent for normally portrayin the average American Middle Cless man, wi everyday life struggles, in his films.
Studio publicity photo for Call Northside 777 (1948)
|Born||James Maitland Stewart|
20 Mey 1908
Indiana, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||2 Julie 1997 (aged 89)|
Beverly Hills, Californie, U.S.
Cause o daith
|Bluid clot in the lung|
|Forest Lawn, Glendale, Californie|
|Ither names||Jimmy Stewart|
|Alma mater||Princeton Varsity (1932)|
|Hame toun||Indiana, Pennsylvania|
|Hauf-marrae(s)||Gloria Hatrick McLean (1949–94)|
|Childer||4 children (includin 2 adoptit stepchilder)|
|Awairds||Lifetime Achievement Awaird (amang ithers)|
|Allegiance||Unitit States o Americae|
|Service/branch|| Unitit States Airmy Air Forces|
Unitit States Air Force Reserve
|Years o service||1941–1968|
|Rank||Brigadier General Unitit States|
|Unit||445t Bombardment Group|
453rd Bombardment Group
Aicht Air Force
Strategic Air Command
|Commands held||703rd Bombardment Squadron|
Dobbins Air Force Base
|Battles/wars||Warld War II|
|Awairds||Air Force Distinguished Service Medal|
Distinguished Flyin Cross (2)
Air Medal (4)
Airmy Commendation Medal
Airmed Forces Reserve Medal
Presidential Medal o Freedom
French Croix de Guerre wi Palm
Stewart wis nominatit for five Academy Awairds, winnin ane for The Philadelphia Story (1940), an received an Academy Lifetime Achievement awaird in 1985. In 1999, Stewart wis named the third-greatest male screen leegend o the Gowden Age o Hollywood bi the American Film Institute, ahinr Humphrey Bogart an Cary Grant. The American Film Institute haes an aw named five o Stewart's films tae its leet o the 100 best American films iver made.
He an aw had a notit militar career an wis a Warld War II an Vietnam War veteran an pilot, that rose tae the rank o Brigadier General in the Unitit States Air Force Reserve, acomin the heichest-rankin actor in militar history. In 1985, Stewart wis promotit tae Major General, reserve leet bi Preses Ronald Reagan, an wis awairdit the Presidential Medal o Freedom.
- Altho commonly kent as "Jimmy" bi the media an public, Stewart always uised "James".
- "Jimmy Stewart | Reel Hollywood Legends." Reelhollywoodlegends.wordpress.com. Retrieved: June 22, 2013.
- "AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Stars". American Film Institute (Afi.com). June 16, 1999. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
- "1980 James Stewart Tribute". AFI Life Achievement Award. American Film Institute. Archived frae the oreeginal on June 17, 2010.
- Smith, Lynn (March 30, 2003). "In Supporting Roles". Los Angeles Times. p. 193.