James Stewart

Born:  May 20, 1908, Indiana, Pennsylvania

Died:  July 2, 1997, Los Angeles, California


1935:  The Murder Man

1936:  Rose-Marie, Next Time We Love, Wife Vs. Secretary, Small Town Girl, Speed, The Gorgeous Hussy, Born To Dance, After the Thin Man

1937:  Seventh Heaven, The Last Gangster, Navy Blue and Gold

1938:  Of Human Hearts, Vivacious Lady, The Shopworn Angel, You Can’t Take It With You

1939:  Made For Each Other, The Ice Follies of 1939, It’s A Wonderful World, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, Destry Rides Again

1940:  The Shop Around the Corner, The Mortal Storm, No Time For Comedy, The Philadelphia Story

1941:  Come Live With Me, Pot O’Gold, Ziegfeld Girl

1946:  It’s A Wonderful Life

1947:  Magic Town

1948:  On Our Merry Way, Call Northside 777, Rope, You Gotta Stay Happy

1949:  The Stratton Story, Malaya

1950:  Winchester ’73, Broken Arrow, The Jackpot, Harvey

1951:  No Highway In The Sky

1952:  The Greatest Show On Earth, Bend of the River, Carbine Williams

1953:  The Naked Spur, Thunder Bay

1954:  The Glenn Miller Story, The Far Country, Rear Window

1955:  The Man From Laramie, Strategic Air Command

1956:  The Man Who Knew Too Much

1957:  The Spirit of St. Louis, Night Passage

1958:  Vertigo, Bell Book and Candle

1959:  Anatomy of a MurderThe FBI Story

1960:  The Mountain Road

1961:  Two Rode Together

1962:  The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation, How The West Was Won

1963:  Take Her She’s Mine

1964:  Cheyenne Autumn

1965:  Dear Brigitte, Shenandoah, The Flight of the Phoenix

1966:  The Rare Breed

1968:  Firecreek, Bandolero!

1970:  The Cheyenne Social Club

1971:  Fools’ Parade

1976:  The Shootist

1977:  Airport ’77

1978:  The Big Sleep, The Magic of Lassie

1980:  A Tale of Africa

1991:  An American Tail: Fievel Goes West


Academy Awards:  Best Actor, The Philadelphia Story (1940); Honorary Award (1984)
Nominations:  Best Actor, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939); It’s A Wonderful Life (1946); Harvey (1950); Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Berlin Film Festival Awards:  Best Actor, Mr. Hobbs Takes A Vacation (1962); Honorary Golden Berlin Bear (1982)

Golden Globe Awards:  Cecil B. DeMille Award (1965); Best TV Actor-Drama, Hawkins (1973)
Nominations:  Best Actor-Drama, Harvey (1950); Best Actor-Musical/Comedy, Mr. Hobbs Takes A Vacation (1962)

Screen Actors Guild Award:  Life Achievement Award (1969)

Venice Film Festival Award:  Best Actor, Anatomy of a Murder (1959)


Photo by Jack Samuels