Edward Montgomery Clift.
Date of birth : October 17, 1920, Omaha, Nebraska.
Date of death : July 23, 1966, New York. Buried at the Quaker Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
in 1951 598 Madison Avenue, New York
They had 3 children : William Brooks Jr (February 4, 1919, Nebraska-September 22, 1986, Los Angeles)
The mother travelled a lot with her children, for long trips in Europe. Tutors traveled with the family for their instruction. They also had a secondary residence in Bermuda.
After the 1929 crisis, the family changed its way of life and settled in Saratoga, Florida, in 1933
Monty joined the local youth theatrical club and played in "As Husbands Go". His mother pushed him on the acting way.
The family then moved to Sharon, Massachussetts, where he auditionned for a role in the Broadway play "Fly
But it was in 1951 that he became one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, thanks to his part in « A Place in1953 ,.
May 12, 1956, a serious crash car left him disfugured, physically and psychologically
1958 : meeting Arthur Miller and Marilyn during the production of "Some Like It Hot"; Clift was shooting "Lonely
On September 21, 1959, he went with Marilyn at the Yves Montand one-man-show premiere at the Henry Miller
He played with Marilyn in "The Misfits" (1961) and they became friends since that time.
Dinner for John Huston and Kay Gable's birthday party, August 5, 1960
Pictures of the shooting
with Arthur Miller -
with John Huston
On January 31, 1961, premiere of "The Misfits" at the Capitol Theater, Broadway
In 1962 he has the main part in "Freud".
He died of a heart attack in 1966, aged 46, overused by alcohol and drugs.