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Also Known As: Died: July 2, 1997
Born: May 20, 1908 Cause of Death: blood clot in lungs
Birth Place: Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Appeared in many Westerns during the 1950s and 1960s, beginning with such films as "Broken Arrow" (1950)
1956:
Co-starred with Doris Day in Hitchcock's remake of "The Man Who Knew Too Much"
1962:
Had co-starring role in "How the West Was Won"
1975:
London stage debut, "Harvey"
1950:
Made first of eight films with director Anthony Mann, "Winchester '73"
1968:
Retired from military reserve service with the rank of brigadier general
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Starred in NBC series, "The Jimmy Stewart Show"
1942:
Was a bomber pilot during WWII; achieved rank of full colonel
1952:
Cast as Buttons the Clown in Cecil B, DeMille's "The Greatest Show on Earth"
1935:
Film acting debut, "The Murder Man"
1978:
Final feature acting role, the grandfather in "The Magic of Lassie"
1946:
First film after WWII service, "It's a Wonderful Life", his last film with Capra; received third Academy Award nomination as Best Actor
1936:
First lead in an 'A' budget motion picture, "Born to Dance", a musical starring Eleanor Powell
1939:
First Western, "Destry Rides Again"
1954:
Had title role in the biopic "The Glenn Miller Story", directed by Anthony Mann
1941:
Last film before war service, "Ziegfeld Girl"
1964:
Last film with Ford, "Cheyenne Autumn"
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Returned to series TV as a detective in the CBS drama "Hawkins"
1950:
Starred in film version of hit Broadway play "Harvey"; received Oscar nomination as Best Actor
1940:
Turned in Academy Award-winning turn as a reporter covering a society wedding in "The Philadelphia Story"
1948:
First of four films with director Alfred Hitchcock, "Rope"
1961:
First worked with director John Ford in "Two Rode Together"
1959:
Garnered fifth and final Best Actor Academy Award nomination for work as a lawyer in "Anatomy of a Murder"
1938:
Made first of three films with director Frank Capra, "You Can't Take It With You"
1934:
Moved to Hollywood; film debut (walk-on part) in "Art Trouble"
1957:
Portrayed Charles Lindberg in "The Spirit of St. Louis", helmed by Billy Wilder
1932:
Professional stage acting debut in "Goodbye Again" with University Players in Cape Cod; also in play when it moved to Broadway
1954:
Reunited with Hitchcock for "Rear Window"
1962:
Starred with John Wayne in "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance"
1941:
Became first Hollywood screen actor drafted into US Army (March 22)
1939:
Garnered first Oscar nomination for "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"
1986:
Had last TV acting role in the ABC miniseries "North and South: Book II"
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Joined director Joshua Logan's University Players in Falmouth, Massachusetts, acting with future film co-stars Margaret Sullavan and Henry Fonda
1958:
Last film with Alfred Hitchcock, "Vertigo"
1932:
Moved to NYC with roommate Henry Fonda; Broadway acting debut in "Carrie Nation"
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Replaced Frank Fay in Broadway run of "Harvey" in the late 1940s
1970:
Returned to Broadway in revival of "Harvey"
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Stage acting debut in Boy Scout play
1983:
Teamed with Bette Davis in the HBO original "Right to Die"

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