Wrote foreword for American Film Institute's book "Private Screenings."
3 Biographical Movies |
15 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
3 Interviews |
11 Articles |
5 Pictorials |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
General James Stewart | Jimmy Stewart | Lieutenant James Stewart | Mr. James Stewart
6' 3" (1.91 m)
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[on John Ford
] The set was anything but tranquil on a Ford picture. Ford believed that acting is a competitive thing. That it's good to be tense, good to be suspicious of other actors. His direction would be mostly asides, whispers ... In a Ford film you never exactly sure of what was going to happen next. And this is the way he wanted it.
His best friend was probably Henry Fonda
, whom he met while at acting camp. Early on they got into a fistfight over politics (Stewart was a very conservative Republican, Fonda a very liberal Democrat) that was won by Fonda, but they apparently never discussed politics again. When Fonda moved to Hollywood he lived with Stewart and the two gained a reputation as among Hollywood's biggest playboys. ...
His stuttering voice, which has often been parodied to exaggerated effect.