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Stewart, James, 1908-1997

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1908-1997

Biographical History

James Stewart (1908-1997) was an American actor.

James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart (May 20, 1908–July 2, 1997) was an American film and stage actor, best known for his self-effacing persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many films widely considered classics and was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one in competition and receiving one Lifetime Achievement award. He was a major MGM contract star. He also had a noted military career, a World War II and Vietnam War veteran, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Reserve.

Citation

Eyles, A. James Stewart, 1984: CIP t.p. (James Stewart [in title]) pub. info. (Jimmy Stewart)

LC data base, 6/4/84 (hdg.: Stewart, James, 1908-)

NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Angell, R. Papers, 1896-1981 (Stewart, James Maitland, 1908-)

Motion Picture Almanac, 1988: p. 247 (Stewart, James; actor)

Washington Post, July 3, 1997: p. A1 (Jimmy Stewart; d. July 2, 1997, Los Angeles)

IMDb, Sept. 16, 2010 (b. May 20, 1908 in Indiana, Pa.; d. July, 1997 in Los Angeles, Calif.; actor)

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

James Stewart files on Come Live with Me, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 15
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a publicity photograph from the film Come Live with Me.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Firecreek, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 15
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a publicity photograph for the film Firecreek.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Hawkins, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 61
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains production photographs from the television program Hawkins.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on No Time for Comedy, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 17
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 26
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a publicity photograph related to the film No Time for Comedy.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Rear Window, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 30
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a publicity photograph, a film print, and a videocassette related to the film Rear Window.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Rope, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 31
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a publicity photograph, contract, and print of the film Rope. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The FBI Story, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains an award and a publicity photograph from the film The FBI Story.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Mortal Storm, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 16
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 23
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a publicity photograph for the film The Mortal Storm.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on You Gotta Stay Happy, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 41
Scope and Contents Contains a contract and photograph album related to the film You Gotta Stay Happy.
Dates: undated