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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 122 Collections and/or Records:

University Communications files on VIPs, 1978-2002

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5395 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents note

Contains newspaper clippings, news releases, photographs, biographical information, and other materials relating to VIPs from 1978 to 2002. Topics include campus speakers; visiting VIPs, such as Richard M. Nixon; and Jimmy Stewart.

Dates: 1978-2002

WNET transcripts for James Stewart : A Wonderful Life

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6835
Abstract

WNET transcripts for interviews with James and Gloria Stewart and a separate transcript on James' great performances for the documentary James Stewart: A Wonderful Life, 1986.

Dates: 1986