Stewart, Jimmy

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Name
Stewart, Jimmy Gender: M
James Maitland Stewart
born on 20 May 1908 at 00:10 (= 12:10 AM )
Place Indiana, Pennsylvania, 40n37, 79w09
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 28°46' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 21°38 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 06°37'



Jimmy Stewart

Biography

American famous and beloved star and actor of TV and film, with a multitude of achievements. Stewart received four Oscar nominations and achieved the Oscar for Best Actor in 1940 with the film "The Philadelphia Story." He won the New York Film Critics Best Actor Award for the three films, "It's A Wonderful Life" released in 1946, "You Can't Take It With You" in 1938 and "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington." His roles diversified with maturity to portray detectives, western heroes and the occasional absentminded character that he originally started. Stewart had two TV series, the comedy, "The James Stewart Show" 1971-1972 and the drama series, "Hawkins" 1973-1974. He was honored for "Life Achievement" by the American Film Institute in 1980, by the Kennedy Center in 1983 and by the Film Society of Lincoln Center in 1990. During the 1985 Oscar Ceremony he was honored with a special Academy Award of "50 years of meaningful performances, for his high ideals, both on and off the screen, with respect and affection of his colleagues." Also in 1985 he achieved the Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor available. He was active in conservative groups on political and economic issues as well.

Stewart graduated from Princeton in 1932 with a degree in architecture and joined the group of actors at the University Players in Falmouth, MA. Becoming acquainted with Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullavan, he moved with them to Hollywood and roomed with Henry Fonda for a short time.

During WW II, Stewart flew missions over Germany as a bomber pilot, rising to the rank of Colonel until his retirement from the service in 1968 as a Brigadier General. He married Gloria at the age of 41 and they had an exemplary marriage with four children. Gloria passed away in 1994. Jimmy died 7/2/1997 in Beverly Hills, CA, after two years of declining health. He was 89

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Events

  • Social : End a program of study 1932 (Graduated from Princeton with degree in architecture)
  • Work : Prize 1938 (NY Film Critics Best Actor Award)
  • Work : Prize 1939 (NY Film Critics Best Actor Award)
  • Work : Prize 1940 (Oscar)
  • Work : Retired 1968 (Military retirement as a Brigadier General)
  • Work : Prize 1980 (Lifetime Achievement Award)
  • Work : Prize 1985 (Academy Award for Lifetime Achievements)
  • Work : Prize 1985 (Medal of Freedon)
  • Death of Mate 1994 (Wife, Gloria)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 2 July 1997 (Age 89 in Beverly Hills, CA)
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Source Notes

Church of Light quotes Today's Astrology 1940 (Church of Light quotes same date from Saturday Evening Post 2/1961. LMR checked the article and it gave the year only.)

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Since 1949)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Famed)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Ww II)
  • Notable : Awards : Medals (Medal of Freedom)
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Life Achievement)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book

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