Montgomery Clift Height and Weight

Edward Montgomery "Monty" Clift was born in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, on October 17, 1920, was an American actor. Young Montgomery Clift first started his acting career on the stage. He landed his Broadway debut in a musical "Jubilee" (1935) in role as Prince Peter, at Imperial Theatre, at the age of 15. He made his big screen debut in Western movie Red River (1948) in role as Matthew "Matt" Garth. He got his television debut in comedy movie Hay Fever (1939). Clift's breakthrough performance came as Ralph "Steve" Stevenson in drama war movie The Search (1948).

How tall was Montgomery Clift and what was his weight? Montgomery Clift's height was 5' 9½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 177 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight was 135 іn pоunds or 61 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Montgomery Clift

Montgomery Clift
Photo: Studio publicity still / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

October 17, 1920


July 23, 1966


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



5 ft 9½ in | 177 cm


61 kg | 135 lbs

Shoe size

Not available

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actor for his roles in movies:

The Search (1948) drama war as Ralph "Steve" Stevenson

From Here to Eternity (1953) romantic drama as First Sergeant Milton Warden

A Place in the Sun (1951) drama romance as George Eastman

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Rudolph Peterson in courtroom drama film Judgment at Nuremberg (1961).

He was nominated for the Faro Island Film Festival Audience Award for Best Actor for his role as Matthew "Matt" Garth in Western movie Red River (1948).

The Heiress (1949) drama as Morris Townsend

I Confess (1953) drama crime as Father Michael Logan

The Young Lions (1958) drama as Noah Ackerman

The Misfits (1961) drama as Perce Howland

Suddenly Last Summer (1959) drama mystery as Dr. John Cukrowicz

Wild River (1960) drama romance as Chuck Glover

Raintree County (1957) drama romance as John Wickliff Shawnessy

Indiscretion of an American Wife (1953) romantic drama as Giovanni Doria

Lonelyhearts (1958) drama as Adam White

The Big Lift (1950) drama as T/Sgt. Danny MacCullough


Attended Dalton School in Manhattan.

Had twin sister, Ethel and older brother, William Brooks Clift, Jr.

Had Dutch, English and Scottish ancestry.

He played Erik Valkonen in a play "There Shall Be No Night" (1940), at Alvin Theatre.

He portrayed Henry in a play "The Skin of Our Teeth" (1942), at Plymouth Theatre.

He played Erik Valkonen in a play "There Shall Be No Night" (1940), at Alvin Theatre.

He was close friends with Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor.

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6104 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.

He was posthumously inducted into OFTA Film Hall of Fame for Acting in 2017.

He was good friends with Dean Martin and Marlon Brando.

Clift died on July 23, 1966, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 45.


He was in relationships with Maurice Leonard, Arnold Saint Subber, Sal Mineo, Paul Newman, Henry Willson, Jack Larson, William LeMassena and Libby Holman.