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Its assured perfection was grounded by those vast unblinking eyes, used most powerfully to convey vulnerability, faith, and desperation: conflicts that would later externalize themselves on his damaged countenance and that extended to his sexuality.Anguished over his homosexual impulses, Clift conducted vague, ongoing relationships with such maternal figures as the torch singer/indicted murderess Libby Holman (and later, “perfect wife” Myrna Loy); or almost infantile playmates, most significantly Liz Taylor, whom he nicknamed “Bessie Mae” and who, in A Place in the Sun, coos to him, “Tell Mama everything.” He compartmentalized his male lovers, although he got sloppier about it over the years.List of the best Montgomery Clift movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available.Montgomery Clift's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world.With a legacy so fluid, there is still the illusion of cultish discovery with Clift (1920-'66), whose entirely warm-blooded characters destroyed the wall between the otherworldly theatricality of movies and the everyday humanity of those who consume them.As an actor and a man, he embodied conviction and fragility.He and Brando were reported to ignore each other at parties, but Brando paid him a poolside visit after the accident, pleading for him not to abandon his career: it takes two, in constant competition, to raise the bar on modern acting.
Monty's was a childhood spent in unexplained isolation.
Joe Strummer gives a gleefully debauched account of Clift’s shoeless cruising along 42nd Street in The Clash’s “The Right Profile.” Clift’s audience just wanted to take care of the sexually ambiguous boy with the searching eyes and tortured soul on his tweed sleeve.
Only close friends of Brando called him “Bud,” but everyone felt that they shared a meaningful glance with “Monty.”Andrew Sarris astutely described Clift as a chameleon who “seemed to be looking for himself” in every movie.
Of the rebellious Method-madness '50s trinity Brando-Dean-Clift, his name has seeped the least strongly into the public consciousness.
His face is not an instantly recognizable icon of Hollywood.