Best Drama Actor Golden Globe Winners: James Stewart, Peter Falk, Scott Bakula, Kyle Maclachlan, Martin Sheen, Hugh Laurie

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 320 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 82. Chapters: James Stewart, Peter Falk, Scott Bakula, Kyle MacLachlan, Martin Sheen, Hugh Laurie, Sam Waterston, Telly Savalas, Jon Hamm, Kiefer Sutherland, Don Johnson, Tom Selleck, Gabriel Byrne, Edward Asner, David Duchovny, Edward Woodward, John Forsythe, Robert Blake, Ron Perlman, James Gandolfini, Michael C. Hall, Robert Young, Peter Graves, Michael Moriarty, Anthony LaPaglia, Anthony Edwards, Richard Chamberlain, Jimmy Smits, Michael Chiklis, Dylan McDermott, Ian McShane, David Caruso, Richard Jordan, Dennis Franz, Richard Kiley, Mike Connors, Ken Wahl, Daniel J. Travanti. Excerpt: James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart (May 20, 1908 - July 2, 1997) was an American film and stage actor, known for his distinctive voice and his everyman 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 and was a World War II and Vietnam War veteran, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Reserve. Throughout his seven decades in Hollywood, Stewart cultivated a versatile career and recognized screen image in such classics as Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Philadelphia Story, Harvey, It's a Wonderful Life, Shenandoah, Rear Window, Rope, The Man Who Knew Too Much, The Shop Around the Corner, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and Vertigo. He is the most represented leading actor on the AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition) and AFI's 10 Top 10 lists. He is also the most represented leading actor on the 100 Greatest Movies of All Time list presented by Entertainment Weekly. As of 2007, ten of his films have been inducted into the United States National Film Registry. Stewart left...

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