Legendary actor, Clifton Webb, was born Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck on Nov 19, 1889 in Indianapolis, IN. Webb died at the age of 76 on Oct 13, 1966 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Webb was nominated for three Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1944||Best Supporting Actor||Laura (1944)||Waldo Lydecker||Nominated|
|1946||Best Supporting Actor||The Razor's Edge (1946)||Elliott Templeton||Nominated|
|1948||Best Actor||Sitting Pretty (1948)||Lynn Belvedere||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Clifton Webb's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #99 on Dec 7, 1952.
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Richard Sturges: [to Annette and Norman in their lifejackets] You two look fat and funny in those, sort of like Tweedledum and Tweedledee.
Waldo Lydecker: [Scene deleted from theater version and restored in 1990] She was quick to seize upon anything that would improve her mind or her appearance. Laura had innate breeding, but she deferred to my judgment and taste. I selected a more attractive hairdress for her. I taught her what clothes were more becoming to her. Through me, she met everyone: The famous and the infamous. Her youth and beauty, her poise and charm of manner captivated them all. She had warmth, vitality. She had authentic magnetism. Wherever we went, she stood out. Men admired her; women envied her. She became as famous as Waldo Lydecker's walking stick and his white carnation.
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