Clifton Webb Overview:

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:

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Although Webb was nominated for three Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1944Best Supporting ActorLaura (1944)Waldo LydeckerNominated
1946Best Supporting ActorThe Razor's Edge (1946)Elliott TempletonNominated
1948Best ActorSitting Pretty (1948)Lynn BelvedereNominated
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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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Clifton Webb Quotes:

Waldo Lydecker: Goodbye, Laura.
Waldo Lydecker: [narrating off screen] Goodbye, my love.


Phaedra: He's important man, Mr. Calder, huh?
Victor Parmalee: In his pedestrian way. "Incorruptible Jim," I call him.
Phaedra: You know him a long time?
Victor Parmalee: Our paths have crossed and re-crossed: in Dresden, Rotterdam, Florence - wherever the Nazis looted. Raphaels, Rembrandts, even down to a dreary little china pot, which belonged to Madame Pompadour... there was always Captain Jim Calder of the U.S. Army, restoring priceless objects to their rightful owners - a typical middle-class gesture.


Richard Sturges: [after a crewman plays a trumpet to announce dinner] Why do the British find it necessary to announce dinner as if it were a calvalry charge.


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Introduced Irving Berlin's classic song Easter Parade on the Broadway stage.

Acknowledged as the inspiration for Mr. Peabody on "Bullwinkle Show, The" (1961)

Interred at Hollywood Memorial Cemetery (now called Hollywood Forever), Hollywood, California, USA, in the Abbey of the Psalms.

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