Actor, Monty Woolley, was born Edgar Montillion Wooley on Aug 17, 1888 in New York City, NY. Woolley died at the age of 74 on May 6, 1963 in Albany, NY and was laid to rest in Greenridge Cemetery in Saratoga Springs, NY.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Woolley was nominated for two Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1942||Best Actor||The Pied Piper (1942)||Howard||Nominated|
|1944||Best Supporting Actor||Since You Went Away (1944)||Colonel Smollett||Nominated|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Monty Woolley's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #69 on May 28, 1943.
Summer Under the Stars: Day 27 –on Aug 27, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film
?is the star for today!?Below, you?ll find links to those participating and honoring Woolley?(updated as they come in), as well as my own reviews of his work throughout the years. Old Hollywood Films?presents a guide on Woolley and his films The Stop Button JCF REVIEWS Nothing Sacred... Read full article
The Great Performances: in The Man Who Came to DinnerBy Amanda Garrett on Aug 26, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films
Today, I'm reviewing The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942), starring as famed broadcaster and writer Sheridan Whiteside. In this publicity still, Whiteside is accompanied by his faithful secretary (Bette Davis) and his friendly rival (Reginald Gardiner). TCM will air this classic comedy A... Read full article
Summer Under the Stars Guide:By Amanda Garrett on Aug 26, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films
Today's star is the distinguished . TCM is celebrating the career of with 13 movies on Aug. 27. Here's what you need to know about the actor who originated the role of horrible houseguest Sheridan Whiteside in The Man Who Came to Dinner. FYI: TCM sometimes changes the... Read full article
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Maggie Cutler: Harry Clarke is one of your oldest friends.
Sheridan Whiteside: My stomach is an older one.
Maggie Cutler: And Mrs. Stanley is president of the women's club.
Sheridan Whiteside: I wouldn't care if she was the whole cabinet.
Sheridan Whiteside: And now, will you all now leave quietly, or must I ask Miss Cutler to pass among you with a baseball bat?
Colonel William G. Smollett: [studying a map] Wettookit. Wettookit. You must have the name wrong.
Bridget 'Brig' Hilton: No. Here it is in Pop's letter. "Now, we're here in Texas on maneuvers... in a little town called Wettookit. We came, we saw, we took it!"
Colonel William G. Smollett: "We took it." Very funny. I would appreciate it, my dear Bridget, if in the future you could spare me from your father's elaborate puns.
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