James Stewart

Actor · Director · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 84
James Maitland Stewart was an American actor and military officer who is among the most honored and popular stars in film history. Known for his distinctive drawl and everyman screen persona, Stewart had a film career that spanned over 55 years and 80 films. With the strong morality he portrayed both on and off the screen, Stewart epitomized the... read more

James Maitland Stewart was an American actor and military officer who is among the most honored and popular stars in film history. Known for his distinctive drawl and everyman screen persona, Stewart had a film career that spanned over 55 years and 80 films. With the strong morality he portrayed both on and off the screen, Stewart epitomized the "American ideal" in twentieth-century United States. In 1999, the American Film Institute (AFI) ranked him third on its list of the greatest American male actors.

Birth Name

James Maitland Stewart

Born

Wednesday, 20 May 1908

Died

Wednesday, 02 July 1997

Actor Filmography

The Orson Bean Show Self 8696
A Forbidden Orange Self 2021
King of Cool Self 2021
A Sétima Arte Self 2021
I Am Alfred Hitchcock Himself / Self 2021
The Reagans Self 2020
The Movies Self 2019
You Don't Nomi Self / Segment 'Rear Window) 2019
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special Self 2017
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Orson Bean Show Self 8696
A Forbidden Orange Self 2021
King of Cool Self 2021
A Sétima Arte Self 2021
I Am Alfred Hitchcock Himself / Self 2021
The Reagans Self 2020
The Movies Self 2019
You Don't Nomi Self / Segment 'Rear Window) 2019
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special Self 2017
America in Color Self 2017
Tomorrow, When the War Began Colonel 2016
The Seventies Self - Actor 2015
A Better Life: An Exploration of Joy & Meaning in a World Without God Self 2015
War Movie Blockbusters Self 2015
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
Alfred Hitchcock: Master of Suspense Self 2013
Carson on TCM Self 2013
John Ford et Monument Valley Himself (archive footage) / Self 2013
The Doctor Blake Mysteries Scottie Ferguson 2013
A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! George Bailey 2011
I Am George Bailey 2011
These Amazing Shadows Self 2011
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood Jefferson Smith / Lin McAdam 2010
The Clock Self 2010
Hubert H Humphrey: The Art of the Possible Jefferson Smith 2010
Beer and Board Games Himself 2010
Casino Jack and the United States of Money Jefferson Smith 2010
A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers Various Roles 2009
1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year (archive footage) 2009
Warner at War Self 2008
How the West Was Lost Ransom Stoddard 2008
The 80th Annual Academy Awards Self 2008
Pioneers of Television Self 2008
The Last Mogul Self 2005
House John 'Scottie' Ferguson 2004
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (archive footage) 2004
Christmas from Hollywood Self 2003
Hell's Highway: The True Story of Highway Safety Films Narrator (archive footage) / Narrator 2003
War Stories with Oliver North Self 2001
'Rear Window' Ethics: Remembering and Restoring a Hitchcock Classic Self 2001
4 Vertigo John 'Scottie' Ferguson 2000
Sasquatch Odyssey: The Hunt for Bigfoot Conveyor of Yeti Finger 1999
The 71st Annual Academy Awards George Bailey 1999
Classified X Self 1998
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's Self 1998
The 70th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 1998
Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream Self 1998
Breakers 1998
Christmas Unwrapped: The History of Christmas George Bailey 1997
Obsessed with Vertigo John 'Scottie' Ferguson 1997
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years P.J. McNeal 1997
Escape from It's a Wonderful Life George Bailey 1996
The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies Self 1995
Women of the House Himself 1995
100 Years at the Movies Self 1994
NFL on FOX Himself - Detroit Lions Running Back, Himself - Detroit Lions Halfback 1994
La Classe américaine Jacques 1993
The First Annual Comedy Hall of Fame Self 1993
Menace II Society George Bailey 1993
The 65th Annual Academy Awards Self - Audience Member 1993
The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion Self 1993
Renegade George Bailey 1992
Rock Hudson's Home Movies Lin McAdam 1992
Oscar's Greatest Moments Self 1992
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West Wylie / Wylie Burp (voice) 1991
Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker Self 1991
Gary Cooper: American Life, American Legend Self 1989
The 61st Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1989
Father Dowling Mysteries George Bailey 1989
Bloopers Galore Self 1989
Christmas in Washington Self - Host 1988
Entertaining the Troops Self 1988
Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC Self 1988
The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards Self 1988
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1987
Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood Himself / Self 1987
Biography Self, (archive footage) 1987
Grace Kelly: The American Princess Himself / Self 1987
American Masters Self, (archive footage) 1986
North & South: Book 2, Love & War Miles Colbert 1986
George Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special Self 1986
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1985
All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan Self 1985
North & South: Book 1, North & South Miles Colbert, Miles Colbert (credit only) 1985
The 57th Annual Academy Awards Self - Honorary Award Recipient 1985
Night of 100 Stars II Self 1985
Muppet Babies (archive footage) 1984
Olympic Gala Self - Guest 1984
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self - Honoree 1983
Right of Way Teddy Dwyer 1983
Breakaway Self 1983
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) / Self 1983
Sans Soleil Self / John 'Scottie' Ferguson 1983
Not Necessarily the News Himself 1983
Showbiz Goes to War (archive footage) 1982
Cheers George Bailey 1982
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Frank Capra Himself - Host 1982
Night of 100 Stars Self 1982
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1981
Mr. Krueger's Christmas Mr. Krueger 1980
A Tale of Africa Old Man 1980
General Electric's All-Star Anniversary Mark Twain 1978
The Magic of Lassie Clovis Mitchell 1978
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: George Burns Self 1978
The Big Sleep General Sternwood / Gen. Sternwood 1978
Laugh-In Guest Performer 1977
Airport '77 Philip Stevens 1977
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Angie Dickinson Self 1977
America at the Movies Jefferson Smith / George Bailey / Charles A. Lindbergh 1976
The Shootist Dr. Hostetler / Dr. E.W. Hostetler 1976
That's Entertainment, Part II Gilbert Young / (archive footage) 1976
Sentimental Journey Joe - the Old Pilot 1976
Brother Can You Spare a Dime (archive footage) 1975
Dinah! Self - Guest 1974
That's Entertainment! Self - Co-Host / Himself - Host / Narrator 1974
The World at War Self - Squadron Commander 1973
Hawkins Billy Jim Hawkins 1973
The Julie Andrews Hour Self 1972
Harvey Elwood P. Dowd 1972
Hollywood: The Dream Factory Self - film clips 1972
The American West of John Ford Himself / Self - Narrator 1971
Directed by John Ford Self 1971
The Jimmy Stewart Show Prof. James K. Howard, Prof. James K. Howard / Josiah Kessel 1971
The Pet Set Himself 1971
Fools' Parade Mattie Appleyard 1971
Parkinson Self - Guest 1971
Jack Benny's 20th Anniversary TV Special Self 1970
NFL Monday Night Football Himself - Jacksonville Jaguars Running Back, Himself - Minnesota Vikings Running Back, Himself - Detroit Lions Running Back 1970
The Cheyenne Social Club John O'Hanlan 1970
The David Frost Show Self - Guest 1969
Bandolero! Mace Bishop 1968
Firecreek Johnny Cobb 1968
The Carol Burnett Show Self 1967
Mondo Hollywood: Hollywood Laid Bare! Self 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self - Guest 1967
The Rare Breed Sam Bulldog Burnett / Sam Burnett 1966
Hollywood My Home Town Self / Himself 1965
The Flight of the Phoenix Frank Towns / Capt. Frank Towns 1965
The Dean Martin Show Himself, Self 1965
Shenandoah Charlie / Charlie Anderson 1965
Dear Brigitte Professor Robert Leaf 1965
Wayne and Shuster Take an Affectionate Look at... (archive footage) 1964
Cheyenne Autumn Wyatt Earp 1964
Take Her, She's Mine Frank Michaelson 1963
Hollywood and the Stars Self, Actor in westerns 1963
Hollywood: The Great Stars Self 1963
How the West Was Won Linus Rawlings 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation Roger Hobbs 1962
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Ransom Stoddard 1962
X-15 Narrator / Himself / Narrator (voice) 1961
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Guest 1961
Alcoa Premiere Slim Conway 1961
Password Self - Celebrity Contestant 1961
The Dick Powell Theatre Self - Host 1961
Two Rode Together Marshal Guthrie McCabe 1961
My Three Sons General James Stewart 1960
The Mountain Road Maj. Baldwin / Major Baldwin 1960
Startime Azel Dorsey 1959
The FBI Story John Michael 'Chip' Hardesty / John Michael ('Chip') Hardesty 1959
Anatomy of a Murder Paul Biegler 1959
Bell Book and Candle Shepherd Henderson / Shep Henderson 1958
Lux Playhouse Narrator 1958
Vertigo John 'Scottie' Ferguson / Det. John 'Scottie' Ferguson 1958
Night Passage Grant McLaine 1957
The Spirit of St. Louis Charles Augustus 'Slim' Lindbergh 1957
The Man Who Knew Too Much Dr. Benjamin McKenna / Dr. Ben McKenna 1956
Navy Log Self - Host 1955
MGM Parade Macaulay Connor 1955
This Is Your Life Self 1955
The Man from Laramie Will Lockhart 1955
Strategic Air Command Lt. Col. Robert 'Dutch' Holland / Robert "Dutch" Holland 1955
The Magical World of Disney Himself 1954
The George Gobel Show Himself 1954
Rear Window L.B. 'Jeff' Jefferies / L.B. Jefferies 1954
The Far Country Jeff Webster 1954
The Glenn Miller Story Glenn Miller 1954
Tomorrow's Drivers The Story Teller 1954
Thunder Bay Steve / Steve Martin 1953
General Electric Theater Britt Ponset, Bart, Joe Newman 1953
The Naked Spur Howard Kemp 1953
Carbine Williams Marsh Williams 1952
Bend of the River Glyn McLyntock 1952
The Greatest Show on Earth 'Buttons' A Clown / Buttons 1952
Schlitz Playhouse Narrator 1951
No Highway in the Sky Theodore Honey 1951
Harvey Elwood P. Dowd 1950
The Jackpot William J. 'Bill' Lawrence 1950
The Jack Benny Program Jimmy Stewart, Self, James Stewart 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self - Filmed interview 1950
Broken Arrow Tom Jeffords 1950
Winchester '73 Lin McAdam 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Malaya John Royer 1949
The Stratton Story Monty Stratton 1949
You Gotta Stay Happy Marvin Payne 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Self 1948
Rope Rupert Cadell 1948
Call Northside 777 P.J. McNeal / P.J. 'Jim' McNeal 1948
On Our Merry Way Slim 1948
Magic Town Rip Smith 1947
Thunderbolt James Stewart / Himself 1947
Blow Ups of 1947 Himself 1947
It's a Wonderful Life George Bailey 1946
Some of the Best Macaulay Connor 1944
Screen Snapshots Series 23, No. 1: Hollywood in Uniform Self 1943
Winning Your Wings Self 1942
Breakdowns of 1941 Self 1941
Ziegfeld Girl Gilbert Young 1941
Pot o' Gold Jimmy Haskell / James Hamilton 'Jimmy' Haskell 1941
Come Live with Me Bill Smith 1941
The Philadelphia Story Macaulay Connor / Macaulay 'Mike' Connor 1940
The Miracle of Sound Self 1940
No Time for Comedy Gaylord Esterbrook / Gaylord 'Gay' Esterbrook 1940
Cavalcade of the Academy Awards Himself / Self 1940
The Mortal Storm Martin Breitner 1940
Hollywood: Style Center of the World Self 1940
The Shop Around the Corner Alfred Kralik 1940
Destry Rides Again Tom Destry Jr. / Thomas Jefferson 'Tom' Destry Jr. 1939
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Jefferson Smith 1939
It's a Wonderful World Guy Johnson 1939
Hollywood Hobbies Self 1939
The Ice Follies of 1939 Larry Hall / Mort Hodges 1939
Made for Each Other John Horace Mason / John Horace 'Johnny' Mason 1939
You Can't Take It with You Tony Kirby 1938
The Shopworn Angel Bill Pettigrew / Pvt. William 'Texas' Pettigrew 1938
Hollywood Goes to Town Self / Himself 1938
Vivacious Lady Peter Morgan, Jr. / Peter Morgan Jr. 1938
Of Human Hearts Jason Wilkins 1938
Navy Blue and Gold John Cross Carter / John 'Truck' Cross 1937
The First Gangster and the Last Gangster Self / Paul North 1937
The Last Gangster Paul North / Paul North Sr. 1937
The Romance of Celluloid (archive footage) / Self 1937
Seventh Heaven Chico 1937
After the Thin Man David Graham / David 1936
Born to Dance Ted Barker 1936
The Gorgeous Hussy 'Rowdy' Dow / Roderick "Rowdy" Dow 1936
Speed Terry Martin 1936
Small Town Girl Elmer Clampett 1936
Important News Cornelius 'Corn' Stevens 1936
Wife vs. Secretary Dave 1936
Rose-Marie John Flower 1936
Next Time We Love Christopher Tyler 1936
The Murder Man 'Shorty' / Shorty 1935
Art Trouble Jack Burton 1934

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Producer Filmography

1974 Golden Globe Best TV Actor - Drama Won
1963 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1960 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1951 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1951 Golden Globe Best Actor - Drama Nominated
1947 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1941 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Won
1940 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
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