Caption: 722-1000 Katharine Hepburn, Dir. George Cukor, James Stewart on the set of "The Philadelphia Story" 1940 MGM
Actor, Soundtrack, Director
Born: May 20, 1908
Star sign: Taurus
Height: 6' 3" (1.91 m)
Known for: Rear Window (1954), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Vertigo (1958), Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
James Maitland Stewart was born on 20 May 1908 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, to Elizabeth Ruth (Johnson) and Alexander Maitland Stewart, who owned a hardware store. He was of Scottish, Scots-Irish, and some English, descent. Stewart was educated at a local prep school, Mercersburg Academy, where he was a keen athlete (football and track), musician (...