James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart was an American film and stage actor, known for his distinctive drawl and down-to-earth persona.
Did You Know?
- Stewart never took an acting lesson, and felt that people could learn more when actually working rather than studying the craft.
- A true "regular guy," he genuinely disliked the glamour often basked in by the Hollywood stars, avoiding expensive clothes and fancy cars.
- Of all the films that he had done, "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946) was his favorite one.