James Whitmore

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Quotes (3)

  • James Whitmore: I certainly wasn't the idol of millions, I just happened to get good parts.

  • James Whitmore: I think second guessing one's self and your life is the most futile thing in the world.

  • James Whitmore: I have no regrets, real regrets, about any darn thing.

Trivia (23)

  • He was pre-law at Yale.

  • James co-founded the Yale radio station.

  • In 2001, Whitmore was nominated for a Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for the film Here's To Life!

  • In November 1977, James played Theodore Roosevelt on Broadway in the play Bully.

  • James Whitmore has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

  • In 2000, Whitmore won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his part in The Practice. He was nominated again for this award in 2003 for a role in Mister Sterling but he did not win.

  • James won a Golden Globe in 1950 for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film Battleground.

  • Whitmore has been nominated for two Oscars; in 1950 for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in the film Battleground and in 1976 for Best Actor in a Leading Role in the film Give 'Em Hell Harry.

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