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Full Name Clifton Webb
Date of Birth November 19, 1889
Date of Death 1966-10-13
Profession Stage Actor
Birth City Indiana
Country United States
Horoscope Scorpio

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Clifton Webb Biography

Clifton Webb is one of the most popular and richest Stage Actor who was born on November 19, 1889 in Indiana, United States. Film and stage actor and dancer who appeared in a myriad of Broadway musicals as well in the productions of Oscar Wilde’s”The Importance of Becoming Earnest in addition to Stage and film actor, singer, and dancer who starred in numerous Broadway musicals, as well as in productions of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest and Noel Coward‘s Blithe Spirit. He received Academy Award nominations for his roles in such films as The Razor’s Edge, Sitting Pretty, and Laura.’s Blithe Spirit. He earned Academy Award nominations for his parts in films like The Razor’s Edge, Sitting Pretty and Laura.

Ayn Rand wanted him to play the villain in her 1949 film adaptation of The Fountainhead; however, studio heads decided against this casting choice. was hoping to cast him as the role of the villain in her version of The Fountainhead; however, studio heads ruled against this casting option.

He was never married and he remained with his mother up to her death in the year 1960.

NameClifton Webb
First NameClifton
Last NameWebb
OccupationStage Actor
BirthdayNovember 19
Birth Year1889
Place of Birth
Home TownIndiana
Birth CountryUnited States
Birth SignScorpio
Full/Birth Name
ParentsJacob Grant Hollenbeck, Mabel A. Parmelee
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseNot Known
Children(s)Not Available

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Clifton Webb Net Worth

Clifton Webb is one of the richest Stage Actor from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Clifton Webb's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

His name was Webb Parmelee Hollenbeck in Indianapolis, Indiana. As a teenager the young man worked as pro ballroom dancer.

The actor was nominated to win an Golden Globe Award for his performance in Stars and Stripes Forever.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeStage Actor
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

Clifton Webb's Height & Physical Stats

Clifton Webb height 5 ft 11 in Clifton weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

Height5 ft 11 in
WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
Eye ColorNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Feet/Shoe SizeNot Available

Who is Clifton Webb Dating?

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Facts & Trivia

Clifton Ranked on the list of most popular Stage Actor. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Clifton Webb celebrates birthday on November 19 of every year.

Is Clifton Webb still alive?

October 13, 1966

When was Clifton Webb born?

November 19, 1889

What movies was Clifton Webb in?

Appears in

Is Operation Mincemeat a remake of The Man Who Never Was?

Is there an Operation Mincemeat film? The events of Operation Mincemeat are loosely portrayed in the spy novel Operation Heartbreak (1950), again with more accuracy in the book (1953) and later film (1956) The Man Who Never Was. A new film version of this story is set to be released in 2022.

Who was in the first Cheaper by the dozen?

Cheaper by the Dozen
StarringClifton Webb Myrna Loy Jeanne Crain Betty Lynn
Narrated byJeanne Crain
CinematographyLeon Shamroy
Edited byJames Watson Webb Jr.

Key Events

  1. He didn't care for the theatre." The couple apparently divorced, since, by 1900, Mabelle was married to Green B..

  2. New York City's 1900 U..

  3. In 1909, using his new stage name, 19-year-old Clifton Webb had become a professional ballroom dancer, often partnering with "exceedingly decorative" star dancer Bonnie Glass (she would eventually replace him with Rudolph Valentino); they would perform in about two dozen operettas..

  4. Webb's final show of the 1910s, the musical Listen Lester, had the longest run, 272 performances..

  5. Between 1913 and 1947, the tall, slender performer with the clear, gentle tenor appeared in 23 Broadway shows, starting with major supporting roles and quickly progressing to leads..

  6. His debut on Broadway began when The Purple Road opened at the Liberty Theatre on April 7, 1913; he played the role of Bosco for the 136 performances before closing in August..

  7. His next musical was an Al Jolson vehicle, Sigmund Romberg's Dancing Around, which opened at the Winter Garden Theatre on October 10, 1914, ran for 145 performances, and closed in the following February..

  8. Later in 1915, Webb was cast in the all-star revue Ned Wayburn's Town Topics, which boasted 117 famous performers, including Will Rogers, as listed in the Century Theatre opening-night program for September 23, 1915..

  9. It closed 68 performances later on November 20, 1915..

  10. In 1916, he had another short run with Cole Porter's comic opera See America First, which opened at the Maxine Elliott Theatre on March 28, 1916, and closed after 15 performances on April 8, 1916. .

  11. The year 1917 proved to be better, with a 233-performance run of Jerome Kern's Love O' Mike, opening on January 15 at the Shubert Theatre..

  12. After moving to Maxine Elliott's Theatre, and then the Casino Theatre, it closed on September 29, 1917..

  13. It opened at the Knickerbocker Theatre on December 23, 1918, and closed in August 1919. .

  14. The revue As You Were, with additional songs by Cole Porter, opened at the Central Theatre on January 29, 1920, running 143 performances until May 29, 1920..

  15. In the 1920s, Webb played in eight Broadway shows and made numerous other stage appearances, including vaudeville, and a handful of silent films..

  16. Webb was busy with films, tours, and an appearance at the London Pavilion in 1921 as Mr..

  17. Louis in Fun of the Fayre and in 1922 in Phi-Phi – he did not return to Broadway until 1923..

  18. He then played in the musical Jack and Jill at the Globe Theatre for 92 performances between March 22 and June 9 of 1923, followed by Lynn Starling's comic play Meet the Wife, which opened on November 26, 1923, and ran through the summer of 1924..

  19. In 1925, Webb appeared on stage in a dance act with vaudeville star and silent film actress Mary Hay..

  20. He introduced Irving Berlin's "Easter Parade" and George and Ira Gershwin's "I've Got a Crush on You" in Treasure Girl in 1928; Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz's "I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan" in The Little Show in 1929; "Louisiana Hayride" in Flying Colors in 1932; and Irving Berlin's "Not for All the Rice in China" in the very successful revue As Thousands Cheer..

  21. One of his stage sketches, performed with co-star Fred Allen, was filmed by Vitaphone as a short subject entitled The Still Alarm in 1930..

  22. His steamy duet with Libby Holman of Moanin' Low stunned the crowd nightly. in 1933..

  23. Webb's father, Jacob, married his second wife, Ethel Brown, and he died in 1939..

  24. He was the only child of Jacob Grant Hollenbeck (1867 – May 2, 1939), the ticket-clerk son of a grocer from an Indiana farming family, and his wife, the former Mabel A..

  25. As a film actor, he was nominated for three Academy Awards - Best Supporting Actor for Laura (1944) and The Razor's Edge (1946), and Best Actor in a Leading Role for Sitting Pretty (1948). .

  26. Zanuck to play the elegant but evil radio columnist Waldo Lydecker, who is obsessed with Gene Tierney's character in the 1944 film noir Laura..

  27. His first film under the contract was The Dark Corner (1946), a film noir directed by Henry Hathaway; as in Laura, Webb played a suave villain..

  28. He was then reunited with Tierney in another highly praised role as the elitist Elliott Templeton in The Razor's Edge (1946)..

  29. On the Kraft Music Hall network radio broadcast of March 25, 1948, Webb exchanged banter with singer/actor Al Jolson and pianist/comedian Oscar Levant, with Webb, then near 60 himself, charging Jolson with "having aged". "You're not exactly a boy," responded Jolson, to which Levant added, "He's not exactly a girl, either.".

  30. Belvedere Goes to College (1949) where Belvedere has to complete his college degree and acts as matchmaker..

  31. The film showed the victory of Mao Tse-tung's armies in the Chinese Civil War, which ended with his ascension to power in 1949, but was actually filmed in Britain during the summer of 1961, using sets left from the film The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958), which was also set in China. .

  32. In the film Cheaper by the Dozen (1950), Webb and Myrna Loy played Frank and Lillian Gilbreth, real-life efficiency experts of the 1910s and 1920s, and the parents of 12 children..

  33. Less successful at the box-office was For Heaven's Sake (1950) in which Webb played an angel trying to help a couple on earth..

  34. Belvedere Rings the Bell (1951), with Belvedere causing trouble in an old-folks home, but the film was not as successful at the box-office as the first two, resulting in the end of the series. .

  35. Around the same time, he starred in the Technicolor film biography of bandmaster John Philip Sousa, Stars and Stripes Forever (also 1952)..

  36. He made a brief appearance in Belles on Their Toes (1952), a sequel to Cheaper by the Dozen, which covered the family's life after the death of the father. .

  37. Now a distinguished academic who wants no part of his past fame, he sets out to stop the showing of his old films on television in Dreamboat (1952), which concludes with Webb's alter ego Sayre watching himself star in Sitting Pretty. .

  38. Webb played a father trying to cancel his daughter Anne Francis' marriage in Elopement (1952), a minor hit..

  39. He was a Belvedere-like scoutmaster in Mister Scoutmaster (1953)..

  40. Webb had his most dramatic role as the doomed but brave husband of unfaithful Barbara Stanwyck in Titanic (also 1953)..

  41. Soon afterwards, he played the (fictional) novelist John Frederick Shadwell in Three Coins in the Fountain (1954), romancing Dorothy McGuire..

  42. He was top billed as a company owner in Woman's World (1954), a corporate drama. .

  43. The British film The Man Who Never Was (1956) featured Webb playing the part of Royal Navy Lt..

  44. In Boy on a Dolphin (1957), second-billed to Alan Ladd, with third-billed Sophia Loren, he portrayed a wealthy sophisticate who enjoyed collecting illegally obtained Greek antiquities..

  45. Pennypacker (1959), a Cheaper By the Dozen comedy as a man with two families, and Holiday for Lovers (1959), a family comedy set in South America..

  46. Fox was developing Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) as a vehicle for Webb, but when he fell ill and was unable to work, James Mason stepped into the role..

  47. Parmelee (Parmalee or Parmallee; March 24, 1869 – October 17, 1960), the daughter of David Parmelee, a railroad conductor..

  48. He lived with his mother until her death at age 91 in 1960, leading Noël Coward to remark, "It must be terrible to be orphaned at 71.".

  49. Webb's final film role was an initially sarcastic, but ultimately self-sacrificing Catholic priest in Leo McCarey's Satan Never Sleeps (1962)..

  50. Webb Parmelee Hollenbeck (November 19, 1889 – October 13, 1966), known professionally as Clifton Webb, was an American actor, singer, and dancer..

  51. On October 13, 1966, Webb suffered a fatal heart attack at his home at the age of 76..

  52. UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Clifton Webb Scholarship, which was established in 1969, was named in honor of Webb..