Some Jimmy Stewart movies include “You Can’t Take It With You,” “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” “It's A Wonderful Life” and “Vertigo.” The legendary American actor appeared in more than 80 films before his death in 1997.Continue Reading
Stewart became famous after starring in the 1938 Frank Capra film, “You Can’t Take It With You,” which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. Stewart won his first Oscar nomination for starring in the 1939 Capra film, “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” in which he plays an idealistic politician fighting corruption.
In 1946, Stewart starred as a suicidal man whose life is saved by a guardian angel in the Capra film, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” The movie, which Steward considered his favorite film, became a holiday classic. Stewart also starred in several Alfred Hitchcock thrillers, including “Vertigo” in 1958.Learn more about Art & Literature