Monty Woolley

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Edgar Montilion "Monty" Woolley[1] (August 17, 1888  May 6, 1963) was an American film and theater actor.[2] At the age of 50, he achieved a measure of stardom for his role in the 1939 stage play The Man Who Came to Dinner and its 1942 film adaptation. His distinctive white beard was his trademark and he was affectionately known as "The Beard."[3]

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Monty Woolley
Black and white photograph of Monty Wooley as Sheridan Whiteside, 1942
Wooley as Sheridan Whiteside, 1942
Edgar Montillion Woolley

(1888-08-17)August 17, 1888
DiedMay 6, 1963(1963-05-06) (aged 74)
Resting placeGreenridge Cemetery, Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, New York
  • Actor
  • director
  • professor
Years active1929?–1955
Known forThe Man Who Came to Dinner