Death of James Stewart

May 20, 1908 - July 2, 1997
Los Angeles, California | Age 89

James Stewart, embodiment of decency, moral courage, dead at 89
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Another angel got his wings.

James Stewart's image as an old-fashioned hero was not some Hollywood concoction. The lanky, slow-talking actor left behind not only an unrivaled body of work but also a legacy of dignity and generosity.

From his courageous war service to his steadfast devotion to his wife, the "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" star exemplified the values of decency and moral courage that he created on screen.

"He is the last of the great leading men," said...

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