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Number 1/35: #TheShawshankRedemption [DVD] [1995]: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows, Mark Rolston, James Whitmore, Jeffrey DeMunn, Larry Brandenburg, Neil Giuntoli, Brian Libby, Roger Deakins, Frank Darabont, Richard Francis-Bruce, David V. Lester, Liz Glotzer, Niki Marvin, Stephen King: DVD & Blu-ray


Veteran character actor James Whitmore was well regarded in his early years for his award-winning dramatic capabilities on Broadway and in films. Later he conquered TV with the same trophy-winning results. Sometimes people confuse Whitmore and Spencer Tracy. The two sometimes look as if they could have been brothers.


JAMES WHITMORE: (1921 - 2009) - ACTOR I actually met him a few years before he died. He was spending the summer in a house down the street from where I worked. A very nice man and super classy, too.


James Allen Whitmore, Jr. (October 1, 1921 – February 6, 2009) was an American film, theatre and television actor.[1] He won a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award, and was nominated for two Academy Awards.


Battleground, James Whitmore, 1949


James Whitmore (October 1, 1921 – February 6, 2009). Born in White Plains, NY. Graduated from the Choat School and studied at Yale. Served in the US Marine Corps during WW II. Film, theatre and television actor best known for his roles in the films Kiss Me Kate, Battle Cry, and Planet of the Apes.