Monty Woolley was a veteran stage and screen actor whose trademark was a neatly trimmed white beard and mustache.
The actor probably was best known for his portrayal of Sheridan Whiteside, the lead role in "The Man Who Came to Dinner." Woolley originated the role on Broadway. He received two Academy Award nominations for his roles in "The Pied Piper" (1942) and "Since You Went Away" (1944), but did not win an Oscar.
|1942||Best Actor||The Pied Piper||Nomination|
|1944||Best Supporting Actor||Since You Went Away||Nomination|