James Stewart Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

James Stewart Quick Info
Height6 ft 2¾ in
Weight76 kg
Date of BirthMay 20, 1908
Zodiac SignTaurus
Hair ColorDark Brown

James Stewart was an American actor and military officer who is hailed as one of the most prominent actors in film history who played a variety of critically acclaimed characters in several films like The Philadelphia StoryIt’s a Wonderful LifeThe Glenn Miller StoryAnatomy of a MurderMr. Smith Goes to Washington, Two Rode Together, Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation, and Harvey.

Born Name

James Maitland Stewart

Nick Name


James Stewart as seen in a publicity photo
James Stewart as seen in a publicity photo (Studio Publicity Still / doctormacro.com / Public Domain)


He was born on May 20, 1908.


He passed away on July 2, 1997, at the age of 89 after suffering from a heart attack in Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Resting Place

Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Sun Sign


Born Place

Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States




James Stewart studied attended Mercersburg Academy and Princeton University.


Actor, Military Officer


  • Father – Alexander Maitland Stewart (Ran the J.M. Stewart and Company Hardware Store)
  • Mother – Elizabeth Ruth (née Jackson) (Pianist)
  • Siblings – Mary (Younger Sister), Virginia (Younger Sister)



From Left to Right - Robert Young, Tom Brown, and James Stewart as seen in the American drama-sport film 'Navy Blue and Gold'
From Left to Right – Robert Young, Tom Brown, and James Stewart as seen in the American drama-sport film ‘Navy Blue and Gold’ (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / eBay / Public Domain)


6 ft 2¾ in or 190 cm


76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

James Stewart had dated –

  1. Yvonne De Carlo
  2. Janet Gaynor
  3. Phyllis Brooks
  4. Sonja Henie
  5. Norma Shearer
  6. Joan Crawford
  7. Kay Aldridge
  8. Dinah Shore
  9. Hedy Lamarr
  10. Carole Lombard
  11. Virginia Bruce
  12. Lynn Remar
  13. Simone Simon
  14. Mitzi Green
  15. Barbara Stanwyck
  16. Ilona Massey
  17. Olivia de Havilland
  18. Shirley Ross
  19. Margaret Sullavan (1932-1933)
  20. Jean Harlow (1935-1936)
  21. Wendy Barrie (1936)
  22. Eleanor Powell (1936)
  23. Katharine Hepburn (1938-1939)
  24. Loretta Young (1939)
  25. Mary Beth Hughes (1939)
  26. Claudette Colbert (1939)
  27. Marlene Dietrich (1939)
  28. Rita Hayworth (1939) – Rumor
  29. Rosalind Russell (1940)
  30. Lana Turner (1940-1941)
  31. Ginger Rogers (1941)
  32. Dolores Moran (1943)
  33. Martha Vickers (1945)
  34. Anita Colby (1945-1948)
  35. Dorothy Lamour (1947-1948)
  36. Ellen Ross (1947)
  37. Dorothy Ford (1947)
  38. Joan Fontaine (1948)
  39. Myrna Dell (1948)
  40. Gloria Hatrick McLean (1948-1994) – He married actress and model, Gloria Hatrick McLean, on August 9, 1949, and they were blessed with twin daughters, Judy and Kelly, on May 7, 1951. The duo remained together until Gloria’s death in 1994.

Race / Ethnicity


James Stewart had Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Irish, and English roots.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Towering height
  • Soft-spoken and polite demeanor

Brand Endorsements

He had done endorsement work for Firestone TiresCampbell’s Soup, etc.

James Stewart as seen with Katharine Hepburn in 'The Philadelphia Story'
James Stewart as seen with Katharine Hepburn in ‘The Philadelphia Story’ (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio / doctormacro.com / Public Domain)

James Stewart Favorite Things

  • Film Of His OwnIt’s a Wonderful Life (1946)


James Stewart Facts

  1. He was diagnosed with PTSD.
  2. In 1983, he underwent surgery for skin cancer.
  3. James Stewart was ranked at number #10 in “The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time” list issued by Empire (UK) magazine in October 1997.

Featured Image by Studio Publicity Still / doctormacro.com / Public Domain

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