How old was James Stewart in the movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington?

James Stewart was 30 in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington when he played the character 'Jefferson Smith'.

That was over 85 years ago in 1939.

In 1997 he died aged 89, starring in 146 films in his career, 119 of those after Mr. Smith Goes to Washington was first released. If he were alive today he would be 116.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, I think James Stewart looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Frank Capra has worked with James Stewart a total of 4 times in his career.
  • James Stewart's first movie was as 'Jack Burton' in Art Trouble, released in 1934 when he was 25
  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington scores 7.94 out of 10 on TMDB.

James Stewart's other movies