Cary Grant
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A trio of Howard Hawks’ leading men

Grant gave some of his best comedic performances in Hawks’ 1938 “Bringing Up Baby” and 1940’s “His Girl Friday.” (Twentieth Century Fox Filmcorp)
The Duke appeared in such classic Hawks’ westerns as 1948’s “Red River” and 1959’s “Rio Bravo.” Pictured: John Wayne, left, with Montgomery Clift in “Red River.” (MGM)
He directed Cooper in two 1941 films, “Sergeant York,” for which Cooper won best actor, and “Ball of Fire.” (Associated Press)