1. He was a great actor, as evidence by the many iconic roles he has played and the different genres he has played in. Which is why he's a legend!
2. He worked with Alfred Hitchcock, in 4 movies (Rope, Rear Window, The Man Who Knew Too Much and Vertigo) the greatest of those 4 being Vertigo.
3. He was a war hero.
4. He seemed like a good smoocher, I mean look at the way he did it.
5. Only married once, especially when you're a Hollywood star who are notorious for multiple marriages.
What are your's?