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Rod Steiger

Rod SteigerAKA Rodney Stephen Steiger

Born: 14-Apr-1925
Birthplace: Westhampton, NY
Died: 9-Jul-2002
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: In The Heat of the Night

Military service: US Navy (WWII, Pacific Theater)

Wife: Sally Gracie (m. 1952, div. 1958)
Wife: Claire Bloom (actress, m. 1959, div. 1969, one daughter)
Daughter: Anna Steiger
Wife: Sherry Nelson (m. 1973, div. 1979)
Wife: Paula Ellis (m. 1986, div. 1997, one son)
Wife: Joan Benedict (m. 10-Oct-2000, until his death)

    High School: (dropped out at age 16)
    University: The Actor's Studio (acting school)

    Oscar for Best Actor 1968 for In the Heat of the Night
    Golden Globe 1968 for In the Heat of the Night
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 10-Apr-1997 at 7080 Hollywood Blvd.
    Open Heart Surgery 1976
    Cholecystectomy 2002

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Poolhall Junkies (8-Jun-2002) · Nick
    The Hollywood Sign (28-Sep-2001)
    A Month of Sundays (17-Sep-2001)
    The Last Producer (22-Aug-2000)
    End of Days (16-Nov-1999) · Fr. Kovak
    The Hurricane (17-Sep-1999) · Judge Sarokin
    Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season (2-Jul-1999)
    Crazy in Alabama (4-Feb-1999) · Judge Mead
    Cypress Edge (1999)
    Modern Vampires (19-Sep-1998)
    Animals (22-Jan-1998)
    Incognito (14-Nov-1997)
    Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's (Oct-1997) · Himself
    Truth or Consequences, N.M. (2-May-1997)
    Shiloh (25-Apr-1997) · Doc Wallace
    The Kid (1997) · Harry Sloan
    Mars Attacks! (13-Dec-1996) · Gen. Decker
    EZ Streets (27-Oct-1996)
    Carpool (5-Jul-1996) · Mr. Hammerman
    Dalva (3-Mar-1996)
    Out There (19-Nov-1995)
    In Pursuit of Honor (18-Mar-1995)
    OP Center (26-Feb-1995)
    Captain Nuke and the Bomber Boys (1995)
    The Specialist (7-Oct-1994) · Joe Leon
    Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (8-May-1993)
    Sinatra (8-Nov-1992)
    The Player (3-Apr-1992) · Himself
    Guilty as Charged (11-Sep-1991)
    The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (25-Apr-1991)
    Men of Respect (18-Jan-1991) · Charlie D'Amico
    Tennessee Waltz (6-Aug-1989) · Judge Prescott
    That Summer of White Roses (May-1989)
    The January Man (13-Jan-1989) · Eamon Flynn
    American Gothic (3-Jun-1988)
    Catch the Heat (13-May-1987) · Jason Hannibal
    The Kindred (9-Jan-1987)
    Sword of Gideon (1986) · Samuels
    The Naked Face (Jun-1984) · Lt. McGreary
    The Chosen (Aug-1981) · Reb Saunders
    Cattle Annie and Little Britches (24-Apr-1981)
    The Lucky Star (22-Aug-1980)
    Klondike Fever (12-Jan-1980)
    Lion of the Desert (1980) · Mussolini
    Love and Bullets (10-Aug-1979)
    The Amityville Horror (27-Jul-1979) · Fr. Delaney
    Breakthrough (1-Mar-1979)
    F.I.S.T. (13-Apr-1978)
    Wolf Lake (1978)
    Portrait of a Hitman (1977)
    W.C. Fields and Me (24-Jun-1976)
    Hennessy (22-Aug-1975) · Hennessy
    Dirty Hands (26-Mar-1975)
    The Last Days of Mussolini (29-Mar-1974)
    Lucky Luciano (19-Oct-1973)
    The Heroes (23-Feb-1973)
    Lolly-Madonna XXX (21-Feb-1973)
    Happy Birthday, Wanda June (9-Dec-1971)
    A Fistful of Dynamite (29-Oct-1971) · Juan Miranda
    Waterloo (26-Oct-1970)
    Three Into Two Won't Go (Jun-1969)
    The Illustrated Man (26-Mar-1969) · Carl
    The Sergeant (25-Dec-1968)
    No Way to Treat a Lady (20-Mar-1968)
    The Girl and the General (Oct-1967)
    In the Heat of the Night (2-Aug-1967) · Gillespie
    Doctor Zhivago (22-Dec-1965) · Komarovsky
    The Loved One (11-Oct-1965) · Mr. Joyboy
    The Pawnbroker (Jun-1964)
    Time of Indifference (1964)
    Hands Over the City (Sep-1963)
    Convicts 4 (15-Sep-1962) · Tiptoes
    The Longest Day (Sep-1962) · Destroyer Commander
    13 West Street (11-May-1962)
    The Mark (8-Jun-1961)
    Seven Thieves (11-Mar-1960) · Paul Mason
    Al Capone (25-Mar-1959) · Al Capone
    Cry Terror! (2-May-1958) · Paul Hoplin
    Across the Bridge (20-Aug-1957)
    Run of the Arrow (2-Aug-1957) · O'Meara
    The Unholy Wife (24-Jun-1957) · Paul
    Back from Eternity (7-Sep-1956) · Vasquel
    Jubal (6-Apr-1956) · Pinky Pinkum
    The Harder They Fall (Apr-1956) · Nick Benko
    The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (22-Dec-1955)
    The Big Knife (8-Nov-1955) · Stanley Hoff
    Oklahoma! (11-Oct-1955) · Jud Fry
    On the Waterfront (28-Jul-1954) · Charley Malloy
    Teresa (5-Apr-1951) · Frank


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