1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
1 Portrayal |
6 Interviews |
5 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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When old actors come up to me and say, "I don't know if I should do this role. It might be bad for my image", I say, "That's tough that you only have one image. My heart bleeds for you!". We are supposed to create raw people, explore life and communicate at the highest level; be it pain, joy or what have you. That's what I believe. I guess you could say it does become a philosophy, a way of life.
After he played Jud Fry in Oklahoma!
(1955), producer David O. Selznick
wanted to sign him to a long-term contract and possibly star him in the lead of his proposed remake of Ernest Hemingway
's "A Farewell to Arms" opposite David O. Selznick
's wife, Jennifer Jones
. "But I told him that I must have the right to chose my own mistakes", Steiger told his biographer, Tom Hutchinson. "His face fell - ...
Full-bodied, somewhat bombastic acting style