1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
1 Portrayal |
6 Interviews |
5 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
Method acting is anything that gets you involved personally in the part, so that you can communicate in human terms with an audience. Despite all the obstacles, the American actor has changed the acting world.
Campaigned vigorously for a role in The Godfather
(1972), which began shooting in early 1971, three years after Steiger had reached the top of his craft, receiving the Academy Award for Best Actor his role as Sheriff Bill Gillespie in In the Heat of the Night
(1967). Surprisingly, the role Steiger wanted was not the title role of Don Vito Corleone (eventually played by his On the Waterfront
Full-bodied, somewhat bombastic acting style