(7/25/79) Guested on the TV program "A.M. New York".
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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[on winning the Best Actor Oscar for In the Heat of the Night
(1967)] I wanted to win it. It's important. It gives you greater latitude in the business and that means bigger and better parts. And I need that. I'm only 42. Paul Newman
is 43, [Marlon Brando
] is 43, but I look like their father.
Steiger, who originated the role of Marty in the eponymous television production The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse: Marty
(1953), said that he turned down the role in the 1955 movie production as the Hill-Hecht-Lancaster Productions contract would have bound him for years. Harold Hecht
and Burt Lancaster
, on their part, said that they did not want to cast Steiger as they felt the public ...
Full-bodied, somewhat bombastic acting style