(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 success] Successful people have control over the time in their life. A shoemaker who owns his own shop gets up one morning and says, "I'm not opening." That's a successful guy.
Was not the first choice to play the role of Sheriff Bill Gillespie in the 1967 Best Picture Academy Award-winner In the Heat of the Night
(1967), for which Steiger won the Best Actor Oscar. The role was first offered to George C. Scott
, who accepted, according to producer Walter Mirisch
's memoir "I Thought We Were Making Movies, Not History". Scott backed out when his wife Colleen Dewhurst ...
Full-bodied, somewhat bombastic acting style