Rod Steiger

Rod Steiger

Performer

Rod Steiger, the intense, serious-faced "method" actor who played the non-singing role of Jud Fry in the film, "Oklahoma!," and won an Academy Award for "In the Heat of the Night," has died of kidney failure and pneumonia at the age of 77, his publicist said. Rod Steiger, the intense, serious-faced "method" actor who played the non-singing role of Jud Fry in the film, "Oklahoma!," and won an Academy Award for "In the Heat of the Night," has died of kidney failure and pneumonia at the age of 77, his publicist said.

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  • Born: Apr 14, 1925 in Westhampton, NY, USA
  • Death: Jul 9, 2002 in Los Angeles, CA, USA

Roles (5)

Moby Dick Playbill - November 1962 Moby Dick (1962)
Opened Nov 28, 1962
  • as Actor-Manager, later Father Mapple and Captain Ahab (Original)
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Rashomon Playbill - Feb 1959 Rashomon (1959)
Opened Jan 27, 1959
  • as Bandit (Original)
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Seagulls Over Sorrento Playbill - Sept 1952 Seagulls Over Sorrento (1952)
Opened Sep 11, 1952
  • as Telegraphist (Original)
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Production Placeholder Night Music (1951)
Opened Apr 8, 1951
  • as A. L. Rosenberger (Original)
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Production Placeholder An Enemy of the People (1950)
Opened Dec 28, 1950
  • as Townsperson (Original)
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