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Rod Steiger is a Actor American born on 14 april 1925

Rod Steiger

Rod Steiger
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Birth name Rodney Stephen Steiger
Nationality USA
Birth 14 april 1925
Death 9 july 2002 (at 77 years) at Los Angeles (USA)
Awards Academy Award for Best Actor

Rodney Stephen "Rod" Steiger (April 14, 1925 – July 9, 2002) was an American actor known for his performances in such films as On the Waterfront, The Big Knife, Oklahoma!, The Harder They Fall, Across the Bridge, The Pawnbroker, Doctor Zhivago, In the Heat of the Night, Waterloo, Duck, You Sucker!, and The Amityville Horror as well as the television programs Marty and Jesus of Nazareth.


A l'âge de 17 ans, il s'engage dans les Marines. Après la Seconde Guerre mondiale, il est employé dans l'administration civile lorsqu'il décide de suivre les cours de l'Actors Studio.

Best films

End of Days (1999)
The Specialist (1994)
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
The Amityville Horror (1979)
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
On the Waterfront (1954)

Usually with

Robert Wagner
Robert Wagner
(5 films)
Val Avery
Val Avery
(5 films)
Stan Winston
Stan Winston
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Rod Steiger (99 films)

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I Am Not Your Negro, 1h33
Directed by Raoul Peck
Origin France
Genres Documentary
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Harry Belafonte, Dick Cavett, Bob Dylan, Sidney Poitier, Doris Day
Roles Various Roles (archive footage)
Rating78% 3.9475353.9475353.9475353.9475353.947535
À travers les propos et les écrits de l’écrivain noir américain James Baldwin, Raoul Peck propose un film qui revisite les luttes sociales et politiques des Afro-Américains au cours de ces dernières décennies.
Poolhall Junkies, 1h39
Directed by Mars Callahan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy
Themes Sports films
Actors Mars Callahan, Alison Eastwood, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Rosenbaum, Rick Schroder, Rod Steiger
Roles Nick
Rating67% 3.3982853.3982853.3982853.3982853.398285
Obsessed by the world of pool, Johnny (Mars Callahan) could be one of the best. But his mentor and "trainer" Joe (Chazz Palminteri), a shady hustler who decides how and who Johnny plays, is holding him back from his dream. When the day finally comes, Johnny breaks from Joe, which leads to only one thing—violence. Joe is beaten up by some of Johnny's buddies as a sign to leave him alone, and with this final act of freedom, Johnny leaves the world of pool-sharking.
The Hollywood Sign, 1h30
Directed by Sönke Wortmann
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action
Actors Tom Berenger, Rod Steiger, Al Sapienza, Burt Reynolds, Dominic Keating, Eric Bruskotter
Roles Floyd Benson
Rating52% 2.604882.604882.604882.604882.60488
When three great, has-been actors meet at the funeral of a legendary Hollywood agent, their alcoholic reunion leads them to visit the Hollywood Sign. There they find the body of a man - leading them to uncover an in-progress scam for stealing millions from a Las Vegas casino - which originated as a movie plot written by one of the actors' ex-girlfriends - who could not get her script produced. Desperate to make a come-back, the three risk their lives for production capital... by writing themselves into the "script."
The Flying Dutchman, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime, Romance
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Eric Roberts, Catherine Oxenberg, Rod Steiger, Scott Plank
Roles Ben
Rating39% 1.990721.990721.990721.990721.99072
Artiste doué et néanmoins dérangé, Sean (Eric Roberts) est un peintre morbide qui s'inspire du souvenir qu'il a du meurtre horrible de sa mère. Lacy (Catherine Oxenberg), une belle marchande d'œuvres, est si fascinée par le travail de Sean qu'elle décide de voyager à travers tout le pays pour lui rendre visite, dans sa petite ville déserte. Elle arrive dans une communauté angoissée par la crainte et la peur, où plusieurs jeunes femmes ont récemment disparu. Tombée sous le charme de l'artiste talentueux, Lacy découvre peu à peu le vrai caractère de Sean, et finit par mettre à jour le pire des secrets : une série de sculptures de glace dans des formes terrifiantes qui n'est autre que la clé des disparitions. Lacy doit alors s'échapper avant de devenir la prochaine victime de Sean.
The Last Producer, 1h30
Directed by Burt Reynolds
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Burt Reynolds, Rod Steiger, Benjamin Bratt, Sean Astin, Ann-Margret, Lauren Holly
Roles Sheri Ganse
Rating46% 2.326492.326492.326492.326492.32649
A washed-up, veteran producer tries to re-enter the movie business by producing a new film. He soon finds it is not as easy as it once was.
End of Days, 2h4
Directed by Peter Hyams
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic
Themes Films about families, La fin du monde, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Films set in the future, Demons in film, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films
Actors Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Pollak, Robin Tunney, Rod Steiger, Udo Kier
Roles Father Kovak
Rating58% 2.9022.9022.9022.9022.902
In 1979 a priest at the Vatican sees a comet arching over the moon (described as the "Eye of God"), heralding the birth of one chosen to be the mother of Satan's child. The priest is sent on a mission by the pope (Mark Margolis) to find and protect the girl from Satan, although a few Vatican knights (led by a corrupt cardinal (Michael O'Hagan)) insist that she must die. In New York a newborn girl, Christine York (Robin Tunney), is identified by Satanists (including her physician, Dr. Abel (Udo Kier), and her nurse and future guardian, Mabel (Miriam Margolyes)) as the person chosen to bear Satan's child on New Year's Eve, 1999. The Satanists perform occult rites on the newborn.
The Hurricane, 2h25
Directed by Norman Jewison
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Prison films, Films about racism, Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Films about capital punishment, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Denzel Washington, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber, John Hannah, Dan Hedaya
Roles Judge Sarokin
Rating75% 3.7985753.7985753.7985753.7985753.798575
The film tells the story of middleweight boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, whose conviction for a Paterson, New Jersey triple murder was set aside after he had spent nearly 20 years in prison. Narrating Carter's life, the film concentrates on the period between 1966 and 1985. It describes his fight against the conviction for triple murder and how he copes with nearly twenty years in prison.
Crazy in Alabama, 1h51
Directed by Antonio Banderas
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about racism
Actors Melanie Griffith, David Morse, Lucas Black, Cathy Moriarty, Meat Loaf, Rod Steiger
Roles Judge Louis Mead
Rating61% 3.098743.098743.098743.098743.09874
In 1965, Peter Joseph "Peejoe" Bullis lives in a small town in Alabama during the height of the Civil Rights Movement. He becomes involved with a group of black students protesting the town's racially segregated municipal swimming pool, leading to a protest that explodes into deadly violence. A young black boy, Taylor Jackson, is killed by the town sheriff. Peejoe, the only witness, is pressured by the sheriff to keep it quiet. However, Peejoe has learned from the example of his free-spirited Aunt Lucille Vinson, who has killed her abusive husband and is headed for Hollywood, where she is convinced that television stardom awaits her.
Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Children's films
Actors Michael Moriarty, Scott Wilson, Zachary Browne, Ann Dowd, Dey Young, Caitlin Wachs
Roles Doc Wallace
Rating59% 2.999992.999992.999992.999992.99999
Judd is upset that Shiloh (his former hunting dog) now belongs to Marty. In the first film, Marty did hard labor to get Shiloh from Judd. Judd starts drinking heavily and almost runs Marty and Shiloh off the road with his truck. Marty encounters Judd several times, including one key moment when Judd thinks he heard Marty on his property, threatens him and holds his gun and goes to find him but he is too drunk. Later, Judd crashes his truck into the creek while driving drunk. Shiloh's loud barking gets Marty's attention, and he finds Judd. Judd is taken to the hospital and returns home sometime later. Marty wants to be nice with Judd and makes donations (bread and meat). Marty then starts writing Judd letters, telling him stories about Shiloh. Judd reads them and starts to bond with Marty. In the end, Marty decides he wants to take Shiloh with him to visit Judd. Marty and Judd start to become friends after Judd tells him that it was Shiloh who really saved him and for the first time ever, Shiloh allows Judd to pet him. Judd starts to gets close with his dogs and he lets them come inside when it starts to rain at the end.
Animals with the Tollkeeper, 1h43
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Romance
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies
Actors Tim Roth, Mili Avital, Rod Steiger, Mickey Rooney, John Turturro, O-Lan Jones
Roles Fontina
Rating66% 3.3427753.3427753.3427753.3427753.342775
Dans le désert de l’Utah, en 1933, trois jeunes cinéastes français réalisent un film sur un vieil homme qui depuis cinquante ans rêve de faire fortune avec un péage automobile. Soixante ans après on retrouve, à New York, la même équipe de cinéastes qui croise Henry Berst, un chauffeur de taxi qui après avoir été agressé et presque tué par un malfrat, sombre dans une terrible dépression et aperçoit dans ses hallucinations un angelot nu.
Truth or Consequences, N.M., 1h47
Directed by Kiefer Sutherland
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Actors Vincent Gallo, Mykelti Williamson, Kevin Pollak, Max Perlich, Rod Steiger, Kiefer Sutherland
Roles Tony Vago
Rating62% 3.148523.148523.148523.148523.14852
Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is an ex-con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former boss gets him a measly job in a warehouse, he decides on revenge and plans to steal a million dollars' worth of drugs from him.
Legacy (1998)

Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors David Hasselhoff, Rod Steiger, Donita Rose, Corin Nemec, Victoria Pratt, Chin-Chin Gutierrez
Roles Sadler
Rating41% 2.0507452.0507452.0507452.0507452.050745
A dedicated American war photographer, Jack Scott (David Hasselhoff), helps a beautiful Eurasian girl on a dangerous quest for her legacy and missing father.