Rod Steiger, “Won Oscar as bigoted sheriff in ‘Heat of the Night’ ”

Category : Arts, Students, Theater

Of all the Method actors who evolved from the Actors Studio and its tentacles, Rod Steiger, who died on July 9th aged 77, was arguably the most intense. “It encompasses anything that gets you involved personally in a part so that you can communicate in human terms with the audience.”

Source:  The Irish Times (13 July 2002): 14

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