Lee Grant

Film Director / Film Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Actress | * 10/31/1925 (97) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Lee Grant (born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal; October 31, during the mid-1920s) is an American actress, documentarian, and director. She made her film debut in 1951 as a young shoplifter in William Wyler's Detective Story, co-starring Kirk Douglas and Eleanor Parker. This role earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress as well as winning the Best Actress Award at the 1952 Cannes Film Festival. In 1952, she was blacklisted from most acting jobs for the next 12 years. Grant was able to find only occasional work onstage or as a teacher during this period. It also contributed to her divorce. During this time, Grant appeared in plays on stage. She was removed from the blacklist in 1963 and started to rebuild her on-screen acting career. She starred in 71 TV episodes of Peyton Place (1965–1966), followed by lead roles in films such as Valley of the Dolls and In the Heat of the Night in 1967, as well as ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | TV Movies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Lee Grant

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Crystal Award Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series 4x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
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Movies with Lee Grant as Actress(91)

as Ms. Hunter (voice)2020 Killian & the Comeback Kids
as herself2019 Hal
as Narrator (voice)2018 Scandal: The Trial of Mary Astor
as Herself (voice)2006 Tribute To Burgess Meredith
as Winnie2005 Going Shopping
as Aunt Spendora2001 The Amati Girls
as Louise Bonner2001 Mulholland Drive
as Countess Ekaterina2000 Poor Liza
as Dr. Harper2000 Dr. T & the Women
as Louise Bonner1999 Mulholland Dr.
as herself1997 Who Is Henry Jaglom?
as Cora Cahn1996 The Substance of Fire
as Amalia Stark1996 It's My Party
as Jane1994 Under Heat
as Narrator1992 Women on Trial
as Dora Cohn1992 Citizen Cohn
as Maureen Leeds1992 In My Daughter's Name
as Lena Foster1991 Defending Your Life
as D.A. Doris Cantore1990 She Said No
as Marilyn Klinghoffer1989 The Hijacking of the Achille Lauro
as Narrator1989 Battered
as Ferguson Edwards1987 The Big Town
as Narrator1986 Down and Out in America
as Mrs. Barr1985 Constance
as herself1985 What Sex Am I?
as Dr. Donna Burke1984 Teachers
as Sascha Harris1984 A Billion for Boris
as herself1983 When Women Kill
as Lillian Farmer1983 Will There Really Be a Morning?
as Norma Hubley / Muriel Tate / Karen Nash1982 Plaza Suite
as Maxine Lochman1982 Thou Shalt Not Kill
as Deborah Ballin1982 Visiting Hours
as Ava Marshall1982 Bare Essence
as Anne Holt1981 For Ladies Only
as Narrator1981 The Willmar 8
as The Judge1980 Little Miss Marker
as Esther Jack1979 You Can't Go Home Again
as Clarisse Ethridge1979 When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?
as Anne MacGregor1978 The Swarm
as Various Roles1978 The Good Doctor
as Ann Thorn1978 Damien: Omen II
as Ellen1978 The Mafu Cage
as Karen Wallace1977 Airport '77
as Marilyn Matchett1977 The Spell
as Lili Rosen1976 Voyage of the Damned
as Virginia Monroe1976 Perilous Voyage
as Irina Arkadina1975 The Seagull
as Felicia Carr1975 Shampoo
as Jean Robertson1974 The Internecine Project
as Adele Ross1973 What Are Best Friends For?
as Judge Meredith Leland1973 Partners in Crime
as Ellie Schuster1972 Lieutenant Schuster's Wife
as Sophie Portnoy1972 Portnoy's Complaint
as Leslie Williams1972 Ransom for a Dead Man
as Norma Hubley1971 Plaza Suite
as Carrie Miller1971 The Neon Ceiling
as Marjorie Howard1970 Night Slaves
as Mrs. Bullard1970 There Was a Crooked Man...
as Joyce Enders1970 The Landlord
as Celia Pruett1969 Marooned
as Joanne1969 The Big Bounce
as Fritzie Braddock1968 Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell
as Dede Murphy1967 Divorce American Style
as Mrs. Leslie Colbert1967 In the Heat of the Night
as Miriam Polar1967 Valley of the Dolls
as Carmen1963 The Balcony
as Katherine1963 An Affair of the Skin
as Avenging Angel1959 The World of Sholom Aleichem
as The Goatseller / Avenging Angel1959 The World of Sholom Aleichem
as Marilyn1959 Middle of the Night
as Edna1955 Storm Fear
as Shoplifter1951 Detective Story

TV Shows/Series with Lee Grant as Actress(22)

Movies with Lee Grant as Crew(24)

Directing/Director2000 Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light
Directing/Director2000 The Loretta Claiborne Story
Directing/Director1994 Seasons of the Heart
Directing/Director1994 Reunion
Directing/Director1994 Following Her Heart
Directing/Director1992 Women on Trial
Production/Producer1992 Women on Trial
Directing/Director1989 No Place Like Home
Directing/Director1989 Staying Together
Directing/Director1989 Battered
Production/Producer1989 Battered
Directing/Director1986 Down and Out in America
Directing/Director1986 Nobody's Child
Directing/Director1985 What Sex Am I?
Directing/Director1985 Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale
Directing/Director1984 A Matter of Sex
Directing/Director1983 When Women Kill
Directing/Director1981 The Willmar 8
Directing/Director1980 Tell Me a Riddle
Directing/Director1976 The Stronger
Writing/Writer1976 The Stronger
Directing/Director1975 For the Use of the Hall

TV Shows/Series with Lee Grant as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1994 Intimate Portrait
Directing/Director1972 ABC Afterschool Special

Full Name: Lee Rosenthal
Born: Saturday, 10/31 1925 (October) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 97 years + 140 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Educated at: High School of Music & Art, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, HB Studio
Spouses (current/former): Arnold Manoff, Joseph Feury
Children: Dinah Manoff
Other names for Lee Grant (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Lyova Haskell Rosenthal"
Lee Grant frequently works together with these people:
Joseph Feury (16x, Crew)
Leslie Nielsen (11x, Actor)
Dabney Coleman (11x, Actor)
Harold Gould (11x, Actor)
Harry Townes (11x, Actor)
James Gregory (11x, Actor)
William Shatner (10x, Actor)
Richard Anderson (10x, Actor)
Leo Penn (10x, Crew)
Jason Wingreen (10x, Actor)
Milton Selzer (9x, Actor)
Antoinette Bower (9x, Actress)

Other people with this name: Lee Grant (NZ)

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:10333, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 03/09/2023