Rod Steiger

Born Apr 14, 1925

Rodney Stephen "Rod" Steiger was an Academy Award-winning 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, and Waterloo as well as the television programs Marty and Jesus of Nazareth.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Rod Steiger.


1925 Birth Born on April 14, 1925.


1953 28 Years Old On May 24, 1953, an episode of Goodyear Television Playhouse jump-started his career. … Read More


1955 30 Years Old Refusing to sign a seven-year studio contract, Steiger later turned down the role in the film version in 1955. … Read More


1969 44 Years Old …  In 1969, he appeared in the film adaptation of Ray Bradbury's The Illustrated Man with his then-wife, Claire Bloom. … Read More


1997 72 Years Old Steiger has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard which was unveiled 1 April 1997. … Read More
2002 77 Years Old Steiger died in Los Angeles on July 9, 2002, aged 77, from pneumonia and complications from surgery for a gall bladder tumor. … Read More
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