Lee Grant

Lee Grant

Lee Grant (October 31, 1927 in New York, New York) is an American theater, film and television actress, and film director. Born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal, Grant performed as a ballerina with the New York Metropolitan Opera at the age of four, and during her childhood studied dance and acting. She established herself as a dramatic actress on Broadway while a teenager and was praised for her role as a shoplifter in the play Detective Story. She made her film debut in the movie version and received her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination, and won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival. Called before the House Un-American Activities Committee to testify against her husband, the playwright Arnold Manoff , Grant refused to testify and was ultimately blacklisted. She continued to work in theater and resumed her film career in the early 1960s, and also appeared in the television series Peyton Place, for which she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Drama. She received Academy Award nominations for The Landlord (1970), and Voyage of the Damned (1977). She won an Oscar for Shampoo (1975). She has also directed several documentary films, including Down and Out in America (1986) which won the Academy Award for Documentary Feature. In recent years she has directed a series of Intimate Portrait episodes, that celebrate a diverse range of accomplished women. Source: lee-grant.biography.ms
It's a very good feeling to be around a man who thinks women are juicy.More Lee Grant quotes [08/23/2011 03:08:51]
Kirk is a man, and he loves it. He loves women.More Lee Grant quotes [08/23/2011 03:08:57]
I've been married to one Marxist and one Fascist, and neither one would take the garbage out.More Lee Grant quotes [08/23/2011 03:08:46]
I did my very first film with Kirk in Detective Story when he was the greatest, greatest star in the world. I fell in love with him, had a crush on him then.More Lee Grant quotes [08/23/2011 03:08:29]
You don't need a love scene to show love.More Lee Grant quotes [08/23/2011 03:08:53]

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