Steiger continues to work regularly with several current and upcoming projects. These include roles opposite Melanie Griffith in Antonio Banderas' directorial debut Crazy in Alabama, and opposite Denzel Washington in Norman Jewison's The Hurricane. He can also be heard as the voice of Captain Ahab in HBO's animated film Moby Dick.
He is set to make his directorial debut with Thanksgiving, for Zeta Entertainment and Cutting Edge Entertainment.
Rod Steiger Facts
|Birth Name||Rodney Stephen Steiger|
|Birthday||April 14, 1925|
|Birthplace||Westhampton, New York, USA|
|Date of death||July 9, 2002 (age 77)|
|Height||5' 10" (1m78) How tall is Rod Steiger compared to you?|
|Awards||1968 Academy Awards: Best Actor (for In the Heat of the Night)|
|1968 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (for In the Heat of the Night)|