Lee Grant

Submitted by on Oct 17, 2015

Once a very famous Hollywood actress Lee Grant was born on October 31, 1927 in New York in a family of a teacher and realtor. Studied acting and dance at the Juilliard School of Music. New York Metropolitan Opera». At the age of 4 years as a ballerina made her debut on the stage of «New York Metropolitan Opera». At age 11, he joined the troupe of “American Ballet Theatre.” Neighborhood Playhouse», After graduating from high school he received a scholarship to study at drama school «Neighborhood Playhouse», which was seen as a theater director Sidney Kingsley, who took her to the role of store thieves in the Broadway production of”Detective Story”(1949). Critics Circle Award». The role brought the actress «Critics Circle Award». The same role, the actress has performed in the eponymous cinematic statement, released in 1951. Brilliant play his part in this picture Lee Grant, it was awarded an Oscar nomination (Best Actress) and recognized as the best actress at the Cannes Film Festival. A promising cinematic career as an actress suddenly”derailed”after”Committee on Un-American Activities”Grant tried to force him to testify against her husband and the father of her daughter – blacklisting playwright Arnold Menoffa. She refused and immediately proved itself in the black list. Despite the fact that her theatrical career flourished, he passed 12 years before Lee could again get serious roles in film and television. Returning from”reference relegation”to the world of cinema, it has continued to successfully execute the usual for a role – the role of the ambitious, strong and beautiful women. During the filming of the second season of the popular in those years, the soap opera”Peyton Place”(1964-1969) won the prize”Emmy”for the role of Stella Chernakov. In 1970 he won his second Oscar nomination (Best Supporting Actress) for her role in the drama”landlord”(1971), and five years later, in the same nomination and his first Academy Award for his role in the melodrama”Shampoo”(1975) . He received another Oscar nomination for his role in the war drama”Journey outcasts”(1976), spent the rest of the decade on the occasional role in the big-budget”disappointment.” In 1980 she made her debut as a director of feature films, presenting to the audience low-budget film”Make a puzzle to me” (1980). Like most of its subsequent directorial works picture remained practically unnoticed. She lives with her second husband – producer Joseph Fury.
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