Lee Grant Overview:

Actress, Lee Grant, was born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal on Oct 31, 1927 in New York City, NY. As of December 2019, Lee Grant was 92 years old.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Lee Grant was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one for Best Art Direction for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King in 2003.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1951Best Supporting ActressDetective Story (1951)A ShoplifterNominated
1970Best Supporting ActressThe Landlord (1970)Mrs. EndersNominated
1976Best Supporting ActressVoyage of the Damned (1976)Lilian RosenNominated
2002Best Art DirectionThe Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)N/ANominated
2003Best Art DirectionThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)N/AWon
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THE LOVELY BLOGATHON: Ironside - Eat, Drink and Be Buried (1967)

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Reel Widgie Midget Reviews and Angelman's Place aka Gill and Chris are co-hosting a blogathon tribute to . Now, that's an idea whose time has come! Click HERE for the contributions to the blogathon running from August 20th to 23rd. The pilot for Ironside was aired as an NBC Tuesday Nigh... Read full article


THE LOVELY BLOGATHON: Ironside - Eat, Drink and Be Buried (1967)

on Aug 20, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Reel Widgie Midget Reviews and Angelman's Place aka Gill and Chris are co-hosting a blogathon tribute to . Now, that's an idea whose time has come! Click HERE for the contributions to the blogathon running from August 20th to 23rd. The pilot for Ironside was aired as an NBC Tuesday Nigh... Read full article


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Lee Grant Quotes:

Mrs. Leslie Colbert: I came by to make it as clear as I possibly can: that I do not want the Negro officer taken off this case.
Mayor Webb Schubert: Negro officer?
Chief Gillespie: Yeah, well he, uh...he comes from up North, you see, and he was, uh, kinda...passing through--
Mrs. Leslie Colbert: I don't care what he is. If it wasn't for him, your impartial chief of police would still have the wrong man behind bars. I want that officer given a free hand, otherwise I will pack up my husband's engineers...and leave you...to yourselves.


Miriam Polar: I'm gonna heat up the lasagna.


Miriam Polar: Tony, how many times do I have to tell you? At night, all cats are gray.


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Lee Grant Facts
She studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City.

Has three grandsons - Dashiell (b. 1997), Oliver (b. 2002) and Desi (b. 2002) - via her daughter Dinah Manoff.

Turned down the role of Dorothy in "The Golden Girls" (1985), because she didn't want to play a grandmother.

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