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Academy Award-winner Lee Grant was born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal on October 31, 1925 in Manhattan, New York City, to Witia (Haskell), a teacher and actress, and Abraham Rosenthal, an educator and realtor. Her father was of Romanian Jewish descent, and her mother was a Russian Jewish immigrant. Lee made her stage debut at age 4 at the Metropolitan ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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(1967)
Mulholland Drive Louise Bonner
(2001)
Damien: Omen II Ann Thorn
(1978)
Detective Story Shoplifter
(1951)

Filmography

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 2020 Killian & the Comeback Kids
Ms. Hunter (voice)
 2005 Going Shopping
Winnie
 2001 Mulholland Drive
Louise Bonner
 2000 The Amati Girls
Aunt Spendora
 2000 Dr. T & the Women
Dr. Harper
 2000 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light (2000) ... Narrator (voice)
 2000 Poor Liza
Countess Ekaterina
 1999 Mulholland Dr. (TV Movie)
Louise Bonner
 1996 The Substance of Fire
Cora Cahn
 1996 It's My Party
Amalia Stark
 1994 Under Heat
Jane
 1992 Citizen Cohn (TV Movie)
Dora Cohn
 1992 In My Daughter's Name (TV Movie)
Maureen Leeds
 1992 Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story (TV Movie)
Carol Gertz
 1992 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Aunt Susan
- The Return of Aunt Susan (1992) ... Aunt Susan
 1991 Defending Your Life
Lena Foster
 1990 She Said No (TV Movie)
D.A. Doris Cantore
 1989 The Hijacking of the Achille Lauro (TV Movie)
Marilyn Klinghoffer
 1987 The Big Town
Ferguson Edwards
 1985 Mussolini: The Untold Story (TV Mini Series)
Rachele Mussolini
 1984 Billions for Boris
Sascha Harris
 1984 Teachers
Dr. Donna Burke
 1984 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Ellie
- Fifty (1984) ... Ellie
 1983 Will There Really Be a Morning? (TV Movie)
Lillian Farmer
 1982 Plaza Suite (TV Movie)
Norma Hubley / Muriel Tate / Karen Nash
 1982 Bare Essence (TV Movie)
Ava Marshall
 1982 Thou Shalt Not Kill (TV Movie)
Maxine Lochman
 1982 Visiting Hours
Deborah Ballin
 1981 For Ladies Only (TV Movie)
Anne Holt
 1981 The Million Dollar Face (TV Movie)
Evalyna
 1980 Little Miss Marker
The Judge
 1979 You Can't Go Home Again (TV Movie)
Esther Jack
 1979 Backstairs at the White House (TV Mini Series)
Mrs. Grace Coolidge
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Mrs. Grace Coolidge (credit only)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Mrs. Grace Coolidge (credit only)
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Mrs. Grace Coolidge
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Mrs. Grace Coolidge (credit only)
 1979 When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?
Clarisse Ethridge
 1978 The Good Doctor (TV Movie)
 1975-1978 Great Performances (TV Series)
Various roles / Irina Arkadina
- The Good Doctor (1978) ... Various roles
- The Seagull (1975) ... Irina Arkadina
 1978 The Swarm
Anne MacGregor
 1978 Damien: Omen II
Ann Thorn
 1978 The Mafu Cage
Ellen
 1977 Airport '77
Karen Wallace
 1977 The Spell (TV Movie)
Marilyn Matchett
 1976 Voyage of the Damned
Lili Rosen
 1975-1976 Fay (TV Series)
Fay Stewart
- Not Another Mother's Day (1976) ... Fay Stewart
- Fay and the Doctor (1976) ... Fay Stewart
- Danny Falls in Love (1975) ... Fay Stewart
- Lillian's Separation (1975) ... Fay Stewart
- Not with My Husband You Don't (1975) ... Fay Stewart
 1975 Perilous Voyage (TV Movie)
Virginia Monroe
 1975 Shampoo
Felicia
 1974 The Internecine Project
Jean Robertson
 1973 What Are Best Friends for? (TV Movie)
Adele Ross
 1973 Partners in Crime (TV Movie)
Judge Meredith Leland
 1972 Lieutenant Schuster's Wife (TV Movie)
Ellie Schuster
 1972 Portnoy's Complaint
Sophie Portnoy
 1971 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- Episode #5.7 (1971) ... Guest Performer
 1971 Plaza Suite
Norma Hubley
 1971 Men at Law (TV Series)
Jennifer Carlyle
- Yesterday Is But a Dream (1971) ... Jennifer Carlyle
 1971 Columbo (TV Series)
Leslie Williams
- Ransom for a Dead Man (1971) ... Leslie Williams
 1971 The Neon Ceiling (TV Movie)
Carrie Miller
 1970 Night Slaves (TV Movie)
Marjorie Howard
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Edwina Booker
- A Love to Remember (1970) ... Edwina Booker
 1970 There Was a Crooked Man...
Mrs. Bullard
 1970 The Landlord
Mrs. Enders
 1970 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Anna Lisa Bell
- Mother of Sorrow (1970) ... Anna Lisa Bell
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Veronica Steele
- Whatever Happened to Happy Endings? (1970) ... Veronica Steele
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series)
Karen Harper
- The Loner (1969) ... Karen Harper
 1969 Marooned
Celia Pruett
 1969 The Big Bounce
Joanne
 1968 Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell
Fritzie Braddock
 1968 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Susan Buchanan
- The Diplomat (1968) ... Susan Buchanan
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Kay Gould
- The Gates of Cerberus (1968) ... Kay Gould
 1967 Valley of the Dolls
Miriam Polar
 1967 Ironside (TV Series)
Francesca Kirby
- Eat, Drink and Be Buried (1967) ... Francesca Kirby
 1967 Dundee and the Culhane (TV Series)
Mrs. Parker
- The Cat in the Bag Brief (1967) ... Mrs. Parker
 1967 In the Heat of the Night
Mrs. Colbert
 1967 Divorce American Style
Dede Murphy
 1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Virginia Cloyd
- Deadlock (1967) ... Virginia Cloyd
 1967 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Rosemary
- The Lady from Mesa (1967) ... Rosemary
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series)
Ruth / Laura
- The People Trap (1966) ... Ruth
 1965-1966 Peyton Place (TV Series)
Stella Chernak
- Episode #2.85 (1966) ... Stella Chernak
- Episode #2.84 (1966) ... Stella Chernak
- Episode #2.83 (1966) ... Stella Chernak
- Episode #2.82 (1966) ... Stella Chernak
- Episode #2.81 (1966) ... Stella Chernak
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
Carol
- With Intent to Influence (1965) ... Carol
 1963-1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Maria Edwards / Norma Burgess
- Nobody Asks What Side You're On (1965) ... Maria Edwards
- The Empty Heart (1963) ... Norma Burgess
 1963-1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Lillian Carroll / Cleo Tanner / Doris Kelly
- A Couple of Dozen Tiny Pills (1965) ... Lillian Carroll
- To Spend, to Give, to Want (1963) ... Cleo Tanner
- The Gift (1963) ... Doris Kelly
 1964 Slattery's People (TV Series)
Vera Donlon
 1964 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Anita Johnson / Diedre Bassett
- For Jimmy, the Best of Everything (1964) ... Anita Johnson
- For a Just Man Falleth Seven Times (1964) ... Diedre Bassett
 1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Millie Hallop
- Taps for a Dead War (1964) ... Millie Hallop
 1964 Terror in the City
Suzy
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
Lizzie
- The Respectful Prostitute (1964) ... Lizzie
 1963 An Affair of the Skin
Katherine McCleod
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Nora Best
- Not Bad for Openers (1963) ... Nora Best
 1963 The Balcony
Carmen
 1962 Golden Showcase (TV Series)
Florrie Sands
- Saturday's Children (1962) ... Florrie Sands
 1959-1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
The Goatseller / Avenging Angel
- World of Sholom Aleichem (1959) ... The Goatseller / Avenging Angel
 1959 The World of Sholom Aleichem (TV Movie)
Avenging Angel
 1959 Brenner (TV Series)
Addie Palmer
- Man in the Middle (1959) ... Addie Palmer
 1959 Middle of the Night
Marilyn
 1958 Where Is Thy Brother? (TV Movie)
Hannah
 1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series)
Helen Cartwright
- Keyhole (1956) ... Helen Cartwright
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Lennie Converse
- Even the Weariest River (1956) ... Lennie Converse
 1955 Storm Fear
Edna Rogers
 1955 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
 1953-1954 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Rose Peterson #1
- Episode #1.871 (1954) ... Rose Peterson #1
- Episode #1.621 (1954) ... Rose Peterson #1
- Episode #1.611 (1953) ... Rose Peterson #1
- Episode dated 19 August 1953 (1953) ... Rose Peterson #1
- Episode dated 30 January 1953 (1953) ... Rose Peterson #1
 1953 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
Dot
- The Noose (1953) ... Dot
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series)
Wife
- Justice (1953) ... Wife
 1950-1952 Danger (TV Series)
- The Face of Fear (1952)
- Dark as Night (1952)
- Dressing Up (1950)
 1952 Studio One (TV Series)
 1951 Detective Story
Shoplifter
 1950 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
- Screwball (1950)
Show Show Director (27 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (78 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (11 credits)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: Detective Story. Drama/melodrama. Written by Sidney S. Kingsley. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Directed by Sidney Kingsley. Hudson Theatre (moved to The Broadhurst Theatre from 3 Jul 1950- close): 23 Mar 1949- 12 Aug 1950 (581 performances). Cast: Ralph Bellamy (as "Detective McLeod"), Meg Mundy (as "Mary McLeod"), Jean Adair... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 3 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joe & Lee | Miss Lee Grant aka Joe & Lee | Lyova Rosenthal

Height:

5' 3¾" (1.62 m)

Spouse:

Joseph Feury | See more »

Children:

Dinah Manoff

Parents:

Abraham W. Rosenthal | Witia Rosenthal
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Documentaries give you the arrogant privilege of opening someone's door and exposing the real person. The people in my films were involved with issues so important to them that they decided (a documentary) was the only way they could reach out and tell the world what was happening to them. See more »

Trivia:

She studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City. See more »

Trademark:

Seductive deep voice See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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