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Lee Grant

Lee Grant

Birthdate: October 31, 1927

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lee Grant (born October 31, 1927) is an American theater, film and television actress, and film director who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses in the 1950s. Grant won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Felicia Carp in the film Shampoo (1975). Description above from the Wikipedia article Lee Grant, licensed under CC-BY-SA, ... ...detailed bio


Mulholland Drive (2001)

The story may not be linear and exhibits several instances of temporal disruption. A dreamlike jitterbugging scene ends with a girl (Watts), initially flanked by an elderly couple, stepping forward to take applause; a bed containing a sleeper is shown. A dark-haired woman (Harring) escapes her ow...

Dr. T & the Women (2000)

Dr. Sullivan Travis (aka "Dr. T.") (Richard Gere) is a wealthy Dallas gynecologist for some of the wealthiest women in Texas who finds his life beginning to fall apart starting when his wife, Kate (Farrah Fawcett), suffers a nervous breakdown and is committed to the state mental hospital. Dr. T's...

It's My Party (1996)

It's My Party chronicles a two-day party hosted by Nick Stark (Eric Roberts) who, having been diagnosed with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, will fall into a state of mental lapse lasting for months until his death. He decides instead to host a party for his family and friends, at the...

Citizen Cohn (1992)

The film spans Cohn's life from childhood through his initial rise to power as McCarthy's right-hand man in the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearings and his eventual public discrediting a month before his death in 1986 from AIDS. It is told mostly in flashback as Cohn lies dyi...

Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story (1992)

Alison Gertz (played by Molly Ringwald) is an upscale and self-assured Manhattanite. At the age of sixteen, Gertz meets a bartender named Darren and has a one-night stand with him. This results in her contracting HIV. The film shows how Gertz overcomes her fears and becomes an advocate educating ...

Defending Your Life (1991)

Daniel Miller (Albert Brooks), a Los Angeles advertising executive, dies in a car accident on his birthday and is sent to the afterlife. He arrives in Judgment City, a purgatory-like waiting area populated by the recently-deceased of the western half of the United States, where he is to undergo t...

Staying Together (1989)

Three brothers live at home with their parents and work at the family restaurant. The Father sells the restaurant without letting the brothers know. One brother, angry with the father, leaves to find another job. The father subsequently dies from a heart attack.

The Big Town (1987)

In 1957, J. C. Cullen is a small-town crapshooter who heads to Chicago, Illinois to seek his fortune. There he becomes the pawn of two high-rolling professional gamblers, Mr. and Mrs. Edwards. He later gets mixed-up in a revenge scheme cooked up by Lorry Dane, the embittered stripper wife of stri...

Teachers (1984)

The film opens with a typical Monday morning at John F. Kennedy High School; "typical" events including a fight between teachers, a student with a stab wound and talk of an upcoming lawsuit. We meet haggard Vice Principal Roger Rubell (Judd Hirsch) and clueless Principal Eugene Horn, as well as s...

Visiting Hours (1982)

Deborah Ballin (Grant), a feminist activist, inspires the wrath of misogynistic psychopath and serial killer Colt Hawker (Ironside) on a TV talk show. He attacks her, but she survives and is sent to County General Hospital. Hawker begins stalking her. Deborah befriends nurse Sheila Munroe (Purl)...

Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)

Retired detective Charlie Chan is asked for his help by the San Francisco police to solve a new series of murders. His son Lee is, as usual, by his side. Prime suspect in the killings is a shady lady known as the Dragon Queen, but soon Chan's suspicions fall elsewhere.

Little Miss Marker (1980)

Sorrowful Jones (Matthau) is a gloomy, cantankerous bookie circa 1934, who is confronted by a gambler who cannot pay a $10 debt. He ultimately gives his 6-year-old daughter (Stimson) to Sorrowful's gangster-run gambling operation as a "marker" (collateral) for a bet. When the desperate gambler lo...

When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (1979)

Marjoe Gortner plays a drug dealer whose car breaks down in a small U.S. town. In turn, the town's people become victim to his unique brand of physical and mental torture.

Airport '79 - The Concorde (1979)

Kevin Harrison (Robert Wagner), an arms dealer, attempts to destroy an American-owned Concorde on its maiden flight after one of the passengers, Maggie Whelan (Susan Blakely), learns of his weapons sales to communist countries during the Cold War. The Concorde takes off from Charles de Gaulle Air...

Damien: Omen II (1978)

A week after the burial of Robert and Katherine Thorn, archeologist Carl Bugenhagen (Leo McKern) asks his friend Michael Morgan (Ian Hendry) to deliver a box to the guardian of Thorn's young son, Damien. He reveals that Damien is the Antichrist and that the box contains a warning and the means to...

The Swarm (1978)

A group of soldiers led by Maj. Baker (Bradford Dillman) is ordered to investigate a basement level station which they believed was attacked. After Baker contacts his commander, Gen. Slater (Richard Widmark), they begin to investigate who drove a civilian van into the base. It is revealed to be o...

The Mafu Cage (1978)

Two strange sisters live in a crumbling mansion, where they keep a pet ape, which belonged to their late father, locked in a cage. While one of the sisters seems to be keeping her head on straight, as it were, the other appears to be sinking further and further into barbarism and insanity.

The Spell (1977)

A teenaged girl, taunted by her schoolmates because she's overweight, uses her supernatural powers to take revenge.

Airport '77 (1977)

A privately owned luxury Boeing 747-100, Stevens' Flight 23 (call sign two-three Sierra) complete with piano bar, office, and bedroom, is used to ferry invited guests from Washington, D.C. to an estate in Palm Beach, Florida owned by wealthy philanthropist Philip Stevens (James Stewart). Valuable...

Voyage of the Damned (1976)

A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler"s Germany in a desperate fight for survival.