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Born: October 31, 1925 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Director ...
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2000:
Appeared in the ensemble cast of Robert Altman's "Dr T and the Women"
1949:
Breakthrough stage role, "Detective Story"
1973:
Co-starred in the busted CBS pilot "The Ted Bessell Show"
1971:
Co-starred with Peter Falk on Broadway in Neil Simon's "The Prisoner of Second Avenue"
1976:
Directed the short film "The Stronger"
1976:
Earned fourth Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress as a mentally unstable Jewish refugee in "Voyage of the Damned"
1965:
Joined the cast of the primetime soap "Peyton Place" (ABC); played Stella Chernik; won Emmy Award
1951:
Made feature acting debut reprising her stage role in "Detective Story"; earned first Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress
1938:
Made member of American Ballet
1992:
Played the mother of Roy Cohn (James Woods) in the HBO biopic "Citizen Cohn"
1997:
Produced, directed and hosted "Say It, Fight It, Cure It," a Lifetime documentary about breast cancer; included interviews with survivors and members of their families
1985:
Directed and narrated the documentary "Down and Out in America" (1985), the first pay-cable TV film to win an Academy Award; the film became eligible after a theatrical run in 1986
1980:
Feature film directing debut, "Tell Me a Riddle"
1933:
First stage performance at Metropolitan Opera
1981:
Narrated and directed the acclaimed documentary "The Wilmar 8"
1996:
Played Eric Roberts' mother in "It's My Party"
1972:
Played Mother Portnoy in Ernest Lehman's film adaptation of Philip Roth's novel "Portnoy's Complaint"
1953:
Played Rose Peabody on the CBS daytime drama "Search for Tomorrow"
1975:
Starred in the short-lived NBC sitcom "Fay"
1984:
Adapted her documentary "The Wilmar 8" as NBC TV-movie "A Matter of Sex"
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Blacklisted when she refused to testify against her then-husband Arnold Manoff before the House Committee on Un-American Activities
2001:
Cast in David Lynch's noir drama "Mulholland Dr."
2005:
Co-starred with Victoria Foyt, Rob Morrow and Bruce Davison in "Going Shopping," directed by Henry Jaglom
1970:
Earned second Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination opposite Beau Bridges in "The Landlord"
1986:
First television collaboration with Marlo Thomas, the CBS biopic "Nobody's Child"; Thomas won an Emmy and Grant received the Directors Guild of America Award
1967:
Had prominent role as the wife of murder victim in "In the Heat of the Night"; role revitalized her film career
1984:
Narrated and directed the HBO documentary "When Women Kill"; aired as part of "America Undercover"
1959:
Played Gittle Mosca in the Broadway production "Two for the Seesaw"
1989:
Produced, directed and narrated "Battered" (HBO); aired on "America Undercover"
1944:
Professional stage debut as understudy for the character of Ado Annie in the touring production of "Oklahoma!" (date approximate)
1994:
Reteamed with Marlo Thomas for the CBS TV-movie "Reunion"
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Returned to NYC; acted in productions at the Mount Kisco Playhouse
1948:
Broadway acting debut in "Joy to the World"
1982:
Co-starred opposite Jerry Orbach in the HBO adaptation of Neil Simon's "Plaza Suite"
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Continued to act in occasional features despite her blacklisting, (e.g., "Middle of the Night" 1959; "The Balcony" 1963)
1989:
Helmed "No Place Like Home," starring Christine Lahti for CBS
1971:
Played one of the female leads in "Plaza Suite," adapted from Neil Simon's play
1973:
TV directing debut, "The Shape of Things" (CBS)
1963:
Won acclaim for her stage performance in the Off-Broadway production of Jean Genet's "The Maids"
1975:
Won Best Supporting Actress Oscar as a Beverly Hills matron in "Shampoo"
1971:
Won second Emmy for her performance in the TV-movie "The Neon Ceiling" (NBC)
2005:
Directed the HBO documentary "... A Father... A Son... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"
2006:
Executive produced the HBO documentary "Baghdad ER"
1999:
Directed various episodes of the Lifetime biographical series "Intimate Portrait"

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