R.I.P. Rod Steiger
Sadly, we today learned that veteran method actor Rod Steiger died of kidney failure aged 77. Steiger was one of the most respected and most colourful actors of his generation, and even won an Oscar in 1967 for In The Heat Of The Night. His lengthy filmography included Doctor Zhivago, Illustrated Man, The Pawnbroker and Waterloo. A review of In The Heat Of The Night will follow shortly.