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1967: Rod Steiger

MoviesFilm FestivalsRod SteigerMartin Luther King Jr.Academy Awards
NIGHT VISION: Rod Steiger’s best actor win for “In the Heat of the Night” (1967) was practically a foregone conclusion. Steiger (shown with costar Sydney Poitier) had already won heaps of critical acclaim and awards for his turn as a bigoted Southern sheriff who comes around to a more... File photo