Who Won the 1968
Academy Awards Best Actor

Rod Steiger

("In The Heat Of The Night")

1967 Academy Awards Best Actor Winner
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Half a century later, In The Heat Of The Night remains sadly topical

A.V. Club
Take a look, for example, at Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger's first encounter in 1967's Oscar winner for Best Picture, In The Heat Of The Night. This scene takes place after the initial confrontation—just prior to the clip below, Warren Oates' Officer ...

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'Split' Review: Many Personas, No Personality

Wall Street Journal
It's Mr. McAvoy's movie. He gets to lisp as Hedwig and, in other identities, deploys an assortment of broad New York accents. (At one point he seems to be doing Rod Steiger channeling Marlon Brando.) The star finds some fun in the prevailing absurdity ...

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WEEKEND TV: Classic queen, pro football

The Salinas Californian
SATURDAY'S MUST-SEE: “In the Heat of the Night” (1967), 8 p.m. ET, Turner Classic Movies. Two of the world's finest actors collide powerfully. Rod Steiger is a small-town Southern cop, tough and biased; Sidney Poitier is a big-city police detective who ...

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TV weekend: 'Victoria' tells sweeping story of England's queen

Lansing State Journal
Rod Steiger is a Southern cop, tough and biased; Sidney Poitier is a big-city police detective who, visiting his family, was questioned about a murder. His bosses asked him to work the case. Yes, that's contrived, but it was adapted beautifully ...

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