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My instinct was that it was Sidney's childhood in the Bahamas that gave him the fearlessness to fight racism. So this documentary was a kind of rounding out of what had begun in that scene in In the Heat of the Night.

My instinct was that it was Sidney's childhood in the Bahamas that gave him the fearlessness to fight racism. So this documentary was a kind of rounding out of what had begun in that scene in In the Heat of the Night.

It's a very good feeling to be around a man who thinks women are juicy. ---->>>

This is our lives. The way to give it dignity is to tell the truth. ---->>>

People break down after a couple of hours. All the defenses go down, and there's a kind of communication that if I spent 20 years in a living room with one of these people, I would never, never know as much about them as I do in that one day. ---->>>

I've been married to one Marxist and one Fascist, and neither one would take the garbage out. ---->>>

A lot of very, very big stars were going down and not being seen or heard from again. Kirk took a huge chance in putting a blacklisted writer's name on the screen and somehow or other, he survived it, like he survives everything. ---->>>

I did my very first film with Kirk in Detective Story when he was the greatest, greatest star in the world. I fell in love with him, had a crush on him then. ---->>>

When I became a director, I wanted to convince a very reluctant Sidney into allowing me to go on the journey of his life. Sidney had gone ahead of every other African American actor. ---->>>

I am proud of Kirk. I think he drums to his own drummer in every way. ---->>>

You don't need a love scene to show love. ---->>>

Every actor in the room honored Sidney for being there so many years before. And everybody was so moved to be at a place where history was being made again. It was tangible. ---->>>

I don't think I fit the Marilyn Maxwell mode. ---->>>

I know what you go through when you learn someone close to you has died. ---->>>

Kirk is a man, and he loves it. He loves women. ---->>>

What goes on between a father and a son, which is usually such a private matter, is that they are able to be honest with each other, and be honest with me, as a director. It's just remarkable. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Lee Grant
Nationality: American
Born: 10-31, 1927
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
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Occupation: Actress
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Lee Grant (born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal; October 31, during the mid 1920s) is an American actress and film director. In her debut film in 1951, she played the role of a young shoplifter in Detective Story, co-starring Kirk Douglas and Eleanor Parker. It gave her an Oscar nomination along with the Best Actress Award at the 1952 Cannes Film Festival (wikipedia)