END OF DAYS
ROD STEIGER (Father Kovak)
made his motion picture debut in Teresa and went on to star opposite
Marlon Brando in On The Waterfront, a role which garnered him his first
Academy Award nomination. Steiger has appeared in such landmark films as The
Pawnbroker, Doctor Zhivago, The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell and The
Harder They Fall. In 1967, Steiger won his first Academy Awardâ„˘ for Best
Actor, for his role in Norman Jewison's In The Heat of the Night,
opposite Sidney Poitier.
Steiger continues to work
regularly with several current and upcoming projects. These include roles
opposite Melanie Griffith in Antonio Banderas' directorial debut Crazy in
Alabama, and opposite Denzel Washington in Norman Jewison's The
Hurricane. He can also be heard as the voice of Captain Ahab in HBO's
animated film Moby Dick.
He is set to make his directorial
debut with Thanksgiving, for Zeta Entertainment and Cutting Edge
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