Grant, Lee

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Lee Grant
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Grant, Lee Gender: F
Rosenthal, Lyova Haskell
born on 31 October 1926 at 00:15 (= 12:15 AM )
Place New York NY, USA, 40n42, 74w00
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 07°02' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 07°10 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 23°19'


American actress who made her debut at four on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera, thrust into the theater by her eccentric mother and aunt. A member of the American ballet at 11, she was a Broadway ingénue in 1949, leading to films and TV. It was her father who spoke of character and principles. She won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in "Shampoo," 1975, an Obie for "The Maids," a couple of Emmys, "Peyton Place," "The Neon Ceiling," and the respect of her peers.

During the McCarthy era witch-hunts, she was blacklisted because her late husband, Arnold Manoff, had been on the blacklist and she refused to testify against him, leaving her with minimal work, only bit parts for 12 years.

Grant had a daughter, Dinah, from her first marriage. In 1973 she married Joe Feury, a dancer who later moved into producing, and they adopted a two-year-old Thai girl, Belinda. In 2000, she and Joe were living in New York City celebrating 27 years marriage.

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  • Relationship : Marriage 1973 (Second marriage, Joe Feury)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1949 (Young Broadway ingenue)
  • Work : Prize 1975 (Best Supporting Actress Oscar)

Source Notes

Marc Penfield in Mercury Hour 7/1986, "Data obtained by a friend of mine from Grant's dad who is in a nursing home nearby." not verified.


  • Notable : Awards : Emmy (Two)
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar (Best Supporting Actress)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Child performer (Debut age four on Broadway)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater, Broadway)
  • Family : Childhood : Family supportive
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed (First husband died)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two daughters, one adopted)
  • Family : Parenting : Foster, Step, or Adopted Kids (One adopted Thai daughter)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Second marriage 27 years by 2000)