Joel Grey

Biography: Biography from Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia:
Impish, energetic musical performer best known for his stage work, but the recipient of a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his characterization of the attentiongrabbing emcee in Cabaret (1972). He evolved into a first-rate character actor, playing a psychic in Man on a Swing (1974), a man of mystery in The Seven Percent Solution (1976), a wise man (buried under Asian makeup) in Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985), an officious pencil-pusher in Kafka (1991), and Charles Durning's calculating, poker-playing companion in The Music of Chance (1993). His daughter is actress Jennifer Grey.

OTHER FILMS INCLUDE: 1952:About Face (his first, a remake ofBrother Rat 1957:Calypso Heat Wave 1961:Come September 1976:Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson

Joel Grey's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 56
Highest Metascore: 80 Cabaret
Lowest Metascore: 46 Kafka
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
5 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
47 Choke Sep 26, 2008 Phil 5.6
48 The Fantasticks Sep 22, 2000 Amos Babcock Bellamy 6.8
61 Dancer in the Dark Sep 22, 2000 Oldrich Novy 9.0
46 Kafka Nov 15, 1991 Burgel 6.0
80 Cabaret Feb 13, 1972 Master Of Ceremonies 8.5