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Lee Strasberg (Israel Lee Strassberg)

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Biography

Budzanów, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Budaniv, Ukraine]
Famed acting teacher Lee Strassberg was born in Budzanov, Austria-Hungary (now Budanov, Ukraine). Brought to America as a child, he had a brief acting career, before becoming one of the founders of the Group Theatre in 1931, directing a number of plays there. His greatest influence, however, was through the Actors Studio, where he became director in 1950. A proponent of "method" acting, which he adapted from the "system" brought to America by Konstantin Stanislavski's disciple--and Marlon Brando's mentor--Stella Adler, he influenced several generations of actors, from James Dean to Dustin Hoffman. Read more...

Actor

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Parnell 1937

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Marilyn in Manhattan 1998

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Camera Three 1955

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Character: Morton Weisman

Skokie 1981

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ABC Stage 67 1966

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Night of 100 Stars 1982

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Writing