Lee Strasberg

Lee Strasberg
1901 - 1982

Lee Strasberg  American Actor

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Lee Strasberg was previously married to Anna Strasberg (1967 - 1982), Paula Strasberg (1934 - 1966) and Nora Krecaun (1926 - 1929).

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American Actor Lee Strasberg was born Israel Strassberg on 17th November, 1901 in Budaniv, Ukraine and passed away on 17th Feb 1982 New York City, New York, USA aged 80. He is most remembered for Invented "The Method. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Lee Strasberg is a member of the following lists: People with acquired American citizenship, People from Terebovlia Raion and American Theater Hall of Fame inductees.

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Relationship Statistics

TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married3 33 years, 3 months 17 years, 9 months 4 years
Total3 33 years, 3 months 17 years, 9 months 4 years

Details

First Name Lee
Last Name Strasberg
Full Name at Birth Israel Strassberg
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th November, 1901
Birthplace Budaniv, Ukraine
Died 17th February, 1982
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Acting Coach
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Invented "The Method
Year(s) Active 1925–1981
Father Baruch Meyer Strassberg
Mother Ida Diner
Friend Stella Adler, Luther Adler, Elia Kazan, Harold Clurman, Clifford Odets, Cheryl Crawford, Sanford Meisner

Lee Strasberg (born Israel Strassberg; November 17, 1901 – February 17, 1982) was an American actor, director and acting teacher born in a part of Galicia, Austrian Poland in what is now Ukraine. He co-founded, with directors Harold Clurman and Cheryl Crawford, the Group Theatre in 1931, which was hailed as "America's first true theatrical collective". In 1951, he became director of the non-profit Actors Studio, in New York City, considered "the nation's most prestigious acting school", and in 1966, was involved in the creation of Actors Studio West in Los Angeles.

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Lee Strasberg80 ScorpioActor
American
Anna Strasberg78 AriesActress
Venezuelan
Paula Strasberg57 PiscesActress
American
Nora Krecaun-

Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
SusanFemale22nd May, 193879 years oldPaula Strasberg
JohnMale20th May, 194176 years oldPaula Strasberg
Adam LeeMale29th July, 196948 years oldAnna Strasberg
David LeeMale30th January, 197147 years oldAnna Strasberg

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Skokie1981Morton WeismanTV Movie
...And Justice for All.1979Grandpa SamMovie
Boardwalk1979David RosenMovie
Going in Style1979WillieMovie
The Last Tenant1978FrankTV Movie
The Godfather: A Novel for Television1977Hyman RothTV Show
The Cassandra Crossing1976Herman KaplanMovie
The Godfather: Part II1974Hyman RothMovie
China Venture1953PattersonMovie
Parnell1937Pat (uncredited)Movie

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wjerryzwjerryzFeb 13, 2016

One of the greatest acting teachers. He has taught some of the finest actors.


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