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Stella Adler (1901–1992)

Stella Adler was born on February 10, 1901, in New York, the youngest daughter of the Yiddish theater actors, Jacob P. Adler and Sarah Adler, who founded an acting dynasty. In addition to her parents, Stella's family included her siblings Charles Adler, Jay Adler, Julia and Luther Adler, all of whom appeared on Broadway. Stella made her debut at ... See full bio »

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 1949 Suspense (TV Series)
Lady Sannon / Mother
- The Case of Lady Sannox (1949) ... Lady Sannon
- Black Passage (1949) ... Mother
 1948 My Girl Tisa
Mrs. Faludi
 1941 Shadow of the Thin Man
Claire Porter
 1937 Love on Toast
Linda Craven
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 1964 Stella Adler and the Actor (TV Movie documentary)
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 2014 The Incision (Short) (thanks) (completed)
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 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Stella Adler: Awake and Dream! (1989) ... Herself
 1964 Stella Adler and the Actor (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 1958 The Ben Hecht Show (TV Series)
Herself - Actress / Drama Teacher
- Episode #1.44 (1958) ... Herself - Actress / Drama Teacher

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Other Works:

Stage Play: Sons and Soldiers. Drama. Written by Irwin Shaw. Scenic Design by Norman Bel Geddes. Directed by Max Reinhardt. Morosco Theatre: 4 May 1943- 22 May 1943 (22 performances). Cast: Stella Adler (as "Catherine Carnrick"), William Beach (as "Mr. Leverhook"), Albert Bergh (as "Catherine's Escort"), Ted Donaldson (as "Ernest Tadlock ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lola Ardler | Stella Ardler
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Personal Quote:

Life beats down and crushes the soul, and Art reminds you that you have one. See more »

Trivia:

She appeared in four Broadway plays with her brother Luther Adler: John Howard Lawson's "Success Story" Melvin Levy's "Gold Eagle Guy," and two plays by Clifford Odets: "Paradise Lost" and "Awake and Sing!" Both Lawson and Odets were Communist Party members: Lawson was jailed as one of the "Hollywood Ten," while Odets named names before the House Un-American Activities Committee. See more »

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