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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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Known For

Shadow of the Thin Man
Shadow of the Thin Man Claire Porter
(1941)
Love on Toast
Love on Toast Linda Craven
(1937)
My Girl Tisa
My Girl Tisa Mrs. Faludi
(1948)

Filmography

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 1949 Suspense (TV Series)
Lady Sannox / Mother
- The Case of Lady Sannox (1949) ... Lady Sannox
- 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)
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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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 2015 Listen to Me Marlon (Documentary)
Herself (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Awake and Sing! Drama. Written by Clifford Odets. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Directed by Harold Clurman. Belasco Theatre: 19 Feb 1935- 27 Jul 1935 (184 performances). Cast: Luther Adler (as "Moe Axelrod"), Stella Adler (as "Bessie Berger"), Roman Bohnen (as "Schlosser"), Phoebe Brand (as "Hennie Berger"), J. Edward Bromberg... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lola Ardler | Stella Ardler
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Personal Quote:

[on Marlon Brando] He lives the life of the actor 24 hours a day. His style is the perfect marriage of intuition and intelligence. If he must learn to ride a horse for a movie, he will watch that horse like no one else has watched a horse. And when he does the scene, he will be both horse and rider. See more »

Trivia:

Sister of Jay Adler and Luther Adler. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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