Nominated for 2 Oscars.
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(as Mme. Maria Ouspenskaya)
Med. assistant's wife
The Taming of the Shrew (1927). Comedy (revival).
1 Portrayal |
Mme. Maria Ouspenskaya | Mariya Uspenskaya
5' 1½" (1.56 m)
Did You Know?
Co-founder of the American Laboratory Theater with the Polish actor/film director Richard Boleslawski
, she was the first Russian actor from the Moscow Art Theatre to teach the Stanislavski Method in the United States. Her methods greatly influenced her young students Lee Strasberg
and Harold Clurman
, founders the Group Theater (1931-1940). Strasberg first practiced his very personal variation of ...
Wizen, old vaguely European women who hold some authority