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(as Mme. Maria Ouspenskaya)
Med. assistant's wife
She acted in Anton Chekhov's plays, "Uncle Vanya," and "The Cherry Orchard;" Gorky's play, "The Lower Depths;" Alexei Tolstoy's play, "Tsar Fyodor Ivanovitch," and an adaptation of Dostoyevsky's play, "The Brothers Karamazov," in a Moscow Art Theatre Repertory Company production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with ...
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Mme. Maria Ouspenskaya | Mariya Uspenskaya
5' 1½" (1.56 m)
Did You Know?
Taught acting at New York's American Laboratory Theatre in the 20s until forming her own acting school, the Maria Ouspenskaya School of Dramatic Arts, in 1929. She moved the studio to Hollywood in the late 30s when her film career began to flourish. Some of her more famous students included John Garfield
and acting gurus Stella Adler
and Lee Strasberg
Perhaps best known for her role as Maleva the Gypsy in The Wolf Man
(1941) and _Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man (1943)_.