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Lee Strasberg (1901–1982)


Famed acting teacher Lee Strassberg was born in Budzanov, Austria-Hungary (now Budanov, Ukraine). Brought to America as a child, he had a brief acting career, before becoming one of the founders of the Group Theatre in 1931, directing a number of plays there. His greatest influence, however, was through the Actors Studio, where he became director ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1981 Skokie (TV Movie)
Morton Weisman
 1979 Going in Style
Willie
 1979 Boardwalk
David Rosen
 1979 ...And Justice for All.
Grandpa Sam
 1978 The Last Tenant (TV Movie)
Frank
 1977 The Godfather: A Novel for Television (TV Mini-Series)
Hyman Roth
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Hyman Roth
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Hyman Roth
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Hyman Roth
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Hyman Roth (credit only)
 1976 The Cassandra Crossing
Herman Kaplan
 1953 China Venture
Patterson
 1937 Parnell
Pat (uncredited)
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Stage Play: Garrick Gaieties. Musical revue. Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Musical Staging by Herbert Fields. Directed by Philip Loeb. Garrick Theatre: 8 Jun 1925- 28 Nov 1926 (211 performances). Cast: Sally Bates, Alvah Bessie, Romney Brent, Dorothea Chard, June Cochrane, Harold Conklin, Peggy Conway, Henry Geiger, ... See more »

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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Emigrated with his family to the United States at age 7, but did not become a citizen until 1936. See more »

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Scorpio

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