Lee Strasberg (1901–1982)


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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 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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(1974)
(1979)
And Justice for All Grandpa Sam
(1979)
The Cassandra Crossing Herman Kaplan
(1976)

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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 Saga (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
 1974 The Godfather: Part II
Hyman Roth
 1953 China Venture
Patterson
 1937 Parnell
Pat (uncredited)
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Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (24 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Gentle People. Drama. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 5 Articles | See more »

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CMG Worldwide

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Buried at Westchester Hills Cemetery in the village of Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York, USA, a northern suburb (approximately 20 miles north of) New York City, where he is buried in a plot with his second wife, Paula Strasberg, who predeceased Lee by her early death at about 57 years old, in 1966. Westchester Hills is a Jewish cemetery, and many well-known entertainers and ... See more »

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His generally quiet, mild mannered persona See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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