Lee Strasberg

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Birthday
17, 1901
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Feb 17, 1982 (80)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
17, 1901
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Feb 17, 1982 (80)

About

Influential acting teacher who mentored many Hollywood stars and was the father of method acting.

Before Fame

He dropped out of high school after the death of his older brother despite being a straight A student.

Trivia

He founded the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City.

Family Life

He was married to Nora Krecaun in 1926, to Paula Strasberg on March 16, 1934, and to Anna Strasberg in 1967.

Associated With

He trained the actor Montgomery Clift.