Stella Adler

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Birthday
10, 1901
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Dec 21, 1992 (91)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
10, 1901
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Dec 21, 1992 (91)

About

Stage actress best known for being an acting teacher and the founder of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York and the The Stella Adler Academy of Acting in Los Angeles. Her school produced actors Robert De Niro and Jenny Lumet.

Before Fame

She began acting at age 4 in the Independent Yiddish Art Company.

Trivia

She was the only American actor to study with Russian acting teacher Constantin Stanislavski, founder of 'method' acting.

Family Life

Her grandson Tom Oppenheim inherited the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

Associated With

She was the first acting teacher of legendary screen actor Marlon Brando.