Lee Strasberg

1901 - 1982

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Lee Strasberg (born Israel Strassberg; November 17, 1901 – February 17, 1982) was an American theatre director, actor and acting teacher. He co-founded, with theatre directors Harold Clurman and Cheryl Crawford, the Group Theatre in 1931, which was hailed as "America's first true theatrical collective". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Strasberg has received more than 3,294,354 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Lee Strasberg is the 499th most popular actor (down from 486th in 2019), the 110th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 97th in 2019) and the most popular Ukrainian Actor.

Lee Strasberg is most famous for being a pioneer of the "method acting" technique. This technique is based on the idea that actors should draw from their own personal experiences to create a character.

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Over the past year Lee Strasberg has had the most page views in the with 448,713 views, followed by German (44,359), and Spanish (38,864). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malagasy (119.10%), Afrikaans (105.95%), and Lithuanian (102.61%)


Among actors, Lee Strasberg ranks 499 out of 13,578Before him are Carole Bouquet, Jacques Perrin, Fernando Rey, Larry Hagman, Tilda Swinton, and Jennifer Connelly. After him are Hugh Jackman, Richard Crenna, Javier Bardem, Udo Kier, Rod Steiger, and Charles Laughton.

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Among people born in 1901, Lee Strasberg ranks 53Before him are Arthur Liebehenschel, Carl Barks, Eisaku Satō, Zhang Xueliang, José Leandro Andrade, and Louis Kahn. After him are Walter Hallstein, Luis Monti, Mildred Harris, Paul Lazarsfeld, Erhard Heiden, and Ludwig von Bertalanffy. Among people deceased in 1982, Lee Strasberg ranks 43Before him are Władysław Gomułka, Cevdet Sunay, Bachir Gemayel, Helen of Greece and Denmark, Hermann Balck, and Walther Wenck. After him are Varlam Shalamov, Meša Selimović, Walter Hallstein, Peter Weiss, Vladimir K. Zworykin, and Gershom Scholem.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Lee Strasberg ranks 110 out of 1,365Before him are Karol Szymanowski (1882), Lev Shestov (1866), Yevgeny Primakov (1929), Gregory Skovoroda (1722), Vsevolod I of Kiev (1030), and Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki (1640). After him are Boris Shcherbina (1919), Ivan Paskevich (1782), Stepan Makarov (1848), Alexander Archipenko (1887), Sofia Rotaru (1947), and Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1902).

Among ACTORS In Ukraine

Among actors born in Ukraine, Lee Strasberg ranks 1After him are Milla Jovovich (1975), Ida Rubinstein (1883), Paul Muni (1895), Lyudmila Gurchenko (1935), Zbigniew Cybulski (1927), Ida Kamińska (1899), Mila Kunis (1983), Elisabeth Bergner (1897), Bohdan Stupka (1941), Mark Bernes (1911), and Olga Kurylenko (1979).

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