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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 3,217,362 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Lee Strasberg is the 486th most popular actor (down from 430th in 2019), the 97th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 84th 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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Among actors, Lee Strasberg ranks 486 out of 9,996Before him are Billy Bob Thornton, Barbara Stanwyck, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Tom Waits, Tim Curry, and Lionel Logue. After him are Asta Nielsen, Barry Nelson, Steve Reeves, Robert Vaughn, Lucia Bosè, and Rachel Weisz.

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Among people born in 1901, Lee Strasberg ranks 49Before him are Arthur Liebehenschel, Alfred Tarski, Jaroslav Seifert, Louis Kahn, Henri Lefebvre, and José Nasazzi. After him are Zhang Xueliang, Eisaku Satō, Itzhak Stern, Charles Brenton Huggins, Alice Prin, and Walter Hallstein. Among people deceased in 1982, Lee Strasberg ranks 41Before him are John Belushi, Stanford Moore, Władysław Gomułka, Thelonious Monk, Jiro Horikoshi, and Walther Wenck. After him are Peter Weiss, E. H. Carr, William Giauque, Varlam Shalamov, Gershom Scholem, and Walter Hallstein.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Lee Strasberg ranks 97 out of 1,083Before him are Boris Shcherbina (1919), Vsevolod I of Kiev (1030), Karol Szymanowski (1882), Oleg Blokhin (1952), Nestor the Chronicler (1056), and Reinhold Glière (1874). After him are Ivan Paskevich (1782), Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki (1640), Marie Bashkirtseff (1858), Lev Shestov (1866), Nikolai Tikhonov (1905), and Alexander Archipenko (1887).

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), Ida Kamińska (1899), Zbigniew Cybulski (1927), Mila Kunis (1983), Elisabeth Bergner (1897), Olga Kurylenko (1979), Anna Sten (1908), and Leonid Kanevsky (1939).

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