Lee Strasberg

1901 - 1982

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Lee Strasberg (born Israel Lee Strassberg; November 17, 1901 – February 17, 1982) was a Polish-born American actor, director, and theatre practitioner. He co-founded, with 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 2,258,720 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 39 in 2019). Lee Strasberg is the 430th most popular actor (down from 395th in 2019), the 84th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 94th 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 430 out of 10,030Before him are Joan Collins, Hugh Jackman, Renée Zellweger, Mel Ferrer, Boris Karloff, and Gary Sinise. After him are Magda Schneider, Peter Finch, Ingrid Thulin, Hugh Laurie, Jean Harlow, and Loie Fuller.

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Among people born in 1901, Lee Strasberg ranks 46Before him are Nikolai Vatutin, Alfred Tarski, Arthur Liebehenschel, Louis Kahn, Jascha Heifetz, and Milada Horáková. After him are Itzhak Stern, Henri Lefebvre, Jaroslav Seifert, Salvatore Quasimodo, Walter Hallstein, and Zhang Xueliang. Among people deceased in 1982, Lee Strasberg ranks 36Before him are Helen of Greece and Denmark, E. H. Carr, John Belushi, Mikhail Suslov, Curd Jürgens, and Cevdet Sunay. After him are Ivan Bagramyan, Walther Wenck, Peter Weiss, William Giauque, Walter Hallstein, and Anna German.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Lee Strasberg ranks 84 out of 913Before him are Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), Oleg Blokhin (1952), Larisa Latynina (1934), Lesya Ukrainka (1871), Clarice Lispector (1920), and Nachman of Breslov (1772). After him are Sergey Bubka (1963), Sonia Delaunay (1885), Marie Bashkirtseff (1858), Yaropolk I of Kiev (955), Vladimir Ivashko (1932), and Reinhold Glière (1874).

Among ACTORS In Ukraine

Among actors born in Ukraine, Lee Strasberg ranks 1After him are Milla Jovovich (1975), Ida Rubinstein (1883), Paul Muni (1895), Alla Nazimova (1879), Lyudmila Gurchenko (1935), Volodymyr Zelensky (1978), Ida Kamińska (1899), Zbigniew Cybulski (1927), Ross Martin (1920), Mila Kunis (1983), and Olga Kurylenko (1979).

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