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Lee Strasberg — Actor, director, acting coach

 

- Born in Budzanow, Austria-Hungary

- Immigrated to U.S. in 1909, age 8

- Considered the “Father of Method Acting”

- Founded the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute

in New York and Hollywood

- Students included Paul Newman, Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro

Marilyn Monroe

- 1901 – 1982, age 80