Stella Adler


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Birth Name: Stella Adler
Born: 02/10/1901
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 12/21/1992

Adler began her career with the theater company of her father, the legendary Yiddish actor Jacob Adler, before appearing on Broadway and later joining the Group Theater at its inception in 1931. Her most famous performance was in the Group Theater's production of Clifford Odets' "Awake and Sing" in the 1930s. By the mid-40s, after a schism with Lee Strasberg over his interpretation of the Stanislavsky method, she turned to teaching, first at the Dramatic Workshop of the New School for Social Research in New York and, in 1949, full-time at her own school.

Popular Television:
1988 American Masters (06/26/89)
1988 American Masters (07/03/89)
1988 American Masters (07/10/89)
1988 Broadway Dreamers: The Legacy of the Group Theatre
1988 Harold Clurman: A Life of Theatre
1988 Stella Adler: Awake and Dream