Happy Birthday: Lee Strasberg (1901–1982)

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leestrasberg.jpgLee Strasberg (1901–1982)

Born: November 17, 1901 in Budzanów, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Budaniv, Ukraine]
Died: February 17, 1982 (age 80) in New York City, New York, USA

When he died in 1982, he left an estate valued at $1.5 million, before inclusion of his 75% interest in the Estate of Marilyn Monroe.

Was the only Jewish actor to portray a Jewish gangster, the character of Hyman Roth, in the three film Godfather series. Previously, Jewish actors (James Caan, Abe Vigoda, Eli Wallach) had portrayed Italian mob figures, and Italian actors (Alex Rocco) had portrayed Jewish mob characters.

 

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