Lee Strasberg, Actor: The Godfather: Part II. Famed acting teacher Lee Strassberg was born in Budzanov, Austria-Hungary (now Budanov, Ukraine). Brought to America as a child, he had a brief acting career, before becoming one of the founders of the Group Theatre in 1931, directing a number of plays there. His greatest influence, however, was through the Actors Studio, where he became director in 1950. A proponent of "method" acting, which he ...
In these groups: Guitar Heroes Sober Celebs Famous Sagittarians Frank Zappa Songwriter, Guitarist / 1940 - 1993 Musician Frank Zappa made more than 60 albums during his career. His controversial music was often politically charged and intentionally shocking.
In Memoriam: Celebrities We Lost In 2012/2013 -- Adam Yauch Best known as one of the founding members of the trailblazing hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, Yauch, also known by his stage name MCA, was also a film director and human rights activist. At age 47, Yauch unfortunately lost his almost three year battle with cancer on May 4.
Debbie Allen, Director Phylicia Rashad and Playwright Paul Oakley Stovall at opening night performance of 'Immediate Family' at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on May 3, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
American Muslim Group Attacks "American Sniper," Demands Eastwood and Cooper Denounce Fictional "Islamophobia" -- Muslim groups allege that Muslims have become targets of “violent threats” because of American Sniper. Nobody believes it. They are demanding that “American Sniper” director Clint Eastwood and actor Bradley Cooper denounce the alleged hateful language directed at Muslims because of the film. This it is what they do — victim jihad. [...] 01/26