Lee Strasberg trained over three generations of actors, many of whom went on to become some of the brightest stars of their time. From the Group Theatre, to his private classes, to the Actors Studio, and finally, The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, The Lee Strasberg Method Acting Technique is as present as ever. This is a small cross-section of some of Lee Strasberg’s students:
Paul Newman, Marilyn Monroe, Kim Stanley, Jane Fonda, Robert DeNiro, Sally Field, Dustin Hoffman, Al Pacino, Karen Allen, Alec Baldwin, Mickey Rourke, Jennifer Esposito, Michael Imperioli, Angelina Jolie, Kelli O’Hara, Uma Thurman, Chandra Wilson, Rachel Brosnahan, Scarlett Johansson, John Leguizamo, Jesse L. Martin, and Chris Evans. More recent alumni includes Daniela Ruah (NCIS: LA), Hanna Ware (Boss, Shame), Josh Bowman (Revenge), and Miles Teller (Rabbit Hole, Footloose).