Lee Strasberg’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 17, 1901

Death Date

Feb 17, 1982

Age of Death

80 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Feb 17, 1982



The director Lee Strasberg died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Influential acting teacher who mentored many Hollywood stars and was the father of method acting.

He was married to Nora Krecaun in 1926, to Paula Strasberg on March 16, 1934, and to Anna Strasberg in 1967.



“Acting isn’t something you do. Instead of doing it, it occurs. If you’re going to start with logic, you might as well give up. You can have conscious preparation, but you have unconscious results.” (Lee Strasberg)


“Acting is the most personal of our crafts. The make-up of a human being – his physical, mental and emotional habits – influence his acting to a much greater extent than commonly recognized.” (Lee Strasberg)


“The actor creates with his own flesh and blood all those things which all the arts try in some way to describe.” (Lee Strasberg)


“If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it?” (Lee Strasberg)


“Art is longer than life.” (Lee Strasberg)