Stella Adler’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 10, 1901

Death Date

Dec 21, 1992

Age of Death

91 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure

Place of Death

Dec 21, 1992


Stage Actress

The stage actress Stella Adler died at the age of 91. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Stage actress best known for being an acting teacher and the founder of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York and the The Stella Adler Academy of Acting in Los Angeles. Her school produced actors Robert De Niro and Jenny Lumet.

Her grandson Tom Oppenheim inherited the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.



“The theatre is a spiritual and social X-ray of its time.” (Stella Adler)


“The word theatre comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation.” (Stella Adler)


“When you stand on the stage you must have a sense that you are addressing the whole world, and that what you say is so important the whole world must listen.” (Stella Adler)


“One way we can enliven the imagination is to push it toward the illogical. We’re not scientists. We don’t always have to make the logical, reasonable leap.” (Stella Adler)


“The actor has to develop his body. The actor has to work on his voice. But the most important thing the actor has to work on is his mind.” (Stella Adler)