Actors' Studio Theatre workshop founded (1947) in New York by Elia Kazan, Cheryl Crawford, and Robert Lewis. It became noted for the ‘method’ approach to acting, particularly under Lee Strasberg. An enduring and influential workshop, its eminent members include Marlon Brando, Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro.
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