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Also Known As: Susan Elizabeth Strasberg Died: January 21, 1999
Born: May 22, 1938 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: actor

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Talented performer in films from the mid-1950s, daughter of famed acting teacher and co-founder of both the Actors Studio and the Group Theater, Lee Strasberg. A slender brunette most often cast as sensitive, vulnerable types, Strasberg has also acted regularly on stage and on TV. Many of her feature films have been offbeat, little-seen films of varying merits, but her more notable credits have included "Picnic" (1956), "Taste of Fear" (1961), "The Brotherhood" (1968), "Rollercoaster" (1977), "The Delta Force" (1986) and "Prime Suspect" (1989).

Talented performer in films from the mid-1950s, daughter of famed acting teacher and co-founder of both the Actors Studio and the Group Theater, Lee Strasberg. A slender brunette most often cast as sensitive, vulnerable types, Strasberg has also acted regularly on stage and on TV. Many of her feature films have been offbeat, little-seen films of varying merits, but her more notable credits have included "Picnic" (1956), "Taste of Fear" (1961), "The Brotherhood" (1968), "Rollercoaster" (1977), "The Delta Force" (1986) and "Prime Suspect" (1989).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Il Giardino dei Ciliegi (1992) Livia
2.
 Schweitzer (1990) Helene Schweitzer
3.
 Prime Suspect (1989)
5.
 Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend (1986) Interviewee
6.
 Delta Force, The (1986) Debra Levine
7.
 Returning, The (1983) Sybil Ophir
8.
 Rona Jaffe's Mazes and Monsters (1982) Meg--Kate'S Mom
10.
 Sweet Sixteen (1981) Joanne Morgan
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husband:
Christopher Jones. Actor. Married in 1965; divorced in 1968.
companion:
Richard Burton. Actor. Appeared together on Broadway in "Time Remembered"; Strasberg suffered a breakdown after the affair with Burton ended.

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mother:
Paula Strasberg. Founder, director of Actors Studio.
father:
Lee Strasberg. Acting teacher, actor. A founder and later president of the Actors Studio.
brother:
John Strasberg.
half-brother:
David Strasberg. Mother, Anna Strasberg.
half-brother:
Adam Strasberg. Mother, Anna Strasberg.
daughter:
Jennifer Jones. Father, Christopher Jones.
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Bibliography close complete biography

"Bittersweet" G.P. Putnam's Sons
"Marilyn and Me, Sisters, Rivals and Friends" Warner Books

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