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Sanford Meisner

 
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As head of the acting department at the Neighborhood Playhouse for 40 years, Sanford Meisner was considered one of the greatest acting teachers of our time. As a founding member of the Group Theatre, Meisner also acted in many of its stage productions, including Awake and Sing!Paradise LostAn American TragedyGolden Boy, and Crime and Punishment. Some of the thousands of actors he taught in his classes at the Playhouse include Elizabeth Ashley, Barbara Baxley, James Broderick, James Caan, Keir Dullea, Robert Duvall, Lee Grant, Lorne Greene, Tammy Grimes, Anne Jackson, Diane Keaton, Louise Lasser, Darren McGavin, Steve McQueen, Gregory Peck, Suzanne Pleshette, Tony Randall, Jo Van Fleet, Jon Voight, Eli Wallach, and Joanne Woodward. Sanford Meisner died in 1997.

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