New York City, New York,
|Died||April 29, 1966
New York City, New York
Paula Miller Strasberg (1909 – April 29, 1966) was a former stage actress who became actor and teacher Lee Strasberg's second wife, mother of actors John and Susan Strasberg as well as Marilyn Monroe's acting coach and confidante.
Her first Broadway credit, as Paula Miller, was in 1927, appearing in The Cradle Song. She appeared in more than 20 more stage roles until Me and Molly in 1948.
A life member of The Actors Studio, Strasberg was blacklisted for her membership in the American Communist Party, although her husband was not and apparently suffered no adverse effects on his career. Paula Strasberg would go on to become Marilyn Monroe's acting coach and confidante until Monroe's death in 1962.
- "Paula Strasberg Dies at 55 [sic]". The Sarasota Herald-Tribune. 1966-05-02. p. 43. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
- Garfield, David (1980). "Appendix: Life Members of The Actors Studio as of January 1980". A Player's Place: The Story of The Actors Studio. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. p. 280. ISBN 0-02-542650-8.
- Summers, Anthony (1986). Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe. New American Library. p. 173. ISBN 0-451-40014-3.