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Clifford Odets

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Place of Burial: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Louie Odets and Pearl Odets
Husband of Bette Grayson
Ex-husband of Luise Rainer
Father of <private> Odets and <private> Odets
Brother of Florence Odets and <private> Odets (Odets (originally Gorodetsky))

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About Clifford Odets

"Odets was born in Philadelphia to Louis Odets (born Gorodetsky) and Pearl Geisinger, Russian- and Romanian-Jewish immigrants, and raised in Philadelphia and the Bronx, New York.[2] He dropped out of high school after two years to become an actor. In 1931, he became a founding member of the Group Theatre, a highly influential New York theatre company that utilized an acting technique new to the United States. This technique was based on the system devised by the Russian actor and director Constantin Stanislavski. It was further developed by Group Theatre director Lee Strasberg and became known as The Method or Method Acting. Odets eventually became the Group's primary playwright..."

For more see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clifford_Odets

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Clifford Odets's Timeline

1906
July 18, 1906
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1963
August 14, 1963
Age 57
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
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Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, United States