Judith Malina

German-born American theater and film actress, writer and director

Judith Malina (June 4, 1926 – April 10, 2015) was a German-born American theater and movie actress, writer, and director.

Judith Malina
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Born(1926-06-04)June 4, 1926
DiedApril 10, 2015(2015-04-10) (aged 88)
Cause of deathLung disease
CitizenshipUS
EducationThe New School for Social Research
OccupationActor, director, writer
Known forCo-founding The Living Theatre
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Malina was born in Kiel and moved to New York City at age three.

She co-founded The Living Theatre. She was active during the 1960s and 1970s. She was known for her roles as Sonny's mother in Dog Day Afternoon, Rose in Awakenings and as Paulie Gualtieri's mother in The Sopranos.

Malina died of lung disease at her home in Englewood, New Jersey, aged 88.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Judith Malina, Founder of the Living Theater, Dies at 88". The New York Times.com. Retrieved April 10, 2015.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Judith Malina at Wikimedia Commons