Konstantin Stanislavski, Russian actor and director (d. 1938) was born on January 17, 1863.

Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavski was a seminal Soviet and Russian theatre practitioner. He was widely recognized as an outstanding character actor and the many productions that he directed garnered him a reputation as one of the leading theatre directors of his generation. His principal fame and influence, however, rests on his 'system' of actor training, preparation, and rehearsal technique.

Konstantin Stanislavski, Russian actor and director (d. 1938) was born on January 17, 1863.

January 17, 1863

Konstantin Stanislavski, Russian actor and director (d. 1938) was born on January 17, 1863.

Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavski was a seminal Soviet and Russian theatre practitioner. He was widely recognized as an outstanding character actor and the many productions that he directed garnered him a reputation as one of the leading theatre directors of his generation. His principal fame and influence, however, rests on his 'system' of actor training, preparation, and rehearsal technique.