Uta Hagen biography Uta Hagen was a remarkable actress and influential acting teacher, born on June 12, 1919, in Göttingen, Germany. She later immigrated to the United States with her family when Adolf Hitler came to power. Hagen’s impact on the world of theater was substantial. She made her Broadway debut in 1938 and went on to have a successful stage career. Some of her notable performances include “The Seagull,” “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” and “The Country Girl,” for which she won a Tony Award. In addition to her achievements as an actress, Uta Hagen was widely recognized for her contributions to the field of acting education. She wrote two influential books on acting: “Respect for Acting” (1973) and “A Challenge for the Actor” (1991). These books delve into her innovative approach to acting and her philosophy on the craft. Hagen also taught acting at the Herbert Berghof Studio…