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Sonali Rawat
Feb 08, 2024 By Sonali Rawat
Originally Published on Feb 17, 2023
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Lusia Strus has performed for the best theaters in Chicago.
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About Lusia Strus

Lusia Strus is a renowned writer, film and stage actress.

She appeared in various plays like 'Ironbound,' 'Go Away, Go Away' and 'Our Town.' Lusia Strus has also authored a few plays like 'Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind.'

Lusia Strus also owns substantial big-screen credits. She appeared in the TV series 'Early Edition' as Patty Davlin and Cupid in 1998. Lusia Strus has also been a member of Greg Allen's Neo-Futurist ensemble. This versatile film actress is known for incorporating unusual accents in her roles on-screen. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Lusia Strus Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Lusia Strus' net worth?

Lusia Strus has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million. She has accumulated such massive wealth through her acting and writing profession.

How much does Lusia Strus earn per year?

There are no details available about Lusia Strus' annual income.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Lusia Strus?

Lusia Strus is 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) tall.

How old is Lusia Strus?

Lusia Strus was born in Chicago, Illinois, US, on December 13, 1969. As of 2022, she is 53 years old.

Childhood And Education

Lusia Rosalia Strus was raised in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Since her childhood, she has had an interest in performing arts. She was born to Eugenia Strus and Nicholas Strus. She has done her basic education at St. Nicholas Ukrainian School as a bright high school student. On the other hand, Strus has done her graduation from Illinois State University with a Bachelor's in Theater. After her graduation, she joined Neo-Futurist Ensemble as a theater major. The ensemble aims to increase the interaction of the artists with the audience and bring art closer to the people. She has acted in various plays and has been appreciated by fans for her incredible acting talent. She has also worked in multiple movies and television series.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Lusia Strus' partner?

Lusia Strus married Michael A. Pastorello in a private ceremony. They dated for years before deciding to marry each other. However, they divorced after a few years of marriage due to irreconcilable differences. Lusia Strus is single as of now.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Lusia Strus is a famed theater and film artist and an acclaimed writer. She joined Greg Allen's Neo-Futurist ensemble in 1993 and wrote group and solo performances. On the other hand, she has performed for the best theaters in Chicago, like the Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens Theaters, and Goodman. She has also worked with the Northlight Repertory, Curious Theater Company, Yoplait, and Chicago Jazz Festival. In 2016, Lusia Strus acted in the stage play, 'A Confederacy of Dunces,' at The Huntington. She has also been appreciated for Broadway performances; in 'Elling and Enron.' Lusia Strus also acted in the Off-Broadway show 'The Undeniable Sound of Right Now' at Women's Project Theater and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. She also essayed the role of Zola in the world premiere of 'More Stars Than There Are in Heaven.' This show premiered at the Tennessee Williams Festival in 2018. Strus was so engrossed in the theater that it took her seven years to make her debut on the silver screen.

She made her debut on television in 1998, in the 'Meat Market' episode of the show 'Cupid.' Lusia Strus also made a guest appearance as Patty Davlin on the TV series 'Early Edition.' She also guest-starred on the TV series 'Modern Family' in 2011, 'Crossing Jordan' in 2006, 'Blue Bloods' in 2011, 'Wayward Pines' in 2015, 'Whatever This Is' in 2013, 'New Amsterdam' in 2018, 'Search Party' in 2020, and 'The Blacklist' in 2019. Lusia Strus played the recurring role of Dr. Xavier in an American live-action sitcom named 'Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.' The show follows the lives of Jennifer Moze Mosely, Ned Bigby, and Simon Cookie Cook. She also appeared as Gloria on 'Jack in a Box.' She was also seen as Estelle Raines on the American drama television series 'Good Behavior.' The series is based on the book of the same name written by Blake Crouch. Lusia Strus was also seen on the comedy crime drama series 'Claws.'

Lusia Strus gained attention in 2011 when she appeared in the movie named 'The Secret.' Her notable movie credits include 'The Secret' (2000), 'Stir of Echoes' (1999), 'Soul Survivors' (2001), 'Design' (2002), 'Danny's Wish' (2001), 'No Sleep 'til Madison' (2002), 'Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous' and 'Moonpie' (2006). She also appeared as Jean in 'I'm with Stupid.' The movie was directed by Linwood Boomer and written by Wil Calhoun. She took a break from acting for two years in 2002. In 2004, she appeared in the romantic comedy-drama movie '50 First Dates.' The movie was directed by Peter Segal. Lusia Strus worked in this film alongside top-notch actors like Dan Aykroyd, Sean Astin, Drew Barrymore, and Adam Sandler.

In 2005, Lusia Strus appeared in the video game 'Fatal Frame 111: The Tormented.' She was seen as Kizuna Himuro in the video game. Strus also appeared as Maggie Mae Cooper-Welles in Mary Madden's drama 'Cotton.' She became a household name because of her incredible performance in the show. In 2018, she appeared in 'New Amsterdam.' She was also seen in the American comedy film 'Buffaloed.' The film was written by Brian Sacca and directed by Tanya Wexler. Lusia Strus has also played the role of Edith Malcolm in the comedy-drama series 'The Descendant.'

What awards has Lusia Strus won?

Lusia Strus has received various accolades over the years for her incredible acting skills. She was nominated in the category 'Supporting Actress' for the 'Jeff Award' for her performance in the play 'Good People.' Strus also received the 'LA Weekly Award' for 'Solo Performance' in the show, 'It Ain't No Fairy Tale.' She also received the 'Jeff Award' for her incredible performance in the play 'Go Away, Go Away.'

Lusia Strus' Hobbies And Interests

Lusia Strus loves dancing and watching movies and TV shows. She is also an avid reader and has penned down various plays. She loves spending time with her family.

Other Interesting Lusia Strus Facts And Trivia

  • Lusia Strus had an inclination toward performing arts since an early age.
  • Her father's name is Nicholas Strus, and her mother's name is Eugenia Strus.
  • She was born and brought up in a Ukrainian family.
  • Lusia Strus graduated from Illinois State University.
  • This film actress has played the most eclectic characters in movies and television.

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Written by Sonali Rawat

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature, Masters of Art specializing in English and Communication Skills

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Sonali RawatBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature, Masters of Art specializing in English and Communication Skills

Sonali has a Bachelor's degree in English literature from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and is currently pursuing a Master's in English and Communication from Christ University. With considerable experience in writing about lifestyle topics, including travel and health, she has a passion for Japanese culture, especially fashion, and anime, and has written on the subject before. Sonali has event managed a creative-writing festival and coordinated a student magazine at her university. Her favorite authors are Toni Morrison and Anita Desai.

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