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Mikhail Baryshnikov


Boyishly cute, diminutive and strong as a bull, but as graceful as any gazelle or swan, Mikhail Baryshnikov is a household name even to non-balletomanes. Widely considered to be one of the greatest and biggest names in dance. Mikhail began his ballet studies in his native Riga, Latvia. He was accepted by the Leningrad Choreographic School, the ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
The Minister Sorokin (uncredited)
 2009 Place (TV Movie)
Dancer
 1991 Company Business
Pyotr Ivanovich Grushenko
 1987 Dancers
Tony
 1985 White Nights
Nikolai 'Kolya' Rodchenko
 1980/I Carmen (TV Movie)
Don José
 1977/I The Nutcracker (TV Movie)
Nutcracker / Prince
 1976 Baryshnikov: Live at Wolf Trap (TV Movie)
Franz in 'Coppelia' / Le Spectre de la Rose / Basilio in 'Don Quixote' / ...
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Other Works:

1989: Starred on Broadway as Gregor Samsa in "Metamorphosis", earning a Tony nomination and a Drama Critics Award. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | 3 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Mikhail Baryshinikov

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on the difficulty of acting in front of the camera, encountered while working on _White Nights (1985)_, and the help he received from acting coach Sandra Seacat, whom he'd met earlier through Jessica Lange, from 12/6/85 Washington Post profile] One of the main things was she helped me relax in front of the camera. The best acting I did on the set was in the improvisations before the takes - that... See more »

Trivia:

Was artistic director with ABT and even ran his own class outside of ABT - Mikhail Baryshnikov's School of Classic Ballet. See more »

Nickname:

Misha

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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