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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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 2015 Doll & Em (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (2015) ... Mikhail
- Episode #2.4 (2015) ... Mikhail
- Episode #2.3 (2015) ... Mikhail
- Episode #2.2 (2015) ... Mikhail
- Episode #2.1 (2015) ... Mikhail
 2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
The Minister Sorokin (uncredited)
 2009 Place (TV Movie)
 1991 Company Business
Pyotr Ivanovich Grushenko
 1987 Dancers
 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' / ...
 1968 Gorod i pesnya
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He performed in the ballet, "Romeo and Juliet," in a Royal Ballet production at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England with Merle Park, Anthony Dowell, Desmond Doyle, David Ashmole, Derek Rencher, Michael Somes, Julia Farron, Leslie Edwards, Georgina Parkinson, Gerd Larsen, Adrian Grater, David Adams, Romayne ... See more »

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

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Mikhail Baryshinikov


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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No matter what I try to do or explore, my Kirov training, my expertise, and my background call me to return to dancing after all, because that's my real vocation, and I have to serve it. See more »


He appeared in three of the ballet programs which were Emmy-nominated for "Outstanding Classical Program in the Performing Arts" in the same year - "Giselle", "American Ballet Theatre at the Metropolitan Opera House", and "The Nutcracker". "Giselle" was the one that took home the Emmy, but "The Nutcracker" remains the one that has most often been shown and is consistently the most popular. The ... See more »



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