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Mikhail Astangov (1900–1965)

Mikhail Astangov was a legendary stage actor of the Vakhtangov Theatre in Moscow. He was born Mikhail Fyodorovich Ruzhnikov on November 3, 1900, in Warsaw, Russian Empire (now Warsaw, Poland). His father worked for Imperial Russian railroad. In 1920 he made his acting debut in Theatrical Studio of Feodor Chaliapin Sr.. From 1923 to 1930 he worked ... See full bio »

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 1965 Giperboloid inzhenera Garina
Mr. Rolling
 1965 Idu na grozu
 1963 Akcionery (Short) (voice)
 1957 Tayna vechnoy nochi
Mertsalov (as M. Astangov)
 1956 Knyazhna Meri
 1955 Meksikanets
 1953 Maximka
Captain of the slave ship
 1953 Sadko
Maharaja (as M. Astangov)
 1952 Alenkiy tsvetochek (Short)
Beast (voice, uncredited)
 1950 U nikh yest rodina
Robert Skott
 1949 Tretiy udar
Ervin Enekke
 1949 Marite
 1947 Russkiy vopros
 1947 Without Prejudice
Dr. Brandler (as M. Astangov)
 1945 Pyatnadtsatiletniy kapitan
Sebastian Pereira, alias Negoro
 1943 Yunyi Frits (Short)
 1942 We Will Come Back
Nazi Col. Makenau
 1942 Boyevoy kinosbornik 10 (segment "Molodoye vino" / Young Wine")
 1942 Kotovskiy
Knyaz Karakozen / Yego syn (as M. Astangov)
 1941 Vesenniy potok
 1941 General Suvorov
Count Aleksandr Andreyevich Arakcheyev (as M. Astangov)
 1941 Mechta
Stanislav Komorovsky
 1939 Minin i Pozharskiy
King Sigismund
 1939 The Oppenheim Family
Prof. Bernd Vogelsang
 1936 Prisoners
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M. Astangov

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