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Donatas Banionis (1924–2014)

Donatas Banionis was a popular Lithuanian actor known for Niekas nenorejo mirti (1966), Myortvyy sezon (1968), and Solaris (1972). He was born Donatas Juozas Banionis on April 28, 1924, in Kaunas, Lithuania. His mother, Blazhaitite-Banionene Ona, was a homemaker. His father, Juozas Banionis, was a tailor who took part in the Russian Revolution of ... See full bio »

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(age 90) in Vilnius, Lithuania

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Known For

Solaris
Solaris Kris Kelvin, psikholog
(1972)
Kiemas
Kiemas The old man
(1999)
Myortvyy sezon
Myortvyy sezon Ladeynikov
(1968)

Filmography

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 2011 Tadas Blinda. Pradzia
Murovjovas
 2009 Leningrad
Toyvo (uncredited)
 2006 Anastasia (TV Movie)
Doctor's father
 2004 Kaunasskiy blyuz (Short)
Algis
 2002 Tolko raz...
Aleksandr Yanovitch
 2001 Poka ya ne umer (TV Movie)
Nero Wolfe
 1999 Kiemas
The old man
 1994 Shlyaktich zavalna
pan Tvardovsky
 1991 Yatrinskaya vedma
voevoda Korsak
 1991 Depressiya
Starik
 1991 Sem dney posle ubiystva
Sledovatel
 1991 The Vampire
Telyaev
 1990 Zhivaja mishen
Pavel Vasilievitch
 1989 Vkhod v labirint (TV Mini-Series)
Mazardi (1989)
 1989 Vera - Der schwere Weg der Erkenntnis (TV Movie)
Pfarrer Lenz
 1988 Trinadtsatyy apostol
Otets
 1988 Na iskhode nochi
Eiman
 1988 Zagon
Harry Malstoun
 1986 Krik delfina
Submarine Chaplain
 1985 Gryadushchemu veku (TV Mini-Series)
 1985 Zmeelov
Mitrich-Kolobok
 1982 Detskiy mir
Mikhail Rasporkin
 1982 Atsiprasau
Guest from Vilnius
 1982 Nicolo Paganini (TV Mini-Series)
Luigi Germi
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Luigi Germi
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Luigi Germi
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Luigi Germi
 1981 Fact
Oberst Titel
 1981 Honeymoon in America
Alan
 1980 Andrius
Rauplenas
 1979 Priklyucheniya printsa Florizelya (TV Movie)
Nick Nichols, aka The Chairman
 1979 Territoriya
Chinkov
 1979 Nesetu rugiu zydejimas
Antanas Petrusonis
 1979 Sumka inkassatora
Aleksey Tulyakov
 1979 Kentavry
the President
 1978 Gde ty byl, Odissey? (TV Mini-Series)
Auguste Petitjean / Lehmann (Odissey)
 1977 Mama, I'm Alive
Mauris
 1976 Zhizn i smert Ferdinanda Lyusa (TV Mini-Series)
Lyus
 1975 Begstvo mistera Mak-Kinli
Mister Mak- Kinli
 1974 Otkrytiye
Sergey Matveyevich Yuryshev
 1973 Komandir schastlivoy 'Shchuki'
Viktor Sherknis
 1971 Krasnyy diplomat. Stranitsy zhizni Leonida Krasina (TV Movie)
Savva Morozov
 1971 King Lear
Albany (as D. Banionis)
 1968 Myortvyy sezon
Ladeynikov
 1968 Operatsiya Trest (TV Movie)
Eduard Staunitz
 1966 Malenkiy prints
Adult
 1966 Niekas nenorejo mirti
Chairman Vaitkus
 1965 Mars! Mars! Tra-ta-ta!
major Varnalesa
 1963 Vienos dienos kronika
Donatas
 1947 Maryte
Nephew of Petras
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

D. Banionis

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

Father of Raimundas Banionis.

Star Sign:

Taurus

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