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Michael Chekhov (1891–1955)


Michael Chekhov was a Russian actor in the Moscow Art Theatre who emigrated to America and made a career in Hollywood, earning himself an Oscar nomination. He was born Mikhail Aleksandrovich Chekhov in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1891. His mother, Natalya Golden, was Jewish, and his father, Aleksandr Chekhov, was a brother of writer Anton Chekhov. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Spellbound
Spellbound Dr. Alexander Brulov
(1945)
Man from the Restaurant
Man from the Restaurant Skorohodov - The Waiter
(1927)
Abie's Irish Rose
Abie's Irish Rose Solomon Levy
(1946)
Specter of the Rose
Specter of the Rose Max Polikoff
(1946)

Filmography

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 1954 Rhapsody
Prof. Schuman
 1952 Holiday for Sinners
Dr. Konndorff
 1952 Invitation
Dr. Fromm
 1949 The Price of Freedom (Short)
 1948 Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven
Gaboolian
 1946 Abie's Irish Rose
Solomon Levy
 1946 Cross My Heart
Peter
 1946 Specter of the Rose
Max Polikoff
 1945 Spellbound
Dr. Alexander Brulov
 1944 In Our Time
Uncle Leopold Baruta
 1944 Song of Russia
Ivan Stepanov
 1930 Troika
Paschka, village idiot
 1930 Phantome des Glücks
Jacques Bramard (as Michael Tschechow)
 1929 Der Narr seiner Liebe
Didier Mireuil - genannt Poliche (as Michael Tschechow)
 1927 Man from the Restaurant
Skorohodov - The Waiter
 1915 Sverchok na pechi (Short)
 1913 Tryokhsotletie tsarstvovaniya doma Romanovykh (Short)
Tsar Mikhail Fyodorovich
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Personal Details

Other Works:

1931: Active in Paris, France in the following production: Director and actor in the leading role (Ivan the Prince) in L. Tolstoy's "Fairy tales - The Palace" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mikhail Chekhov | Michael Tschechow
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Personal Quote:

The director, the stage designer, etc., are all accessories, but the actor is the theater.


Nickname:

Misha

Star Sign:

Virgo

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