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Yuriy Lyubimov (1917–2014)

Yuri Lyubimov is a Russian actor and director best known as the founder and leader of the legendary Taganka Theatre company in Moscow, Soviet Union. He was born Yurii Petrovich Lyubimov on September 30, 1917, in Yaroslavl, Russia. His father, Petr Lyubimov, was a grocer, his paternal ancestors were Russian peasants. Lyubimov's mother was a music ... See full bio »


(age 97) in Moscow, Russia

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Robinzon Kruzo
Bespokoynoe khozyaystvo
Bespokoynoe khozyaystvo Jacques Larochelle
Na podmostkakh stseny
Na podmostkakh stseny Prince Zefirov
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 1973 Vsego neskolko slov v chest gospodina de Molyera (TV Movie)
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin / Sganarelle
 1970 Khutorok v stepi
Vasiliy Petrovich Bachey
 1963 Kain XVIII
Prime Minister (as Yu. Lyubimov)
 1959 Chelovek s planety Zemlya (as Yu. Lyubimov)
 1958 Gorod zazhigaet ogni
Alexey Ivanovich Boykov
 1956 Mnogo shuma iz nichego (as Yu. Lyubimov)
 1956 Na podmostkakh stseny
Prince Zefirov (as Yu. Lyubimov)
 1953 Belinskiy
 1952 Man of Music
Aleksandr Sergeyevich Dargomishky
 1951 Serdtse khrabretsa (Short) (voice)
 1950 Cossacks of the Kuban
Andrei (as Yu. Lyubimov)
 1949 Life in Bloom
Translator (as Yu. Lyubimov)
 1948 Golubye dorogi
 1948 Malchik s okrainy
Kostya Smirnov (as Yu. Lyubimov)
 1947 Nashe serdtse
Yakov Lapshin (as Yu. Lyubimov)
 1947 Robinzon Kruzo
 1946 Bespokoynoe khozyaystvo
Jacques Larochelle
 1945 Days and Nights
Lt. Maslennikov (as Yu. Lyubimov)
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(January 2 to February 22, 1987) He and Yuri Karyakin adapted Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel, "Crime and Punishment," and translated by Michael Henry Heim in The Arena Stage Theatre production at the Kreeger Theater in Washington D.C. He was also director. See more »

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Yu. Lyubimov

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He was awarded the 1983 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Director for Crime and Punishment. See more »

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