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Nicholai Konovaloff (1889–1969)

Trained as a Russian cavalry officer (graduate of the Grand Duke's Miltary Academy in 1913), Konovaloff emigrated from Russia after the Communist seizure of power and victory in the Russian Civil War. The "White Army" lost and its officers, like Konovaloff, sought political asylum abroad. After considering England, he eventually decided to migrate... See full bio »

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Known For

The Melody Man
The Melody Man Bachman


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 1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon
Traveler in Warsaw (uncredited)
 1936 The Golden Arrow
Man (uncredited)
 1934 Cleopatra
Roman General (uncredited)
 1930 The Melody Man
Bachman (as Major Nichols)
 1928 The Mysterious Lady
Officer Standing at Tania's Table (uncredited)
 1927 Love
Cavalryman (uncredited)

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Major Nichols

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Konovaloff appears to be one of those rare actors who picked up a strange pseudonym from one of the roles he played. Perhaps like Dawn O'Day (who played "Anne Shirley" and then changed her own name to Anne Shirley). But in which film Nicholai Konovaloff played "Major Nichols" is shrouded in the mists of time...

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