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Yuriy Nikulin (I) (1921–1997)

Yuri Nikulin was a Russian film actor, comedian, mime, and circus clown who was also Artistic Director of Moscow Circus and popular TV show host. He was born Yuri Vladimirovich Nikulin on December 18, 1921, in the town of Demidov, Smolensk province, Central Russia. His father, Vladimir Andreevich Nikulin, was a writer and director who worked for ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 75) in Moscow, Russia

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 1985 Poludennyy vor (TV Movie)
 1984 Chuchelo
Grandfather
 1977 Twenty Days Without War
Major Lopatin
 1977 Bobik v gostyakh u Barbosa (TV Short)
Bobik (voice)
 1976 Dnevnoy poezd (TV Movie)
 1972 Tochka, tochka, zapyataya...
Alexey's father
 1971 Telegramma
Fedor Fedorovich
 1971 Twelve Chairs
Dvornik Tikhon
 1969 Novenkaya
 1966 Chiisai tôbôsha
Clown Nikulin
 1966 Andrei Rublev
Patrikey, monakh (as Yu. Nikulin)
 1965 Fantazyory
 1962 Molodo-zeleno
 1962 Kogda derevya byli bolshimi
Kuzma Kuzmich Iordanov
 1962 Ukroshchenie stroptivoy
Boys' Choir Master
 1962 Delovye lyudi
Robber
 1961 Bootleggers (Short)
Booby
 1961 Drug moy, Kolka!..
Vaska (as Yu. Nikulin)
 1959 Nepoddayushchiyesya
Klyachkin
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Other Works:

Was a director of the Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard in Moscow until the day of his death. See more »

Alternate Names:

Yu. Nikulin
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Minutes after Mikhail Vartanov received the Russian Academy Award for Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992), on the same stage presenter Yuri Nikulin received a huge tree-shaped cake as he had just turned 71 that day; Yuriy Nikulin, one of the greatest Soviet comedians, was admired by one of the greatest Soviet filmmakers Sergei Paradjanov, the subject of Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992) See more »

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Sagittarius

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