No photo available. Represent Boris Pasternak? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,244 this week

Boris Pasternak (1890–1960)

Boris Pasternak was born in Moscow on February 10, 1890 into an artistic family of Russian-Jewish heritage. His father was an acclaimed artist named Leonid Pasternak, who converted to Christianity, and his mother was a renown concert pianist named Rosa Kaufman. Their home was open to family friends such as composers Sergei Rachmaninoff and ... See full bio »

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 464 people
created 08 May 2011
 
list image
a list of 100 people
created 20 Jul 2011
 
list image
a list of 86 people
created 03 Mar 2012
 
a list of 70 people
created 12 Jan 2014
 
a list of 101 people
created 6 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Boris Pasternak's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (10 credits)
 2006 Doktor Zhivago (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 2002 Doctor Zhivago (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1990 Pasternak (TV Movie)
 1975 Ironiya sudby, ili S legkim parom! (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics)
 1971 King Lear (Russian translation, 1949)
 1965 Doctor Zhivago (novel "Doctor Zhivago" - as Boris Leonidovic Pasternak)
 1964 Hamlet (1941 Russian translation)
 1959 Doutor Jivago (TV Series) (novel)
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
 2008 Elena's Destiny, a Russian Saga (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Troisième partie (2008) ... (writer: "Nuit d'hiver")
 1981 Staryy novyy god (writer: "Sneg idyot" ("It snows"))
Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
 1992 Parajanov: The Last Spring (Documentary) (poems)
Hide Hide Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
 2008 The Reader (acknowledgment: Doctor Zhivago by)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (1 credit)
 1959 Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic in Moscow (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 1995 'Doctor Zhivago': The Making of a Russian Epic (TV Special documentary)
Himself
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Last Summer" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Boris Leonidovic Pasternak
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Man is born to live, not to prepare for life.

Trivia:

He studied philosophy at the Marburg University in Germany between 1910 and 1913. After the revolution in 1917 he worked as a librarian, writing poetry in his sparetime. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Message Boards

Discuss Boris Pasternak on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page