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Faina Ranevskaya (1896–1984)

Faina Ranevskaya was born Faina Georgievna Feldman in Taganrog. Her father was the head of the local synagogue. Her family eventually left the country, but Faina stayed in the Soviet Union and went on to become one of the country's most acclaimed stage and screen actresses. One of her most famous movie roles was as the stepmother in a 1947 musical ... See full bio »

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Known For

Karlson Returns
Karlson Returns Freken Bok
Podkidysh Lyalya
Ostorozhno, babushka!
Spring Margarita Lvovich, housekeeper


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 1970 Karlson Returns (Short)
Freken Bok (voice, as F. Ranevskaya)
 1966 Segodnya novyy attraktsion
Ada Konstantinovna
 1964 Lyogkaya zhizn
Margarita Ivanovna aka 'Queen Margot'
 1960 Drama (TV Short)
 1958 Devushka s gitaroy
 1950 U nikh est Rodina
Frau Vurst (as F. Ranevskaya)
 1949 Vstrecha na Elbe
Mrs. MacDermott (as F. Ranevskaya)
 1947 Spring
Margarita Lvovich, housekeeper
 1947 Cinderella
Stepmother (as F. Ranevskaya)
 1946 Nebesnyy tikhokhod (uncredited)
 1946 Slon i veryovochka
 1944 Marriage
Mother of the bride
 1943 Rodnye berega
Sofya Ivanovna (segment '3 gvardeytsa') (as F. Ranevskaya)
 1943 Mechta
Madame Rosa Skorokhodova
 1942 Alexander Parkhomenko
 1940 Lyubimaya devushka
Marya Ivanovna
 1940 Podkidysh
Lyalya (as F.G. Ranevskaya)
 1939 Man in a Shell
Superintendent's Wife
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Alternate Names:

F.G. Ranevskaya | F. Ranevskaya

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