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Eldar Ryazanov (1927–2015)

Eldar Aleksandrovich Ryazanov was born on November 18, 1927 in Samara, Russia. He graduated with honors from the Soviet State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in 1950, as a film director. He was making documentaries for five years. In 1955 Ryazanov came to work at the Mosfilm Studios under the direction of Ivan Pyryev, who produced Ryazanov's ... See full bio »

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(age 88) in Moscow, Russia

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Alternate Names:

Eldar Rjasanow | E. Ryazanov
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Personal Quote:

"U prirody net plohoy pogody" (nature doesn't have bad weather)

Trivia:

Hospitalized in Cardio-surgery department of Moscow Central Hospital. Undergone carotid artery surgery for vascular disease. See more »

Trademark:

In all the movies he directed he plays a small part (like Alfred Hitchcock). Often this part lasts just a couple of seconds long, but it has to be there.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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