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Viktor Stanitsyn (1897–1976)

Viktor Stanitsyn was a legendary actor and director of the Moscow Art Theatre, best known for his role as Prince Ilya Rostov in the Academy Award-winning film War and Peace (1966) by director Sergey Bondarchuk. He was born Viktor Yakovlevich Gyoze (later changed name to Stanitsyn) on May 2, 1897, in Yekaterinoslav, Russian Empire (now ... See full bio »

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Known For

War and Peace
War and Peace Ilya Andreyevich Rostov
Tretiy udar
Tretiy udar F. I. Tolbukhin
An Hour with Chekhov
An Hour with Chekhov Artynov - Anna na shee
Voyna i mir I: Andrey Bolkonskiy
Voyna i mir I: Andrey Bolkonskiy Ilya Andreyevitch Rostov


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 1974 Solo dlya chasov s boyem (TV Movie)
Inspektor Mic
 1967 Voyna i mir III: 1812 god
Ilya Andreyevich Rostov
 1967 Voyna i mir IV: Pierre Bezukhov
Ilya Andreyevitch Rostov
 1966 Voyna i mir II: Natasha Rostova
Ilya Andreyevitch Rostov
 1966 War and Peace
Ilya Andreyevich Rostov
 1965 Voyna i mir I: Andrey Bolkonskiy
Ilya Andreyevitch Rostov
 1960 Myortvye dushi (as V. Stanitsin)
 1953 Anna Karenina
Prince Stepan Arkadyevich Oblonsky (as V. Stanitsyn)
 1951 Nezabyvaemyy 1919 god
Winston Churchill
 1950 Ogni Baku
Winston Churchill
 1950 U nikh est Rodina
Barkli (as V. Stanitsyn)
 1950 The Fall of Berlin
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
 1949 Stalingradskaya bitva I
Winston Churchill
 1948 Tretiy udar
F. I. Tolbukhin (as V. Ya. Stanitsyn)
 1945 Bez viny vinovatye
Nil Stratonych Dudukin (as V. Ya. Stanitsin)
 1944 Jubilee (Short)
Shipuchin the Banker
 1937 Zori Parizha
Battalion commander Shtaiper (as V. Stanitsin)
 1935 Lyubov i nenavist
 1932 Men and Jobs
American Engineer Cline
 1929 An Hour with Chekhov
Artynov - Anna na shee
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Nikolai Gogol and Mikhail Bulgakov's play, "Dead Souls," in a Moscow Art Theatre Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Vladimir V. Belokourov, Mikhail M. Yanshin, Y.Victor Stanitsin, G.G. Konski, A.V. Zhiltsov, I.M. Rayevsky, B.A. Smirnov, A.M. Komissarov, M.I. Proudkin, M.N. Kedrov, A.N.... See more »

Alternate Names:

V. Ya. Stanitsin | V. Stanitsin | Y.V. Stanitsin | V. Ya. Stanitsyn | V. Stanitsyn | Victor Stanitsyn

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Taught acting at the School of Moscow Art Theatre (MKhAT), following the "Stanislavski system" which he learned fro his teacher, Konstantin Stanislavski.

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