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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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War and Peace
War and Peace Ilya Andreyevich Rostov
Voyna i mir I: Andrey Bolkonskiy
Voyna i mir I: Andrey Bolkonskiy Ilya Andreyevitch Rostov
Bez viny vinovatye
Bez viny vinovatye Nil Stratonych Dudukin
Voyna i mir II: Natasha Rostova
Voyna i mir II: Natasha Rostova Ilya Andreyevitch Rostov


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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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