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Vladimir Vysotskiy (I) (1938–1980)

Vladimir Vysotsky was an iconic Russian actor, singer-songwriter and public figure, who wrote over 700 songs and gave over 2000 public and private performances as an anti-establishment singer of the 60s and 70s in the former Soviet Union. He was one of the Soviet Union's boldest and most celebrated actors who promoted individual freedom and helped ... See full bio »

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Interventsiya Michel Voronov / Brodsky
Korotkie vstrechi


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 1979 Little Tragedies (TV Mini-Series)
Don Juan
 1979 Mesto vstrechi izmenit nelzya (TV Mini-Series)
Gleb Zheglov
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Gleb Zheglov
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Gleb Zheglov
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Gleb Zheglov
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Gleb Zheglov
- Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Gleb Zheglov
 1977 Women
 1976 72 gradusa nizhe nulya (singing voice)
 1976 Edinstvennaya
Boris Ilyich, muzikalno-khorovogo kruzhka
 1975 Begstvo mistera Mak-Kinli
Bill Siger, pevets
 1975 Okovani soferi
Sofer Solodov (as V. Visockij)
 1974 The Wizard of Oz (TV Movie)
Volk (voice)
 1972 Chetvyortyy
 1969 Opasnye gastroli
George Bengalsky (as V. Vysotsky)
 1968 Sluzhili dva tovarishcha
Alexander Brusentsov
 1968 Interventsiya
Michel Voronov / Brodsky
 1968 Korotkie vstrechi
 1967 Vertikal
Volodya, the radio operator
 1966 Stryapukha
 1966 Sasha-Sashenka
Singer with Guitar (uncredited)
 1965 Na zavtrashney ulitse
Pyotr Markin
 1965 Nash dom
Mechanic (as V. Vysotsky)
 1963 Shtrafnoy udar
Aleksandr Nikulin
 1962 Greshnitsa
 1962 713 prosit posadku
American officer
 1959 Sverstnitsy
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Gave over 2000 public and private performances as a popular anti-establishment singer and song-writer of the 60s and 70s in the former Soviet Union.

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Alternate Names:

V. Visockij | V. Vysotsky


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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In 1961, while filming 713 prosit posadku (1962) in Leningrad Vysotsky met actress Lyudmila Abramova who became his wife and mother of his two sons Arkady Vysotsky (born 1962) and Nikita Vysotskiy (born 1964). See more »

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