Birth Place Matching "Odessa, Ukraine" (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)


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1. Jacob P. Adler

Actor | Michael Strogoff

Jacob Adler, the legendary 'Great Eagle' ('adler' is the German word for eagle) of the Yiddish theater, was one of the great American stage actors, ranking with Edwin Booth, John Barrymore and Marlon Brando. Adler also is famous as the patriarch of an acting dynasty that stretched over 100 years ...

2. Rosa Rosanova

Actress | Blood and Sand

Best remembered as Valentino's mother in "Blood and Sand," Rosanova began her career on Broadway and later played several immigrant women on the screen. In the film "Lucky Boy" (1929), George Jessell sang 'My Mother's Eyes' to her just like Al Jolson sang to Eugenie Besserer in "The Jazz Singer." ...

3. Sarah Adler

Actress | Sins of the Parents

Sarah Adler was born on May 26, 1870 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Sins of the Parents (1914). She was married to Jacob P. Adler and Maurice Heine. She died on April 28, 1953 in New York City, New York, USA.

4. Maurice Moscovitch

Actor | The Great Dictator

Maurice Moscovitch was born on November 23, 1871 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Morris Maaskov. He was an actor, known for The Great Dictator (1940), Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) and In Name Only (1939). He died on June 18, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

5. Leonid Leonidov

Actor | Krylya kholopa

Leonid Leonidov was born on June 3, 1873 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Leonid Mironovich Volfenzon. He was an actor, known for Krylya kholopa (1926), Gobseck (1937) and V gorod vkhodit' nelzya (1928). He died on August 6, 1941 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

6. David Burton

Director | Let's Fall in Love

David Burton was born on May 22, 1877 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. He was a director and writer, known for Let's Fall in Love (1933), The Melody Lingers On (1935) and Confessions of a Co-Ed (1931). He died on December 30, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA.

7. Sidney M. Goldin

Director | Führe uns nicht in Versuchung

Sidney M. Goldin was born on March 25, 1878 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Samuel Goldstein. He was a director and writer, known for Führe uns nicht in Versuchung (1922), Tam na horách (1920) and East Side Sadie (1929). He was married to Betty Gärtner. He died on ...

9. Vladimir Jabotinsky

Writer | Samson and Delilah

Russian-born Jewish advocate, author, and Zionist leader. Jabotinsky began a career as a journalist, but following the Russian pogroms began to devote himself to the cause of a Jewish homeland. He founded the Jewish Legion of the British Army during World War I, and led the struggle between the ...

10. Anatol Bazarov

Cinematographer | Grjesnice

11. Andrei Vyshinsky

Berlinskaya konferentsiya 17 iulya: 2 avgusta 1945

Andrei Vyshinsky was born on December 10, 1883 in Odessa, Russian Empire as Andrei Yanuaryevich Vyshinsky. He died on November 22, 1954 in New York City, New York, USA.

12. Henry Sherwood

Actor | Broadway Nights

Henry Sherwood was born on March 21, 1884 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Broadway Nights (1927) and The Clock (1949). He died on June 8, 1967 in New York City, New York, USA.

13. Sam Perry

Soundtrack | Go-Get-'Em, Haines

Sam A. Perry, born Samuel A. Perlstein in Odessa, Russia in 1884. His education included: University of Odessa,and Royal Academy of Musical and Theatrical Arts, Vienna. He was a concert pianist who toured throughout Europe. Sam spent 12 years as general musical director and recording manager for ...

14. Bernard Randall

Actor | Polly of the Follies

Bernard Randall was born on July 4, 1884 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Polly of the Follies (1922), The Evil Eye (1920) and Subway Sadie (1926). He died on December 17, 1954 in New York City, New York, USA.

15. Michael Dalmatoff

Actor | The Shanghai Gesture

Michael Dalmatoff was born on July 21, 1884 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for The Shanghai Gesture (1941), Once in a Blue Moon (1935) and Utopia (1951). He died in June 1966 in New York City, New York, USA.

16. Sergei Kozlovsky

Art Department | Aelita

Kozlovsky, chief art director of the All-Union Children's Studio, has long been a guiding force in raising technical standards. Designers became established as leading creative members of film units in about 1935, and soon after that important technical improvements were made in most of the studios...

17. Louis Sarecky

Producer | Cimarron

Brother of producer Barney A. Sarecky.

18. L. Wolfe Gilbert

Soundtrack | Sweet and Lowdown

Songwriter ("Green Eyes", "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee", "Ramona", "The Peanut Vendor"), author and publisher who came to the US in 1887 and was educated in local public schools, and then became a singer in amateur-night contests, and later a vaudeville and cafe entertainer. He toured with John L...

19. Alexandre Kamenka

Producer | Les bas-fonds

Alexandre Kamenka was born on May 18, 1888 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. He was a producer and production manager, known for The Lower Depths (1936), Le brasier ardent (1923) and Le lion des Mogols (1924). He died on December 3, 1969 in Paris, France.

20. Lea Noemi

Actress | Green Fields

Lea Noemi was born on November 10, 1888 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Lea Eisenberg. She was an actress, known for Green Fields (1937) and The Singing Blacksmith (1938). She died on November 6, 1973 in New York City, New York, USA.

22. Dorothy Gordon

Actress | The New York Times Youth Forum

Dorothy Gordon was born on April 4, 1889 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Dorothy Lerner. She was an actress, known for The New York Times Youth Forum (1952). She was married to Bernard Gordon (lawyer). She died on May 11, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA.

23. Anna Akhmatova

Writer | Fear and the Muse: The Story of Anna Akhmatova

Anna Akhmatova was arguably the greatest Russian woman poet.

She was born Anna Andreevna Gorenko on June 23, 1889, in Bolshoi Fontan, a suburb of Odessa, Ukraine, Russian Empire. Her father, Andrei Antonovich Gorenko, was a Navy Engineer. Her mother, Inna Erazmovna (nee Stogova), belonged to Russian...

24. Marie Melesh

Around the World in 80 Days

Marie Melesh was born on December 31, 1889 in Odessa, Russian Empire as Marie Meleshev. She was an actress, known for Around the World in 80 Days (1956), Caged (1950) and Night and Day (1946). She was married to Alex Melesh. She died on January 1, 1976 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

25. William Sabbot

A Foreign Affair

William Sabbot was born on February 12, 1890 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as William George Sabbot. He was an actor, known for A Foreign Affair (1948), Naughty Marietta (1935) and The North Star (1943). He died on September 4, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

26. Benno Moiseiwitsch

Soundtrack | Liebestraum

Benno Moiseiwitsch was born on February 22, 1890 in Odessa, Ukraine. He died on April 9, 1963 in Paddington, London, England.

27. Fania Marinoff

Actress | McTeague

Fania Marinoff was born on March 20, 1890 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Life's Whirlpool (1916), The Galloper (1915) and One of Our Girls (1914). She was married to Carl Van Vechten. She died on November 17, 1971 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

28. Mikhail Rasumny

Actor | For Whom the Bell Tolls

The son of a cantor, Rasumny made his stage debut at 14 and toured Europe and South America with the Moscow Art Theatre. Rasumny settled in the U.S. in 1935 and took jobs as a bill collector and dishwasher between acting jobs. His first film appearance was in 1940's Comrade X (1940). He spent the ...

29. Pierre Luboshutz

Self | The Bell Telephone Hour

Pierre Luboshutz was born on June 22, 1890 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. He died on April 17, 1971 in Rockport, Maine, USA.

30. Vladimir Voronov

Actor | Neokonchennaya povest

Vladimir Voronov was born on July 14, 1890 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Vladimir Ivanovich Voronov. He was an actor, known for Neokonchennaya povest (1955), Aero NT-54 (1925) and Chelovek v futlyare (1939). He died on June 2, 1985 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR.

31. Rita Gould

Actress | Girls' Dormitory

Rita Gould was born on August 8, 1890 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Girls' Dormitory (1936), The Big Combo (1955) and He Couldn't Say No (1938). She died on March 15, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

32. Phil Spitalny

Actor | When Johnny Comes Marching Home

Phil Spitalny was born on November 7, 1890 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for When Johnny Comes Marching Home (1942), Here Come the Co-eds (1945) and Meet the Maestros (1938). He was married to Evelyn Kaye Klein. He died on October 11, 1970 in Miami Beach, ...

33. Max Terr

Music Department | The Gold Rush

While on the MGM staff, he composed the march theme for Metro News.

34. Boris Svoboda

Actor | Vesna

Boris Svoboda was born on June 8, 1891 in Odessa, Odessa uyezd, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Bogumil Alekseevich Svoboda. He was an actor, known for Spring (1947), Andzamb tchanachum em (1958) and Vstrecha na Elbe (1949). He died on August 23, 1963 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

35. Bud Barsky

Producer | The Coast Patrol

Born Isador J. Barsky in the Ukraine in 1891, Bud Barsky emigrated to the US as a young man, gained experience in the film business with various production companies in New York, made his way to Hollywood, and by the time he was in his 20s had already become an independent producer. His career was ...

36. Emil Coleman

Actor | Nob Hill

Emil Coleman was born on June 19, 1892 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Nob Hill (1945), All Star Melody Masters (1943) and The Arthur Murray Party (1950). He died on January 26, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA.

37. Jerry Austin

Actor | Saratoga Trunk

Jerry Austin was born on July 20, 1892 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Jerry Albro. He was an actor, known for Saratoga Trunk (1945), Adventures of Don Juan (1948) and The Lovable Cheat (1949). He died on October 15, 1976 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

39. Anatoliy Smiranin

Actor | Davit Guramishvili

Anatoliy Smiranin was born on January 6, 1893 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Anatoliy Dmitrievich Smiranin. He was an actor, known for Davit Guramishvili (1946), Chelovek-Amfibiya (1962) and Eteris simgera (1957). He died on February 15, 1971 in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, USSR.

40. Lew Brown

Soundtrack | On the Road

Songwriter ("Beer Barrel Polka", "Sonny Boy", "The Thrill is Gone"), composer, author, publisher and producer, he came to the USA in 1898 and was educated at DeWitt Clinton High School in New York. In 1925, he joined Buddy DeSylva and Ray Henderson as a songwriting team and music publishers. He ...

41. Zygmunt Chmielewski

Actor | Barbara Radziwillówna

Zygmunt Chmielewski was born on May 16, 1894 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Love or a Kingdom (1936), Spy (1933) and Maryjka (1933). He died on May 26, 1978 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

42. Sergey Dybcho

Actor | Silva

Sergey Dybcho was born on June 17, 1894 in Odessa, Odessa uyezd, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Sergey Afanasevich Dybcho. He was an actor, known for Silva (1944). He died on November 29, 1952 in Sverdlovsk, Sverdlovsk Oblast, RSFSR, USSR.

43. Isaak Babel

Writer | Evreyskoe schaste

Isaak Babel was born on June 30, 1894 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Isaak Emmanuilovich Babel. He was a writer, known for Jewish Luck (1925), Dzhimmi Khiggins (1928) and Bennie the Howl (1926). He was married to Yevgenia Gronfein. He died on January 27, 1940 in Moscow, Russian ...

44. Semyon Timoshenko

Self | One Inch from Victory

Semyon Timoshenko was born on February 18, 1895 in Furmanovka, Bessarabia Governorate, Russian Empire as Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko. He died on March 31, 1970 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

45. Leonid Utyosov

Actor | Vesyolye rebyata

Leonid Utyosov was a popular singer and band-leader in the Soviet Union who is best known for the leading role in 'Vesyolyye rebyata' (1934).

He was born Lazar Iosifovich Weissbein on March 21, 1895, in Odessa, Russian Empire (now Odesa, Ukraine). His father was a small business owner and his mother...

49. Valentin Kataev

Writer | Valentin Katajews chirurgische Eingriffe in das Seelenleben des Dr. Igor Igorowitsch

Russian novelist and playwright Valentin Katayev was born in 1897 in the Ukraine, to a middle-class background: his father was a schoolteacher and his grandfather was a general in the Czarist army. He joined the army in 1917 during World War I, was assigned to an artillery unit, and was wounded ...


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