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1. Margarita Levieva Margarita Levieva Actress, The Invisible Margarita Levieva is an American actress. Born in the Soviet Union. Levieva, was born in Leningrad, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, (now Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation). At the age of three, she began the rigorous training program of a competitive rhythmic gymnast. Levieva continued to train for the next 13 years...
2. Anton Yelchin Anton Yelchin Actor, Star Trek Anton Yelchin was an American actor, known for playing Bobby in Hearts in Atlantis, Chekov in the Star Trek reboot, Charlie Brewster in the Fright Night remake, and Jacob in Like Crazy. He was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, USSR, to a Jewish family. His parents, Irina Korina and Viktor Yelchin...
3. Bar Paly Bar Paly Actress, Pain & Gain
4. Yul Brynner Yul Brynner Actor, The Magnificent Seven Exotic leading man of American films, famed as much for his completely bald head as for his performances, Yul Brynner masked much of his life in mystery and outright lies designed to tease people he considered gullible. It was not until the publication of the books "Yul: The Man Who Would Be King" and "Empire and Odyssey" by his son...
5. Olesya Rulin Olesya Rulin Actress, Powers
6. Eve Harlow Eve Harlow Actress, Juno
7. Danila Kozlovsky Danila Kozlovsky Actor, Hardcore Henry Danila Valerevich Kozlovsky is a Russian stage and screen actor. He was born in Moscow, USSR. From a very young age he was into music, dancing and playing football (soccer). He has two brothers, an elder Egor and a younger Ivan. In 1996, at the age of 11, Danila, following his brothers, went to a special navy school preparing students for the Military Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
8. Anastasia Baranova Anastasia Baranova Actress, Z Nation
9. Isolda Dychauk Isolda Dychauk Actress, Faust
10. Svetlana Khodchenkova Svetlana Khodchenkova Actress, The Wolverine Svetlana Khodchenkova is a Russian actress, known for her roles in Bless the Woman and in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. She was born Svetlana Viktorovna Khodchenkova on January 21, 1983, in Moscow and spent her childhood in Zheleznodorozhny, a small city about 6 miles east of Moscow, Russia. She was raised by a single mother, attended a public school, and once dreamed of becoming a medical doctor...
11. Genndy Tartakovsky Genndy Tartakovsky Director, Hotel Transylvania Genndy Tartakovsky was born and raised in Moscow, USSR. He and his family moved to Chicago, IL when he was 7 years old, after his father defected to the US. His interest in comic books and animation led him to study animation at Cal Arts in Los Angeles. While he was there he produced two student films...
12. Andrei Tarkovsky Andrei Tarkovsky Writer, Solaris The most famous Soviet film-maker since Sergei M. Eisenstein, Andrei Tarkovsky (the son of noted poet Arseniy Tarkovsky) studied music and Arabic in Moscow before enrolling in the Soviet film school V.G.I.K. He shot to international attention with his first feature, Ivan's Childhood, which won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival...
13. Irina Shayk Irina Shayk Self, Exposure: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2011 Irina Shayk--sometimes credited as Irina Sheik--was born in the USSR on January 6, 1986, as Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova. She is a model and actress known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue between 2007 and 2014. She was the cover model for the 2011 issue. Shayk made her acting debut as Megara alongside Dwayne Johnson in Hercules.
14. George Sanders George Sanders Actor, All About Eve George Sanders was born of English parents in St. Petersburg, Russia. He worked in a Birmingham textile mill, in the tobacco business and as a writer in advertising. He entered show business in London as a chorus boy, going from there to cabaret, radio and theatrical understudy. His film debut, in 1936...
15. Yuliya Snigir Yuliya Snigir Actress, A Good Day to Die Hard Born in a town of Tula in Russia, Yulia Snigir was playing chess professionally and at the age of 15 was awarded the prestigious title of Candidate of Chess Master by International Chess Federation. She was planning to have a professional chess player career but instead made a decision to continue her education and moved to Moscow on her own where she was accepted to State Pedagogical University...
16. Alexander Godunov Alexander Godunov Actor, Die Hard He was born on Sakhalin Island at the far eastern end of the former Soviet Union and began studying dance at age 9 in the Riga State Ballet School. He later said his mother put him there to prevent his becoming "a hooligan". One of his classmates and friends at the school was Mikhail Baryshnikov. After graduating he toured with the Moscow Classical Ballet...
17. Pasha D. Lychnikoff Pasha D. Lychnikoff Actor, Deadwood Born in Moscow, a student of Moscow Academy of Dramatic Arts, Pasha (aka Pavel) Lychnikoff, appeared on Moscow's stages in such productions as Gogol's Inspector General and Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment. In early 90s Pasha moved to America to pursue his acting career in the United States. Arriving at JFK Airport with five dollars in his pocket...
18. George Gaynes George Gaynes Actor, Punky Brewster
19. Ania Bukstein Ania Bukstein Actress, Game of Thrones Ania Bukstein is an Israeli actress, singer, voice actress and model. She was born in Moscow to Jewish parents and her family immigrated to Israel when she was eight. As a teenager, she attended Telma Yalin Arts High School in Givatayim, Israel. She married Israeli real estate developer Dotan Vainer in 2013. In Game of Thrones, she portrays Kinvara in the sixth season.
20. Armin Mueller-Stahl Armin Mueller-Stahl Actor, The Game
21. Yuliya Peresild Yuliya Peresild Actress, Bitva za Sevastopol After graduating from high school, she joined the faculty of Russian philology Pskov Pedagogical Institute, in 2006 she graduated from Russian Academy of Theatre Arts. Since 2003 she has appeared in more than 30 films and since 2007 she has been one of the leading actresses at the State Theater of Nations...
22. Oksana Akinshina Oksana Akinshina Actress, Lilya 4-Ever
23. Natalya Rudakova Natalya Rudakova Actress, Transporter 3 She was born in Leningrad, former Soviet Union. Her parents moved with her from Russia to New York when she was 17 years old, and she continues to reside in New York. While working as a hairdresser at a salon, she was discovered by Luc Besson, the co-writer of Transporter 3, in New York, when she crossed a street. He gave her acting lessons and cast her as the female lead in Transporter 3.
24. Natalia Vodianova Natalia Vodianova Actress, Clash of the Titans
25. Vladimir Mashkov Vladimir Mashkov Actor, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Vladimir Lvovich Mashkov was born in Tula, to Natalia, a puppet theatre director, and Lev Mashkov, an actor. He worked for Oleg Tabakov's theatre where he performed in Alexander Galich's "My Big Land", Neil Simon's "Biloxy Blues", Nickolai Gogol's "The Inspector General", Jean-Batiste Moliere's "Don Juan"...
26. Andrey Zvyagintsev Andrey Zvyagintsev Director, Leviathan Andrei Zvyagintsev is a Russian filmmaker and was born on Feb.6, 1964 in the northern city of Novisibirsk. He graduated from the Novosibirsk Actors School in 1984 and started to act on stage in provincial theatres. In the early 1990s he came to Moscow - the centre of the Russian film industry - with the ambition to star in movies...
27. Oleg Taktarov Oleg Taktarov Actor, Predators "Oleg makes an impression." On his DVD commentary for "Righteous Kill" (2008), director Jon Avnet remarks that he needed a powerful actor to play Russian mob enforcer Yevgeny Mugalat, a character who survives six gunshots at close range. International star Oleg Taktarov, born in Sarov, Russia, proved uniquely capable of fulfilling Avnet's demanding expectations...
28. Anya Monzikova Anya Monzikova Actress, Iron Man 2 Anya Monzikova was born in Vologda, Russia to Natalia Monzikova a single mother of two. When her mom met her step-dad, an American on a vacation to Moscow, fate had brought a new twist to this young girl's life. Her mother re-married and the two moved to Ft. Lauderdale, FL. to live. At a young age, Anya loved to perform...
29. Natalie Gal Natalie Gal Actress, Trust Me Natalie Gal is an American actress and model. She was born in 1989 in the family of an opera singer and a poet. Natalie started studying ballet, gymnastics, arts, along with playing piano, singing, and performing in a theatre at the age of 6. She is often compared to a young Angelina Jolie, considered very promising young actress by media and magazines...
30. Maria Lark Maria Lark Actress, Medium
31. Tina Ivlev Tina Ivlev Actress, Bound to Vengeance Tina Ivlev has mesmerized film and television audiences alike with characters who are real, compelling and strong. Recently on stage, Ivlev starred in the gripping teenage drama, "Dry Land," a Colt Coeur production written by Ruby Rae Spiegel and directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt. The play, which immediately became a New York Times Critics' Pick, played to sold out houses in New York...
32. Maria Zyrianova Maria Zyrianova Actress, Dinner for Schmucks
33. Elena Lyadova Elena Lyadova Actress, Leviathan Elena Lyadova was born on 25th on December 1980 in Morshansk, Tambov region, USSR. She is a Russian actress of screen and stage. Elena made her film debut in 2002. She is known for working with top Russian directors, such as Aleksey Uchitel "Dreaming of space" (2005) and Andrey Zvyagintsev "Elena" (2011)...
34. Katia Bokor Katia Bokor Actress, Don't Breathe
35. Sam Levene Sam Levene Actor, ...and justice for all. Sam Levene was the actor who originated "craps-shooter extraordinaire" Nathan Detroit in the seminal American musical "Guys and Dolls" on the Great White Way in the original 1950 production. Levene was not a good singer and had trouble staying in key, so his solo number "Sue Me" had to be written in one octave to compensate for his lack of pipes...
36. Palina Rojinski Palina Rojinski Self, Circus Halligalli
37. Elena Velikanova Elena Velikanova Actress, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Elena Velikanova was born in the autumn of 1984 in Moscow. Her stepfather graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute, worked as a television presenter, film director, producer and CEO of DTV channel, and her mother worked in the restaurant business. The aspiring actress graduated from music school...
38. Andrey Konchalovskiy Andrey Konchalovskiy Writer, The Odyssey The Russian theatre and film director Andrei Konchalovsky is an elder brother of Nikita Mikhalkov, born August, 20, 1937. As a youngster he planned to pursue a career of a musician and learned to play piano but his love for cinema outweighed and he entered VGIK-the major state film school where he studied under Mikhail Romm...
39. Kristina Pimenova Kristina Pimenova Actress, Creators: The Past
40. Grigoriy Dobrygin Grigoriy Dobrygin Actor, A Most Wanted Man
41. Greta Onieogou Greta Onieogou Actress, Heartland
42. Valeri Bure Valeri Bure Self, Battle of the Blades
43. Irina Pantaeva Irina Pantaeva Actress, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
44. Darya Charusha Darya Charusha Actress, Hardcore Henry Dasha was born on 25th of August 1988 in Norilsk, Soviet Union. She grew up with the passion for music and theatre which she dedicated most of her early years to. She attended Moscow Conservatory at the age of 18 and studied as a composer. She began composing her own songs at a young age. Charusha...
45. Richard Marner Richard Marner Actor, 'Allo 'Allo! A Russian-born stage and screen actor who usually plays a military man in lots of spy thrillers and war films, Alexander Molchanoff was born in Petrograd in 1921. He was the eldest son of Colonel Paul Molchanoff, of the Semionovsky regiment. In 1924 his family left Russia via Finland and Germany finally ending up in London,where Alexander's grandmother had a house in Harley Street...
46. Vladimir Sokoloff Vladimir Sokoloff Actor, The Magnificent Seven Familiar character actor of Russian heritage who played in scores of films, mostly in the U.S. He studied at the University of Moscow but left there to attend the Moscow Academy of Dramatic Art. He joined the world- renowned Moscow Art Theatre, where he worked for the next decade as an actor and assistant director...
47. Nikita Mikhalkov Nikita Mikhalkov Actor, Burnt by the Sun Russian film-maker and actor Nikita Sergeyevich Mikhalkov was born on October, 21, 1945, a son of a well-known Russian poet Sergey Mikhalkov, who provided lyrics for the Russian anthem, and Natalya Petrovna Konchalovskaya, also a poet. As a child he was exposed to genuine literary talk at home, which was a fulcrum for a Russian art community...
48. Jenya Lano Jenya Lano Actress, Blade
49. Leonid Kinskey Leonid Kinskey Actor, Casablanca Leonid Kinskey, originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, performed across Europe and much of Latin America before his arrival in the United States. By 1932 he landed a small role as a radical in Ernst Lubitsch's comedy, Trouble in Paradise. The next year he played an agitator in Duck Soup. He went on to play small parts...
50. Konstantin Khabenskiy Konstantin Khabenskiy Actor, Nochnoy dozor Konstantin Khabenskiy is a Russian actor known in the West for his work in the horror flicks Night Watch and Day Watch. He is also co-starring opposite Angelina Jolie in Wanted. He was born Konstantin Yurevich Khabenskiy on January 11, 1972, in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg...
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