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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 Peters burg, 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. Anastasia Baranova Anastasia Baranova Actress, Die Zombie Die... Again
3. Eve Harlow Eve Harlow Actress, Juno
4. Anton Yelchin Anton Yelchin Actor, Star Trek Anton Yelchin is 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...
5. Olesya Rulin Olesya Rulin Actress, High School Musical
6. Irina Shayk Irina Shayk Self, Episode #18.90 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.
7. Irina Voronina Irina Voronina Actress, Towelhead Born in a small town in Russia, Irina always dreamed of becoming a model. At the age of 20 she moved to Milan to see if she could make her dreams come true. She was soon signed by an agency and started instantly booking print jobs and TV commercials. International modeling career brought Irina to the US...
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. Bar Paly Bar Paly Actress, Pain & Gain
11. Danila Kozlovsky Danila Kozlovsky Actor, Vampire Academy 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...
12. 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...
13. George Sanders George Sanders Actor, The Jungle Book 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...
14. 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...
15. Oksana Akinshina Oksana Akinshina Actress, Lilya 4-Ever
16. Anna Kournikova Anna Kournikova Self, A Date with Anna Anna Kournikova was born on 7 June 1981 in Moscow, Russia. At the age of 7, her father began teaching her how to play tennis. Anna practiced everyday. When she was a teenager, she was entered in her first tennis competition. For her looks, Anna became known as the "Britney Spears of Tennis". In 1998...
17. Armin Mueller-Stahl Armin Mueller-Stahl Actor, The Game
18. Tina Ivlev Tina Ivlev Actress, Death Clique Tina Ivlev began her career in television, guest starring in a number of television shows such as Boston Legal, The Forgotten, CSI:NY, Major Crimes and most recently MTV's comedy series Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous. Her work in Major Crimes propelled TNT to submit her to the Emmys for an "outstanding actress in a dramatic series" nomination...
19. Isolda Dychauk Isolda Dychauk Actress, Faust
20. Maria Sharapova Maria Sharapova Self, Episode #14.6 Maria started hitting tennis balls at the age of four. At the age of six, Maria Sharapova participated in a exhibition in Moscow that featured Martina Navratilova. So, at the age of nine, she began training at Nick Bollettieri's Tennis Academy located in Bradenton, Florida, USA. Therefore, during those two years...
21. 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...
22. 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...
23. Eugenia Kuzmina Eugenia Kuzmina Actress, Dirty Grandpa Eugenia Kuzmina was born in Moscow. Her father is a scientist, while her mother is a housewife. She was training to be a professional ice skater when, at the age of 13, Russian designer Vyacheslav Zaytsev approached her to model for his brand. She appeared in national commercials and ads in Russia before signing a modeling contract with IMG and moving to Paris at 15...
24. 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...
25. Yanina Studilina Yanina Studilina Actress, Stalingrad
26. 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...
27. 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)...
28. 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.
29. Sofya Skya Sofya Skya Actress, Assassins Run Sofya was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia. She studied ballet at age 9 while attending the elite Vaganova Ballet Academy. From ages 10-12, Sofya studied modern dance then returned to classical ballet from ages 13-16. At 17, Sofya became a professional ballerina where she was discovered by talent agents...
30. Nadja Bobyleva Nadja Bobyleva Actress, Bridge of Spies Nadja Bobyleva was born in 1983 in Moscow. At the age of seven, Nadja began taking classes at the Class Centre school for art and theatre. Her family immigrated to Germany when she was nine, residing in Cologne and she received acting training from her mother, Natalia Bobyleva, and Bettina Dorn. This...
31. Maria Zyrianova Maria Zyrianova Actress, Dinner for Schmucks
32. Maria Lark Maria Lark Actress, Pilot
33. Pasha D. Lychnikoff Pasha D. Lychnikoff Actor, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Born in Moscow, a student of Moscow Academy of Dramatic Arts, Pasha (aka Pavel) Lychnikoff, appeared on Moscow's stages in such productions as Googol'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...
34. 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...
35. 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"...
36. Natalia Vodianova Natalia Vodianova Actress, Clash of the Titans
37. Maria Breyman Maria Breyman Actress, The Truth About Love Maria "Lvovna" Breyman was born to a Jewish family in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia). Her mother, Anna, was a physics teacher and her father, Lev, was a real estate business owner and poet. Shortly after moving to USA, Maria's parents opened a child day care business and wanted Maria to take after her mother and grandmother and become a teacher...
38. Valeriy Nikolaev Valeriy Nikolaev Actor, The Terminal Gifted actor and dancer Valery Nikolaev has choreographed five productions at the Chekhov MKhAT theater. He choreographed the musical "My Fair Lady" (Moscow, 2000), as well. In 1997 he traveled to Hollywood in 1997 to play in Phillip Noyce's "The Saint." Nikolaev graduated from MKhAT, where he studied under the eminent Oleg Tabakov...
39. 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...
40. Konstantin Khabenskiy Konstantin Khabenskiy Actor, Night Watch 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...
41. Ania Bukstein Ania Bukstein Actress, The Secrets
42. Inna Korobkina Inna Korobkina Actress, Dawn of the Dead
43. Grigoriy Dobrygin Grigoriy Dobrygin Actor, A Most Wanted Man
44. Aleksandr Sokurov Aleksandr Sokurov Director, Russian Ark Alexandr Sokurov is a Russian director of avant-garde and independent films that have won him international acclaim. A son of an army officer, Sokurov was born in 1951, and spent his childhood traveling with his family around Russia as his father was transferred from one location to another. This fast change of places and schools kept him lonely...
45. Greta Onieogou Greta Onieogou Actress, Fever Pitch
46. Yuri Kolokolnikov Yuri Kolokolnikov Actor, The Transporter Refueled
47. Nikita Mikhalkov Nikita Mikhalkov Actor, Burnt by the Sun Nikita Mikhalkov is the son of the famous communist poet Sergey Mikhalkov, who wrote the lyrics of the Soviet national anthem and had strong connections to the Communist Party. Nikita Mikhalkov's mother, Natalya Petrovna Konchalovskaya, was also a poet and daughter of famous painter Pyotr Petrovich Konchalovsky and his wife Olga Vasilievna Surikova...
48. Jenya Lano Jenya Lano Actress, Blade
49. Irina Pantaeva Irina Pantaeva Actress, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
50. Gia Skova Gia Skova Actress, Better Than You Found It Gia Skova is an actress and model, now living in the United States. She has been a cover girl for fashion magazines around the world such as "Vogue" and "InStyle", adorned the runway for designers such as Stella McCartney and Marc Jacobs, been featured in print and commercial advertisements for internationally recognized brands such as L'Oreal and Red Bull...
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