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1. Mila Kunis Mila Kunis Actress, Black Swan The talented Milena "Mila" Markovna Kunis was born to a Jewish family in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, USSR (now independent Ukraine). Her mother, Elvira, is a physics teacher, her father, Mark Kunis, is a mechanical engineer, and she has an older brother named Michael. After attending one semester of college between gigs...
2. Olga Kurylenko Olga Kurylenko Actress, Quantum of Solace Olga Kurylenko, a Ukrainian-born actress and model, went from sharing a cramped flat with her aunt, uncle, grandparents and cousin to starring as a Bond girl opposite Daniel Craig. She was born Olga Konstantinovna Kurylenko on November 14, 1979, in Berdyansk, Ukraine, Soviet Union. Her mother, Marina Alyabysheva...
3. Milla Jovovich Milla Jovovich Actress, The Fifth Element Milla Jovovich is an Ukrainian-born actress, supermodel, fashion designer, singer and public figure, who was on the cover of more than a hundred magazines, and starred in such films as The Fifth Element, Ultraviolet, and the Resident Evil franchise. She was born Milica Natasha Jovovich on December 17...
4. Ksenia Solo Ksenia Solo Actress, Black Swan Ksenia Solo, is best known for her roles in "Black Swan" and "Lost Girl," was born in Latvia on October 8th 1987. Her parents moved to Canada after the unrest in 1987 that lead to Latvia declaring independence from the USSR in 1990. Although she originally aspired to an actress and ballerina, as was her mother...
5. 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...
6. Anastasia Baranova Anastasia Baranova Actress, Die Zombie Die... Again
7. Eve Harlow Eve Harlow Actress, Juno
8. 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...
9. Olesya Rulin Olesya Rulin Actress, High School Musical
10. 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.
11. Olga Fonda Olga Fonda Actress, Real Steel Olga Fonda, born Olga Tchakova, is a Russian-born model and actress. At age 14, she left her hometown for a year to be an exchange student in the United States. After returning home, she continued her education by studying Business-Economics at a university in Moscow. The brainy beauty began modeling...
12. Elena Satine Elena Satine Actress, Yes Men Elena Satine was born in Tbilisi, Georgia (former USSR), and raised on the Black Sea coast of the "Russian Riviera" (Sochi). She began her professional career at the tender age of 6 when she appeared on the popular children's variety show "Utrennaya Zvezda" ("Morning Star"). At age 9, already a winner of numerous international awards...
13. 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...
14. 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...
15. Angela Sarafyan Angela Sarafyan Actress, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
16. Natalie Burn Natalie Burn Actress, The Expendables 3 Natalie Burn is a fast-rising Hollywood actress, dancer, Prima Ballerina, choreographer, writer, singer, composer and a producer who has a résumé that is genuinely unique. Currently Ms Burn is partnering up with Wesley Snipes to produce "59 Rows of Teeth" written by W. Peter Iliff. Recently starring in "Awaken"...
17. 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...
18. Ingeborga Dapkunaite Ingeborga Dapkunaite Actress, Mission: Impossible
19. Mikhail Baryshnikov Mikhail Baryshnikov Self, Baryshnikov on Broadway Boyishly cute, diminutive and strong as a bull, but as graceful as any gazelle or swan, Mikhail Baryshnikov is a household name even to non-balletomanes. Widely considered to be one of the greatest and biggest names in dance. Mikhail began his ballet studies in his native Riga, Latvia. He was accepted by the Leningrad Choreographic School...
20. 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...
21. 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...
22. Oksana Akinshina Oksana Akinshina Actress, Lilya 4-Ever
23. 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...
24. Timur Bekmambetov Timur Bekmambetov Director, Wanted Timur Bekmambetov is a Russian-Kazakh film director known for vampire franchise Night Watch and Day Watch. He was born Timur Nuruakhitovich Bekmambetov on June 25, 1961, in Guryev, Soviet Union (now Atyrau, Kazakhstan). His father, Nuruakhit Bekmambetov, is a manager at Guryev Energy company; his mother...
25. 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...
26. Johann Urb Johann Urb Actor, 1408 Johann Urb was born in Tallinn, Estonia in 24 January 1977 into family of Tarmo and Maris. When Johann was ten he moved to Finland with his mother and her new husband. They lived in several small towns until they finally settled in Tampere. At the age of 17 Johann moved to his father in New York where he soon started a modeling career...
27. 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...
28. 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...
29. 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...
30. 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...
31. Natasha Yarovenko Natasha Yarovenko Actress, Room in Rome
32. 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...
33. Sergej Onopko Sergej Onopko Actor, Spy
34. Mark Ivanir Mark Ivanir Actor, Schindler's List Mark Ivanir has been working as a professional film and television actor in Los Angeles since 2001. His first major film role was in Steven Spielberg's 1993 Oscar winning epic Schindler's List. He rejoined with Spielberg twice, first for a cameo appearance in Terminal, then again for Tintin. A pivotal role in Robert De Niro's 2006 film...
35. Yanina Studilina Yanina Studilina Actress, Stalingrad
36. 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...
37. 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)...
38. 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.
39. Elya Baskin Elya Baskin Actor, Spider-Man 2
40. 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...
41. 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...
42. Vera Filatova Vera Filatova Actress, Vampire Killers
43. 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...
44. 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...
45. 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"...
46. Yaroslav Poverlo Yaroslav Poverlo Miscellaneous Crew, 2012
47. Costa Ronin Costa Ronin Actor, Red Dog
48. Natalia Vodianova Natalia Vodianova Actress, Clash of the Titans
49. Natasha Blasick Natasha Blasick Actress, Flash Click Natasha Blasick was born in the former USSR in the city of Odessa on the Black Sea. Her first language is Russian, She grew up in a Soviet style apartment that housed two families. She made her debut as a lead actress in the film Death of Evil. She is the oldest daughter of Sergei and Ludmilla and has a younger sister...
50. Andrei Arlovski Andrei Arlovski Self, UFC 55: Fury
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