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1. Sergei M. Eisenstein Sergei M. Eisenstein Director, Alexander Nevsky The son of an affluent architect, Eisenstein attended the Institute of Civil Engineering in Petrograd as a young man. With the fall of the tsar in 1917, he worked as an engineer for the Red Army. In the following years, Eisenstein joined up with the Moscow Proletkult Theater as a set designer and then director...
2. Dmitri Shostakovich Dmitri Shostakovich Soundtrack, Children of Men Dmitri Shostakovich, one of Russian culture's most acclaimed intellectuals who was censored under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin, was an internationally recognized composer whose music was in over 100 films. He was born Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich on September 25, 1906, in St. Petersburg, Russia...
3. Konstantin Stanislavski Konstantin Stanislavski Miscellaneous Crew, Na dne Konstantin Stanislavski was a wealthy Russian businessman turned director who founded the Moscow Art Theatre, and originated the Stanislavski's System of acting which was spread over the world by his students, such as Michael Chekhov, Aleksei Dikij, Stella Adler, Viktor Tourjansky, and Richard Boleslawski among many others...
4. Aleksandr Dovzhenko Aleksandr Dovzhenko Writer, Zemlya
5. Mikhail Romm Mikhail Romm Director, Girl No. 217 Mikhail Romm was born in 1901, into a Russian-Jewish family, in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, Russia. He served in the Red Army in 1918-21 as an Inspector of the Special Forces for Food Supplies. He was in charge of confiscations of bread and food from the wealthier farmers (kulaks) in Central Russia...
6. Yuliya Solntseva Yuliya Solntseva Actress, Aelita
7. Vladimir Vysotskiy Vladimir Vysotskiy Actor, Plokhoy khoroshiy chelovek 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...
8. Lyubov Orlova Lyubov Orlova Actress, Tsirk Lyubov Orlova was a Russian film star of the 1930s who enjoyed the sympathy of Joseph Stalin. She was born Lyubov Petrovna Orlova on January 29, 1902 in Zvenigorod, a suburb of Moscow, Russia. Her father, Petr Orlov, was an officer in the Russian Imperial Army, her mother, Evgenia Sukhotina, belonged to Russian Landed Gentry...
9. Boris Pasternak Boris Pasternak Writer, Doctor Zhivago Boris Pasternak was born in Moscow on February 10, 1890 into an artistic family of Russian-Jewish heritage. His father was an acclaimed artist named Leonid Pasternak, who converted to Christianity, and his mother was a renown concert pianist named Rosa Kaufman. Their home was open to family friends such as composers Sergei Rachmaninoff and Alexander Scriabin as well as writers Rilke and Leo Tolstoy...
10. Sergey Urusevskiy Sergey Urusevskiy Cinematographer, The Village Teacher
11. Aleksandr Ptushko Aleksandr Ptushko Director, The Stone Flower
12. Ivan Pyrev Ivan Pyrev Director, They Met in Moscow
13. Yakov Protazanov Yakov Protazanov Director, Aelita
14. Kim Philby Kim Philby
15. Lev Atamanov Lev Atamanov Director, Zolotaya antilopa
16. Vasiliy Grossman Vasiliy Grossman Writer, The Commissar
17. Mikhail Kaufman Mikhail Kaufman Cinematographer, In Spring
18. Abram Room Abram Room Director, Sud chesti
19. Eduard Tisse Eduard Tisse Cinematographer, The Immortal Garrison
20. Aleksandr Rou Aleksandr Rou Director, Frosty
21. Esfir Shub Esfir Shub Editor, Moskva stroit metro Esfir Shub was born into a family of landowners. She studied literature in Moscow, but after Revolution she began to attend the classes at the Institute for Women's Higher Education and then got a job as a 'theater officer' at the State Commissariat of Education. In the theatre she worked in collaboration with the famous avant-garde director Meyerhold and the poet Mayakovsky...
22. Ilya Averbakh Ilya Averbakh Director, Monolog
23. Olga Preobrazhenskaya Olga Preobrazhenskaya Director, Tikhiy Don
24. Isaak Babel Isaak Babel Writer, Jewish Luck
25. Dmitri Kabalevsky Dmitri Kabalevsky Composer, Munich Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky was born on December 30, 1904, in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was baptized by a Russian Orthodox priest on January 5, 1905, known as the "Bloody Sunday" of the 1st Russian Revolution. His father, named Boris Kabalevsky, was a mathematician. The family of Kabalevskys belonged to Russian Nobility...
26. Vladimir Fogel Vladimir Fogel Actor, Po zakonu
27. Ivan Ivanov-Vano Ivan Ivanov-Vano Director, Secha pri Kerzhentse
28. Lilya Brik Lilya Brik Director, Steklyannyy glaz Lily Brik, one of Russian and Soviet culture's most enigmatic women who was admired by many important men, was known for her wit and beauty and helped many talented people to become famous. She was born Lilya Urievna Kagan, in 1891, in Moscow, Russia, into a Jewish family of a lawyer and a music teacher...
29. Vladimir Tikhonov Vladimir Tikhonov Actor, A Ballad of Love
30. Nikolay Batalov Nikolay Batalov Actor, Aelita Nikolai Petrovich Batalov was born on December 6, 1899, in Moscow, Russia, into the family of a clerk. From 1910-1915 he studied at the Moscow Mercantile School named after the Czar Aleksander III. His interest in theatre and literature was supported by his grandmother, who encouraged his voracious reading...
31. Leonid Trauberg Leonid Trauberg Director, Yunost Maksima
32. Gennady Shpalikov Gennady Shpalikov Writer, Dolgaya schastlivaya zhizn
33. Anna Akhmatova 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 Nobility...
34. Konstantin Simonov Konstantin Simonov Writer, Grenada, Grenada, Grenada moya
35. Aleksandr Alov Aleksandr Alov Director, Assassination Attempt
36. Aleksei Tolstoy Aleksei Tolstoy Writer, Aelita
37. Aleksei Arbuzov Aleksei Arbuzov Writer, Gorod na zare
38. Emil Gilels Emil Gilels Soundtrack, 'Merci la vie'
39. Aleksey Konsovskiy Aleksey Konsovskiy Actor, Lermontov
40. Roman Karmen Roman Karmen Director, Grenada, Grenada, Grenada moya
41. Maksim Shtraukh Maksim Shtraukh Actor, Rasskazy o Lenine
42. Valentina Serova Valentina Serova Actress, Four Hearts
43. Elizaveta Svilova Elizaveta Svilova Director, Klyatva molodykh
44. Ilya Ilf Ilya Ilf Writer, The Golden Calf Ilya Ilf was born Ilya Arnoldovich Fayzilberg on October 15, 1897, in Odessa, Russian Empire (now Odesa, Ukraine). His father, named Arnold Fayzilberg, was a clerk at a bank. In 1913, he graduated from a Technical School. He worked as a clerk, a telephone technician, and had various industrial jobs in Odessa...
45. Andrey Fayt Andrey Fayt Actor, Battleship Potemkin
46. Anton Makarenko Anton Makarenko Writer, Road to Life
47. Konstantin Rokossovsky Konstantin Rokossovsky Self, Esli dorog tebe tvoy dom... Soviet Army Gen. Konstantin Rokossovsky was born in Warsaw, Poland, which was then part of the Russian Empire (his father had moved the family to Warsaw after being appointed Inspector of the Polish Railways. His mother was Polish). Although the Rokossovsky family was descended from the Polish noble classes and its men had a tradition of service in the Polish cavalry...
48. Efim Dzigan Efim Dzigan Director, If War Comes Tomorrow
49. Sergei Blinnikov Sergei Blinnikov Actor, The Inspector-General
50. Georgi Malenkov Georgi Malenkov Self, Parad Pobedy
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