Death Place Matching "Moscow, USSR" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


1-50 of 874 names. | Next »


1. Sergei M. Eisenstein

Director | Aleksandr Nevskiy

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 ...

2. Anatoliy Solonitsyn

Actor | Stalker

The famous russian actor was actually discovered by Andrei Tarkovsky. He was looking for Andrei Rublov for his second full-lengh fiim and acccidentaly found absolutely unkown by the public Solonitsyn in Chelyabinsk. He worked there as unprofessional actor. After the Rublov role he played main parts...

3. Sergei Prokofiev

Soundtrack | Blade Runner 2049

Prokofiev was a multi-talented man and an innovative composer. He learned piano from his mother and chess from his father. He always had a chess set on his piano, and was able to play against the chess champions of his time. He studied music with Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, graduated with highest ...

4. Joseph Stalin

Self | One Inch from Victory

Joseph Stalin (a code name meaning "Man of Steel") was born Iosif (Joseph) Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili in 1879 in Gori, Georgia, the Transcaucasian part of the Russian Empire. His father was a cobbler named Vissarion Dzhugashvili, a drunkard who beat him badly and frequently and left the family ...

5. Mikhail Kalatozov

Director | Letyat zhuravli

Mikhail Kalatozov was born on December 28, 1903 in Tiflis, Russian Empire as Mikhail Kalatozishvili. He was a director and cinematographer, known for The Cranes Are Flying (1957), Vernye druz'ya (1954) and Zagovor obrechyonnykh (1950). He died on March 27, 1973 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

6. Konstantin Stanislavski

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 ...

7. Dmitri Shostakovich

Soundtrack | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

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, ...

8. Dziga Vertov

Director | Chelovek s kino-apparatom

Born in Bialystok, Poland, studied music and enrolled in St. Petersburg Neurological Institute in 1916. Worked on first Soviet newsreel, Kinonedelia (1918-1919), then on subsequent newsreel series (inc. Kinopravda, 1922-1925).

9. Aram Khachaturyan

Soundtrack | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Aram Khachaturyan was born in 1903, in Tiflis, Russian Empire (now Tbilisi, Georgia). He was the fourth son in a modest Armenian family. His father was a book-binder and a craftsman; he noticed the son's musical talent and got him a used piano, but he did not have money for a music teacher. ...

10. Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Writer | Zemlya

Aleksandr Dovzhenko was born on September 10, 1894 in Vyunishche, Sosnitsa Ueyzd, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Petrovich Dovzhenko. He was a writer and director, known for Zemlya (1930), Life in Bloom (1949) and Shors (1939). He was married to Yuliya Solntseva. He died on ...

11. V.I. Lenin

Writer | Un'alba

V.I. Lenin was born on April 22, 1870 in Simbirsk, Russian Empire as Vladimir Ilich Uliánov. He was a writer and actor, known for Un'alba (1920), Padenie dinastii Romanovykh (1927) and Lenin v 2012 godu (2013). He was married to Nadezhda Krupskaya. He died on January 21, 1924 in Gorki, Moscow ...

12. 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...

13. Mikhail A. Bulgakov

Writer | Ivan Vasilevich menyaet professiyu

Mikhail A. Bulgakov was a Russian writer and medical doctor known for big screen adaptations of his books, such as Beg (1971) and Master i Margarita (1994).

He was born Mikhail Afanasievich Bulgakov on May 15, 1891, in Kiev, Russia (now Kiev, Ukraine). He was the first of six children in the family ...

14. Vladimir Vysotskiy

Soundtrack | Atomic Blonde

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...

15. Lev Kuleshov

Director | Po zakonu

Lev Kuleshov was a Russian director who used the editing technique known as the "Kuleshov effect." Although some of the editing innovations, such as crosscutting were used by other directors before him, Kuleshov was the first to use it in the Soviet Russia. he was driving a Ford sports car amidst ...

16. Valentin Zubkov

Actor | Letyat zhuravli

Valentin Zubkov was born on May 12, 1923 in Peschanoye, Ryazan Governorate, RSFSR, USSR as Valentin Ivanovich Zubkov. He was an actor, known for The Cranes Are Flying (1957), Ivan's Childhood (1962) and Nad Tissoy (1958). He died on January 18, 1979 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

17. Anatoliy Papanov

Actor | Brilliantovaya ruka

Anatoly Dmitrievich Papanov was born on October 31, 1922, in Vyasma, Smolensk region, USSR. His father, named Dmitri Filippovich Papanov, was a Russian industrial worker. His mother, named Elena Bronislavovna Roskovskaya, was of Polish ancestry. Young Papanov moved to Moscow with his parents in ...

18. Arkadiy Strugatskiy

Writer | Stalker

Survivor of the Siege of Leningrad during WWII.

19. Mikhail Romm

Director | Chelovek 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 ...

20. Grigoriy Aleksandrov

Director | Vesna

Grigori Aleksandrov was a Soviet-Russian filmmaker best known as director of Volga - Volga (1938), Tsirk (1936), and October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928), as well as co-star in Battleship Potemkin (1925) by director Sergei M. Eisenstein.

He was born Grigori Vasilyevich Mormonenko on ...

21. 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, ...

22. Izolda Izvitskaya

Actress | Sorok pervyy

Izolda Izvitskaya was born on June 21, 1932 in Dzerzhinsk, Nizhegorodskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR as Izolda Vasilevna Izvitskaya. She was an actress, known for The Forty-First (1956), Ottsy i deti (1959) and Po tonkomu ldu (1966). She was married to Eduard Bredun. She died on March 1, 1971 in Moscow, ...

23. Aleksandr Rou

Director | Morozko

Aleksandr Rou was born on February 24, 1906 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Arturovich Rou. He was a director and writer, known for Frosty (1965), The Night Before Christmas (1962) and Without Dowry (1937). He was married to Irina Zarubina. He died on December 28, 1973 in Moscow, Russian ...

24. Leonid Brezhnev

Writer | Brezhnev

Leonid Brezhnev was a communist leader of the Soviet Union who restored Stalinist-type dictatorship thus causing economic stagnation and disproportionate military growth that exhausted the Soviet economy and eventually led to collapse of the Soviet Union.

Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev was born on December ...

25. Aleksandr Antonov

Actor | Bronenosets Potemkin

Aleksandr Antonov was born on February 13, 1898 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Pavlovich Antonov. He is known for his work on Battleship Potemkin (1925), Dvenadtsataya noch (1955) and Stachka (1925). He died on November 23, 1962 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

26. Yakov Protazanov

Director | Aelita

Yakov Protazanov was born on February 4, 1881 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Yakov Aleksandrovich Protazanov. He was a director and writer, known for Aelita (1924), Adventures in Bokhara (1943) and A Narrow Escape (1920). He died on August 9, 1945 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

27. Nazim Hikmet

Writer | Günese dogru

Nazim Hikmet was born on January 15, 1902 in Salonica, Ottoman Empire as Nazim Hikmet Ran. He was a writer and director, known for Günese dogru (1937), Dügün gecesi (1933) and Cici berber (1933). He was married to Wera Tuljakowa, Münevver and Piraye. He died on June 3, 1963 in Moscow...

28. Yuriy Bogatyryov

Actor | Neskolko dney iz zhizni I.I. Oblomova

Yuriy Bogatyryov was born on March 2, 1947 in Riga, Latvian SSR, USSR as Yuri Georgiyevich Bogatyryov. He was an actor, known for Oblomov (1980), Neokonchennaya pesa dlya mekhanicheskogo pianino (1977) and At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own (1974). He died on February 2, 1989 in ...

29. Stanislav Zhdanko

Actor | Oshibki yunosti

Stanislav Zhdanko was an actor, known for Oshibki yunosti (1978), Nesovershennoletnie (1977) and Vremya vybralo nas (1976). He died in 1977 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

30. Sergey Urusevskiy

Cinematographer | Selskaya uchitelnitsa

Sergey Urusevskiy was born on December 23, 1908 in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire as Sergei Pavlovich Urusevsky. He was a cinematographer and director, known for The Village Teacher (1947), Dream of a Cossack (1951) and Letter Never Sent (1960). He died on November 12, 1974 in Moscow, Russian SFSR,...

32. Vladimir Mayakovsky

Writer | Baryshnya i khuligan

Vladimir Mayakovsky was the leading Russian Futurist poet of the 20th century who created an entirely new form of Russian poetry loosely resembling such modern day rappers as Eminem and Snoop Dogg.

He was born Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky on July 19, 1893, in the town of Bagdadi, Kutaisi ...

33. Sergei Yutkevich

Director | Lenin v Polshe

He has made been famous in the young soviet cinema by his films about Lenin (Lenin v Polshe (1966) and others). He had a great international acclaim by his version of Othello (1956) and engaged to the Soviet cinema two French stars: Marina Vlady for Lika in Syuzhet dlya nebolshogo rasskaza (1969) ...

34. Kim Philby

Kim Philby was born on January 1, 1912 in Ambala, Punjab, British India as Harold Adrian Russell Philby. He was married to Rufina Ivanovna Pukhova, Eleanor Brewer, Aileen Furse and Litzi Friedmann. He died on May 11, 1988 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

35. Nikita Khrushchev

Actor | Journey to Understanding

Nikita Khruschev was born on April 17, 1894, into a family of peasants in the village of Kalinovka, Kursk region, Russian Empire. He was raised among agricultural and mining workers. He studied for only two years at grammar school as a child. After the Russian Revolution he joined the Red Army, ...

36. Sergey Gerasimov

Director | Lev Tolstoy

Sergei Gerasimov was born in the village of Kundravy in Urals area of the Russian Empire, in 1906. He studied at the Leningrad College of Arts and graduated from the Actors Department of the Leningrad Institute for Stage Arts in 1928. He started his film career in 1924 as an actor, continued as an ...

37. Alexander Rodchenko

Art Director | Moskva v oktyabre

Aleksandr Mikhailovich Rodchenko (Alexander Rodchenko) was born on December 5, 1891, in St. Petersburg, Russia. His father, named Mikhail Mikhailovich Rodchenko, was a theatre designer. His mother, named Olga Evdokimovna, was a laundress. From 1908-1910 Rodchenko was a dental technician at Dental ...

38. Aleksei Tolstoy

Writer | Aelita

Aleksei Tolstoy was born on January 10, 1883 in Nikolayevsk, Samara Governorate, Russian Empire as Aleksei Nikolayevich Tolstoy. He was a writer, known for Aelita (1924), Khromoy barin (1929) and Peter the First (1937). He was married to Julia V.Rozhansky, Lyudmila Ilinichna Krestinskaya-Barsheva, ...

39. Abram Room

Director | Nashestvie

Abram Room was born on June 28, 1894 in Vilna, Russian Empire as Abram Matveyevich Room. He was a director and writer, known for Nashestvie (1945), Sud chesti (1949) and Bed and Sofa (1927). He died on July 26, 1976 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

40. Yuliya Solntseva

Actress | Aelita

Yuliya Solntseva was born on August 7, 1901 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Yuliya Ippolitovna Peresvetova. She was a director and actress, known for Aelita (1924), Povest plamennykh let (1961) and Life in Bloom (1949). She was married to Aleksandr Dovzhenko. She died on October 29, 1989 in Moscow, ...

41. Boris Andreyev

Actor | Padenie Berlina

Boris Andreyev was born on February 9, 1915 in Saratov, Russian Empire as Boris Fyodorovich Andreyev. He was an actor, known for The Fall of Berlin (1950), Symphony of Life (1948) and Bolshaya semya (1954). He was married to Galina Vasilievna. He died on April 24, 1982 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now ...

42. Mikhail Derzhavin

Actor | Velikiy perelom

Mikhail Derzhavin was born on July 25, 1903 in village Aksinino, Zvenigorod uyezd, Moscow Governorate, Russian Empire as Mikhail Stepanovich Zakharov. He was an actor, known for The Turning Point (1945), The Great Glinka (1946) and Delo Artamonovykh (1941). He died on July 30, 1951 in Moscow, RSFSR...

44. Aleksandr Ptushko

Director | Kamennyy tsvetok

He was a master of stop-motion film-making.

45. Igor Ilyinsky

Actor | Aelita

Igor Ilyinsky was a notable Russian actor of Maly Theatre in Moscow, who was best known for his roles in Soviet comedies, such as Byvalov in Volga - Volga (1938).

He was born Igor Vladimirovich Ilyinsky on June 24, 1901, in Moscow, Russia. Young Ilyinsky was fond of theatre, he was involved in drama ...

46. Vsevolod Meyerhold

Actor | Portret Doryana Greya

Vsevolod Meyerhold was born Karl Theodor Kazimir Emil Meyerhold in 1874, in Penza, Russia, into the Russian-German family of Emil Meyerhold. He converted to Orthodox Christianity on his 21st birthday and took the name of Vsevolod in memory of the Russian writer Vsevolod Garshin. After conversion ...

47. Viktor Shklovsky

Writer | Krazana

Viktor Borisovich Shklovsky was born on January 24, 1893, in St. Petersburg, Russia. His father, named Boris Shklovsky, was a teacher. Shklovsky himself described his family as Jewish-German Russians. Young Shklovsky showed a strong and unusual character. He dropped out of school, but later ...

48. Mikhail Kaufman

Cinematographer | Vesnoy

Mikhail Kaufman was born on September 5, 1897 in Bialystok, Poland, Russian Empire. He is known for his work on In Spring (1929), Moskva (1927) and The Eleventh Year (1928). He died on March 11, 1980 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

49. 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 ...

50. Lev Yashin

Lev Yashin was born on October 22, 1929 in Bogorodskoye, Moscow, USSR as Lev Ivanovich Yashin. He died on March 20, 1990 in Moscow, USSR [now Russia].


1-50 of 874 names. | Next »