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1. Fyodor Dostoevsky Fyodor Dostoevsky Writer, The Double Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky was born on November 11, 1821, in Moscow, Russia. He was the second of seven children of Mikhail Andreevich and Maria Dostoevsky. His father, a doctor, was a member of the Russian nobility, owned serfs and had a considerable estate near Moscow where he lived with his family...
2. Aleksey German Aleksey German Director, Trudno byt bogom
3. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Music Department, Black Swan Pyotr (Peter) Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born on May 7, 1840, in Votkinsk, Vyatka region, Russia. He was the second of six children (five brothers and one sister). His father, named Ilya Chaikovsky, was a mining business executive in Votkinsk. His father's ancestors were from Ukraine and Poland. His mother, named Aleksandra Assier, was of Russian and French ancestry...
4. Ivan Dmitriev Ivan Dmitriev Actor, Polosatyy reys Ivan Dmitriyev was a Russian character actor known as Gorelov in the criminal drama Krutye gorki by director Nikolai Rozantsev. He was born Ivan Petrovich Dmitriyev on 30 July 1915, in Vyshny Volochiok, Tver Province, Russia. From 1932 to 1936 he studied acting under the legendary Yuri Yuriev at the Leningrad Institute of Theatre...
5. Petr Shelokhonov Petr Shelokhonov Actor, A zori zdes tikhie Petr Shelokhonov was a stage and film actor who made his acting debut after he was wounded in the face during the Second World War. He performed parodies of Hitler and the Nazis to his fellow survivors. After the war he was drafted in the Red Navy and served for five years with the Baltic Fleet. There he was giving performances on stage and on radio shows...
6. Evgeniy Shvarts Evgeniy Shvarts Writer, 12 stulyev
7. Aleksandr Borodin Aleksandr Borodin Soundtrack, Heartbreakers Aleksandr Borodin was born on November 12, 1833 in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was in fact the illegitimate son of the Georgian Prince, Lukas Gedevanishvili, who registered his son under the name of his serf and payed for Borodin's private education in music, languages and sciences. Young Borodin grew up becoming fluent in German...
8. Mikhail Matveev Mikhail Matveev Actor, Krasnye dipkurery
9. Vladimir Garin Vladimir Garin Actor, The Return
10. Nikolay Cherkasov Nikolay Cherkasov Actor, Alexander Nevsky The preeminent Russian actor, at least in Western eyes, of the first half of the twentieth century. He became interested in the theatre as a teenager and joined the Teatr Mariinskij as a stagehand in 1918. He apprenticed with various traveling companies and therein learned ballet, pantomime, and acrobatics...
11. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Soundtrack, Studio One in Hollywood Rimsky-Korsakov was a navy officer but soon discovered his love for music. Since 1861 he belonged to the group of Balkirev but later he returned to the traditional way of composing. He combined uniquely the Russian folksongs with the music of the Orthodox Church. Rimsky-Korsakov wrote the first Russian symphony and Igor Strawinsky was one of his students.
12. Daniil Kharms Daniil Kharms Writer, Pád
13. Georgiy Kurovskiy Georgiy Kurovskiy Actor, War and Peace
14. Viktor Chekmaryov Viktor Chekmaryov Actor, Life in Your Hands
15. Vasili Sofronov Vasili Sofronov Actor, Vragi Vasili Sofronov was a Russian actor of the Bolshoi Drama Teatre in Petrograd - Leningrad - St. Petersburg. He was born Vasili Yakovlevich Sofronov on January 30, 1884, in Russia. In 1910 he made his stage acting debut in St. Petersburg. In 1918 he was among the founding members of the Bolshoi Drama Theatre (BDT) in Petrograd (now St...
16. Vahram Papazyan Vahram Papazyan Actor, Qiz qalasi Since 1907 played in theatres of Istanbul. In 1922 repatriated to Armenia, Soviet Union. From 1922 to 1953 toured with different Armenian and Russian theatre companies. Since 1954 until his death was the leading star of Sundukyan Academic Theatre, Yerevan, Armenia. Became famous as one of leading Shakespeare performers, particularly by the role of Othello. Had occasional roles in cinema.
17. Leonid Dyachkov Leonid Dyachkov Actor, Ty i ya Leonid Dyachkov was a Russian film and stage actor best known as surgeon Petr in You and Me by director Larisa Shepitko. He was born in 1939, in Leningrad, and survived the siege of Leningrad during the Second World War, as a child. From 1957 to 1961 he studied acting under Boris Zon at Leningrad State Institute of Theatre and Film, graduating in 1961 as actor...
18. Boris Strugatskiy Boris Strugatskiy Writer, Stalker
19. Bruno Frejndlikh Bruno Frejndlikh Actor, Tchaikovsky Bruno Arturovich Freindlikh was born on October 10, 1909, in Russia. His German ancestors were invited to Russia by Tsar Peter the Great and settled in St. Petersburg around 1700's. The Freindlikh family started a successful glass-making factory in the Russian capital. Young Bruno Freindlikh received an excellent private education and was amateur actor at school...
20. Grigory Rasputin Grigory Rasputin Gregory Rasputin was one of Russia's most controversial and mysterious figures who posed as a "holy man" and destroyed the political image and reputation of Russia's Emperor Tsar Nicholas II and his family through a series of political manipulations, disgusting scandals and treachery, provoking a huge wave of public anger and helping the communists to prepare the disastrous Russian revolution...
21. Oleg Karavaychuk Oleg Karavaychuk Composer, Dolgie provody
22. Igor Dmitriev Igor Dmitriev Actor, Hamlet
23. Pavel Kadochnikov Pavel Kadochnikov Actor, Ivan the Terrible, Part II
24. Georgy Satini Georgy Satini Actor, Tsari
25. Vladimir Ilin Vladimir Ilin Cinematographer, Trudno byt bogom
26. Georgiy Kropachyov Georgiy Kropachyov Production Designer, Trudno byt bogom
27. Andrei Petrov Andrei Petrov Composer, Sluzhebnyy roman Andrei Pavloich Petrov was born on September 2, 1930, in Leningrad, Russia. His father was a medical doctor, his mother was an artist, his grandfather was the famous Russian artist Petr Vaulin. Petrov graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory of Music (1954). His early film music for 'Chelovek-Amfibia'...
28. Vitalii Bianki Vitalii Bianki Writer, Travels of an Ant Vitali Valentinovich Bianki (Bianchi) was born on Febtuary 11, 1894, into a Russian- Italian family in St. Petersburg, Russia. Vitali was one of three sons of Valentin Bianchi, the keeper of the Zoological Museum in St. Petersburg. Together with his father young Bianki became an avid traveler and observer of the wild life...
29. Venyamin Basner Venyamin Basner Composer, Fate of a Man
30. Igor Gorbachyov Igor Gorbachyov Actor, The Inspector-General Igor Gorbachyov was a popular Russian actor best known as Chichikov in stage and film productions of "Revizor" (The Inspector-General) based on the novel by Nikolai Gogol. He was born Igor Olegovich Gorbachyov on October 20, 1927, in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia). His father was an engineer; his mother was a teacher of French literature...
31. Rostislav Goryayev Rostislav Goryayev Director, 24-25 ne vozvrashchaetsya
32. Aleksandr Gutman Aleksandr Gutman Director, Frescos
33. Semyon Mandel Semyon Mandel Production Designer, Kreiser Varyag
34. Yuri Yuryev Yuri Yuryev Actor, Strogiy yunosha Yuri Yuryev was a Russian stage actor best known for his performance with the Aleksandrinsky (Pushkin) Theatre in St. Petersburg. He was born Yuri Mikhailovich Yuryev on January 15, 1872, in Moscow, Russia. His uncle, Sergei Yuryev, was a writer and critic, who played important role in the formation of young Yuryev...
35. Ilya Oleynikov Ilya Oleynikov Actor, 12 stulev
36. Yekaterina Korchagina-Aleksandrovskaya Yekaterina Korchagina-Aleksandrovskaya Actress, Mother and Sons Yekaterina Korchagina-Aleksandrovskaya was one of Russian theatre's most prolific actresses who survived three Russian revolutions and three wars and performed over 400 roles on stage and in film. She was born Ekaterina Pavlovna Korchagina on December 23, 1874, in Kostroma, north of Moscow, Russian Empire...
37. Vsevolod Kuznetsov Vsevolod Kuznetsov Actor, Magistral Vsevolod Anatolevich Kuznetsov was born on June 9, 1928, in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia). His mother was a renown actress Vera Kuznetsova. In 1949, he graduated from the Institute of Theatre, Music, and Cinematography in Leningrad (St. Petersburg). From 1951-1956 he was an actor at the Baltic Fleet Theatre...
38. Stepan Krylov Stepan Krylov Actor, Ivan's Childhood
39. Valeriy Ogorodnikov Valeriy Ogorodnikov Director, Barak
40. Aleksandr Styopin Aleksandr Styopin Actor, Downfall
41. Yekaterina Aleksandrovskaya Yekaterina Aleksandrovskaya Actress, Talanty i poklonniki
42. Anatoliy Garichev Anatoliy Garichev Actor, Zapasnoy aerodrom
43. Aleksei Zalivalov Aleksei Zalivalov Composer, Window to Paris
44. Leonid Vivyen Leonid Vivyen Director, Vzyatiye zimnego dvortsa
45. Konstantin Khokhlov Konstantin Khokhlov Actor, Velikiy uteshitel
46. Lidiya Shtykan Lidiya Shtykan Actress, Kholodno - goryacho Lidiya Shtykan was a Russian actress known for her stage performances with the ensemble of Pushkin Drama Theatre in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), Russia. She was born Lidiya Petrovna Shtykan on 26 June 1922, in St. Petersburg, Russia. Since her childhood she was fond of movies and fashioned herself being an actress...
47. Natalya Rashevskaya Natalya Rashevskaya Director, Ottsy i deti
48. Nikolai Valyano Nikolai Valyano Actor, A Greater Promise
49. Sergei Ivanov Sergei Ivanov Cinematographer, Bolshaya semya
50. Maksim Ruf Maksim Ruf Director, Ssora v Lukashakh
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