Donatas Banionis (1924–2014)


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Donatas Banionis was a popular Lithuanian actor known for Nobody Wanted to Die (1965), Myortvyy sezon (1968), and Solaris (1972). He was born Donatas Juozas Banionis on April 28, 1924, in Kaunas, Lithuania. His mother, Blazhaitite-Banionene Ona, was a homemaker. His father, Juozas Banionis, was a tailor who took part in the Russian Revolution of ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 90) in Vilnius, Lithuania

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Known For

Solaris Kris Kelvin, psikholog
(1972)
Goya - oder Der arge Weg der Erkenntnis Don Francisco de Goya y Lucientes
(1971)
Nobody Wanted to Die Pirmininkas
(1965)

Filmography

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 2009 Attack on Leningrad
Toyvo (uncredited)
 2007 Revisiting Solaris (Short)
 2006 Anastasia (TV Movie)
Doctor's father
 2004 Kaunasskiy blyuz (Short)
Algis
 2004 Podarok dlya Lili (TV Movie)
Nero Wolfe
 2004 Poslednyaya volya Marko (TV Movie)
Nero Wolfe
 2004 Slishkom mnogo zhenshchin (TV Movie)
Nero Wolfe
 2004 Tayna krasnoy shkatulki (TV Movie)
Nero Wolfe
 2002 Delo v shlyape (TV Movie)
Nero Wolfe
 2002 Tolko raz...
Aleksandr Yanovitch
 2002 Voskresnut, chtoby umeret (TV Movie)
Nero Wolfe
 2001 Golos s togo sveta (TV Movie)
Nero Wolfe
 2001 Letayushchiy pistolet (TV Movie)
Nero Wolfe
 2001 Nero Wolfe i Archie Goodwin (TV Series)
Nero Wolfe
 2001 Poka ya ne umer (TV Movie)
Nero Wolfe
 1999 Kiemas
The old man
 1996 Anna
 1995 Shlyaktich zavalna
pan Tvardovsky
 1991 Depressiya
Starik
 1991 The Vampire
Telyaev
 1991 Yatrinskaya vedma
voevoda Korsak
 1991 Sem dney posle ubiystva
Sledovatel
 1990 Zhivaja mishen
Pavel Vasilievitch
 1990 Vkhod v labirint (TV Mini Series)
Mazardi
- Episode #1.5 (1990) ... Mazardi
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Mazardi
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Mazardi
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Mazardi
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Mazardi
 1989 Vera - Der schwere Weg der Erkenntnis (TV Movie)
Pfarrer Lenz
 1988 Trinadtsatyy apostol
Otets
 1988 Na iskhode nochi
Eiman (as D. Banionis)
 1988 Zagon
Harry Malstoun
 1986 Krik delfina
Submarine Chaplain
 1986 Zmeelov
Mitrich-Kolobok
 1985 Gryadushchemu veku (TV Mini Series)
 1982 Detskiy mir
Mikhail Rasporkin
 1982 Nicolo Paganini (TV Mini Series)
Luigi Germi
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Luigi Germi
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Luigi Germi
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Luigi Germi
 1982 Atsiprasau
Guest from Vilnius
 1981 Honeymoon in America
Alan
 1981 Fact
Colonel Titel
 1980 Andrius
Rauplenas
 1979 Priklyucheniya printsa Florizelya (TV Movie)
Nick Nichols, aka The Chairman
 1979 Territoriya
Chinkov
 1979 Nesetu rugiu zydejimas
Antanas Petrusonis
 1979 Osobykh primet net
Harting
 1979 Sumka inkassatora
Aleksey Tulyakov
 1979 Kentavry
Salvador Allende, chilský prezident
 1978 Gde ty byl, Odissey? (TV Mini Series)
Auguste Petitjean / Lehmann (Odissey)
 1977 Mama, I'm Alive
Mauris
 1976 Zhizn i smert Ferdinanda Lyusa (TV Mini Series)
Lyus
 1976 Beethoven-Days in a Life
Ludwig van Beethoven
 1975 Begstvo mistera Mak-Kinli
Mister Mak- Kinli
 1974 Otkrytiye
Sergey Matveyevich Yuryshev
 1973 The Commander of the Lucky Pike
Viktor Sherknis
 1972 Kapteinis Dzeks
Mitya
 1972 Solaris
Kris Kelvin, psikholog
 1971 Krasnyy diplomat. Stranitsy zhizni Leonida Krasina (TV Movie)
Savva Morozov
 1971 Goya - oder Der arge Weg der Erkenntnis
Don Francisco de Goya y Lucientes
 1970 King Lear
Albany (as D. Banionis)
 1969 The Red Tent
Adalberto Mariano
 1968 Myortvyy sezon
Ladeynikov
 1968 Operatsiya Trest (TV Movie)
Eduard Staunitz
 1966 Sulinys (Short)
 1966 Malenkiy prints
Adult
 1966 Watch Out for the Automobile
Priest (as D. Banionis)
 1965 Nobody Wanted to Die
Pirmininkas (as D. Banionis)
 1964 March, march! Tra-ta-ta!
major Varnalesa
 1963 Vienos dienos kronika
Donatas
 1959 Adam Wants to Be a Man
Dausa
 1947 Maryte
Nephew of Petras
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Alternate Names:

D. Banionis

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

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Father of Raimundas Banionis.

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