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Amo Bek-Nazaryan (1892–1965)

A pioneer of cinema in Armenia and the Caucasus, Amo Bek-Nazaryan began his career as a professional athlete. However, he later discovered film, joined the cinema as an actor in 1914, and soon became one of the major stars in the pre-Soviet Russian cinema. In 1918, he graduated from the Moscow Commercial Institute. In 1921, he became the head of ... See full bio »

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Zangezur Director
Mamis mkvleli Director
Suramis tsikhe Durmishkhani


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 1955 Novosele
 1947 Anahit
 1944 David Bek (as Hamo Bek-Nazaryan)
 1942 Dustre (Short)
 1941 Sabuhi
 1938 Zangezur
 1935 Pepo
 1930 Yerkir Nairi (Documentary)
 1930 Igdenbu (as Amo Bek-Nazarov)
 1929 Sevil
 1928 Khaspush
 1927 Zare
 1926 Shorn u Shorshore (as Hamo Bek-Nazaryan)
 1926 Natela (as A. Bek-Nazarovi)
 1925 Namus (as Hamo Bek-Nazaryan)
 1924 Dakarguli saundje (as A. Bek-Nazarovi)
 1923 Mamis mkvleli (as A. Bek-Nazarovi)
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Alternate Names:

Amo Bek-Nasarov | Amo Bek-Nazarov | Hamo Bek-Nazarov | A. Bek-Nazarovi | Aleqsandre Bek-Nazarovi | Hamo Bek-Nazaryan | Amo Beknazarov

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Armenia's state film studio ArmenFilm, where Mikhail Vartanov and Sergei Parajanov worked, is named after Amo Bek-Nazaryan - the pioneer of country's cinema. See more »

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