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Leonid Gaidai (1923–1993)


Leonid Iovich Gaidai was born on January 30, 1923, in the town of Svobodny, Amur region of Siberia, USSR. He was the third child in the family of a railroad worker. His father, named Iov Isidorovich Gaidai, was exiled to Siberia from Poltava, Ukraine. His mother, named Maria Ivanovna Lubimova, came from the Russian city of Ryazan. In 1930 the ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 70) in Moscow, Russia

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Twelve Chairs Director
(1971)
Navazhdeniye Director
(1965)

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Alternate Names:

L. Gaidai | L. Gayday

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Gaidai, his wife and their daughter appeared together in cameo roles in the short film On the Way (1961).

Trademark:

A black cat is used in many movies

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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