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Maxim Gorky (1868–1936)

Maksim Gorky is a pseudonym of Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov, who was born into a poor Russian family in Nizhnii Novgorod on Volga river. Gorky lost his father at an early age, he was beaten by his stepfather and became an orphan at age 9, when his mother died. He was brought up by his grandmother, who helped his development as a storyteller. He was ... See full bio »

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 2021 Die Unteren Tiefen (Short) (based on the novel by)
 2019 Celkas (Short) (short story)
 2017 The Lower Depths (Short) (based on story by)
 2015 Kinder der Sonne (Video) (play)
 2013 Boles (Short) (short story)
 2010 An Autumn Night (Short) (inspired by)
 2008 Tarantella (Short) (inspired by)
 2005 Nachtasyl (TV Movie) (as Maxim Gorki)
 2004 Burevestnik (TV Short) (poem "Pesnya o burevestnike")
 2000 Les bas-fonds (Documentary) (play "The Lower Depths")
 1999 Kinder der Sonne (TV Movie) (play "Deti solntsa")
 1996 Pohjalla (TV Movie) (based on a play by - as Maksim Gorki)
 1995 Letnie lyudi (play "Dachniki" - as A. M. Gorkiy)
 1993 Sommergäste (TV Movie) (play)
 1990 Poslední (TV Movie) (story)
 1990 Mother (novel)
 1989 Barbaron (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 Primera función (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Los pequeños burgueses (1989) ... (play)
 1989 Barbárok (TV Movie) (play)
 1988 Vasa Zeleznova (TV Movie) (play)
 1988 Zhizn Klima Samgina (TV Series) (novel)
 1987 Bez solntsa (play "Na dne")
 1987 Zykovovi (TV Movie) (novel)
 1987 Éjjeli menedékhely (TV Movie) (play)
 1987 Kispolgárok (TV Movie) (novel - as Makszim Gorkij)
 1986 Zhizn Klima Samgina (TV Movie) (novel)
 1985 Deti solntsa (TV Mini Series) (play)
 1985 Minun teatterini, jota ei ollut (TV Movie) (play - uncredited)
 1985 Veraneantes (TV Series) (based on work by - 8 episodes)
- El crepúsculo, tercera parte (1985) ... (based on work by - as Gorki)
- El crepúsculo, segunda parte (1985) ... (based on work by - as Gorki)
- El crepúsculo, primera parte (1985) ... (based on work by - as Gorki)
- El bosque, segunda parte (1985) ... (based on work by - as Gorki)
- El bosque, primera parte (1985) ... (based on work by - as Gorki)
 1984 Wassa Schelesnowa (TV Movie) (play)
 1983 Barbari (TV Movie) (play)
 1983 Malogradjani (TV Movie) (drama: ' Malogradjani ')
 1983 Vassa (play "Vassa Zheleznova" - as M. Gorkiy)
 1983 A nap gyermekei (TV Movie) (play)
 1983 Vassza Zseleznova (TV Movie)
 1982 Nachtasyl (TV Movie)
 1982 To theatro tis Defteras (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Oi Mikroastoi (1982)
 1982 O neopetované lásce (TV Movie) (short story)
 1982 Pohjalla (TV Movie) (play "Na dne")
 1982 Jegor Bulytschow und die Anderen (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 Sommergäste (TV Movie)
 1981 Die Mutter (TV Movie) (original story)
 1981 Jegor Bulicsov és a többiek (TV Movie) (play - as Maxim Gorkij)
 1980 Falosný peniaz (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 La madre (TV Series) (story)
 1980 Nachtasyl (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 Bezotvetnaya lyubov (stories - as M. Gorkiy)
 1979 Varvary (TV Movie) (as A. M. Gorkiy)
 1979 Dachniki (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Na dne (play)
 1978 Vassa Zheleznova (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Vragi (play)
 1978 Auringon lapset (TV Movie) (play "Deti solntsa")
 1978 Vámhatár (TV Movie)
 1977 Die Letzten (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Naponta két vonat (TV Movie) (novel - as Maxim Gorkij)
 1967-1977 TV teatar (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- Vasa Zeleznova (1977) ... (play)
- Jegor Bulicov (1967) ... (play)
 1976 L'autre rive (TV Movie) (short story "Tchelkach")
 1976 Queen of the Gypsies (stories)
 1976 Feinde (TV Movie) (play - as Maxim Gorki)
 1976 Summer Guests (play)
 1976 På bunnen (TV Movie) (play: "Na dne")
 1975 Dostigayev i drugiye (TV Movie) (play)
 1975 Az áruló (TV Movie) (novel)
 1975 Falshivaya moneta (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Starik (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Somow und andere (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Meshchane (TV Movie) (as M. Gorkiy)
 1974 Nachtasyl (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Enemies (1974) ... (play)
 1973 Platea 7 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La otra madre (1973)
 1973 Jegor Bulitsov (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 Poslednji (TV Movie) (play)
 1972 A Man Before His Time (play)
 1972 Na dne (TV Movie) (play)
 1972 Posledniye (TV Movie) (play)
 1972 Uprostred babího léta ve stepi zahoukal vlak (TV Movie) (play "Jakov Bogomolov")
 1972 Vragi (TV Movie) (play)
 1972 Solens børn (TV Movie) (play "Deti solntsa")
  Hora once (TV Series) (1 episode, 1972) (short story - 1 episode, 1970)
- El cochero (1972) ... (as Maximo Gorki)
- Chelcash (1970) ... (short story)
 1972 Vassa Geleznova (TV Movie) (play)
 1972 Vassa Zeleznova (TV Movie) (play - as Maksim Gorki)
 1971 Nachtasyl (TV Movie) (play)
 1971 Die Mutter (TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
 1970 Teatro de siempre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Los veraneantes (1970)
 1970 Menschen (TV Movie) (story - as Maxim Gorki)
 1970 Vstryaska (Short) (novel)
 1970 Troye (novel)
 1969 Yegor Bulychyov i drugiye (Play "Yegor Bulychyov i drugiye")
 1969 Maljva (TV Movie) (novel)
 1969 Die Kleinbürger (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Solens barn (TV Movie) (play "Deti solntsa")
 1969 Langeweile (TV Movie) (novel)
 1968 Jegor Bulycov (TV Movie) (novel "Yegor Bulytchov")
 1968 Pered burey (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Piccoli borghesi (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Les bas-fonds (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Malva (TV Movie) (as Maxim Gorkij)
 1968 Die Kleinbürger (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Po Rusi (short stories)
 1967 Kinder der Sonne (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Song of a Falcon (Short) (original story)
 1967 Dachniki (play)
 1967 Der Alte (TV Movie) (story)
 1967 Die Letzten (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Ihmisiä elämän pohjalla (TV Movie) (play "Na dne" - as Maksim Gorki)
 1966 Matka (TV Movie) (novel)
 1966 Onde a Terra Começa (short story)
 1966 Jegor Bulytschow und andere (TV Movie) (story)
 1965 Ébauche d'un roman (TV Movie) (story)
 1965 Neprátelé (TV Movie) (novel)
 1964 Mici néni harmadik élete (TV Movie documentary) (as Maxim Gorkij)
 1964 Natteherberget (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Quest (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- For Want of Something Better to Do (1964) ... (short story)
 1963 Die letzten (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Appassionata (TV Movie) (article V.I. Lenin)
 1963 Arina (TV Movie) (novel)
 1963 Wassa Schelesnowa (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 U svetu - medju ljudima (TV Movie) (novel)
 1961 Dostigaev i drugie (play)
 1959 Foma Gordeev (novel)
 1959 Shoestring Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1959 Nachtasyl (TV Movie) (play - as Maxim Gorki)
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Lower Depths (1958) ... (writer)
 1958 Die Feinde (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 The Lower Depths (play "The Lower Depths")
 1957 Malwa (short stories)
 1956 Deti solntsa (play)
 1956 The Mother (novel)
 1956 Mother (novel)
 1955 La vida no vale nada (story)
 1953 Vragi (play)
 1953 The Mistress (play - as M. Gorkiy)
 1953 Varvary (play)
 1952 Na dne (play)
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Dead Man (1949) ... (story)
 1947 Mastera stseny (play "The Lower Depths")
 1941 Delo Artamonovykh (novel)
 1940 Gorky 3: My Universities (autobiography)
 1938 Vragi (play)
 1936 The Lower Depths (play "Na dnie")
 1930 Cain and Artem (story)
 1929 Delo s zastezhkami (Short) (story)
 1926 Mother (novel)
 1921 Souls on the Road (story "Na dne")
 1920 Mat (novel)
 1919 Nachtasyl (play: The Lower Depths)
 1918 Radmirov Katalin (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Chelkash". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 11 Print Biographies | 10 Portrayals | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Maksim Gorki | Maximo Gorki | Maxim Gorki | Makszim Gorkij | Maxim Gorkij | A. M. Gorkiy | M. Gorkiy | Gorki


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Personal Quote:

Lies are the religion of slaves and masters. Truth is the god of the free man.


Had a long relationship with Moura Budberg. See more »

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