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Iosif Kheifits (1905–1995)

Iosif Kheifits was born on December 4, 1905 in Minsk, Russian Empire as Iosif Yefimovich Khejfits. He was a director and writer, known for Baltic Deputy (1937), The Lady with the Dog (1960) and The Rumyantsev Case (1956). He was married to Yanina Zheymo. He died on April 24, 1995 in St. Petersburg, Russia. See full bio »


(age 89) in St. Petersburg, Russia

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Baltic Deputy Director
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Alternate Names:

Jossif Cheifiz | Yossif Cheifiz | Iosif Heifits | Josef Heifitz | Josif Hejfits | I. Kheyfits

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Started as an apprentice at Lenfilm. From 1928, active as director in tandem with Aleksandr Zarkhi. Their most famous work together was 'Baltic Deputy' ('Deputat Baltiki') in 1937. Directed on his own after 1950, noted especially for his adaptations of Chekhov's short stories. See more »

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