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Rudolf Nureyev (1938–1993)


He was an ethnic Tatar. He was educated at the Leningrad Ballet School and starred with Kirov Ballet. His first film was a USSR short Le Corsaire (1958). While performing in Paris in 1961 he defected to the West. He then performed internationally, becoming an Austrian citizen in 1982. The English/French documentary I Am a Dancer (1972), directed by... See full bio »

Died:

(age 54) in Paris, France

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Valentino Rudolph Valentino
(1977)
Don Quixote Miscellaneous Crew
(1973)
(1966)
(1970)

Filmography

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 2014 Schwanensee (TV Movie) (choreographer - as Rudolf Nurejew)
 2008 Casse Noisette (The Nutcracker) (choreographer)
 2003 Don Quichotte (Video) (choreographer - as Rudolf Noureev)
 2001 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet (Documentary) (choreographer: ballet "Le Lac des Cygnes" - as Rudolf Noureev)
 2000 The Sleeping Beauty (TV Movie) (choreographer - as Rudolf Noureev) / (director: Paris Opera production - as Rudolf Noureev)
 1994 La Bayadère (TV Movie) (choreographer: original)
 1988 The Nutcracker (Video) (choreographer)
 1982 Romeo & Juliet (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1982 Swan Lake (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1973 Don Quixote (choreographer)
 1970 The Invincible Six (choreographer)
 1968 The Nutcracker (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1968 Release (TV Series documentary) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Nureyev's 'Nutcracker'/Dream Come True (1968) ... (choreographer: ballet)
 1966 Schwanensee (choreographer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed and produced he London Festival Ballet and Nureyev Festival production of the ballet, "Romeo and Juliet," at the London Coliseum in London, England with Patricia Ruanne, Frederic Jahn-Werner, Nicholas Johnson, Valerie Aitken, Terry Hayworth, Jay Jolley, David Long, and Matz Skoog in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 4 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rudolf Noureev | Rudolf Nurejew

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I approach dancing from a different angle than those who begin dancing at 8 or 9. Those who have studied from the beginning never question anything. See more »

Trivia:

His long-time romantic partner at the time of his death was fellow danseur Erik Bruhn. See more »

Trademark:

High cheekbones See more »

Nickname:

Rudi

Star Sign:

Pisces

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