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Lyubov Orlova (1902–1975)


Lyubov Orlova was a Russian film star of the 1930s who enjoyed the sympathy of Joseph Stalin. She was born Lyubov Petrovna Orlova on January 29, 1902 in Zvenigorod, a suburb of Moscow, Russia. Her father, Petr Orlov, was an officer in the Russian Imperial Army, her mother, Evgenia Sukhotina, belonged to Russian Landed Gentry. Through her parents, ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Circus Marion Dixon
(1936)
Volga - Volga Strelka Petrova
(1938)
Vstrecha na Elbe Janet Sherwood, journalist
(1949)
Spring Prof. Irina Petrovna Nikitina / Vera Giorgieva Shatrova
(1947)

Filmography

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 1974 Skvorets i Lira
Lira
 1960 Russkiy suvenir
Varvara Komarova
 1952 Man of Music
Ludmilla Ivanovna Glinka
 1950 Mussorgsky
Tatyana Platonova
 1949 Vstrecha na Elbe
Janet Sherwood, journalist (as L. Orlova)
 1947 Spring
Prof. Irina Petrovna Nikitina / Vera Giorgieva Shatrova
 1943 A Family
 1941 Boyevoy kinosbornik 4
letter-carrier Dunya Petrova a.k.a. 'Strelka'
 1940 Tanya
Tatyana Ivanovna "Tanya" Morozova
 1939 Oshibka inzhenera Kochina
Kseniya Lebedeva
 1938 Volga - Volga
Strelka Petrova
 1936 The Circus
Marion Dixon (as L.P. Orlova)
 1934 Moscow Laughs
Anyuta - the Housemaid
 1934 Lyubov Alyony
Ellen Getwood
 1934 Petersburg Nights
Grushenka
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Personal Details

Other Works:

1940s-1975: Moscow, Soviet Union, the Theater of Mossovet See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

L.P. Orlova | L. Orlova | Lubov Orlova

Height:

5' 2¼" (1.58 m)
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Trivia:

Russian operetta star who turned to portraying gallant Soviet working women in films directed by her husband, Grigori Alexandrov. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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