No photo available. Represent Mikhail Rasumny? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 3,468 this week

Mikhail Rasumny (1890–1956)

The son of a cantor, Rasumny made his stage debut at 14 and toured Europe and South America with the Moscow Art Theatre. Rasumny settled in the U.S. in 1935 and took jobs as a bill collector and dishwasher between acting jobs. His first film appearance was in 1940's Comrade X (1940). He spent the remainder of his career playing several ethnic ... See full bio »

Related News

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 7747 people
created 02 Mar 2014
a list of 1108 people
created 19 Sep 2016

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Mikhail Rasumny's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Road to Morocco
Road to Morocco Ahmed Fey
Rasputins Liebesabenteuer
Rasputins Liebesabenteuer Purischkewitsch


Jump to: Actor | Soundtrack | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (59 credits)
 1956 Hot Blood
Old Johnny
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Mr. Weiss
- Finley's Fan Club (1956) ... Mr. Weiss
 1955 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Ben Soloman
- A Business Proposition (1955) ... Ben Soloman
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
- Darkness at Noon (1955)
 1954-1955 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Departure (1955) ... Pop
 1954 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
- Hearts and Hollywood (1954) ... Berman
 1954 The Goldbergs (TV Series)
Anton Kugelmas
- Episode dated 3 August 1954 (1954) ... Anton Kugelmas
 1953 The Stars Are Singing
 1953 Tonight We Sing
 1952 Anything Can Happen
Tariel Godiedze
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
- Lady with Ideas (1951) ... Dimitri
 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Late Christopher Bean (1950) ... Tallant
 1950 Hit Parade of 1951
The Professor
 1950 The Silver Theatre (TV Series)
- Lady with Ideas (1950) ... Dimitri
- The Great Nikoli (1950)
 1949 I pirati di Capri
Pepino (as Michael Rasumny)
 1949 Free for All
Dr. Axel Torgelson
 1948 The Kissing Bandit
Don Jose
 1948 Gypsy Holiday (Short)
Mike Romano
 1948 Saigon
Hotel Clerk
 1948 Song of My Heart
Sergei Ivanov / Stephen Ivanov
 1947 Pirates of Monterey
Sergeant Pio
 1947 Her Husband's Affairs
Prof. Emil Glinka
 1946 Golden Slippers (Short)
 1946 Blue Skies
 1946 Holiday in Mexico
 1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up
 1946 Heartbeat
Yves Cadubert
 1945 The Stork Club
Mr. Coretti
 1945 Masquerade in Mexico
 1945 You Hit the Spot (Short)
Nick Papapoulous
 1945 The Unseen
 1945 A Medal for Benny
Raphael Catalina
 1945 A Royal Scandal
Drunken General
 1945 Bombalera (Short)
Papa Perez
 1944 Practically Yours
 1944 Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid
Konrad (uncredited)
 1944 And the Angels Sing
 1943 Hostages
 1943 For Whom the Bell Tolls
 1942 Road to Morocco
Ahmed Fey
 1942 Wake Island
Ivan Probenzky
 1942 Are Husbands Necessary?
Pierre (uncredited)
 1942 This Gun for Hire
 1942 Yokel Boy
 1941 The Shanghai Gesture
The Appraiser (as Mikhail Rasumni)
 1941 Hold Back the Dawn
 1941 Forced Landing
 1941 One Night in Lisbon
Restaurant Manager (uncredited)
 1940 Comrade X
Russian Officer
 1930 Old Song (as Michael Rasumny)
 1929 Die Schmugglerbraut von Mallorca
Taschendieb Cambero (as Michael Rasumny)
 1929 Diane - Die Geschichte einer Pariserin (as Michael Rasumny)
 1929 Mascottchen
Max, Painter (as Michael Rasumny)
 1928 Rasputins Liebesabenteuer
Purischkewitsch (as Michael Rasumny)
 1928 Der erste Kuß
Ein Hoteldirektor & Harry, Peters Chauffeur (as Michael Rasumny)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Mademoiselle Colombe. Written by Jean Anouilh. Book adapted by Louis Kronenberger. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Directed by Harold Clurman. Longacre Theatre: 6 Jan 1954- 27 Feb 1954 (61 performances). Cast: Edna Best (as "Mme. Alexandra"), Julie Harris (as "Colombe"), Sam Jaffe (as "Gourette"), Eli Wallach (as "Julien"), ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Mikhail Rasumni | Michael Rasumny

Did You Know?


His surname "Rasumny" has a nice sound in Russian: it means "reasonable," "rational," "sensible," even "intelligent." Strictly transliterated into English, letter by letter, it would be spelled "Razumnyy." But he'd acted a few years in Germany before immigrating to the US, and in Germany he acquired the spelling "Rasumny." He never bothered to change that spelling after arriving in Hollywood. See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial