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Aleksandr Vertinskiy (1889–1957)

Aleksandr Verrtinsky was a famous Russian actor, singer and songwriter who suffered traumatic experience during the Russian Revolution of 1917, and expressed himself through acting, singing and songwriting. Vertinsky created a cross-genre style of his own, by blending such styles as Russian folk-song with French chanson and American stand-up ... See full bio »

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Known For

Zagovor obrechyonnykh Cardinal Birnch
East/West Music Department
The White Countess Soundtrack
Skanderbeg Doge of Venice


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 1957 Krovavyy rassvet
Pan Savchenko
 1954 The Anna Cross
The Prince (as A. Vertinsky)
 1953 Skanderbeg
Doge of Venice
 1950 Zagovor obrechyonnykh
Cardinal Birnch (as A. Vertinskiy)
 1931 End of the World (uncredited)
 1928 Secrets of the Orient
Vezir (as A. Vertinsky)
 1913 The Precipice
Cadet (one of guests)
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 1999 East/West (composer: song "V stepi moldavanskoy")
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  Elena's Destiny, a Russian Saga (TV Mini Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008) (performer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Deuxième partie (2008) ... (lyrics: "Prochalnii Uzin" - as A. Vertinsky) / (music: "Prochalnii Uzin" - as A. Vertinsky) / (performer: "Prochalnii Uzin")
 2005 The White Countess (performer: "Pink Sea") / (writer: "Pink Sea", "Yellow Angel")
 1988 The Path (Short) (writer: "Little Song About My Wife" - uncredited)
 1988 From Russia with Rock (Documentary) (writer: "Ya ne znayu pochemu")
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 2006 Kak ukhodili kumiry (TV Series documentary)
- Aleksandr Vertinskiy (2006) ... Self

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

A. Vertinskiy | A. Vertinsky


Lidiya Vertinskaya  (his death)  (2 children)

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Father, with actress Lidiya Vertinskaya, of actress Anastasiya Vertinskaya and actress Marianna Vertinskaya. See more »

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