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Mikhail Zharov (1899–1981)

Mikhail Zharov was a popular Russian actor who starred in silent films, and enjoyed a stellar career, until he fell under suspicion during the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin. He was born Mikhail Ivanovich Zharov on October 27, 1899, in Moscow, Russian Empire. His father was a printing press worker. Young Zharov was fond of theatre. In 1915, at the ... See full bio »

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 1978 I snova Aniskin (TV Movie)
 1978 Vlast tmy (TV Movie)
 1977 Po stranitsam 'Goluboy knigi' (TV Movie)
 1974 Ser Dzhon Falstaf (TV Movie)
 1974 Aniskin i Fantomas (TV Movie)
 1973 Samyy posledniy den (TV Movie)
Semyon Mitrofanovich Kovalyov
 1973 Tak i budet (TV Movie)
 1972 Razvod po-narymski (TV Movie)
Fyodor Ivanovich Aniskin
 1969 Derevenskiy detektiv
 1967 Starshaya sestra
Ukhov (as M. Zharov)
 1963 Cain the XVIII-th
Minister of War (as M. Zharov)
 1961 Chuzhoj Bumazhnik (Short)
Nikolaj Nikanorovich Starosel'cev
 1959 Mlechnyy Put
Mikhail Silovich
 1958 Devushka s gitaroy
 1958 Ivan the Terrible, Part II
Czar's Guard Malyuta Skuratov
 1958 Krasnye listya
pan Kazimir Shipshinskiy (as M. Zharov)
 1957 Sapogi (Short)
 1955 Revizory ponevole (Short)
 1954 The Anna Cross
 1953 The Mistress
Prokhor Khrapov
 1949 Schastlivyy reys
Driver Zachyosov (as M. Zharov)
 1949 Life in Bloom
Khrenov (as M. Zharov)
 1948 For Those Who Are at Sea
 1946 A Noisy Household
 1945 Twins
Vadim Spiridonovich Yeropkin
 1944 Ivan the Terrible, Part I
Czar's Guard Malyuta Skuratov
 1943 Skazka o tsare Saltane (Short)
Tsar (voice, as M. Zharov)
 1943 Yunyi Frits (Short)
 1943 Vozdushnyy izvozchik
Ivan Baranov (as M. Zharov)
 1943 In the Name of the Motherland
Ivan Ivanovich Globa (as M. Zharov)
 1943 Aktrisa
Reciter in hospital (as M. Zharov)
 1942 We Will Come Back
Gavril Fedorovich Rusov
 1942 Fortress on the Volga
 1941 Bogdan Khmelnitskiy
Deacon Gavrilo (as M. Zharov)
 1939 Oshibka inzhenera Kochina
 1939 Stepan Razin
Lazunka - boyar's son
 1939 Man in a Shell
Mikhail Kovalenko
 1939 New Horizons
Platon Vassilievich Dymba
 1938 Conquest of Peter the Great
Alexander Danilovich Menshikov
 1938 Medved (Short)
Grigori Stepanovich Smirnov
 1937 Peter the First
Alexander Danilovich Menshikov
 1937 The Return of Maxim
Platon Vassilievich Dymba, billiards braggart
 1935 Love and Hate
 1935 Comrades
The Engineer
 1934 Thunderstorm
Koudryash (as M.I. Jaroff)
 1934 Marionettes
Head of Frontier Post
 1933 The Patriots
Krayevitch, a student
 1932 Twenty-Six Commissars
 1932 House of Death
Officer (uncredited)
 1931 Road to Life
Tomka Zhigan
 1929 Two-Buldi-Two
 1928 Bez klyucha (Short)
 1927 Man from the Restaurant
The Waiter
 1925 Chess Fever (Short)
House Painter
 1925 Yego prizyv
 1924 Aelita: Queen of Mars
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M.I. Jaroff | M. Zharov

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