Birth Place Matching "Leningrad, USSR" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Anton Yelchin

Actor | Star Trek

Anton Yelchin was an American actor, known for playing Bobby in Hearts in Atlantis (2001), Chekov in the Star Trek (2009) reboot, Charlie Brewster in the Fright Night (2011) remake, and Jacob in Like Crazy (2011).

He was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, USSR, to a Jewish family. His ...

2. Margarita Levieva

Actress | Adventureland

Margarita Levieva is an American actress. Born in Leningrad, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (now Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation), at age three she began the rigorous training program of a competitive rhythmic gymnast. Levieva continued to train for the next 13 years, winning ...

3. Natalya Rudakova

Actress | Transporter 3

She was born in Leningrad, former Soviet Union. Her parents moved with her from Russia to New York when she was 17 years old, and she continues to reside in New York.

While working as a hairdresser at a salon, she was discovered by Luc Besson, the co-writer of Transporter 3, in New York, when she ...

4. Oksana Akinshina

Actress | Lilja 4-ever

Oksana Akinshina was born on April 19, 1987 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Oksana Aleksandrovna Akinshina. She is an actress, known for Lilya 4-Ever (2002), The Bourne Supremacy (2004) and Sisters (2001). She was previously married to Archil Gelovani and Dmitriy Litvinov.

5. Nikita Bogolyubov

Actor | Barry

Nikita Bogolyubov was born in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia). He had his first taste of being an entertainer from ice skating when he was only four years old. His family immigrated to the US when Nikita was only eight years old which allowed him to stay fluent in both English and ...

6. Konstantin Khabenskiy

Actor | Dnevnoy dozor

Konstantin Khabenskiy is a Russian actor known in the West for his working the horror flicks Night Watch (2004) and Day Watch (2006). He is also co-starring opposite Angelina Jolie in Wanted (2008).

He was born Konstantin Yurevich Khabenskiy on January 11, 1972, in Leningrad, USSR (now St. ...

7. Lyudmila Saveleva

Actress | Voyna i mir

Lyudmila Savelyeva is a Russian actress known as Natasha Rostova in epic film War and Peace (1966), a powerful adaptation of the eponymous masterpiece by Leo Tolstoy.

She was born Lyudmila Mikhailovna Savelyeva on 24 January 1942, in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), while the city suffered the heroic ...

8. Natalia Belitski

Actress | Shakespeares letzte Runde

Natalia Belitski was born in 1984 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR. She is an actress, known for Shakespeares letzte Runde (2016), Poka heißt Tschüss auf Russisch (2014) and Vaterfreuden (2014).

9. Olga Sutulova

Actress | The Arena

Olga Sutulova was born on May 4, 1980 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Olga Aleksandrovna Sutulova. She is an actress, known for The Arena (2001), Leningrad (2007) and Trotsky (2017). She has been married to Evgeniy Stychkin since July 20, 2012.

10. Paulina Andreeva

Actress | Luchshe, chem lyudi

Paulina Andreeva was born on October 19, 1988 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Paulina Olegovna Andreeva. She is an actress, known for Luchshe, chem lyudi (2018), The Method (2015) and Dark World 2: Equilibrium (2013).

11. Elizaveta Boyarskaya

Actress | Admiral

As a teenager, she graduated from the modeling school. In secondary school her studies were mediocre, but for the last few years learning everything caught up due to coaching. Because of this, Elizaveta acquired two foreign languages - English and German. The graduating class decided to enter the ...

12. Vladimir Putin

Self | The Putin Interviews

(1952) Born in Leningrad, U.S.S.R. (1975) Graduates from law school in Leningrad. (1975-1990) KGB agent posted mainly in East Germany but also Leningrad. (1994-1996) Deputy Mayor of St. Petersburg. (1996-1998) Deputy Chief of Staff in President Boris Yeltsin's administration. (1998-1999) Head of ...

13. Alexander Diachenko

Actor | Hunter Killer

Alexander was born and raised in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Acting was a passion and a dream from a very young age. After graduating from Saint Petersburg University with an engineering degree and no formal education in acting, Alexander participated in two films. The dream of becoming an actor ...

14. Aleksey German

Director | Khrustalyov, mashinu!

Aleksey German was born on July 20, 1938 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR as Aleksei Yuryevich German. He was an actor and director, known for Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998), Hard to Be a God (2013) and My Friend Ivan Lapshin (1985). He was married to Svetlana Karmalita. He died on February 21, 2013 ...

15. Kseniya Rappoport

Actress | La doppia ora

Kseniya Rappoport was born on March 25, 1974 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR as Kseniya Aleksandrovna Rappoport. She is an actress and director, known for The Double Hour (2009), The Unknown Woman (2006) and Yuri's Day (2008). She is married to Dmitriy Borisov.

16. Alisa Freyndlikh

Actress | Stalker

Alisa Brunovna Freindlikh was born on December 8, 1934, in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia). Her father, named Bruno Frejndlikh, was a notable actor. Alisa Freindlikh graduated from Leningrad Institute of Theatre, Music, and Cinematography in 1957.

From 1961-1983 Alisa Freindlikh was a ...

17. Ivan Shvedoff

Actor | Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Ivan Shvedoff was born on September 21, 1969 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR. He is an actor, known for Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011), Enemy at the Gates (2001) and The Bourne Supremacy (2004). He has been married to Marina since 2000.

18. Yekaterina Golubeva

Actress | J'ai pas sommeil

Yekaterina Golubeva was born on October 9, 1966 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR. She was an actress and writer, known for I Can't Sleep (1994), Mest shuta (1993) and Projection. She was married to Sharunas Bartas. She died on August 14, 2011 in Paris, France.

19. Sofya Skya

Actress | Shadows in Paradise

Sofya was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia. She studied ballet at age 9 while attending the elite Vaganova Ballet Academy. From ages 10-12, Sofya studied modern dance then returned to classical ballet from ages 13-16. At 17, Sofya became a professional ballerina where she was ...

20. Lenn Kudrjawizki

Actor | The Transporter Refueled

Lenn Kudrjawizkis family moved with him as a child from Leningrad (USSR) to East Berlin. At the age of four, Lenn auditioned on the stage with the Leningrad State Ballet. At five, he became enchanted with a violin that his father brought down from the attic of the family home. This was to play an ...

21. Yuliya Aug

Actress | Ekaterina

Yuliya Aug was born on June 8, 1970 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Yuliya Arturovna Aug. She is an actress and director, known for Ekaterina (2014), Intimate Parts (2013) and The Student (2016). She was previously married to Andrey Skulov.

22. Victoria Haralabidou

Actress | Nyfes

Victoria Haralabidou was born on October 23, 1971 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR. She is an actress, known for Brides (2004), Psyhi vathia (2009) and Blessed (2009).

23. Maria Shamkalian

Producer | Fine Wine

Maria Shamkalian (maiden name - Breyman) was born in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia). She has a dual Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Communication and a Master's Degree in Education. Maria is a SAG-AFTRA actress, writer and producer as well as a Board Member of Pennsylvania Film ...

24. Palina Rojinski

Actress | Willkommen bei den Hartmanns

Palina Rojinski was born on April 21, 1985 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR. She is an actress and writer, known for Welcome to Germany (2016), Zeit der Helden (2013) and Nightlife (2020).

25. Ivan Urgant

Soundtrack | Prozhektorperiskhilton

Ivan Urgant was born in 16 April 1978 in Leningrad, USSR (St. Petersburg, Russia) is a Russian television host, presenter, actor, musician and producer. His best known roles in film are Boris in the Six Degrees of Celebration (2010) films. Since 2012 he has hosted Evening Urgant (2012).

He was born ...

26. Mikhail Porechenkov

Actor | Poddubnyy

Porechenkov was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) in the Russian SSR on 2 March 1969, to parents Evgeny Mikhailovich Porechenkov and Galina Nikolayevna Porechenkova. His father was a Soviet Navy officer, and his mother was a building engineer. Since his parents were busy at work, he, in ...

27. Dasha German

Actress | Show Business

Dasha German was born in the family of architect and a navy officer, her parents are both also painters and musicians. She started to study music at the age of 5 and painting at the age of 9. Having graduated from the School of Film and TV, she began her acting career as a guest star in musicals, ...

28. Tatyana Samoylova

Actress | Letyat zhuravli

Tatiana Samoilova (Tatyana Samojlova) is a Russian film actress known for the leading roles in The Cranes Are Flying (1957) and Anna Karenina (1967).

She was born Tatiana Evgenievna Samoilova on May 4, 1934, in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), Russia. Her father, Evgeniy Samoylov, was a notable Russian ...

29. Dmitriy Nagiev

Actor | Fizruk

Dmitri Nagiev - a talented actor and one of the most popular show-business figures in Russia. In 1991 graduated from the Leningrad State University of Theatre, Music and Cinematography. After obligatory military service he worked in the theatre "Vremya", then he was a "Radio Modern" DJ. Best known ...

30. Vladimir Garin

Actor | Vozvrashchenie

Vladimir Garin was born on January 25, 1987 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Vladimir Vladimirovich Garin. He was an actor, known for The Return (2003). He died on June 24, 2003 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

31. Mikhail Boyarskiy

Actor | Ma-ma

Mikhail Boyarskiy was born on December 26, 1949 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Mikhail Sergeyevich Boyarsky. He is known for his work on Ma-ma (1976), The Return of the Musketeers, or The Treasures of Cardinal Mazarin (2009) and D'artagnan and Three Musketeers (1979). He has been married to Larisa ...

32. Pavel Ponomaryov

Actor | Lilja 4-ever

Pavel Ponomarjov was born in St.Petersburg (Leningrad - former USSR) in 1980. Then moved with parents to Estonia in 1981. After 12th grade, he entered Georg Ots Music Collage in Tallinn where studied pop-jazz vocals.

33. Evgeniy Sidikhin

Actor | Anonyma - Eine Frau in Berlin

Evgeniy Sidikhin was born on October 2, 1964 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Evgeniy Vladimirovich Sidikhin. He is an actor, known for A Woman in Berlin (2008), The Barracks (1999) and Mezhdu zhiznyu i smertyu (2003).

34. Yana Koshkina

Actress | Odnoklassnitsy

Yana Koshkina was born on April 22, 1990 in Leningrad, USSR. She is an actress, known for Odnoklassnitsy (2016), House Arrest (2018) and I Am Losing Weight (2018).

35. Darya Moroz

Actress | Durak

Darya Moroz was born on September 1, 1983 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Darya Yurievna Moroz. She is an actress, known for The Fool (2014), Live and Remember (2008) and The Spot (2006). She was previously married to Konstantin Bogomolov.

36. Viktor Kossakovsky

Director | Sreda

Documentary film director. Born on July 19, 1961 in Leningrad. Since 1978 he worked at the Leningrad studio of Documentaries as assistant cameraman, assistant director and editor. In 1988 he finished the Higher Courses of Film Writers and Directors in Moscow. Laureate of the "Triumph" Prize, ...

37. Elena Safonova

Actress | Oci ciornie

Elena Safonova was born on June 14, 1956 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Elena Vsevolodovna Safonova. She is an actress, known for Dark Eyes (1987), President i ego zhenshchina (1996) and Zhenskaya sobstvennost (1999). She was previously married to Samuel Labarthe.

38. Dinara Drukarova

Actress | Paris, je t'aime

Was born in St Petersburg, Russia. 21 years old but already an experienced actress. Played in 10 films or telefilms in Russia and more recently in France. First film "Freeze, Die, Come to life" was awarded Gold Camera at Le Festival de Cannes. Lives now half in St Petersbourg, half in Paris. ...

39. Vitali Baganov

Actor | Salt

Baganov came to acting via a somewhat circuitous route. Born in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia), he attended Leningrad State University, where he studied astronomy for 4 years. After that - it must have been in his stars - he entered the State Institute of Theater, Music and ...

40. Aleksey Uchitel

Producer | Progulka

Born in Leningrad in 1951. Son of a well-known documentary film director Yefim Uchitel. Graduated in 1975 from VGIK (The All-Russian State University of Cinematography). Worked as a cameraman and documentary film director at the Leningrad Documentary Film Studio. President and CEO of Rock Films, a ...

41. Ekaterina Chtchelkanova

Actress | Chicago

Ekaterina Chtchelkanova was born on May 2, 1970 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR as Ekaterina Nikolaievna Chtchelkanova. She is an actress, known for Chicago (2002), The End of Silence (2006) and Center Stage (2000).

42. Lyudmila Shiryaeva

Actress | Sappho

Lyudmila Shiryaeva was born on January 11, 1981 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR. She is an actress, known for Summer Lover (2008), Trassa M8 (2008) and Mentovskie voyny (2005).

43. Vladislav Galkin

Actor | V avguste 44-go

Vladislav Galkin was a Russian actor known for The Master and Margarita (2005 TV mini-series) and V avguste 44-go (2001).

He was born Vladislav Sukhachev on the 25th of December, 1971, in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. His mother, filmmaker Yelena Galkina, divorced from his father, and later married ...

44. Aleksandr Galibin

Actor | Romanovy: Ventsenosnaya semya

Aleksandr Vladimirovich Galibin was born on September 27, 1955, in Leningrad, Russia, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia). He graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Theatre, Music, and Cinematography.

From 1976-1980 Aleksandr Galibin was a permanent member of the troupe at the Theatre of ...

45. Andrey Myagkov

Actor | Ironiya sudby, ili S legkim parom!

Andrey Myagkov, one of Russia's most familiar faces and a leading actor of the Moscow Art Theatre (MXAT) who starred in the 1970's comedy Ironiya sudby, ili S legkim parom! (1975), made a comeback in the sequel The Irony of Fate 2 (2007).

He was born Andrey Vasilevich Myagkov on July 8, 1938, in ...

46. Olga Mashnaya

Actress | Kin-dza-dza!

Olga Mashnaya was born on June 29, 1964 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Olga Vladimirovna Mashnaya. She is an actress, known for Kin-dza-dza! (1986), Vsyo naoborot (1982) and Odinokiy igrok (1995).

47. Evgeniya Simonova

Actress | Mnogotochie

Evgeniya Simonova was born on June 1, 1955 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Evgeniya Pavlovna Simonova. She is an actress, known for Mnogotochie (2006), Deti Arbata (2004) and Twenty Six Days from the Life of Dostoyevsky (1981). She is married to Andrey Eshpay. They have one child. She was previously ...

49. Leonid Prudovsky

Director | Hamesh Shaot me'Pariz

Leonid Prudovsky was born on May 24, 1978 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR. He is a director and writer, known for Five Hours from Paris (2009), Dark Night (2005) and Bruchim Habayim ve... Mishtatfim Betzaarchem (2012).

50. Sasha Andreev

Actor | The Division: Agent Origins

Having moved from St. Petersburg, Russia, at the age of nine, Sasha Andreev spent his childhood in the suburbs of Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he became involved in local theater productions before moving to New York City to attend Stuyvesant High School. He continued to pursue acting at Vassar ...

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