Death Place Matching "Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Anatoliy Solonitsyn

Actor | Stalker

The famous Russian actor was discovered by Andrei Tarkovsky. He was looking for an actor to play the part of Andrei Rublev for his second full-length film and accidentally found the completely unknown Solonitsyn in Chelyabinsk. He worked there as an amateur actor. After Andrei Rublev, he played ...

2. Mikhail Kalatozov

Director | Letyat zhuravli

Mikhail Kalatozov was born on December 28, 1903 in Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia] as Mikhail Kalatozishvili. He was a director and cinematographer, known for The Cranes Are Flying (1957), True Friends (1954) and Zagovor obrechyonnykh (1950). He died on March 27, 1973 in ...

3. Joseph Stalin

Self | One Inch from Victory

Joseph Stalin (a code name meaning "Man of Steel") was born Iosif (Joseph) Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili in 1878 in Gori, Georgia, the Transcaucasian part of the Russian Empire. His father was a cobbler named Vissarion Dzhugashvili, a drunkard who beat him badly and frequently and left the family ...

4. Dziga Vertov

Director | Chelovek s kino-apparatom

Dziga Vertov was born on January 2, 1896 in Bialystok, Grodno Governorate, Russian Empire [now Podlaskie, Poland] as Denis Abramovich Kaufman. He was a director and writer, known for Man with a Movie Camera (1929), Three Songs About Lenin (1934) and The Sixth Part of the World (1926). He was ...

5. Mikhail A. Bulgakov

Writer | Ivan Vasilevich menyaet professiyu

Mikhail A. Bulgakov was a Russian writer and medical doctor known for big screen adaptations of his books, such as Beg (1971) and Master i Margarita (2006).

He was born Mikhail Afanasievich Bulgakov on May 15, 1891, in Kiev, Russia (now Kiev, Ukraine). He was the first of six children in the family ...

6. Nikita Khrushchev

Self | Gost' s ostrova svobody

Nikita Khruschev was born on April 17, 1894, into a family of peasants in the village of Kalinovka, Kursk region, Russian Empire. He was raised among agricultural and mining workers. He studied for only two years at grammar school as a child. After the Russian Revolution he joined the Red Army, ...

7. Sergei Prokofiev

Soundtrack | Blade Runner 2049

Prokofiev was a multi-talented man and an innovative composer. He learned piano from his mother and chess from his father. He always had a chess set on his piano, and was able to play against the chess champions of his time. He studied music with Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, graduated with highest ...

8. Boris Andreyev

Actor | Padenie Berlina

Boris Andreyev was born on February 9, 1915 in Saratov, Russian Empire [now Russia] as Boris Fyodorovich Andreyev. He was an actor, known for The Fall of Berlin (1950), Symphony of Life (1948) and A Big Family (1954). He was married to Galina Vasilievna. He died on April 24, 1982 in Moscow, RSFSR, ...

9. Aram Khachaturyan

Soundtrack | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Aram Khachaturyan was born in 1903, in Tiflis, Russian Empire (now Tbilisi, Georgia). He was the fourth son in a modest Armenian family. His father was a book-binder and a craftsman; he noticed the son's musical talent and got him a used piano, but he did not have money for a music teacher. ...

10. Mikheil Gelovani

Actor | Padenie Berlina

Mikheil Gelovani was born on January 6, 1893 in Lasuria, Kutaisi Governorate, Russian Empire [now Tsageri Municipality, Republic of Georgia] as Mikhail Georgiyevich Gelovani. He was an actor and director, known for The Fall of Berlin (1950), The Vow (1946) and Fortress on the Volga (1942). He died ...

11. Sergey Stolyarov

Actor | Daleko ot Moskvy

Sergey Stolyarov was born on November 1, 1911 in village Bezzubovo, Venyov uyezd, Tula Governorate, Russian Empire [now Serebryano-Prudsky District, Moscow Oblast, Russia] as Sergei Dmitriyevich Stolyarov. He was an actor and writer, known for Far from Moscow (1950), Sadko (1953) and Heroes of the ...

12. Aleksandr Antonov

Actor | Bronenosets Potemkin

Aleksandr Antonov was born on February 13, 1898 in Moscow, Russian Empire [now Russia] as Aleksandr Pavlovich Antonov. He is known for his work on Battleship Potemkin (1925), Dvenadtsataya noch (1955) and The Country Bride (1938). He died on November 23, 1962 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

13. Leonid Brezhnev

Self | Sport strany Sovetov

Leonid Brezhnev was a communist leader of the Soviet Union who restored a conservative, centralized state, initially raising living standards and bringing the country to its height but ultimately causing economic stagnation and disproportionate military growth. This process exhausted the Soviet ...

14. Aleksandr Khvylya

Actor | Konstantin Zaslonov

Aleksandr Khvylya was born on July 15, 1905 in Aleksandro-Shultino, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire [now Kostiantynivka Raion, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine] as Aleksandr Leopoldovich Bressem. He was an actor, known for The Secret Brigade (1949), The Night Before Christmas (1961) and Alexander...

15. Andrei Abrikosov

Actor | Aleksandr Nevskiy

Andrei Abrikosov was a Russian film and stage actor best known for his leading and supporting roles in the Soviet films of the 1930s - 1950s, such as the silent film And Quiet Flows the Don (1930) and the Sergei Eisenstein's Alexander Nevsky (1938).

He was born Andrei Lvovich Abrikosov on November ...

16. Yuriy Bogatyryov

Actor | Neskolko dney iz zhizni I.I. Oblomova

Yuriy Bogatyryov was born on March 2, 1947 in Riga, Latvian SSR, USSR [now Latvia] as Yuri Georgiyevich Bogatyryov. He was an actor, known for A Few Days from the Life of I.I. Oblomov (1980), Dead Souls (1984) and Poslednyaya okhota (1980). He died on February 2, 1989 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now ...

17. Antonina Maksimova

Actress | Otello

Antonina Maksimova was born on November 7, 1916 in Tula, Russian Empire [now Russia] as Antonina Mikhailovna Maksimova. She was an actress, known for Othello (1956), This Is How Mayakovsky Began (1958) and Ori okeanis saidumloeba (1957). She died on October 4, 1986 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now ...

18. Valentin Zubkov

Actor | Letyat zhuravli

Valentin Zubkov was born on May 12, 1923 in Peschanoye, Ryazan Governorate, RSFSR, USSR [now Ryazan Oblast, Russia] as Valentin Ivanovich Zubkov. He was an actor, known for The Cranes Are Flying (1957), Ivan's Childhood (1962) and Solntse svetit vsem (1959). He died on January 18, 1979 in Moscow, ...

19. Lavrenti Beria

Self | Velikoye proshchaniye

Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria, the head of Joseph Stalin's dreaded secret police apparatus, was born in Merkheuli, Russia, on March 29, 1899. He joined the Bolshevik wing of the Communist Party in 1917 and was active in Stalin's native Georgia during the October 1917 Revolution. Beria joined the ...

20. Anatoliy Papanov

Actor | Brilliantovaya ruka

Anatoliy Dmitrievich Papanov was born on October 31, 1922, in Vyasma, Smolensk region, USSR. His father, named Dmitri Filippovich Papanov, was a Russian industrial worker. His mother, named Elena Bronislavovna Roskovskaya, was of Polish ancestry. Young Papanov moved to Moscow with his parents in ...

21. Izolda Izvitskaya

Actress | Sorok pervyy

Izolda Izvitskaya was born on June 21, 1932 in Dzerzhinsk, Nizhegorodskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR [now Nizhegorodskaya oblast, Russia] as Izolda Vasilevna Izvitskaya. She was an actress, known for The Forty-First (1956), Ottsy i deti (1959) and Bogatyr idyot v Marto (1954). She was married to Eduard ...

22. Vladimir Mayakovsky

Writer | Nye dlya deneg radivshisya

Vladimir Mayakovsky was the leading Russian Futurist poet of the 20th century who created an entirely new form of Russian poetry loosely resembling such modern day rappers as Eminem and Snoop Dogg.

He was born Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky on July 19, 1893, in the town of Bagdadi, Kutaisi ...

23. Rina Zelyonaya

Actress | Priklyucheniya Sherloka Kholmsa i doktora Vatsona

Rina Zelyonaya was born on November 7, 1901 in Tashkent, Russian Empire [now Uzbekistan] as Yekaterina Vasilyevna Zelyonaya. She was an actress and writer, known for The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson (1980), Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Twentieth Century ...

24. Mark Donskoy

Director | Detstvo Gorkogo

Mark Donskoy was born on March 6, 1901 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire [now Ukraine] as Mark Semyonovich Donskoy. He was a director and writer, known for Gorky 1: The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (1938), The Taras Family (1945) and Foma Gordeev (1959). He died on March 21, 1981 in Moscow...

25. Vsevolod Meyerhold

Actor | Portret Doryana Greya

Vsevolod Meyerhold was born Karl Theodor Kazimir Emil Meyerhold in 1874, in Penza, Russia, into the Russian-German family of Emil Meyerhold. He converted to Orthodox Christianity on his 21st birthday and took the name of Vsevolod in memory of the Russian writer Vsevolod Garshin. After conversion ...

26. Sergei Yutkevich

Director | Otello

He has made been famous in the young soviet cinema by his films about Lenin (Lenin v Polshe (1966) and others). He had a great international acclaim by his version of Othello (1956) and engaged to the Soviet cinema two French stars: Marina Vlady for Lika in Syuzhet dlya nebolshogo rasskaza (1969) ...

27. Stanislav Zhdanko

Actor | Nesovershennoletnie

Stanislav Zhdanko was born on July 12, 1953 in Cherepanovo, Novosibirskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR. He was an actor, known for Nesovershennoletnie (1977), Oshibki yunosti (1978) and Vremya vybralo nas (1976). He died in 1977 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

28. Georgiy Burkov

Actor | Bashnya

Georgiy Burkov was born on May 31, 1933 in Perm, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia] as Georgi Ivanovich Burkov. He was an actor and director, known for Bashnya (1987), Steppe (1978) and Boris Godunov (1986). He died on July 19, 1990 in Moscow, RSFSR.

29. Lev Zolotukhin

Actor | Tovarishch pesnya

Lev Zolotukhin was born on July 29, 1926 as Lev Feodorovitch Zolotukhin. He was an actor, known for Tovarishch pesnya (1966), Blokada: Luzhskiy rubezh, Pulkovskiy meredian (1974) and Kapitanskaya dochka (1958). He died on June 9, 1988 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

30. Stepan Kayukov

Actor | Zhenitba

Stepan Kayukov was born on August 1, 1898 in Saratov, Saratov uyezd, Saratov Governorate, Russian Empire [now Saratov Oblast, Russia] as Stepan Yakovlevich Kayukov. He was an actor, known for Zhenitba (1937), Adventures in Bokhara (1943) and Maska (1938). He died on January 22, 1960 in Moscow, ...

31. Mikhail Nazvanov

Actor | Khozyayka gostinitsy

Mikhail Nazvanov was born on February 12, 1914 in Moscow, Russian Empire [now Russia] as Mikhail Mikhailovich Nazvanov. He was an actor and director, known for Khozyayka gostinitsy (1956), Russkiy vopros (1948) and Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944). He died on June 13, 1964 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [...

32. Semyon Svashenko

Actor | Shturmovye nochi

Semyon Svashenko was born on September 1, 1904 in Dergachi, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire [now Derhachi, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine] as Semyon Andreyevich Svashenko. He was an actor, known for Shturmovye nochi (1931), Tikhiy Don II (1958) and Quiet Flows the Don (1957). He died on November 23, ...

33. Shaken Ajmanov

Director | V odnom rayone

Shaken Ajmanov was born on February 15, 1914 in Bayan-Aul, Russian Empire [now Bayanaul, Pavlodar Oblast, Kazakhstan] as Shaken Kenzhetayevich Ajmanov. He was a director and actor, known for V odnom rayone (1960), Angel wearing tubeteika (1969) and A Poem About Love (1954). He died on December 23, ...

34. Boris Tolmazov

Actor | Soldat Ivan Brovkin

Boris Tolmazov was born on June 2, 1912 in Moscow, Russian Empire [now Russia] as Boris NikitichTolmazov. He was an actor and director, known for Private Ivan (1955), Doktor Kalyuzhnyy (1939) and Borba prodolzhaetsya (1939). He died on November 5, 1985 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

36. Serafima Birman

Actress | Ivan Groznyy

Serafima Birman was born on August 10, 1890 in Kishinyov, Russian Empire [now Chisinau, Moldova] as Serafima Germanovna Birman. She was an actress, known for Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944), Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot (1958) and The Girl with the Hat Box (1927). She died on May ...

37. Mikhail Yanshin

Actor | Dvenadtsataya noch

Mikhail Yanshin was a Russian actor of Moscow Art Theatre.

He was born Mikhail Mikhailovich Yanshin on November 2, 1902, in Yukhnov, Smolensk province, Russian Empire (now Kaluga province, Russia). His father, Mikhail Yanshin, was a banking clerk. From 1909-1916 Yanshin studied at private Olkhovsky ...

38. Varvara Myasnikova

Actress | Zolushka

Varvara Myasnikova was born on October 5, 1900 in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire [now Russia] as Varvara Sergeyevna Myasnikova. She is known for her work on Cinderella (1947), Fragment of an Empire (1929) and Volochayevskiye dni (1938). She was married to Sergey Vasilev. She died on April 25, 1978 ...

39. Viktor Avdyushko

Actor | Januskopf

Viktor Avdyushko was born on January 11, 1925 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia] as Viktor Antonovich Avdyushko. He was an actor, known for Januskopf (1972), Doroga (1955) and Kogda raskhoditsya tuman (1972). He died on November 19, 1975 in Moscow.

40. Vladimir Kozel

Actor | Dr. Schlüter

Vladimir Kozel was a Russian character actor best known as Colonel Shchukin, chief intelligence officer in Adyutant ego prevoskhoditelstva (1970).

He was born Vladimir Georgievich Kozel on July 14, 1919, in Astrakhan, Russia, into a family of school teachers. Young Kozel was fond of literature and ...

42. Yelena Kuzmina

Actress | Chelovek No. 217

Yelena Kuzmina was born on February 17, 1909 in Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia] as Yelena Alexandrovna Kuzmina. She is known for her work on Girl No. 217 (1944), By the Bluest of Seas (1936) and Russkiy vopros (1948). She died on October 15, 1979 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [...

44. Boris Chirkov

Actor | Glinka

Boris Chirkov was arguably the most popular film celebrity in the 1930s and 1940s Soviet Union, since he starred in the leading role as Maxim in the acclaimed film-trilogy by director Grigoriy Kozintsev.

He was born Boris Petrovich Chirkov, on August 13, 1901, in Losovaya-Pavlovka, Ekaterinoslav ...

45. Aleksandr Medvedkin

Director | Novaya Moskva

Aleksandr Medvedkin was born on February 24, 1900 in Penza, Russian Empire [now Russia] as Aleksandr Ivanovich Medvedkin. He was a director and writer, known for The New Moscow (1938), Happiness (1935) and The Miracle Worker (1937). He died on February 20, 1989 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

46. Emma Tsesarskaya

Actress | Tikhiy Don

Emma Tsesarskaya was born on June 3, 1909 in Yekaterinoslav, Yekaterinoslav uyezd, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire [now Dnipropetrovsk, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine] as Emma Vladimirovna Tsesarskaya. She was an actress, known for And Quiet Flows the Don (1930), Love and Hate (1935) and ...

47. Georgi Zhukov

Self | Bis fünf nach zwölf - Adolf Hitler und das 3. Reich

Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov was born on December 1, 1896, in the village of Strelkovka, Kaluga region, Russia. His parents were peasants. He served during the First World War in the Russian army under Tsar Nicholas II. He was awarded the Cross of St. George twice and promoted for his bravery in ...

48. Vyacheslav Molotov

Self | Velikoye proshchaniye

Vyacheslav Molotov was born on March 9, 1890 in Kukarka, Yaransk Uyezd, Vyatka Governorate, Russian Empire [now Sovetsk, Kirov Oblast, Russia] as Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Skryabin. He is known for his work on Velikoye proshchaniye (1953), Literaturno-instruktorskiy agitparokhod vtsik 'Krasnaia ...

49. Andrey Tutyshkin

Director | Shelmenko-denshchik

Andrei Tutyshkin was a notable Russian actor and director best known for his roles in Volga - Volga (1938), Carnival in Moscow (1956), and Anna Karenina (1967).

He was born Andrei Petrovich Tutyshkin, on January 24, 1910, in Kishinyov, Russia (now Chishinau, Moldova). His father, Petr Tutyshkin, was...

50. Sergei Lukyanov

Actor | Kubanskie kazaki

Sergei Lukyanov was born on September 27, 1910 in village Nizhnee, Lugansk uyezd, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire [now Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine] as Sergei Vladimirovich Lukyanov. He was an actor, known for Cossacks of the Kuban (1950), A Big Family (1954) and Dvenadtsataya noch (1955). He...


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