Death Place Matching "Moscow, Russia" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Elem Klimov

Director | Idi i smotri

Elem Klimov was born on July 9, 1933 in Stalingrad, Nizhne-Volzhskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR [now Volgograd, Volgogradskaya oblast, Russia] as Elem Germanovich Klimov. He was a director and actor, known for Come and See (1985), Rasputin (1981) and Pokhozhdeniya zubnogo vracha (1965). He was married to ...

2. Sergei M. Eisenstein

Director | Aleksandr Nevskiy

The son of an affluent architect, Eisenstein attended the Institute of Civil Engineering in Petrograd as a young man. With the fall of the tsar in 1917, he worked as an engineer for the Red Army. In the following years, Eisenstein joined up with the Moscow Proletkult Theater as a set designer and ...

3. Lyubov Polishchuk

Actress | Tayna chyornykh drozdov

Lyubov Polishchuk was born on May 21, 1949 in Omsk, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia] as Lyubov Grigoryevna Polishchuk. She was an actress, known for Tayna chyornykh drozdov (1983), Persiki i perchiki. Kurtuaznye istorii (2003) and Moya prekrasnaya nyanya (2004). She was married to Sergey Tsigal and Valeriy...

4. Sergey Bondarchuk

Actor | Voyna i mir

Sergei Bondarchuk was one of the most important Russian filmmakers, best known for directing an Academy Award-winning film epic War and Peace (1965), based on the book by Lev Tolstoy, in which he also starred as Pierre Bezukhov.

He was born Sergei Fedorovich Bondarchuk on September, 25, 1920, in the ...

5. 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 ...

6. Vyacheslav Tikhonov

Actor | Voyna i mir

Vyacheslav Tikhonov was one of Russian cinema's best known faces, he survived hardship during the Second World War, and became renown for his portrayal of Russian aristocrats and intellectuals in several award-winning films, such as War and Peace (1965) and Belyy Bim Chernoe ukho (1977).

He was born...

7. 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 ...

8. Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy

Actor | Stalker

Alexandr Kajdanovsky, Russian actor, director and screenwriter, now best remembered for his work in Andrei Tarkovsky's films. Kajdanovsky left Junior High School to enroll in technical college where he was training to become a welder. Apparently a prospect of becoming a worker did not appeal to him...

9. 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 ...

10. Aleksey Batalov

Actor | Dama s sobachkoy

Aleksei Vladimirovich Batalov was born on November 20, 1928, into the family of famous Russian theatrical actor Vladimir Batalov. He was born in the city of Vladimir, near Moscow, where his grandmother was the Doctor General at the Vladimir city hospital. His parents, Vladimir Petrovich Batalov and...

11. 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 ...

12. Vasiliy Lanovoy

Actor | Anna Karenina

Vasili Lanovoy was a notable Russian actor best known as Captain Grey in Alye parusa (1961) and as Anatol Kuragin in War and Peace (1965).

He was born Vasili Semenovich Lanovoy on January 16, 1934, in Moscow, Russia, USSR. His parents were Ukrainian peasants from Odessa region. They escaped from ...

13. Leonid Gaidai

Director | Operatsiya 'Y' i drugie priklyucheniya Shurika

Leonid Iovich Gaidai was born on January 30, 1923, in the town of Svobodny, Amur region of Siberia, USSR. He was the third child in the family of a railroad worker. His father, named Iov Isidorovich Gaidai, was exiled to Siberia from Poltava, Ukraine. His mother, named Maria Ivanovna Lubimova, came...

14. Georgiy Vitsin

Actor | Kavkazskaya plennitsa, ili Novye priklyucheniya Shurika

Georgiy Vitsin was an Honored Artist of the RSFSR (10.04.1959). People's artist of the RSFSR (7.01.1977). People's artist of the USSR (30.10.1990). After graduation, Vitsin entered the Maly Theater School. But he was expelled with the phrase "for frivolous attitude to the learning process." Then he...

15. Dmitri Shostakovich

Soundtrack | Children of Men

Dmitri Shostakovich, one of Russian culture's most acclaimed intellectuals who was censored under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin, was an internationally recognized composer whose music was in over 100 films.

He was born Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich on September 25, 1906, in St. Petersburg, ...

16. V.I. Lenin

Writer | Un'alba

V.I. Lenin was born on April 22, 1870 in Simbirsk, Russian Empire [now Ulyanovsk, Russia] as Vladimir Ilich Uliánov. He was an actor and writer, known for Un'alba (1920), The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty (1927) and Monquatorze (2010). He was married to Nadezhda Krupskaya. He died on January 21, 1924...

17. Anastasiya Voznesenskaya

Actress | Garazh

Anastasiya Voznesenskaya was a Russian actress, active in older films, and at the Moscow Art Theatre (MKhAT).

She was born Anastasiya Valentinovna Voznesenskaya on July 27, 1943, in the Soviet Union (now Russia). From 1961 - 1965 she studied acting at the Acting School of Moscow Art Theatre (MKhAT),...

18. Oleg Yankovskiy

Actor | Nostalghia

Yankovsky was named best actor in a 1984 reader poll by Soviet Screen for his role in "In Love Because He Wants to Be." He was awarded the State Prize in 1987 for his role in "Flying Asleep and Awake." In 1989 he received the Vasiliev State Prize for his role in "The Kreutzer Sonata." Yakovsky was ...

19. Evgeniy Leonov

Actor | Osenniy marafon

Evegeni Leonov was a Russian actor best known for leading roles in comedies, such as Kin-dza-dza! (1986) and Gentlemen of Fortune (1971).

He was born Evgeni Pavlovich Leonov on September 2, 1926, in Moscow, Russia, USSR (now Moscow, Russia). He was the second son in the family. His father, Pavel ...

20. Nadezhda Rumyantseva

Actress | Devchata

Nadezhda Vasilevna Rumyantseva (sometimes spelled Rumiantseva) was a sort of Russian combination of Gidget + Tammy + Lucille Ball. Rumyantseva first acted on the stage, at Moscow's Central Children's Theater, when she was a teenager in the 1940s. She made her film debut at 22 in "Encountering Life....

21. Vladimir Menshov

Actor | Nochnoy dozor

Vladimir Menshov was a Russian director and actor, noted for his depiction of the Russian everyman and working class life in his films. Born on September, 17, 1937 in Baku (then USSR, now the territory of Azerbaijan), like many Russian directors and actors Menshov studied at the state film school ...

22. Lyudmila Gurchenko

Actress | Ma-ma

Lyudmila Gurchenko was a popular actress in the Soviet Union during the 1950s - 1980s, she was best known for Carnival in Moscow (1956), Five Evenings (1979) and Siberiade (1979).

She was born Lyudmila Markovna Gurchenko on 12 November 1935, in Kharkov, Ukrainian Soviet Republic of the USSR. She ...

23. Aleksey Petrenko

Actor | 12

Aleksey Petrenko was born on March 26, 1938 in Chemer, Chernigov Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR [now Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine] as Alexei Vassilyevich Petrenko. He was an actor and producer, known for 12 (2007), How Czar Peter the Great Married Off His Moor (1976) and King Lear (1970). He was married ...

24. Yuriy Yakovlev

Actor | Ivan Vasilevich menyaet professiyu

Yuri Yakovlev is a popular Russian actor best known for his roles in Soviet comedies 'Ironiya sydby', Ivan Vasilevich', and Kin-dza-dza! (1986).

He was born Yuri Vasilevich Yakovlev on April 25, 1928, in Moscow, Soviet Union. His father, Vasili Vasilevich Yakovlev, was a layer, and his mother, Olga ...

25. Lorina Kamburova

Actress | Leatherface

Lorina Kamburova was born in 1991 in Sofia, Bulgaria. She was an actress and assistant director, known for Leatherface (2017), Doom: Annihilation (2019) and Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2017). She died on May 27, 2021 in Moscow, Russia.

26. 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 The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath! (1975), made a comeback in the sequel The Irony of Fate 2 (2007).

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

27. Natalya Gundareva

Actress | Sobachiy pir

Natalya Gundareva was born on August 28, 1948 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia] as Natalya Georgiyevna Gundareva. She is known for her work on Sobachiy pir (1990), Rostov-papa (2001) and Autumn Marathon (1979). She was married to Mikhail Filippov, Viktor Koreshkov and Leonid Heifetz. She ...

28. 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 ...

29. Zhanna Friske

Actress | Dnevnoy dozor

Zhanna Friske was born on July 8, 1974 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia] as Zhanna Vladimirovna Kopylova. She was an actress, known for Day Watch (2006), Night Watch (2004) and naCLICKay udachu (2013). She died on June 15, 2015 in Moscow, Russia.

30. Armen Dzhigarkhanyan

Actor | Mesto vstrechi izmenit nelzya

Armen Dzhigarkhanyan was awarded the Armenian Republican State Prize in 1975 for "Triangle" and again in 1979 for "Snow in Mourning." He was named People's Artist of the Soviet Union in 1985. Dzhigarkhanyan began his acting career in 1955 at the Russian Stanislavsky Theatre in Yerevan, and in 1967 ...

31. Georgiy Daneliya

Director | Kin-dza-dza!

Georgi Daneliya was born on August 25, 1930 in Tbilisi, Georgia. Since 1939 the family lived in Moscow, where Danelia's father was the chief engineer for the Moscow Underground Metro System. Daneliya's father became a decorated WWII General, specializing in construction of underground bunkers for ...

32. Konstantin Stanislavski

Na dne

Konstantin Stanislavski was a wealthy Russian businessman turned director who founded the Moscow Art Theatre, and originated the Stanislavski's System of acting which was spread over the world by his students, such as Michael Chekhov, Aleksei Dikij, Stella Adler, Viktor Tourjansky, and Richard ...

33. Pyotr Mamonov

Actor | Ostrov

Pyotr Mamonov was born on April 14, 1951 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia] as Pyotr Nikolayevich Mamonov. He was an actor and director, known for The Island (2006), Shapito-shou: Lyubov i druzhba (2011) and The Needle (1988). He was married to Olga Ivanovna Mamonova. He died on July 15, 2021 in ...

34. 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, ...

35. Sergey Yurskiy

Actor | Zolotoy telyonok

Sergey Yurskiy was born on March 16, 1935 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR [now St. Petersburg, Russia] as Sergey Yurevich Yurskiy. He was an actor and director, known for The Golden Calf (1968), The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed (1979) and Love and Doves (1985). He was married to Natalya Tenyakova and ...

36. Lyubov Orlova

Actress | Tsirk

Lyubov Orlova was a Russian film star of the 1930s who enjoyed the sympathy of Joseph Stalin.

She was born Lyubov Petrovna Orlova on January 29, 1902 in Zvenigorod, a suburb of Moscow, Russia. Her father, Petr Orlov, was an officer in the Russian Imperial Army, her mother, Evgenia Sukhotina, ...

37. Eldar Ryazanov

Director | Nebesa obetovannye

Eldar Aleksandrovich Ryazanov was born on November 18, 1927 in Samara, Russia. He graduated with honors from the Soviet State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) in 1950, as a film director. He was making documentaries for five years. In 1955 Ryazanov came to work at the Mosfilm Studios under the ...

38. Georgiy Millyar

Actor | Kashchey bessmertnyy

Georgiy Millyar was born on November 7, 1903 in Moscow, Russian Empire [now Russia] as Georgi Frantsevich de Mile. He was an actor, known for Kashchei the Immortal (1945), Through Fire, Water and... Brass Pipes (1968) and Vasilisa the Beautiful (1940). He was married to Millyar, Mariya. He died on ...

39. Oleg Tabakov

Actor | Neskolko dney iz zhizni I.I. Oblomova

Oleg Tabakov was a renown Russian actor, director, and public figure, who played over 100 roles in film and on TV. He is best known for his roles as Count Nikita Rostov in War and Peace (1965) by Sergey Bondarchuk, and as Oblomov in the eponymous film by Nikita Mikhalkov.

He was born Oleg Pavlovich ...

40. Pyotr Glebov

Actor | Tikhiy Don

Petr (Pyotr) Glebov was a Russian film and stage actor, best known as Grigori Melekhov in 'Tikhiy Don' trilogy (1957-1958) by director Sergey Gerasimov.

He was born Petr Petrovich Glebov on April 14, 1915, in Moscow, Russia. His parents belonged to Russian Landed Gentry, having ancestral relations ...

41. Irina Skobtseva

Actress | Otello

Irina Skobtseva was a Russian film actress known for playing Helen Kuragina in epic film War and Peace (1965), a powerful adaptation of the eponymous masterpiece by Lev Tolstoy by director Sergey Bondarchuk.

She was born Irina Konstantinovna Skobtseva on 22 August 1927, in Tula, USSR (now Russia). ...

42. Aleksandr Kuznetsov

The Bourne Supremacy

Aleksandr Kuznetsov was born on December 2, 1959 in Petrovka, Primorskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia] as Aleksandr Konstantinovich Kuznetsov. He was an actor and writer, known for The Bourne Supremacy (2004), Space Cowboys (2000) and The Peacemaker (1997). He was married to Christina, Yuliya ...

43. Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Writer | Zemlya

Aleksandr Dovzhenko was born on September 10, 1894 in Vyunishche, Sosnitsa Ueyzd, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire [now Sosnitsa, Sosnitsa Raion, Chernigov Oblast, Ukraine] as Aleksandr Petrovich Dovzhenko. He was a writer and director, known for Earth (1930), Shors (1939) and Life in Bloom (...

44. Yuriy Nikulin

Actor | Brilliantovaya ruka

Yuri Nikulin was a Russian film actor, comedian, mime, and circus clown who was also Artistic Director of Moscow Circus and popular TV show host.

He was born Yuri Vladimirovich Nikulin on December 18, 1921, in the town of Demidov, Smolensk province, Central Russia. His father, Vladimir Andreevich ...

45. Ivan Rudakov

Actor | Popsa

Ivan Rudakov was born on October 19, 1978 in Moscow, Russia, USSR as Ivan Alekseevitch Rudakov. He was an actor, known for Popsa (2005), Aleshkina lyubov (2015) and Angel v serdtse (2012). He died on January 16, 2022 in Moscow, Russia.

46. Nazim Hikmet

Soundtrack | Der Himmel über Berlin

Nazim Hikmet was born on January 15, 1902 in Salonica, Ottoman Empire [now Thessaloniki, Greece] as Nazim Hikmet Ran. He was a writer and director, known for Wings of Desire (1987), Dügün gecesi (1933) and The Pretty Barber (1933). He was married to Wera Tuljakowa, Münevver and Piraye. He...

47. Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy

Actor | Gamlet

Innokenti Smoktunovsky (birth name Smoktunovich) was born in Siberian village of Tatianovka near Tomsk in 1925. There were some speculations that his ancestors were of Polish nobility or of Jewish ethnicity and that they were exiled to Siberia for participating in the January Uprising of 1863. But,...

48. 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. ...

49. Boris Plotnikov

Actor | Voskhozhdenie

Boris Plotnikov was born on April 2, 1949 in Nevyansk, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia] as Boris Grigoryevich Plotnikov. He was an actor, known for The Ascent (1977), Heart of a Dog (1988) and The Cold Summer of 1953 (1988). He died on December 2, 2020 in Moscow, Russia.

50. 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 ...

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