Birth Place Matching "Kiev, Ukraine" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Milla Jovovich

Actress | The Fifth Element

Milla Jovovich is an Ukrainian-born actress, supermodel, fashion designer, singer and public figure, who was on the cover of more than a hundred magazines, and starred in such films as The Fifth Element (1997), Ultraviolet (2006), and the Resident Evil (2002) franchise.

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2. Ivanna Sakhno

Actress | Pacific Rim: Uprising

Ivanna Sakhno was born on November 14, 1997 in Kiev, Ukraine as Ivanna Anatoliyivna Sakhno. She is an actress, known for Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018), The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) and Can't Take It Back (2017).

3. Alex Feldman

Actor | The Americans

Alex Feldman was born on October 19, 1979 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR. He is an actor and director, known for The Americans (2013), Eternity Hill (2015) and Law & Order (1990).

4. Natalie Burn

Actress | The Expendables 3

Natalie Burn, born in Kiev, Ukraine, was guided into ballet training from the age of 4 by her mother, a former ballerina herself. By age 8, she was admitted into the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet School in Moscow, and in her teens, she moved to London to complete her education at the Royal Ballet ...

5. Ilia Volok

Actor | Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Ilia Volok is a Soviet-born actor. He has appeared in over 150 films, television shows, and video games. He was born in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Ukraine. He is known for his work on Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull; Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol; and The Curious Case of ...

6. Juliette Marquis

Actress | This Girl's Life

Juliette Marquis was born on April 16, 1980 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Juliette Dudnik. She is an actress and producer, known for This Girl's Life (2003), Horn Maker and Into the Sun (2005).

7. Andy Scott Harris

Actor | House M.D.

Andy Scott Harris began performing in commercials and industrial films at age four, after being spotted by an agent in a talent show. By age seven, he had decided that acting was his true calling. He moved with his family from Minneapolis to Los Angeles in 2008 and immediately booked the lead in ...

8. Ana Layevska

Actress | Cantinflas

Ana Layevska was born on January 10, 1982 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Anna Laevski Rastsvetaeva. She is an actress, known for Cantinflas (2014), Casi divas (2008) and Relaciones Peligrosas (2012). She has been married to Rodrigo Moreira since April 13, 2014.

9. Eugene Hutz

Actor | Everything Is Illuminated

Eugene Hutz was born on September 6, 1972 in Boyarka, Kiev Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Yevhen Hudz.

10. Julia Davis

Stunts | The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Julia Davis is a Ukrainian-born Investigative Journalist, a featured Russian Media Expert at the Atlantic Council's Disinformation Portal in Washington, DC, with bylines in the Washington Post and The Daily Beast. Julia's investigative background is extensive, as a bondable, bankable produced ...

11. Anna Sten

Actress | Nana

Born in Russia to a Ukrainian father and a Swedish mother, Anna Sten studied at the Russian Film Academy and joined the Moscow Art Theater. Strikingly beautiful, she went on to appear in a number of Russian silent films, but it was in the German film Der Mörder Dimitri Karamasoff (1931) that ...

12. Louis B. Mayer

Producer | The Great Secret

Mayer was born Lazar Meir in the Ukraine and grew up in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada after his parents fled Russian oppression in 1886. He had a brutal childhood, raised in poverty and suffering physical and emotional abuse from his nearly-illiterate peddler father. In the early 1890s, he ...

13. Vadim Perelman

Director | House of Sand and Fog

Vadim Perelman was born in 1963 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR. He is a director and producer, known for House of Sand and Fog (2003), The Life Before Her Eyes (2007) and Izmeny (2015).

14. Maya Deren

Director | Meshes of the Afternoon

Maya Deren came to the USA in 1922 as Eleanora Derenkowsky. Together with her father, a psychiatrist, and her mother, an artist, she fled the pogroms against Russian Jews. She studied journalism and political science in at Syracuse University in New York, finishing her BA at NYU in June 1936 and ...

15. Anatole Litvak

Director | The Snake Pit

The distinguished film director Anatole Litvak was born in the Ukrainian city of Kiev, the son of Jewish parents. His very first job was as a stage hand. In 1915, he became an actor, performing at a little-known experimental theater in St. Petersburg, Russia. As a teenager, he witnessed the 1917 ...

16. Joseph Conrad

Writer | Sabotage

Joseph Conrad was born in Berdichev, Kiev Province, now the Ukraine, to Polish parents Apollo Korzeniowski and Ewa Bobrowska. His father was a political activist and he and his family were exiled after he was suspected of involvement with revolutionary activities. Conrad had no friends as a child ...

17. Ireesha

Actress | Click

Ireesha was born in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR. She is an actress, known for Click (2006), Q: Secret Agent (2008) and Two and a Half Men (2003).

18. Borislav Brondukov

Actor | Afonya

Borislav Brondukov was born on March 1, 1938 in Dubava, Kiev Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Borislav Nikolayevich Brondukov. He was an actor, known for Afonya (1975), Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson: The Acquaintance (1980) and Zhenitba (1978). He died on March 10, 2004 in Kiev, Ukraine.

19. Rolan Bykov

Actor | Chuchelo

Rolan Bykov was born on November 12, 1929 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Rolan Antonovich Bykov. He was an actor and director, known for Chuchelo (1984), Oh How It Hurts 66 (1967) and Andrei Rublev (1966). He was married to Elena Sanaeva. He died on October 6, 1998 in Moscow, Russia.

20. Myroslav Slaboshpytskyi

Director | Plemya

Born in Kyiv (Ukraine) in 1974, Myroslav Slaboshpytskyi graduated from the filmmaking department of the Kyiv National I. K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema and Television University, majoring in feature film directing. He has worked at various Ukrainian film studios in Kyiv (such as the Dovzhenko ...

21. Nikita Vakuluk

Actor | Posledniy yanychar

Nikita Vakuluk was born on November 11, 1986 in Kiev, Ukraine. He is an actor, known for Posledniy yanychar (2014), School (2018) and Zakhvat (2019).

22. Aleksey Gorbunov

Actor | 12

Aleksey Gorbunov was born on October 29, 1961 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Aleksei Sergeyevich Gorbunov. He is an actor, known for 12 (2007), Sherlock Holmes (2013) and The Sword Bearer (2006).

23. Mila Sivatskaya

Actress | Posledniy bogatyr

Mila Sivatskaya was born on December 3, 1998 in Kiev, Ukraine as Ludmila Alekseevna Sivatskaya. She is an actress, known for Posledniy bogatyr (2017), Synevir (2013) and Provodnitsa (2017).

24. Grigoriy Kozintsev

Director | Gamlet

Grigori Mikhailovich Kozintsev was born on March 22, 1905, in Kiev, Russian Empire (now Kiev, Ukraine). His father, named Mikhail Kozintsev, was a medical doctor. Young Kozintsev studied at the Kiev Gymnazium. There, in 1919, he organized experimental theatre "Arlekin" together with his fellow ...

25. Sergei Ivanov

Actor | Medovyy mesyats

Sergei Ivanov was born on May 22, 1951 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Sergei Petrovich Ivanov. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Medovyy mesyats (1991), 72 gradusa nizhe nulya (1976) and Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (1974). He died on January 15, 2000 in Kiev, Ukraine.

26. 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 (1994).

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 ...

27. Jack Chefe

Actor | Spy Hunt

Jack Chefe was born on April 1, 1894 in Kiev, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Spy Hunt (1950), I Love Lucy (1951) and The Mad Martindales (1942). He died on December 1, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

28. Harry Grey

Writer | Once Upon a Time in America

Real name Harry/Herschel Goldberg. Born in Russia in 1901, son of Israel and Celia Goldberg, emigrated to USA in 1905. Dropped out from schooling at grade 7. Brother of Hyman Goldberg, a syndicated columnist and food critic for the New York Post and author of several books including "Our Man in the...

29. Daria Kalinina

Actress | Welcome to the Dollhouse

Daria Kalinina was born in Kiev, Ukraine. She is an actress, known for Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995).

30. Sholom Aleichem

Writer | Fiddler on the Roof

Sholom Aleichem (translated from Hebrew as a greeting "Peace be with you") was the pseudonym of Sholom Yakov Rabinovitz. He was born on February 18, 1859, in Pereyaslav near Kiev, Ukraine, in the Russian Empire. His father was a religious scholar and the family was trilingual. After his mother died...

31. Jo Swerling

Writer | It's a Wonderful Life

Oscar-nominated Hollywood screenwriter Jo Swerling, who also was a Tony Award-winning Broadway writer and lyricist, was born in Berdichev, Ukraine in what was then the Russian Empire. His family emigrated from Czarist Russia and he grew up on the Lower East Side in New York City.

From a youthful job...

32. Alexander Rodnyansky

Producer | Leviafan

Alexander Rodnyansky was born on July 2nd of 1961 in Kiev. He graduated from Kiev's National University of Film, Theatre and Television as a documentary director. In 1983 he started his career at "KievNauchFilm" studio.

As a director Mr. Rodnyansky won numerous awards for his documentaries. From ...

33. Delfina Alden

Actress | She Wants Me

Delfina Alden was born on September 21, 1988 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR. She is an actress and producer, known for She Wants Me (2012), Detox and Anya (2012).

34. Sergey Makovetskiy

Actor | Russkiy bunt

Sergei Makovetsky is a popular Russian actor best known for his leading roles in Duska (2007) by director Jos Stelling and in 12 (2007) by director Nikita Mikhalkov.

He was born Sergei Vasilevich Makovetsky on June 13, 1958, in Darnitsa, a suburb of Kiev, Soviet Union (now Kyiv, Ukraine). He was ...

35. Marina Tseva

Actress | Rogue

Born in Europe and raised in Canada, Marina Tseva always loved performing. Prior to moving to Canada at a young age, Marina lived in various countries in Europe and developed a love for the arts. It was in school that Marina's passion for performance grew as she enrolled in drama and film classes.


36. Yuri Rutman

Producer | Kiev Nites

Yuri Rutman is a film, television, and digital actor, writer, director, executive producer, and start-up entrepreneur. He is currently starring in a national commercial for, which was directed by Craig Gillespie ("The Finest Hours", "Million Dollar Arm", "Mr. Woodcock", "Fright...

37. Anna Adamovich

Actress | Bitva za Sevastopol

Anna Adamovich was born on November 9, 1993 in Kiev, Ukraine as Anna Maksimovna Adamovich. She is an actress, known for Battle for Sevastopol (2015), Nyukhach (2013) and Odinok po kontraktu (2014).

38. Ekaterina Kuznetsova

Actress | Bystree, chem kroliki

Ekaterina Kuznetsova was born on July 12, 1987 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR. She is an actress, known for Bystree, chem kroliki (2014), Znakhar (2017) and Zaletchiki (2014).

39. Eric Trosman

Actor | Unbridled

Eric Trosman was born on March 24, 1975 in Kiev, USSR as Ernest Trosman. He is an actor, known for Unbridled (2005), The Bridge (2007) and Jailbait (2004).

40. Olga Mateshko

Actress | V boy idut odni 'stariki'

Olga Mateshko was born on October 26, 1947 in Gostomel, Kiev Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Olga Nikolayevna Mateshko. She is an actress, known for Only Old Men Are Going to Battle (1974), Za pyat sekund do katastrofy (1977) and Propavshaya ekspeditsiya (1975).

41. Luiza Mosendz

Actress | Sportloto-82

Luiza Mosendz was born on September 12, 1960 in Kiev, Ukraine, USSR. She is an actress, known for Sportloto-82 (1982), Sacred Cargo (1995) and Prezhde chem rasstatsya (1984).

42. Aleksandr Tsekalo

Producer | Mazhor

Alexander Yevgenyevich Tsekalo (born 22 March 1961 in Kiev) is a soviet and Russian musician, actor, radio and TV host and producer. Alexander studied at Stage Performance Academy in Kiev, Ukraine. In 1986 Alexander created a famous band "Cabaret - duo Academy" From 2002 till 2007 'CTC' Channel ...

43. Al Sherman

Soundtrack | Barton Fink

Al Sherman was born into a musical family on 7 September 1897 in Czarist Russia. Father Samuel Sherman fled a Cossack pogrom in 1903, settling in Prague which was then part of Austria-Hungary. Luck turned for Samuel and he landed a job as concertmaster, first violinist and sometimes court composer ...

44. Svetlana Loboda

Actress | Rzhevskiy protiv Napoleona

Svetlana Loboda was born on October 18, 1982 in Kiev, USSR as Svetlana Vladimirovna Loboda. She is an actress, known for Rzhevskiy protiv Napoleona (2012), Sorochinskaya yarmarka (2004) and Stilyagi shou (2010).

45. Yulia Volchkova

Actress | Reportazh

Yulia Volchkova was born on August 29, 1974 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Yulia Vadimovna Volchkova. She was an actress, known for Reportazh (1995), The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo on His Journeys to the Ends of the Earth (1998) and A Friend of the Deceased (1997). She was married to Ivan...

46. Boris Sichkin

Actor | Nixon

Boris Sichkin was born on August 15, 1922 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR as Boris Moiseevitch Sichkin. He was an actor, known for Nixon (1995), Povar i pevitsa (1978) and The Final Days (1989). He died on March 21, 2002 in New York City, New York, USA.

47. Anatoliy Khostikoev

Actor | Pokhorony na vtorom etazhe

Anatoliy Khostikoev was born on February 15, 1953 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR. He is an actor, known for Pokhorony na vtorom etazhe (1991), Shtemp (1991) and Komu vgoru, komu vniz (1991).

48. Ekaterina Kisten

Actress | Kogda my doma

Ekaterina Kisten was born on December 29, 1979 in Kiev, Ukraine, USSR. She is an actress, known for Kogda my doma (2014), Rzhevskiy protiv Napoleona (2012) and Byvshaya (2007).

49. Vladimir Horunzhy

Composer | The Langoliers

A native of Kiev, Vladimir's music career began at the age of 5 when he received his first piano lesson. Within two years, he composed his first original piece. He studied piano and composition at Lisenko Music School (similar to Juilliard School) and Kiev Conservatory of Music. An active jazz ...

50. Viktor Tourjansky

Director | Hôtel des étudiants

Viktor Tourjansky was a Russian film director who emigrated after the communist revolution of 1917, and worked in France, Germany, USA, UK, and Italy.

He was born Viacheslav Konstantinovich Turzhanski on March 4, 1891, in Kiev, Ukraine, Russian Empire (now Kiyiv, Ukraine). Studied painting and art ...

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