Birth Place Matching "Russia" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Margarita Levieva

Actress | Adventureland

Margarita Levieva is an American actress. Born in the Soviet Union. Levieva, was born in Leningrad, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, (now Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation). At the age of three, she began the rigorous training program of a competitive rhythmic gymnast. Levieva ...

2. 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 ...

3. Bar Paly

Actress | Pain & Gain

Bar Paly was born on April 29, 1985 in Nizhniy Tagil, Sverdlovskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Barbara Phaly. She is an actress, known for Pain & Gain (2013), Million Dollar Arm (2014) and The Ruins (2008). She has been married to Ian Kessner since August 14, 2016.

4. Yul Brynner

Actor | The Ten Commandments

Exotic leading man of American films, famed as much for his completely bald head as for his performances, Yul Brynner masked much of his life in mystery and outright lies designed to tease people he considered gullible. It was not until the publication of the books "Yul: The Man Who Would Be King" ...

5. Eve Harlow

Actress | Juno

Eve Harlow was born on June 20, 1989 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR. She is an actress, known for Juno (2007), Jennifer's Body (2009) and The Guard (2008).

6. Irina Shayk

Actress | Hercules

Irina Shayk--sometimes credited as Irina Sheik--was born in the USSR on January 6, 1986, as Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova. She is a model and actress known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue between 2007 and 2014. She was the cover model for the 2011 issue. Shayk made ...

7. Danila Kozlovsky

Actor | Vampire Academy

Danila Valerevich Kozlovsky is a Russian stage and screen actor. He was born in Moscow, USSR. From a very young age he was into music, dancing and playing football (soccer). He has two brothers, an elder Egor and a younger Ivan.

In 1996, at the age of 11, Danila, following his brothers, went to a ...

8. Olesya Rulin

Actress | High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Olesya Rulin was born on March 17, 1986 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Olesya Yurevna Rulinkova. She is an actress, known for High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008), High School Musical (2006) and High School Musical 2 (2007).

9. Olga Fonda

Actress | Real Steel

Olga Fonda is a model and actress. At age 14, she left her hometown for a year to be an exchange student in the United States. After returning home, she continued her education by studying Business-Economics at a university in Moscow. The brainy beauty began modeling after she returned to the ...

10. Andrei Tarkovsky

Writer | Solyaris

The most famous Soviet film-maker since Sergei M. Eisenstein, Andrei Tarkovsky (the son of noted poet Arseniy Tarkovsky) studied music and Arabic in Moscow before enrolling in the Soviet film school V.G.I.K. He shot to international attention with his first feature, Ivan's Childhood (1962), which ...

11. Svetlana Khodchenkova

Actress | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Svetlana Khodchenkova is a Russian actress, known for her roles in Blagoslovite zhenshchinu (2003) and in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011).

She was born Svetlana Viktorovna Khodchenkova on January 21, 1983, in Moscow and spent her childhood in Zheleznodorozhny, a small city about 6 miles east of ...

12. Anastasia Baranova

Actress | Z Nation

Anastasia Baranova was born on April 23, 1989 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR. She is known for her work on Z Nation (2014), A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) and Rise: Blood Hunter (2007).

13. Yuliya Snigir

Actress | A Good Day to Die Hard

Born in a town of Tula in Russia, Yulia Snigir was playing chess professionally and at the age of 15 was awarded the prestigious title of Candidate of Chess Master by International Chess Federation. She was planning to have a professional chess player career but instead made a decision to continue ...

14. Oleg Taktarov

Actor | Predators

"Oleg makes an impression." On his DVD commentary for "Righteous Kill" (2008), director Jon Avnet remarks that he needed a powerful actor to play Russian mob enforcer Yevgeny Mugalat, a character who survives six gunshots at close range. International star Oleg Taktarov, born in Sarov, Russia, ...

15. 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), Syostry (2001) and The Bourne Supremacy (2004). She has been married to Archil Gelovani since 2012. They have two children. She was previously ...

16. George Sanders

Actor | All About Eve

George Sanders was born of English parents in St. Petersburg, Russia. He worked in a Birmingham textile mill, in the tobacco business and as a writer in advertising. He entered show business in London as a chorus boy, going from there to cabaret, radio and theatrical understudy. His film debut, in ...

17. Alexander Godunov

Actor | Die Hard

He was born on Sakhalin Island at the far eastern end of the former Soviet Union and began studying dance at age 9 in the Riga State Ballet School. He later said his mother put him there to prevent his becoming "a hooligan". One of his classmates and friends at the school was Mikhail Baryshnikov. ...

18. Maria Lark

Actress | Medium

Maria Lark was born on June 20, 1997 in Siberia, Russia. She is an actress, known for Medium (2005), Medium Season 4: Joe's Crayon Dream (2008) and Medium Season 4: Introducing Cynthia Keener (2008).

19. Pasha D. Lychnikoff

Actor | Deadwood

Born in Moscow, a student of Moscow Academy of Dramatic Arts, Pasha (aka Pavel) Lychnikoff, appeared on Moscow's stages in such productions as Gogol's Inspector General and Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment. In early 90s Pasha moved to America to pursue his acting career in the United States. ...

20. Gia Skova

Actress | Finding Beauty in the Beast

Gia Skova is an actress and model, now living in the United States. She has been a cover girl for fashion magazines around the world such as "Vogue" and "InStyle", adorned the runway for designers such as Stella McCartney and Marc Jacobs, been featured in print and commercial advertisements for ...

21. Armin Mueller-Stahl

Actor | Eastern Promises

Armin Mueller-Stahl was born on December 17, 1930 in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Eastern Promises (2007), Shine (1996) and The International (2009). He has been married to Gabriele Scholz since 1973. They have one child. He was previously married to Monika ...

22. George Gaynes

Actor | Tootsie

George Gaynes was born in Helsinki in May, 1917, which was then the capital of the Grand Duchy of Finland. The Grand Duchy was part of the Russian Empire, which was in a state of collapse at the time of Gaynes' birth. The Emperor Nicholas II of Russia had abdicated the throne on March 15, two ...

23. Greta Onieogou

Actress | Fever Pitch

Greta Onieogou was born on March 14, 1991 in St. Petersburg, Russia as Greta Adah Onieogou. She is an actress, known for Fever Pitch (2005), Miss Sloane (2016) and Heroes Reborn: Dark Matters (2015).

24. Tina Ivlev

Actress | Shameless

As the lead in the thriller, "Bound to Vengeance," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, Ivlev garnered much praise for her tour de force performance as a young woman who outwits her kidnapper (Richard Tyson) and attempts to rescue his other victims, drawing comparisons to "Winter's ...

25. Anya Monzikova

Actress | S.W.A.T.

Anya Monzikova was born in Vologda, Russia to Natalia Monzikova a single mother of two. When her mom met her step-dad, an American on a vacation to Moscow, fate had brought a new twist to this young girl's life. Her mother re-married and the two moved to Ft. Lauderdale, FL. to live. At a young age,...

26. Gina Gerson

Actress | Babes

Fetching and slender 5'6" blonde Doris Ivy was born on May 17, 1991 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Following graduation from high school in 2009, Ivy went on to attend the St. Petersburg State Institute of Technology. Doris first started performing in explicit hardcore movies in her early twenties in ...

27. Isolda Dychauk

Actress | Faust

Isolda Dychauk was born in Surgut, Western Siberia on February 4th, 1993. Her first high-profile film was the lead role in Faust (2011), directed by Russian auteur Aleksandr Sokurov, which won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Following the film's success, she was cast in her first ...

28. Andrei Dementiev

Actor | Hardcore Henry

Andrei Dementiev was born on May 31, 1988 in Moscow, Russia, USSR as Andréy Dmítriyevich Demént'yev. He is an actor, known for Hardcore Henry (2015), Biting Elbows: Bad Motherfucker (2013) and Amnistiya ot prezidenta (2008).

29. 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 ...

30. Maria Sharapova

Actress | Billions

Maria started hitting tennis balls at the age of four. At the age of six, Maria Sharapova participated in a exhibition in Moscow that featured Martina Navratilova. So, at the age of nine, she began training at Nick Bollettieri's Tennis Academy located in Bradenton, Florida, USA. Therefore, during ...

31. Elena Velikanova

Actress | Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Elena Velikanova was born in the autumn of 1984 in Moscow. Her stepfather graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute, worked as a television presenter, film director, producer and CEO of DTV channel, and her mother worked in the restaurant business. The aspiring actress graduated from music ...

32. Vladimir Mashkov

Actor | Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Vladimir Lvovich Mashkov was born in Tula, to Natalia, a puppet theatre director, and Lev Mashkov, an actor. He worked for Oleg Tabakov's theatre where he performed in Alexander Galich's "My Big Land", Neil Simon's "Biloxy Blues", Nickolai Gogol's "The Inspector General", Jean-Batiste Moliere's "...

33. Andrey Zvyagintsev

Director | Leviafan

Andrei Zvyagintsev is a Russian filmmaker and was born on Feb.6, 1964 in the northern city of Novisibirsk. He graduated from the Novosibirsk Actors School in 1984 and started to act on stage in provincial theatres. In the early 1990s he came to Moscow - the centre of the Russian film industry - ...

34. Natalia Vodianova

Actress | Clash of the Titans

Natalia Vodianova was born on February 28, 1982 in Gorkiy, Gorkovskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Natalya Mikhaylovna Vodyanova. She is an actress, known for Clash of the Titans (2010), Belle du Seigneur (2012) and CQ (2001). She was previously married to Justin Portman.

35. Yuri Kolokolnikov

Actor | Game of Thrones

Yuri Kolokolnikov was born on December 15, 1980 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Yuriy Andreevich Kolokolnikov. He is an actor and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011) and The Americans (2013).

36. Lev Gorn

Actor | Café Society

Lev Gorn was born in 1971 in Stavropol, RSFSR, USSR as Lev Gorens. He is an actor and director, known for Café Society (2016), The Americans (2013) and Maniac (2018).

37. Ania Bukstein

Actress | Game of Thrones

Ania Bukstein is an Israeli actress, singer, song-writer, pianist and voice actress. She was born in 1982 in Moscow, USSR, to Jewish parents. As a child in Moscow, she studied classical piano. Her family immigrated to Israel in the early 1990s. She began her acting career at age 12, appearing in ...

38. Svetlana Ustinova

Actress | Bumer: Film vtoroy

Svetlana Ustinova was born on May 1, 1982 in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Svetlana Vladimirovna Ustinova. She is an actress and writer, known for Bumer: Film vtoroy (2006), Hardcore Henry (2015) and Blokbaster (2017). She has been married to Ilya Stewart since June 24, 2017. ...

39. Genndy Tartakovsky

Producer | Samurai Jack

Genndy Tartakovsky was born and raised in Moscow, USSR. He and his family moved to Chicago, IL when he was 7 years old, after his father defected to the US. His interest in comic books and animation led him to study animation at CalArts in Los Angeles. While he was there he produced two student ...

40. Alex Sparrow

Actor | Papa

Russian actor, singer, musician and winner of Russian "X-factor" and "Dancing with the stars" is Russia's rising star. His skills have brought him to the point of signing a contract with world famous music producer - RedOne - with major hits for Lady Gaga, Enrique Iglesias, Usher, JLo and many ...

41. Maria Ouspenskaya

Actress | Dodsworth

The daughter of a lawyer, Ouspenskaya studied singing at the Warsaw Conservatory and acting at Adasheff's School of the Drama in Moscow. She received her practical training as an actress touring in the Russian provinces. She later joined the Moscow Art Theatre. It was here that she first worked ...

42. Alena Savostikova

Actress | Armed

Alena Savostikova is a Russian born model. She established her career within the high pressures of the European market, later exploring Asia in the interests of furthering her knowledge and becoming a more diverse leader of the industry.

Currently resides in Los Angeles, California, Alena is ...

43. Evgenia Brik

Actress | Stilyagi

Evgenia Brik was born on September 3, 1981 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Evgeniya Vladimirovna Brik. She is an actress, known for Hipsters (2008), Geograf globus propil (2013) and Dark World 2: Equilibrium (2013). She has been married to Valeriy Todorovskiy since 2006. They have one child.

44. Anna Kournikova

Actress | Me, Myself & Irene

Anna Kournikova was born on 7 June 1981 in Moscow, Russia. At the age of 7, her father began teaching her how to play tennis. Anna practiced everyday. When she was a teenager, she was entered in her first tennis competition. For her looks, Anna became known as the "Britney Spears of Tennis". In ...

45. Maria Zyrianova

Actress | Baby Daddy

Maria Zyrianova was born in Siberia, Russia. She is an actress, known for Baby Daddy (2012), It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005) and Nocturnal Animals (2016).

46. Anna Chipovskaya

Actress | Ottepel

Anna Chipovskaya was born on June 16, 1987 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Anna Borisovna Chipovskaya. She is an actress, known for Ottepel (2013), Krov na tantspole and Vychislitel (2014).

47. Lyubov Aksyonova

Actress | Nochnye strazhi

Lyubov Aksyonova was born on March 15, 1990 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Lyubov Pavlovna Novikova. She is an actress, known for Guardians of the Night (2016), Bez menya (2018) and Vyzhit posle (2013). She is married to Pavel Aksyonov.

48. Konstantin Khabenskiy

Actor | Dnevnoy dozor

Konstantin Khabenskiy is a Russian actor known in the West for his working the horror flicks Nochnoy dozor (2004) and Dnevnoy dozor (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. ...

49. Tom Conway

Actor | Cat People

Tom Conway played "The Falcon" in ten of that series' entries. He starred in three Val Lewton horror classics. He appeared in comedies, musicals, two Tarzan films and even science fiction films.

He was early television's Detective Mark Saber, but Conway will probably be best remembered as George ...

50. Emilia Schüle

Actress | Freche Mädchen

Emilia Schüle was born on November 28, 1992 in Blagoveshchensk, Russia. She is an actress, known for Freche Mädchen (2008), Tatort (1970) and High Society (2017).


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