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


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1. 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 ...

2. 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 ...

3. Elem Klimov

Director | Idi i smotri

Elem Klimov was born on July 9, 1933 in Stalingrad, Nizhne-Volzhskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR 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 Larisa Shepitko. He died on October 26, 2003 in ...

4. 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, ...

5. Joseph Stalin

Actor | Ostrov myortvykh

Joseph Stalin (a code name meaning "Man of Steel") was born Iosif (Joseph) Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili in 1879 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 ...

6. Sergey Bondarchuk

Actor | Voyna i mir I: Andrey Bolkonskiy

Sergei Bondarchuk was one of the most important Russian filmmakers, best known for directing an Academy Award-winning film epic War and Peace (1966), based on the book by Leo Tolstoy, in which he also starred as Pierre Bezukhov.

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

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. 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 (1966) and Belyy Bim Chernoe ukho (1977).

He was born...

9. Oleg Yankovskiy

Actor | Lyubovnik

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 ...

10. 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 ...

11. Mikhail Kalatozov

Director | Letyat zhuravli

Mikhail Kalatozov was born on December 28, 1903 in Tiflis, Russian Empire as Mikhail Kalatozishvili. He was a director and cinematographer, known for The Cranes Are Flying (1957), Vernye druz'ya (1954) and Zagovor obrechyonnykh (1950). He died on March 27, 1973 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

12. Zhanna Friske

Actress | Dnevnoy dozor

Zhanna Friske was born on July 8, 1974 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Zhanna Vladimirovna Kopylova. She was an actress, known for Dnevnoy dozor (2006), Nochnoy dozor (2004) and O chyom govoryat muzhchiny (2010). She died on June 15, 2015 in Moscow, Russia.

13. Aleksandr Abdulov

Actor | O lyubvi

Aleksandr Abdulov, one of Russian cinema's best known sex symbols and was one of the most celebrated Russian film stars.

He was born Aleksandr Gavrilovich Abdulov on May 29, 1953, in Tobolsk, Siberian Russia, into the family of a theatre director from Fergana, Uzbekistan. His father, named Gavriil ...

14. Leonid Gaidai

Director | 12 stulev

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...

15. Boris Yeltsin

Self | Elegiya zhizni. Rostropovich. Vishnevskaya.

Boris Yeltsin was born on February 1, 1931 in Butka, Ural Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR as Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin. He was married to Naina Girina. He died on April 23, 2007 in Moscow, Russia.

16. Lyudmila Gurchenko

Actress | Lyubov i golubi

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 ...

17. Zhanna Prokhorenko

Actress | Ballada o soldate

Zhanna Prokhorenko was born on 11 May, 1940, in Poltava, Ukraine, Soviet Union (now Poltava, Ukraine). Her father, Trofim Prokhorenko, an Air Force officer, was killed in WWII, when she was a one-year-old baby. She was brought up by single mother and went to school in Leningrad. Young Zhanna ...

18. 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 (1966) by Sergey Bondarchuk, and as Oblomov in the eponymous film by Nikita Mikhalkov.

He was born Oleg Pavlovich ...

19. 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...

20. Dziga Vertov

Director | Chelovek s kino-apparatom

Born in Bialystok, Poland, studied music and enrolled in St. Petersburg Neurological Institute in 1916. Worked on first Soviet newsreel, Kinonedelia (1918-1919), then on subsequent newsreel series (inc. Kinopravda, 1922-1925).

21. Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Writer | Michurin

Aleksandr Dovzhenko was born on September 10, 1894 in Vyunishche, Sosnitsa Ueyzd, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Petrovich Dovzhenko. He was a writer and director, known for Life in Bloom (1949), Zemlya (1930) and Shors (1939). He was married to Yuliya Solntseva. He died on ...

22. 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 ...

23. Sergei Prokofiev

Soundtrack | Red Heat

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 ...

24. 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 ...

25. Vladimir Vysotskiy

Soundtrack | Atomic Blonde

Vladimir Vysotsky was an iconic Russian actor, singer-songwriter and public figure, who wrote over 700 songs and gave over 2000 public and private performances as an anti-establishment singer of the 60s and 70s in the former Soviet Union. He was one of the Soviet Union's boldest and most celebrated...

26. 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 ...

27. Lyubov Polishchuk

Actress | Tayna chyornykh drozdov

Lyubov Polishchuk was born on May 21, 1949 in Omsk, RSFSR, USSR 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 Makarov. She...

28. Aleksey Petrenko

Actor | 12

Aleksey Petrenko was born on March 26, 1938 in Chemer, Chernigov Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Alexei Vassilyevich Petrenko. He was an actor, known for 12 (2007), Skaz pro to, kak tsar Pyotr arapa zhenil (1976) and Piry Valtasara, ili noch so Stalinym (1989). He was married to Azima Abdumaminova, ...

29. 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 ...

30. Aleksandr Porokhovshchikov

Actor | Zvezda plenitelnogo schastya

Movie and theater actor, film director and producer. Leading man in 42 movies, starred in 90 theater productions. Wife Irina Zhukova-Porokhovshchikova, theater reviewer, starred in his latest movie Tsenzuru k pamyati ne dopuskayu (1992). Uncensored Memories is the first prize winner at the first ...

31. Lev Kuleshov

Director | Po zakonu

Lev Kuleshov was a Russian director who used the editing technique known as the "Kuleshov effect." Although some of the editing innovations, such as crosscutting were used by other directors before him, Kuleshov was the first to use it in the Soviet Russia. he was driving a Ford sports car amidst ...

32. Andrey Panin

Actor | Yady, ili vsemirnaya istoriya otravleniy

Panin was rocketed to fame by the hit television detective show "Kamenskaya." In 2000, he had lead roles in both Valery Akhadov's "Don't Offend the Women" and Pavel Lugin's "Wedding," as well as Alexander Atanesyan's action thriller "24 Hours." He won the best actor prize at the Golden Ram film ...

33. Aleksey Batalov

Actor | Letyat zhuravli

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...

34. 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 ...

35. Anatoliy Papanov

Actor | Brilliantovaya ruka

Anatoly 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 ...

36. Nikolai Rybnikov

Actor | Devchata

Nikolai Rybnikov was born on December 13, 1930 in Borisoglebsk, Central Black Earth Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR as Nikolai Nikolayevich Rybnikov. He was an actor, known for Devchata (1962), War and Peace (1966) and Vtoraya popytka Viktora Krokhina (1977). He was married to Alla Larionova. He died on...

37. Vitali Solomin

Actor | Pan ili propal

Vitali Solomin was a Russian film actor, best known for his portrayal of Doctor Watson in the 1980s Soviet-Russian series about Sherlock Holmes.

He was born Vitali Mefodievich Solomin on December 12, 1941, in Chita, Siberian Russia, USSR. His father, Mefodi Viktorovich, was a cellist and violinist, ...

38. Valentin Zubkov

Actor | Letyat zhuravli

Valentin Zubkov was born on May 12, 1923 in Peschanoye, Ryazan Governorate, RSFSR, USSR as Valentin Ivanovich Zubkov. He was an actor, known for The Cranes Are Flying (1957), Ivan's Childhood (1962) and Nad Tissoy (1958). He died on January 18, 1979 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

39. Nikolay Gogol

Writer | The Inspector General

Nikolai (Mykola) Gogol was a Ukrainian-born writer who wrote in Russian, because the Ukrainian language was banned in Russian Empire. His ancestors were bearing the name of Gogol-Janovsky and claimed belonging to the upper class Polish Szlachta. Gogol's father, a Ukrainian writer living on his old ...

40. 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, ...

41. Georgiy Millyar

Actor | Ogon, voda i... mednye truby

Georgiy Millyar was born on November 7, 1903 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Georgi Frantsevich Millyar. He was an actor, known for Through Fire, Water and... Brass Pipes (1968), The Night Before Christmas (1962) and Kashchey bessmertnyy (1945). He was married to Millyar, Mariya. He died on June 4, ...

42. V.I. Lenin

Writer | Un'alba

V.I. Lenin was born on April 22, 1870 in Simbirsk, Russian Empire as Vladimir Ilich Uliánov. He was a writer, known for Un'alba (1920), Padenie dinastii Romanovykh (1927) and Lenin v 2012 godu (2013). He was married to Nadezhda Krupskaya. He died on January 21, 1924 in Gorki, Moscow Governorate, ...

43. Georgi Zhzhyonov

Actor | Oshibka rezidenta

Georgi Zhzhyonov was a popular Russian actor who survived 18 years of imprisonment under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin.

He was born Georgi Stepanovich Zhzhonov on March 22, 1915, in St. Petersburg (then Petrograd), Russia. He was the seventh of ten children of Stepan Philippovich Zhzhonov and ...

44. Evgeniy Zharikov

Actor | Pervaya konnaya

Evgeniy Zharikov was born on February 26, 1941 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Yevgeni Ilyich Zharikov. He was an actor, known for Pervaya konnaya (1986), Ivan's Childhood (1962) and Den angela (1968). He died on January 18, 2012 in Moscow, Russia.

45. 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), Aybolit-66 (1967) and Andrei Rublev (1966). He was married to Elena Sanaeva. He died on October 6, 1998 in Moscow, Russia.

46. Grigoriy Aleksandrov

Director | Vesna

Grigori Aleksandrov was a Soviet-Russian filmmaker best known as director of Volga - Volga (1938), Tsirk (1936), and October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1927), as well as co-star in Battleship Potemkin (1925) by director Sergei M. Eisenstein.

He was born Grigori Vasilyevich Mormonenko on ...

47. Ninel Myshkova

Actress | Sadko

Ninel Myshkova was born on May 8, 1926 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR as Ninel Konstantinovna Myshkova. She was an actress, known for Sadko (1953), Bolshoe kosmicheskoe puteshestvie (1975) and Gadyuka (1965). She died on September 13, 2003 in Moscow, Russia.

48. Aleksandr Khvylya

Actor | Konstantin Zaslonov

Aleksandr Khvylya was born on July 15, 1905 in Aleksandro-Shultino, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Leopoldovich Bressem. He was an actor, known for The Secret Brigade (1949), The Night Before Christmas (1962) and Aleksandr Parkhomenko (1942). He died on October 14, 1976 in ...

49. Nonna Mordyukova

Actress | Brilliantovaya ruka

Nonna Mordyukova, one of the foremost actresses of the Soviet Cinema, was frequently cast as a Russian peasant woman.

She was born Noyabrina (Nonna) Viktorovna Mordyukova on the 25th of November 1925 into a Cossack family in Konstantinovka settlement, Donetsk province, Ukraine, Soviet Union (now ...

50. Sergei Yutkevich

Director | Lenin v Polshe

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) ...


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