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 actually discovered by Andrei Tarkovsky. He was looking for Andrei Rublov for his second full-lengh fiim and acccidentaly found absolutely unkown by the public Solonitsyn in Chelyabinsk. He worked there as unprofessional actor. After the Rublov role he played main parts...

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 Dobro pozhalovat, ili Postoronnim vkhod vospreshchen (1964). He was married to Larisa Shepitko. He died ...

4. 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 ...

5. 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, ...

6. 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...

7. 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 ...

8. 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.

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. Lidiya Smirnova

Actress | U nikh est Rodina

Lidiya Smirnova was born on February 13, 1915 in Tobolsk, Russian Empire as Lidiya Nikolayevna Smirnova. She was an actress and writer, known for U nikh est Rodina (1950), White Sun of the Desert (1970) and Moya lyubov (1941). She died on July 25, 2007 in Moscow, Russia.

11. 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 ...

12. 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).

13. 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.

14. 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 ...

15. 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...

16. Aleksandr Abdulov

Actor | Desyat negrityat

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 ...

17. 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...

18. 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 Rasputin (1981). He was married to Azima Abdumaminova, Galina Kozhukhova-Petrenko ...

19. 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,...

20. 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 ...

21. Eldar Ryazanov

Director | Sluzhebnyy roman

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 ...

22. 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 ...

23. 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 ...

24. Igor Okhlupin

Actor | Sibiriada

Igor Okhlupin was born on September 17, 1938 as Igor Leonidovitch Okhlupin. He was an actor, known for Siberiade (1979), Alyoshkina lyubov (1960) and Tuchi nad Borskom (1961). He was married to Natalya Vilkina. He died on June 9, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

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. Arkadiy Strugatskiy

Writer | Stalker

Survivor of the Siege of Leningrad during WWII.

27. Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Writer | Zemlya

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 Zemlya (1930), Life in Bloom (1949) and Shors (1939). He was married to Yuliya Solntseva. He died on ...

28. Leonid Gayday

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...

29. 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 ...

30. 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, ...

31. Leonid Filatov

Actor | Sukiny deti

Leonid Filatov was born on December 24, 1946, in Kazan, Tatarstan, Soviet Union (now Kazan, Tatarstan Russia). His father, Aleksei Eremeyevich Filatov, was a radio engineer who traveled frequently, and his parents divorced when he was 7 years old. Young Leonid Filatov moved with his mother, Klavdia...

32. 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. ...

33. Rolan Bykov

Actor | Aybolit-66

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

34. Boris Pasternak

Writer | Doctor Zhivago

Boris Pasternak was born in Moscow on February 10, 1890 into an artistic family of Russian-Jewish heritage. His father was an acclaimed artist named Leonid Pasternak, who converted to Christianity, and his mother was a renown concert pianist named Rosa Kaufman. Their home was open to family friends...

35. 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...

36. 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 ...

37. Iya Savvina

Actress | Garazh

Iya Savvina is a Russian actress of Moscow Art Theatre (MKhAT).

She was born Iya Sergeevna Savvina on March 2, 1936, in Voronezh, Russia, Soviet Union (now Russia). From 1954 - 1958 she studied Journalism at Moscow University, graduating in 1958 as a journalist. While a student, Savvina was active ...

38. Oleg Tabakov

Actor | Neskolko dney iz zhizni I.I. Oblomova

Oleg Tabakov is 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 ...

39. Valeriy Zolotukhin

Actor | Dnevnoy dozor

Valeri Zolotukhin, one of Russian cinema's most popular faces, who was disabled in his childhood and had to walk with crutches, is now a renown actor, singer, and writer.

He was born Valeri Sergeevich Zolotukhin on June 21, 1941, in Bystry Istok village, Altai region, Russia. His father was chairman...

40. 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 ...

41. 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 ...

42. Aleksandr Antonov

Actor | Bronenosets Potemkin

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

43. 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 ...

44. Aleksandr Belyavskiy

Actor | The Sum of All Fears

Aleksandr Belyavskiy was born on May 6, 1932 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Aleksandr Borisovich Belyavskiy. He was an actor, known for The Sum of All Fears (2002), The Irony of Fate 2 (2007) and Serye volki (1993). He was married to Lyudmila Belyavskaya and Valentina Belyavskaya. He died on September 8...

45. Boris Nemtsov

Actor | Zvyozdniy vors

Boris Nemtsov was born on October 9, 1959 in Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, RSFSR, USSR as Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov. He was an actor, known for Zvyozdniy vors (2012), Khodorkovsky (2011) and Zima, ukhodi! (2012). He was married to Raissa Achmetowna. He died on February 27, 2015 in Moscow, Russia.

46. 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 ...

47. Oleg Efremov

Actor | Voyna i mir

Oleg Efremov was born on October 1, 1927 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Oleg Nikolaevich Efremov. He was an actor and director, known for War and Peace (1966), Watch Out for the Automobile (1966) and Aybolit-66 (1967). He was married to Alla Pokrovskaya. He died on May 24, 2000 in Moscow, Russia.

48. 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 ...

49. 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 ...

50. 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 ...


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