Director | Writer | Actor
Russian director from 1911, former actor. Fled Russia during the post-Revolution civil war and worked for a time in France. Returned in 1924 to direct his most famous film, the pioneering science fiction Aelita: Queen of Mars (1924). Unlike many of ...
Yakov Aleksandrovich Protazanov
Moscow, Russian Empire [now Russia]
Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia]