Death Place Matching "Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. 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 ...

2. Mikhail Kalatozov

Director | Letyat zhuravli

Mikhail Kalatozov was born on December 28, 1903 in Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia]. He was a director and cinematographer, known for The Cranes Are Flying (1957), True Friends (1954) and Zagovor obrechyonnykh (1950). He died on March 27, 1973 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now ...

3. Iosif Stalin

Self | Krymskaya konferentsiya

Joseph Stalin (a code name meaning "Man of Steel") was born Iosif (Joseph) Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili in 1878 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 ...

4. Dziga Vertov

Director | Chelovek s kino-apparatom

Dziga Vertov was born on January 2, 1896 in Bialystok, Grodno Governorate, Russian Empire [now Podlaskie, Poland]. He was a director and writer, known for Man with a Movie Camera (1929), Three Songs About Lenin (1934) and The Sixth Part of the World (1926). He was previously married to Elizaveta ...

5. Sergei Prokofiev

Soundtrack | Children of Men

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 ...

6. Vera Maretskaya

Actress | Ona zashchishchaet rodinu

Vera Petrovna Maretskaya was born on July 31, 1906, in Barvikha, a suburb of Moscow, Russian Empire (now Moscow, Russia). Young Maretskaya helped her father, named Petr Maretsky, who was a candy bar vendor at Moscow Circus. Maretskaya was auditioned by Vakhtangov and Zavadsky, and studied at ...

7. Lavrenti Beria

Self | Velikoye proshchaniye

Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria, the head of Iosif Stalin's dreaded secret police apparatus, was born in Merkheuli, Russia, on March 29, 1899. He joined the Bolshevik wing of the Communist Party in 1917 and was active in Stalin's native Georgia during the October 1917 Revolution. Beria joined the ...

8. Nikita Khrushchev

Self | Interview mit Berlin

Nikita Khruschev was born on April 17, 1894, into a family of peasants in the village of Kalinovka, Kursk region, Russian Empire. He was raised among agricultural and mining workers. He studied for only two years at grammar school as a child. After the Russian Revolution he joined the Red Army, ...

9. 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 (2006).

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 ...

10. Leonid Brezhnev

Self | Sport strany Sovetov

Leonid Brezhnev was a communist leader of the Soviet Union who restored a conservative, centralized state, initially raising living standards and bringing the country to its height but ultimately causing economic stagnation and disproportionate military growth. This process exhausted the Soviet ...

11. Boris Zakhava

Actor | Voyna i mir

Boris Zakhava was notable Russian actor and director best known for his portrayal of General Kutuzov in epic film War and Peace (1965) by director Sergey Bondarchuk.

He was born Boris Evgenyevich Zakhava on May 12, 1896, in Pavlograd, Russian Empire. His father, named Evgeni Zakhava, was a graduate ...

12. 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. ...

13. Yelena Kuzmina

Actress | Chelovek No. 217

Yelena Kuzmina was born on February 17, 1909 in Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia]. She was an actress, known for Girl No. 217 (1944), By the Bluest of Seas (1936) and Russkiy vopros (1948). She died on October 15, 1979 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

14. Mikheil Gelovani

Actor | Padenie Berlina

Mikheil Gelovani was born on January 6, 1893 in Lasuria, Kutaisi Governorate, Russian Empire [now Tsageri Municipality, Republic of Georgia]. He was an actor and director, known for The Fall of Berlin (1950), The Vow (1946) and Fortress on the Volga (1942). He died on December 21, 1956 in Moscow, ...

15. Anatoliy Papanov

Actor | Brilliantovaya ruka

Anatoliy 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 ...

16. Vladimir Mayakovsky

Writer | Baryshnya i khuligan

Vladimir Mayakovsky was the leading Russian Futurist poet of the 20th century who created an entirely new form of Russian poetry loosely resembling such modern day rappers as Eminem and Snoop Dogg.

He was born Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky on July 19, 1893, in the town of Bagdadi, Kutaisi ...

17. Nikolai Gritsenko

Actor | Bolshaya semya

Nikolai Gritsenko was a notable Russian actor known for the role as Kareni in Anna Karenina (1967) by director Aleksandr Zarkhi, and as Nazi General in TV series 'Semnadtsat mgnovenii vesny' by director Tatyana Lioznova.

He was born Nikolai Olimpiyevich Gritsenko on July 24, 1912, in Yasinovataya, ...

18. Mark Donskoy

Director | Detstvo Gorkogo

Mark Donskoy was born on March 6, 1901 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire [now Ukraine]. He was a director and writer, known for Gorky 1: The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (1938), Foma Gordeev (1959) and The Taras Family (1945). He died on March 21, 1981 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

19. Viktor Khokhryakov

Actor | Molodaya gvardiya

Viktor Khokhryakov was an Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1950), People's Artist of the RSFSR (1965), People's Artist of the USSR (05.10.1973). In 1933 he graduated from the Leningrad College of Performing Arts. Since 1933 he was an actor of the Kharkov Theater of Russian Drama. Since 1940 Khokhryakov...

20. Mark Bernes

Actor | Daleko ot Moskvy

Mark Bernes was born on October 8, 1911 in Nezhin, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire [now Nizhyn, Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine]. He was an actor, known for Far from Moscow (1950), Two Soldiers (1943) and Istrebiteli (1939). He was previously married to Ludmila Bodrova. He died on August 16, 1969 ...

21. Vera Stroyeva

Director | Boris Godunov

Vera Stroyeva was born on October 4, 1903 in Kiev, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire [now Kyiv, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine]. She was a director and writer, known for Boris Godunov (1954), Petersburg Nights (1934) and Khovanschina (1959). She was previously married to Grigoriy Roshal. She died on August 26...

22. Sergei Yutkevich

Director | Velikiy voin Albanii Skanderbeg

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) ...

23. Yuriy Bogatyryov

Actor | Neskolko dney iz zhizni I.I. Oblomova

Yuriy Bogatyryov was born on March 2, 1947 in Riga, Latvian SSR, USSR [now Latvia]. He was an actor, known for A Few Days from the Life of I.I. Oblomov (1980), Dead Souls (1984) and At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own (1974). He died on February 2, 1989 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now ...

24. Leonid Kharitonov

Actor | Soldat Ivan Brovkin

Leonid Kharitonov was born on May 19, 1930 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR [now St. Petersburg, Russia]. He was an actor, known for Private Ivan (1955), Along Unknown Paths (1983) and V dobryy chas! (1956). He was previously married to Svetlana Kharitonova, Dzhemma Osmolovskaya and Evgeniya Gibova. He ...

25. Boris Smirnov

Actor | Voyna i mir

Boris Smirnov was a Russian actor of Moscow Art Theatre also known for his film role as Prince Vasili Kuragin in War and Peace (1965).

He was born Boris Aleksandrovich Smirnov, on October 26, 1908, in St. Petersburg, Russia. From 1925 to 1929 he studied acting at Leningrad Institute of Theatrical ...

26. Viktor Stanitsyn

Actor | Tretiy udar

Viktor Stanitsyn was a legendary actor and director of the Moscow Art Theatre, best known for his role as Prince Ilya Rostov in the Academy Award-winning film War and Peace (1965) by director Sergey Bondarchuk.

He was born Viktor Yakovlevich Gyoze (later changed name to Stanitsyn) on May 2, 1897, in...

27. Aleksandr Medvedkin

Director | Novaya Moskva

Aleksandr Medvedkin was born on February 24, 1900 in Penza, Russian Empire [now Russia]. He was a director and writer, known for The New Moscow (1938), Happiness (1935) and The Miracle Worker (1937). He died on February 20, 1989 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

28. Sergey Gerasimov

Director | Lev Tolstoy

Sergei Gerasimov was born in the village of Kundravy in Urals area of the Russian Empire, in 1906. He studied at the Leningrad College of Arts and graduated from the Actors Department of the Leningrad Institute for Stage Arts in 1928. He started his film career in 1924 as an actor, continued as an ...

29. Boris Andreyev

Actor | Padenie Berlina

Boris Andreyev was born on February 9, 1915 in Saratov, Russian Empire [now Russia]. He was an actor, known for The Fall of Berlin (1950), A Big Family (1954) and Symphony of Life (1948). He was previously married to Galina Vasilievna. He died on April 24, 1982 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

30. Andrei Abrikosov

Actor | Aleksandr Nevskiy

Andrei Abrikosov was a Russian film and stage actor best known for his leading and supporting roles in the Soviet films of the 1930s - 1950s, such as the silent film And Quiet Flows the Don (1930) and the Sergei Eisenstein's Alexander Nevsky (1938).

He was born Andrei Lvovich Abrikosov on November ...

31. Mikhail Kuznetsov

Actor | Ivan Groznyy

Mikhail Kuznetsov was born on February 25, 1918 in Bogorodsk, Moscow Governorate, RSFSR [now Noginsk, Moscow Oblast, Russia]. He was an actor, known for Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944), Taras Shevchenko (1951) and Sinyaya tetrad (1964). He died on August 23, 1986 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia...

32. Gavriil Egiazarov

Director | Goryachiy sneg

Gavriil Egiazarov was born on May 2, 1916 in Baku, Baku Governorate, Russian Empire [now Azerbaijan]. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Goryachiy sneg (1972), From Dawn Till Sunset (1975) and Koney na pereprave ne menyayut (1981). He died on June 21, 1988 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now ...

33. Vladimir Basov

Director | Metel

Vladimir Basov was a notable Soviet actor and director best known for the leading role as Bruno in The Shield and the Sword (1968), which he also directed, and his numerous supporting roles, such as Floor Polisher in Walking the Streets of Moscow (1964) (aka.. Walking the Streets of Moscow (1963), ...

34. Faina Ranevskaya

Actress | Zolushka

Faina Ranevskaya was born Faina Georgievna Feldman in Taganrog. Her father was the head of the local synagogue. Her family eventually left the country, but Faina stayed in the Soviet Union and went on to become one of the country's most acclaimed stage and screen actresses. One of her most famous ...

35. Liliya Gritsenko

Actress | Vernye druz'ya

Liliya Gritsenko was born on December 24, 1917 in Gorlovka [now Horlivka, Donetsk Oblast], Ukraine. She was an actress, known for True Friends (1954), I Remember You (1985) and Unamenables (1959). She died on January 9, 1989 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

36. Georgi Zhukov

Self | Bis fünf nach zwölf - Adolf Hitler und das 3. Reich

Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov was born on December 1, 1896, in the village of Strelkovka, Kaluga region, Russia. His parents were peasants. He served during the First World War in the Russian army under Tsar Nicholas II. He was awarded the Cross of St. George twice and promoted for his bravery in ...

37. Vyacheslav Molotov

Self | Krymskaya konferentsiya

Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov (1890 - 8 November 1986) was a Russian politician and diplomat, an Old Bolshevik, and a leading figure in the Soviet government from the 1920s onward. He served as Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars from 1930 to 1941 and as Minister of Foreign Affairs ...

38. Antonina Maksimova

Actress | Otello

Antonina Maksimova was born on November 7, 1916 in Tula, Russian Empire [now Russia]. She was an actress, known for Othello (1956), Ballad of a Soldier (1959) and This Is How Mayakovsky Began (1958). She died on October 4, 1986 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

39. Andrey Tutyshkin

Director | Shelmenko-denshchik

Andrei Tutyshkin was a notable Russian actor and director best known for his roles in Volga - Volga (1938), Carnival in Moscow (1956), and Anna Karenina (1967).

He was born Andrei Petrovich Tutyshkin, on January 24, 1910, in Kishinyov, Russia (now Chishinau, Moldova). His father, Petr Tutyshkin, was...

40. Mikhail Zharov

Actor | Pyotr pervyy I

Mikhail Zharov was a popular Russian actor who starred in silent films, and enjoyed a stellar career, until he fell under suspicion during the dictatorship of Iosif Stalin.

He was born Mikhail Ivanovich Zharov on October 27, 1899, in Moscow, Russian Empire. His father was a printing press worker. ...

41. Serafima Birman

Actress | Ivan Groznyy

Serafima Birman was born on August 10, 1890 in Kishinyov, Russian Empire [now Chisinau, Moldova]. She was an actress, known for Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944), Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot (1958) and The Girl with the Hat Box (1927). She died on May 11, 1976 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR...

42. Valentin Zubkov

Actor | Letyat zhuravli

Valentin Zubkov was born on May 12, 1923 in Peschanoye, Ryazan Governorate, RSFSR, USSR [now Ryazan Oblast, Russia]. He was an actor, known for The Cranes Are Flying (1957), Ivan's Childhood (1962) and Solntse svetit vsem (1959). He died on January 18, 1979 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

43. Yevgeny Gurov

Actor | Romans o vlyublyonnykh

Yevgeny Gurov was born on January 21, 1897 in Ramenskoe, Moskovskaya guberniya, Russian Empire [now Russia]. He was an actor, known for Romans o vlyublyonnykh (1974), Girl Without an Address (1958) and Nochnoy patrul (1957). He died on December 31, 1987 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

44. Ilja Ehrenburg

Writer | Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney

Ilja Ehrenburg was born on January 15, 1891 in Kiev, Russian Empire [now Ukraine]. He was a writer, known for The Love of Jeanne Ney (1927), Komunaris chibukhi (1929) and The Pipes (1966). He was previously married to Ljuba Michailowna Kosinzewa. He died on August 31, 1967 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [...

45. Valery Briusov

Writer | Zhizn v smerti

Valeri Briusov was a Russian writer, poet, dramatist, critic, and historian. He was one of the founders of Symbolist movement in Russia.

He was born Valeri Yakovlevich Briusov on December 13, 1873, in Moscow, Russia. His grandfather, Aleksandr Bakulin, was a poet, and his father, Yakov Briusov, was ...

46. Aleksandr Khvylya

Actor | Konstantin Zaslonov

Aleksandr Khvylya was born on July 15, 1905 in Aleksandro-Shultino, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire [now Kostiantynivka Raion, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine]. He was an actor, known for The Secret Brigade (1949), The Night Before Christmas (1961) and Alexander Parkhomenko (1942). He died on ...

47. Vsevolod Meyerhold

Actor | Portret Doryana Greya

Vsevolod Meyerhold was born Karl Theodor Kazimir Emil Meyerhold in 1874, in Penza, Russia, into the Russian-German family of Emil Meyerhold. He converted to Orthodox Christianity on his 21st birthday and took the name of Vsevolod in memory of the Russian writer Vsevolod Garshin. After conversion ...

48. Vladimir Kenigson

Actor | Padenie Berlina

Vladimir Vladimirovich Kenigson was born on Novembr 7, 1907, in Simferopol, Russian Empire (now Simferopol, Ukraine). He studied acting at the Studio of Simferopol Drama Theatre and became a member of the troupe in 1925. After having toured all over the USSR, he was invited by Aleksandr Tairov to ...

49. Alla Tarasova

Actress | Bez viny vinovatye

Alla Konstantinovna Tarasova was born on February 6, 1898, in Kiev, Russian Empire, into an aristocratic family. Her father, named Konstantin Tarasov, was a military doctor in Kiev. Tarasova's sister was married to Russian Prince Svyatopolk-Mirsky. From 1910-1914 Young Tarasova studied at the ...

50. Sergey Vasilev

Director | Chapaev

Sergey Vasilev was born on November 4, 1900 in Moscow, Russian Empire [now Russia]. He was a director and writer, known for Chapayev (1934), Fortress on the Volga (1942) and Heroes of Shipka (1955). He died on December 16, 1959 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

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