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

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1. Elem Klimov

Director | Idi i smotri

Elem Klimov was born on July 9, 1933 in Stalingrad, Nizhne-Volzhskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR [now Volgograd, Volgogradskaya oblast, Russia]. He was a director and actor, known for Come and See (1985), Rasputin (1981) and Pokhozhdeniya zubnogo vracha (1965). He was previously married to Larisa Shepitko. ...

2. Sergei Eisenstein

Director | Ivan Groznyy

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 ...

3. 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 ...

4. Sergey Bondarchuk

Actor | Voyna i mir

Sergei Bondarchuk was one of the most important Russian filmmakers, best known for directing an Academy Award-winning film epic War and Peace (1965), based on the book by Lev Tolstoy, in which he also starred as Pierre Bezukhov.

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

5. 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...

6. Lyubov Polishchuk

Actress | Tayna chyornykh drozdov

Lyubov Polishchuk was born on May 21, 1949 in Omsk, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]. She was an actress, known for Tayna chyornykh drozdov (1983), Persiki i perchiki. Kurtuaznye istorii (2003) and Moya prekrasnaya nyanya (2004). She was previously married to Sergey Tsigal and Valeriy Makarov. She died on ...

7. 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 (1965) and Belyy Bim Chernoe ukho (1977).

He was born...

8. 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 ...

9. Iosif Stalin

Self | One Inch from Victory

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 ...

10. 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 ...

11. 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 ...

12. Nikolay Kryuchkov

Actor | Traktoristy

Nikolay Kryuchkov was born on January 6, 1911 in Moscow, Russian Empire [now Russia]. He was an actor, known for Tractor Drivers (1939), Salavat Yulayev (1941) and Sadko (1953). He died on April 13, 1994 in Moscow, Russia.

13. Dmitri Shostakovich

Soundtrack | Children of Men

Dmitri Shostakovich, one of Russian culture's most acclaimed intellectuals who was censored under the dictatorship of Iosif 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, ...

14. Oleg Yankovskiy

Actor | Nostalghia

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 ...

15. Lorina Kamburova

Actress | Leatherface

Lorina Kamburova worked in the US under commerce and granite, Lorina started her career in Sofia then went to new starts. She remained in that country until she starred in Death Race (2018).

Lorina transformed multi languages including, English language, French, Sign and Dutch

Death Race (2018) is ...

16. Mikhail Gorbachev

Self | Meeting Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev was the last leader of the Soviet Communist Party. He initiated the changes known as "perestroika" and "glasnost".

He was born Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev into a peasant family on March 2, 1931, in the village of Privolnoe, Stavropol province, Southern Russia. His father, named ...

17. Aleksandr Kuznetsov

The Bourne Supremacy

Aleksandr Kuznetsov was born on December 2, 1959 in Petrovka, Primorskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]. He was an actor and writer, known for The Bourne Supremacy (2004), Space Cowboys (2000) and The Peacemaker (1997). He was previously married to Yuliya Rutberg, Christina and Lyudmila Sobko. He ...

18. Mariya Sternikova

Actress | Nezhnost

Mariya Sternikova was born on May 18, 1944 in the USSR. She was an actress, known for Nezhnost (1967), S lyubimymi ne rasstavaytes (1980) and Early in the Morning (1966). She was previously married to Valeriy Nosik. She died on May 20, 2023 in Moscow, Russia.

19. Vladimir Vysotskiy

Soundtrack | Warrior

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...

20. Vladimir Lenin

Writer | Un'alba

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (22 April 1870 - 21 January 1924), better known as Vladimir Lenin, was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as the first and founding head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Under his ...

21. 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 ...

22. Evgeniy Samoylov

Actor | V shest chasov vechera posle voyny

Evgeniy Samoylov was born on April 16, 1912 in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire [now Russia]. He was an actor, known for Six P.M. (1944), Waterloo (1970) and Shors (1939). He was previously married to Zinaida Levina. He died on February 17, 2006 in Moscow, Russia.

23. Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Writer | Zemlya

Aleksandr Dovzhenko was born on September 10, 1894 in Vyunishche, Sosnitsa Ueyzd, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire [now Sosnitsa, Sosnitsa Raion, Chernigov Oblast, Ukraine]. He was a writer and director, known for Earth (1930), Life in Bloom (1949) and Shors (1939). He was previously married ...

24. 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 ...

25. Zhanna Friske

Actress | Dnevnoy dozor

Zhanna Friske was born on July 8, 1974 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]. She was an actress, known for Day Watch (2006), Night Watch (2004) and naCLICKay udachu (2013). She died on June 15, 2015 in Moscow, Russia.

26. Grigoriy Chukhray

Director | Ballada o soldate

Studied at the Moscow Cinema Institute under Soviet film master Mikhail Romm. He found fame after his 1959 film "Ballad of a Soldier" which is considered one of the best Soviet war films and which has played all over the world.

27. Georgiy Daneliya

Director | Kin-dza-dza!

Georgi Daneliya was born on August 25, 1930 in Tbilisi, Georgia. Since 1939 the family lived in Moscow, where Danelia's father was the chief engineer for the Moscow Underground Metro System. Daneliya's father became a decorated WWII General, specializing in construction of underground bunkers for ...

28. Leonid Gaidai

Director | Operatsiya 'Y' i drugie priklyucheniya Shurika

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. Nina Doroshina

Actress | Lyubov i golubi

Nina Doroshina was born on December 3, 1934 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]. She was an actress, known for Love and Doves (1985), Chelovek rodilsya (1956) and The First Echelon (1956). She was previously married to Vladimir Ishkov and Oleg Dal. She died on April 21, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

30. 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 ...

31. Lyudmila Gurchenko

Actress | Ma-ma

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 ...

32. 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 ...

33. Nikolay Gogol

Writer | Burnt Hickory

Nikolai (Mykola) Gogol was a Russian humorist, dramatist, and novelist of Ukrainian origin. 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 family estate, had five other children. He...

34. Mikhail Ulyanov

Actor | Bratya Karamazovy

Mikhail Ulyanov was a notable Russian actor and director, who was also an important Soviet political figure, Member of the Central Committe of the Communist Party, Co-Chairman, with Kirill Lavrov, of Theatrical Union of the USSR, and the leader of Vakhtangov Theatre in Moscow, Russia.

He was born ...

35. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Writer | Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was a Russian writer who was imprisoned for his criticism of the Soviet dictator Iosif Stalin, and later exposed Stalin's prison system in his novels and spent 20 years in exile.

He was born Aleksandr Isaakovich Solzhenitsyn on December 11, 1918, in Kislovodsk, Southern Russia...

36. 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 ...

37. Aleksandr Ptushko

Director | Kamennyy tsvetok

Aleksandr Ptushko was born on April 19, 1900 in Lugansk, Lugansk uyezd, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire [now Luhansk, Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine]. He was a director and writer, known for The Stone Flower (1946), Sadko (1953) and Ruslan and Ludmila (1972). He died on March 6, 1973 in Moscow,...

38. Iya Savvina

Actress | Istoriya Asi Klyachinoy, kotoraya lyubila, da ne vyshla zamuzh

Iya Savvina is a Soviet and 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 ...

39. Andrey Myagkov

Actor | Sluzhebnyy roman

Andrey Myagkov, one of Russia's most familiar faces and a leading actor of the Moscow Art Theatre (MXAT) who starred in the 1970's comedy The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath! (1976), made a comeback in the sequel The Irony of Fate 2 (2007).

He was born Andrey Vasilevich Myagkov on July 8, 1938, in...

40. Leonid Kuravlyov

Actor | Ivan Vasilevich menyaet professiyu

Leonid Kuravlyov made his first appearance in a movie while he was still a student. In 1959 he played in the film There Will Be No Leave Today (1959) by his classmate Andrei Tarkovsky. In 1960, he played the role of a sailor Kamushkin in a historical movie Michman Panin (1960) directed by Mikhail ...

41. Yelena Maksimova

Actress | Shans

Yelena Maksimova was born on November 23, 1905 in Moscow, Russian Empire [now Russia]. She was an actress, known for Shans (1984), Vysota (1957) and Earth (1930). She died on September 23, 1986 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

42. Inna Churikova

Actress | La delegazione

Inna Mikhailovna Churikova was born on October 5, 1943, in Belebey, near Ufa, Bashkiria Republic, Russia (at that time USSR). Her parents were from peasant families. Her father, Mikhail Kuzmich Churikov, was a veteran of the Second World War, he worked at Academy of Agriculture. Her mother, ...

43. Georgiy Vitsin

Actor | Kavkazskaya plennitsa, ili Novye priklyucheniya Shurika

Georgiy Vitsin was an Honored Artist of the RSFSR (10.04.1959). People's artist of the RSFSR (7.01.1977). People's artist of the USSR (30.10.1990). After graduation, Vitsin entered the Maly Theater School. But he was expelled with the phrase "for frivolous attitude to the learning process." Then he...

44. 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 ...

45. Aleksey Batalov

Actor | Dama s sobachkoy

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...

46. Arkadiy Strugatskiy

Writer | Stalker

Born on August 28, 1925 in Batumi, Georgian SSR, Transcaucasian SFSR, USSR (now in Georgia), Arkadiy Natanovich Strugatskiy was a Soviet/Russian sci-fi writer, often writing in collaboration with his younger brother Boris Strugatskiy. Strugatskiys' father Natan Strugatskiy was a Jewish art critic ...

47. 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...

48. Lev Durov

Actor | Smirennoe kladbishche

Lev Durov was born on December 23, 1931 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]. He was an actor and director, known for Smirennoe kladbishche (1989), Diamonds for the Dictatorship of the Proletariat (1975) and D'artagnan and Three Musketeers (1979). He was previously married to Irina Kiritschenko. He ...

49. Irina Skobtseva

Actress | Voyna i mir

Irina Skobtseva was a Russian film actress known for playing Helen Kuragina in epic film War and Peace (1965), a powerful adaptation of the eponymous masterpiece by Lev Tolstoy by director Sergey Bondarchuk.

She was born Irina Konstantinovna Skobtseva on 22 August 1927, in Tula, USSR (now Russia). ...

50. Igor Savochkin

Actor | Anna

Igor Savochkin was born on May 14, 1963 in Berezovka, Saratovskaya oblast, USSR. He was an actor, known for Anna (2019), Night Watch (2004) and The Irony of Fate 2 (2007). He was previously married to Ekaterina Marakulina. He died on November 17, 2021 in Moscow, Russia.

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