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 Kuznetsov

Actor | Taras Shevchenko

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

3. 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 ...

4. 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), True Friends (1954) and Zagovor obrechyonnykh (1950). He died on March 27, 1973 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

5. 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).

6. 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 ...

7. Mikheil Gelovani

Actor | Pitsi

Mikheil Gelovani was born on January 6, 1893 in Lasuria, Kutaisi Governorate, Russian Empire as Mikhail Georgiyevich Gelovani. He was an actor and director, known for The Vow (1946), The Fall of Berlin (1950) and They Wanted Peace (1938). He died on December 21, 1956 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now ...

8. 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. ...

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 (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 ...

10. Nikolay Rybnikov

Actor | Voyna i mir

Nikolay Rybnikov was born on December 13, 1930 in Borisoglebsk, Tsentralno-Chernozemnaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Nikolay Nikolaevich Rybnikov. He was an actor, known for War and Peace (1966), The Girls (1962) and Vtoraya popytka Viktora Krokhina (1977). He was married to Alla Larionova. He died on ...

11. Nikita Khrushchev

Actor | Journey to Understanding

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, ...

12. 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 ...

13. Izolda Izvitskaya

Actress | Sorok pervyy

Izolda Izvitskaya was born on June 21, 1932 in Dzerzhinsk, Nizhegorodskiy kray, RSFSR, USSR as Izolda Vasilevna Izvitskaya. She was an actress, known for The Forty-First (1956), Ottsy i deti (1959) and Bogatyr idyot v Marto (1954). She was married to Eduard Bredun. She died on March 1, 1971 in ...

14. 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 ...

15. Erast Garin

Actor | Zhenitba

Erast Garin was born on November 10, 1902 in Ryazan, Ryazan uyezd, Ryazan Governorate, Russian Empire as Erast Pavlovich Gerasimov. He was an actor and director, known for Zhenitba (1936), Cinderella (1947) and Muzykalnaya istoriya (1940). He died on September 4, 1980 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

16. Sergey Tikhonov

Actor | Delovye lyudi

Sergey Tikhonov was born on December 25, 1950 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Sergey Mikhailovitch Tikhonov. He was an actor, known for Delovye lyudi (1962), Skazka O Malchishe-Kibalchishe (1964) and Dubravka (1967). He died on April 21, 1972 in Moscow.

17. Rina Zelyonaya

Actress | Sherlok Kholms i doktor Vatson

Rina Zelyonaya was born on November 7, 1901 in Tashkent, Russian Empire as Yekaterina Vasilyevna Zelyonaya. She was an actress and writer, known for Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson: The Acquaintance (1980), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson (1980) and The Adventures of Sherlock ...

18. Leonid Brezhnev

Writer | Brezhnev

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 ...

19. 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 Solntse svetit vsem (1959). He died on January 18, 1979 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

20. 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 The Country Bride (1938). He died on November 23, 1962 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

21. Aleksandr Medvedkin

Director | Novaya Moskva

Aleksandr Medvedkin was born on February 24, 1900 in Penza, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Ivanovich Medvedkin. 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.

22. 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) ...

23. Mark Donskoy

Director | Nepokoryonnye

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

24. 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 ...

25. Boris Livanov

Actor | Kreyser 'Varyag'

Boris Livanov was a popular Russian actor of Moscow Art Theatre (MKhAT), best known as Pozharsky in the film Minin i Pozharskiy (1939).

He was born Boris Nikolaevich Livanov on May 8, 1904, in Moscow. His parents were professional actors. Young Livanov was brought up in a highly intellectual ...

26. Antonina Maksimova

Actress | Otello

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

27. Vladimir Basov

Director | Metel

Vladimir Basov was a notable Soviet actor and director best known for the leading role as Bruno in Shchit i mech (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), among other...

28. 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 Joseph Stalin.

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

29. 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 ...

30. Sergey Komarov

Actor | Miss Mend

Sergey Komarov was born on March 2, 1891 in Vyazniki, Vyazniki uyezd, Vladimir Governorate, Russian Empire as Sergey Petrovich Lavrentev. He was an actor and director, known for The Adventures of the Three Reporters (1926), Cosmic Journey (1936) and Potseluy Meri Pikford (1927). He died on December...

31. Viktor Ardov

Writer | Svetlyy put

Vuktor Yefimovich Zilberman (pseudonym - Ardov) was born on November 21, 1900, in Voronezh, Russia. He was raised in a traditional Russian-Jewish family. He graduated from the Economy Department of the Plekhanov Institute in Moscow, in 1925.

Viktor Ardov published his first short stories in 1921. He...

32. Nikolay Sergeev

Actor | Andrey Rublev

Nikolay Sergeev was born on December 4, 1894 in village Ozerki, Shchigry uyezd, Kursk Governorate, Russian Empire as Nikolai Vasilyevich Sergeyev. He was an actor, known for Andrei Rublev (1966), Bolshaya semya (1954) and Ottsy i deti (1959). He died on January 8, 1988 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now ...

33. Lavrenti Beria

Parad Pobedy

Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria, the head of Joseph 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 ...

34. Nikita Podgorny

Actor | Bratya Karamazovy

Nikita Podgorny was born on February 16, 1931 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR as Nikita Vladimirovich Podgornyj. He was an actor, known for Bratya Karamazovy (1969), The Idiot (1958) and Autumn Marathon (1979). He died on September 26, 1982 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

35. Boris Andreyev

Actor | Padenie Berlina

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

36. Rashid Behbudov

Actor | Arshin Mal Alan

Rashid Behbudov was an Azerbaijani singer and actor. He sang in Azeri Turkish, Russian, Persian, Turkish, Georgian, Hindi, Armenian, Urdu, and Bengali among other languages.

Rashid Behbudov was born in Tiflis Tbilisi, Georgia in 1915. His father, Majid Behbudoglu, was a singer as well. From 1938 to ...

37. Ivan Kuznetsov

Actor | Gost

Ivan Kuznetsov was born on June 7, 1909 in Saratov, Russian Empire as Ivan Nikolayevich Kuznetsov. He was an actor, known for Guest (1939), Seven Brave Men (1936) and V kvadrate 45 (1956). He died on August 23, 1976 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

38. Vladlen Paulus

Actor | Moskva slezam ne verit

Vladlen Paulus was born on September 25, 1928 in Chita, Far Eastern Krai, RSFSR, USSR as Vladlen Vladimirovich Paulus. He was an actor, known for Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980), The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed (1979) and Skhvatka v purge (1977). He died on June 28, 1979 in Moscow, ...

39. Varvara Myasnikova

Actress | Zolushka

Varvara Myasnikova was born on October 5, 1900 in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire as Varvara Sergeyevna Myasnikova. She was an actress, known for Cinderella (1947), Chapayev (1934) and Volochayevskiye dni (1938). She was married to Sergey Vasilev. She died on April 25, 1978 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

42. Sergey Vasilev

Director | Chapaev

Sergey Vasilev was born on November 4, 1900 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Sergei Dmitriyevich Vasilyev. 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.

43. 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 (1966).

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 ...

44. Yelena Kuzmina

Actress | Chelovek No. 217

Yelena Kuzmina was born on February 17, 1909 in Tiflis, Russian Empire as Yelena Alexandrovna Kuzmina. She is known for her work on Girl No. 217 (1945), By the Bluest of Seas (1936) and Russkiy vopros (1948). She died on October 15, 1979 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

45. Vladimir Savelev

Actor | Padenie Berlina

Vladimir Savelev was born on April 29, 1899 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Vladimir Dmitrievich Savelev. He was an actor, known for The Fall of Berlin (1950), Sekretnaya missiya (1950) and Golubye dorogi (1948). He died on April 9, 1956 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

46. Anna Orochko

Actress | Sampo

Anna Orochko was born on July 26, 1898 in village Shush, Minusinsk uyesd, Yeniseysk Governorate, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for The Day the Earth Froze (1959), Alye parusa (1961) and Bread (1918). She died on December 26, 1965 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

47. 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 ...

48. Boris Chirkov

Actor | Glinka

Boris Chirkov was arguably the most popular film celebrity in the 1930s and 1940s Soviet Union, since he starred in the leading role as Maxim in the acclaimed film-trilogy by director Grigoriy Kozintsev.

He was born Boris Petrovich Chirkov, on August 13, 1901, in Losovaya-Pavlovka, Ekaterinoslav ...

49. Sergey Martinson

Actor | Idiot

Sergey Alexandrovich Martinson (7 February, 1899 - 2 September 1984) was a Russian eccentric comic actor, the master of pantomime, buffoonery and grotesque. He became People's Artist of the RSFSR in 1964.

Sergey Alexandrovich Martinson was born in Saint Petersburg in the family of a nobleman of ...

50. 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 ...


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