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 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.

3. Joseph Stalin

Actor | Ostrov myortvykh

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. 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 ...

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. 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 ...

7. 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].

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. 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 ...

10. Zoya Fyodorova

Actress | Frontovye podrugi

Zoya Fyodorova was born on December 21, 1907 in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire as Zoya Alekseyevna Fyodorova. She was an actress, known for The Girl from Leningrad (1941), Muzykalnaya istoriya (1940) and Zhenitba (1936). She died on December 11, 1981 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

11. 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 ...

12. 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 ...

13. Mikheil Gelovani

Actor | Padenie Berlina

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 Fall of Berlin (1950), The Vow (1946) and They Wanted Peace (1938). He died on December 21, 1956 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now ...

14. 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...

15. 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 ...

16. 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 ...

17. 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, ...

18. 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), Foma Gordeev (1959) and The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (1938). He died on March 21, 1981 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

19. Georgiy Burkov

Actor | Bashnya

Georgiy Burkov was born on May 31, 1933 in Perm, RSFSR, USSR as Georgi Ivanovich Burkov. He was an actor and director, known for Bashnya (1987), Steppe (1978) and Boris Godunov (1986). He died on July 19, 1990 in Moscow, RSFSR.

20. 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 ...

21. Aleksandr Khvylya

Actor | Konstantin Zaslonov

Aleksandr Khvylya was born on July 15, 1905 in Aleksandro-Shultino, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Leopoldovich Bressem. He was an actor, known for The Secret Brigade (1949), The Night Before Christmas (1961) and Alexander Parkhomenko (1942). He died on October 14, 1976 in ...

22. Vera Altayskaya

Actress | Ogon, voda i... mednye truby

Vera Altayskaya was born on May 21, 1919 in Petrograd, RSFSR as Vera Vladimirovna Altaiskaya. She was an actress, known for Through Fire, Water and... Brass Pipes (1968), Frosty (1965) and Mashenka (1942). She was married to Aleksey Konsovskiy. She died on December 28, 1978 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

23. 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.

24. 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 ...

25. 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, ...

26. Sergey Stolyarov

Actor | Daleko ot Moskvy

Sergey Stolyarov was born on November 1, 1911 in village Bezzubovo, Venyov uyezd, Tula Governorate, Russian Empire as Sergei Dmitriyevich Stolyarov. He was an actor and writer, known for Far from Moscow (1951), Sadko (1953) and Heroes of the Sea (1939). He died on December 9, 1969 in Moscow, RSFSR,...

27. Lyubov Dobrzhanskaya

Actress | V chetverg i bolshe nikogda

Lyubov Dobrzhanskaya was born on December 24, 1908 in Kiev, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire as Lyubov Ivanovna Dobrzhanskaya. She was an actress, known for V chetverg i bolshe nikogda (1978), Beware of the Car (1966) and Uchitel tantsev (1952). She died on November 3, 1980 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

28. Aleksey Chernov

Actor | Geroy nashego vremeni

Aleksey Chernov was born on June 11, 1908 in Tomsk, Tomsk uyezd, Tomsk Governorate, Russian Empire as Aleksey Petrovich Gruzdev. He was an actor, known for Hero of Our Time (1967), Trembita (1968) and Den i vsya zhizn (1969). He died on November 22, 1978 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

29. Lyudmila Semyonova

Actress | Poseyali devushki lyon

Lyudmila Semyonova was born on February 17, 1899 in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire as Lyudmila Nikolayevna Semyonova. She was an actress, known for Poseyali devushki lyon (1956), Moy syn (1928) and The New Babylon (1929). She died on May 25, 1990 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

30. Yuriy Bogatyryov

Actor | Neskolko dney iz zhizni I.I. Oblomova

Yuriy Bogatyryov was born on March 2, 1947 in Riga, Latvian SSR, USSR as Yuri Georgiyevich Bogatyryov. He was an actor, known for 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 Russia].

31. Arno Babadzhanyan

Soundtrack | Varjoja paratiisissa

Arno Arutyunovich Babajanian (Babadzhanyan) was born on January 22, 1921, in Erevan (now Yerevan), Armenia. His father, named Arutyun Babajanian, was a mathematician and also an excellent flute player of the Armenian folk music. At the age of 5, he was noticed by composer Aram Khachaturyan, who ...

32. Lavrenti Beria

Self | Velikoe proshanie

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 ...

33. 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.

34. Konstantin Sorokin

Actor | Tri sestry

Konstantin Sorokin was born on September 3, 1908 in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire as Konstantin Nikolayevich Sorokin. He was an actor, known for The Three Sisters (1964), Vozdushnyy izvozchik (1943) and The Train Goes East (1948). He died on May 16, 1981 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

35. 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 ...

36. 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) ...

37. 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 Story of Tit... or the Tale of the Large Spoon (1933). He died on February 20, 1989 in Moscow, RSFSR, ...

38. Nikolay Gorlov

Actor | Duma pro kazaka Golotu

Nikolay Gorlov was born on December 16, 1908 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Nikolai Matveyevich Gorlov. He was an actor, known for The Ballad of Cossack Golota (1937), Garmon (1934) and Poseidon speshit na pomoshch (1977). He died on November 6, 1989 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

39. Ivane Perestiani

Director | Sami sitsotskhle

Ivane Perestiani was born on April 13, 1870 in Taganrog, Don Voisko Oblast, Russian Empire as Ivan Nikolaevich Perestiani. He was a director and actor, known for Sami sitsotskhle (1924), Suramis tsikhe (1922) and Krasnye dyavolyata (1923). He died on May 14, 1959 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

40. 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 ...

41. Vyacheslav Molotov

Self | Velikoe proshanie

Vyacheslav Molotov was born on March 9, 1890 in Kukarka, Yaransk Uyezd, Vyatka Governorate, Russian Empire as Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Skryabin. He died on November 8, 1986 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

42. 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 ...

43. Aleksandra Khokhlova

Actress | Po zakonu

Aleksandra Khokhlova was born on October 4, 1897 in Berlin, Germany as Aleksandra Sergeyevna Khokhlova. She was an actress and assistant director, known for By the Law (1926), Luch smerti (1925) and Sasha (1930). She was married to Lev Kuleshov and Konstantin Khokhlov. She died on August 22, 1985 ...

44. Georgiy Budarov

Actor | Bogatyr idyot v Marto

Georgiy Budarov was born on December 8, 1897 in village Kazachinskoe, Yeniseysk uyezd, Yeniseysk Governorate, Russian Empire as Georgiy Ivanovich Budarov. He was an actor, known for Bogatyr idyot v Marto (1954), Professor Mamlock (1938) and Without Prejudice (1947). He died on June 8, 1973 in ...

45. Georgi Zhukov

Self | Esli dorog tebe tvoy dom...

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 ...

46. Rina Zelyonaya

Actress | Priklyucheniya Sherloka Kholmsa i doktora Vatsona

Rina Zelyonaya was born on November 7, 1901 in Tashkent, Russian Empire as Yekaterina Vasilyevna Zelyonaya. She was an actress and writer, known for The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson (1980), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Hound of the Baskervilles (1981) and ...

47. Mikhail Nazvanov

Actor | Khozyayka gostinitsy

Mikhail Nazvanov was born on February 12, 1914 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Mikhail Mikhailovich Nazvanov. He was an actor and director, known for Khozyayka gostinitsy (1956), Russkiy vopros (1948) and Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944). He died on June 13, 1964 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

48. Pyotr Aleynikov

Actor | Glinka

Pyotr Aleynikov was born on July 12, 1914 in village Krivel, Mogilev uyezd, Mogilev Governorate, Russian Empire as Pyotr Martynovich Alejnikov. He was an actor, known for The Great Glinka (1946), Seven Brave Men (1936) and The Humpbacked Horse (1941). He died on June 9, 1965 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

49. Boris Shchukin

Actor | Lenin v 1918 godu

Boris Shchukin was born on April 5, 1894 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Boris Vasilyevich Shchukin. He was an actor, known for Lenin in 1918 (1939), Lenin in October (1937) and Men on Wings (1935). He died on October 7, 1939 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

50. Ilja Ehrenburg

Writer | Komunaris chibukhi

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


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