Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)


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Count Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy was born on September 9, 1828, in his ancestral estate Yasnaya Polyana, South of Moscow, Russia. He was the fourth of five children in a wealthy family of Russian landed Gentry. His parents died when he was a child, and he was brought up by his elder brothers and relatives. Leo Tolstoy studied languages and law at ... See full bio »
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Anna Karenina Writer
(2012)
Anna Karenina Writer
(1935)
Atonement Writer
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War and Peace Writer
(1956)

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  Martin the Cobbler (Short) (story "Where Love Is, God Is") (pre-production)
 2019 Unknown Land (Short) (completed)
 2017 Karenina & I (Documentary) (novel)
 2016 Winter Thaw (story "Where Love Is God Is Also")
 2016 The Woman Who Left (inspired by his short story "God Sees the Truth, But Waits")
 2016 War & Peace (TV Mini-Series) (based on the book by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (based on the book by)
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... (based on the book by)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (based on the book by)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (based on the book by)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (based on the book by)
 2013 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (novel)
 2013/II Serge (Short) (novel)
 2012/I Anna Karenina (novel)
 2012 Boxing Day (story)
 2012 2 Jacks (short story)
 2010 Nesmrtelní (TV Mini-Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Diabol (2010) ... (story)
 2009 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (novel)
 2009 Wisdom of Children (Short) (story)
 2008 Silent Glide (Short) (based on the book by)
 2008 The Kreutzer Sonata (novel)
 2007 War and Peace (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (novel)
 2007 Chouga (novel "Anna Karenina")
 2005 Frozen Land (story "False Coupon" - uncredited)
 2004 Anna (TV Series) (story)
 2003 Cena Aberta (TV Series documentary) (work by - 1 episode)
- As Três Palavras Divinas (2003) ... (work by)
 2002 ¿Cuánta tierra necesita un hombre? (Short) (based on the book by)
 2001 Resurrection (TV Movie) (novel "Voskresenie")
 2000 How Much Land Does a Man Need? (Short) (story)
 2000 La guerre et la paix (TV Movie) (based on the novel by - as Léon Tolstoï)
 2000 Ivansxtc (novel "The Death of Ivan Ilyich")
 2000 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Part 4 (2000) ... (novel)
- Part 3 (2000) ... (novel)
- Part 2 (2000) ... (novel)
- Part 1 (2000) ... (novel)
 1999 Eleonora (TV Movie) (texts - as Tolstoj)
 1997 Anna Karenina (novel)
 1996 Kahdzhi Murat (short story)
 1996 Anantha Rathriya (novel)
 1996 Za co? (story)
 1996 Prisoner of the Mountains (story - uncredited)
 1995 Il grande fuoco (TV Mini-Series) (novel "Anna Karenina" - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... (novel "Anna Karenina")
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (novel "Anna Karenina")
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (novel "Anna Karenina")
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... (novel "Anna Karenina")
 1991 War and Peace (TV Movie) (novel "Voyna i mir")
 1990 Night Sun (story)
 1989 Khadzhi Murat (short story)
 1989 Poseshchenie (story "Zapiski sumashedshevo")
 1988 Until Sunset (short story)
 1987 Kreutzer szonáta (TV Movie) (as Lev Tolsztoj)
 1987 Kreytserova sonata (novel)
 1987 Staraya azbuka (letters)
 1987 Zhivoy trup (TV Movie) (play)
 1986 Katha Sagar (TV Series) (Story - 6 episodes)
- Parvarish (1986) ... (Story)
- Zameen Part-2 (1986) ... (Story)
- Zameen Part-1 (1986) ... (Story)
- Qaidi (1986) ... (Story)
- Teen Sadhu (1986) ... (Story)
 1985 A Simple Death (book "Smert Ivana Ilyicha")
 1985 La sonata a Kreutzer (TV Movie) (novel)
 1985 Anna Karenina (TV Movie) (novel)
 1984 Dva gusara (story)
 1984 Élö holttest (TV Movie) (as Lev Nyikolajevics Tolsztoj)
 1984 Tri medvedya (TV Short) (story)
 1983 Lebedi (TV Short) (stories)
 1983 L'Argent (inspired by "Faux billet" by - as Tolstoï)
 1982 Filipok (Short) (story)
 1981 Der lebende Leichnam (TV Movie) (novel)
  Estudio 1 (TV Series) (1 episode, 1972) (play - 1 episode, 1980)
- El poder de las tinieblas (1980) ... (play - as Leon Tolstoi)
 1979 A Question of Faith (story "The Death of Ivan Illich")
 1979 Father Sergius (novel "Otyets Sergei" - as Lev Tolstoy)
 1979 Bestia (story)
  Novela (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1966) (novel "Anna Karenina" - 20 episodes, 1975) (novel - 1 episode, 1978)
- Resurrección (de Leon Tolstoi) (1978) ... (novel)
- Ana Karenina XX (1975) ... (novel "Anna Karenina" - as Leon Tolstoi)
- Ana Karenina XIX (1975) ... (novel "Anna Karenina" - as Leon Tolstoi)
- Ana Karenina XVIII (1975) ... (novel "Anna Karenina" - as Leon Tolstoi)
- Ana Karenina XVII (1975) ... (novel "Anna Karenina" - as Leon Tolstoi)
 1978 Vlast tmy (TV Movie) (play)
 1978 Kreutzer-sonaatti (TV Movie) (novella "Kreitzerova Sonata")
 1977 Kavkasiuri ambavi (novel "Cossacks" - as L. Tolstoy)
 1977 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (1977) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.9 (1977) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.8 (1977) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... (novel)
 1977 Martin the Cobbler (Short) (story "Where Love Is, God Is")
 1976 Zielone - minione... (TV Movie) (story)
 1975 La passion d'Anna Karénine (TV Movie) (novel)
 1975 Kavkasieli tkve (story "Kavkazsky Plennik" - as L. N. Tolstoy)
 1975 Anna Karenina (novel "Anna Karenina")
 1974 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1974) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1974) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1974) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... (novel)
 1974 La mort d'Ivan Ilitch (TV Movie) (novella - as LéonTolstoï)
 1973 Detstvo. Otrochestvo. Yunost (TV Movie) (story)
 1972-1973 War & Peace (TV Series) (novel "Voyna i mir" - 20 episodes)
- An Epilogue (1973) ... (novel "Voyna i mir")
- The Road to Life (1973) ... (novel "Voyna i mir")
- The Retreat (1973) ... (novel "Voyna i mir")
- Of Life and Death (1973) ... (novel "Voyna i mir")
- Two Meetings (1973) ... (novel "Voyna i mir")
 1972 Het levende lijk (TV Movie)
 1972 San Michele aveva un gallo (story "The Divine and the Human")
 1971 Las grandes novelas (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Resurrección (1971)
 1971 Semeynoe schaste (TV Movie) (novel)
 1969-1970 Hora once (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Pobre Polikei (1969)
 1969 Kreitserova sonata (TV Movie)
 1969 The Living Corpse (play - as L. N. Tolstoy)
 1969 Elävä ruumis (TV Movie) (play "The Living Corpse")
 1968 Resurrection (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Resurrection (1968) ... (novel)
- Temptation (1968) ... (novel)
- Maslova (1968) ... (novel)
- Dmitri (1968) ... (novel)
 1967 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series) (based on a novel by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... (based on a novel by)
 1967 Iwan no baka (story)
 1967 Anna Karenina (novel "Anna Karenina" - as Lev Tolstoy)
 1967 War and Peace, Part IV: Pierre Bezukhov (novel "Voyna i mir")
 1967 War and Peace, Part III: The Year 1812 (novel "Voyna i mir")
 1967 Der Tod des Iwan Iljitsch (TV Movie) (novella)
 1966 War and Peace, Part II: Natasha Rostova (novel "Voyna i mir")
 1966 War and Peace (novel - as Lev Tolstoy)
 1965 Die Macht der Finsternis (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Wovon die Menschen leben (TV Movie) (novel)
 1965 Resurrezione (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1965) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1965) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1965) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1965) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1965) ... (novel)
 1965 War and Peace, Part I: Andrei Bolkonsky (novel "Voyna i mir")
 1965 Iván Iljics halála (TV Movie) (as Lev Tolsztoj)
 1965 La potenza delle tenebre (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Das Glück der Ehe (TV Movie) (novel)
 1963 Kreutzer-szonáta (TV Movie) (as Lev Tolsztoj)
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- War and Peace (1963) ... (story)
 1963 O Perdão (TV Movie)
 1962 Posle bala (TV Short) (short story)
 1962 A Matter of Conscience (TV Movie) (novel "Resurrection")
 1961 The River of Love (novel)
 1961 Anna Karenina (TV Movie) (novel)
 1961 Kazaki (book)
 1960 Ana Karenina (TV Series) (novel "Anna Karenina")
 1960 La Hora Fate (TV Series)
 1960 Voskreseniye (novel - as L. N. Tolstoy)
 1960 Jiao feng ye yu (story)
 1959 Tozhe lyudi (Short)
 1959 Er ist an allem schuld (TV Short)
 1959 The White Warrior (novel "The White Warrior")
 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Family Happiness (1959) ... (short story)
 1958 Tri medvedya (Short) (fairytale)
 1958 Polikuschka (story)
 1958 Auferstehung (novel - as Leo N. Tolstoi)
 1958 Yi ye feng liu (story)
 1958 Amor prohibido (novel "Anna Karenina")
 1957 Television Theater (TV Series) (author - 1 episode)
- W polowie drogi (1957) ... (author)
 1956 La sonate à Kreutzer (short story)
 1956 War and Peace (based on the novel by)
 1956 Locura pasional (novela The Kreutzer Sonata)
 1955 Chun can meng duan (story)
 1955 Conrad Nagel Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Visitor (1955) ... (story)
 1953 Anna Karenina (novel)
  Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode, 1953) (story - 1 episode, 1953)
- God Sees the Truth (1953) ... (original story)
- How Much Land Does a Man Need? (1953) ... (story)
 1952 Zhivoy trup (play)
 1951 The Guest (Short) (short story)
 1951 For the Children (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Where Love Is (1951) ... (short story)
 1949 Dang fu xin (novel)
 1949 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (story "Redemption" - 1 episode)
- Redemption (1949) ... (story "Redemption")
 1948 Anna Karenina (novel - uncredited)
 1948 Amanti senza amore (novel "The Kreutzer Sonata")
 1947 Celos (novella "The Kreutzer Sonata")
 1945 Father Serge (novel)
 1944 Resurrezione (novel "Resurrection" - as Leone Tolstoi)
 1943 Resurrección (novel)
 1938 Duniya Kya Hai (novel "Resurrection")
 1938 What Men Live by (Short) (by)
 1938 Kreutzer Sonata (novella: "La Sonate à Kreutzer" - as Léon Tolstoï)
 1937 Capital Punishment (TV Short) (story)
 1937 The Straits of Love and Hate (novel "Resurrection")
 1937 Nights of Fire (stories)
 1937 The Kreutzer Sonata (novel "Die Kreutzersonate")
 1935 Anna Karenina (from the novel by - as Count Leo Tolstoy)
 1934 We Live Again (novel "Resurrection")
 1934 The Woman of the Port (story - uncredited)
 1931 Resurrección (novel)
 1931 Ihr Junge (novel)
 1931 Resurrection (novel)
 1930 Kdyz struny lkají (novel - as L.N. Tolstoy)
 1930 Redemption (play "The Living Corpse")
 1930 The White Devil (novel "Hadschi Murat")
 1929 The Living Corpse (play)
 1928 Kazakebi (novel)
 1928 The Cossacks (novel - as Lyof N. Tolstoi)
 1927 Love (from the novel "Anna Karenina" - as Lyof N. Tolstoi)
 1927 Resurrection (novel)
 1927 The Kreutzer Sonata (short story - as Lev Nikolajevic Tolstoj)
 1924 Die Macht der Finsternis (play)
 1923 Résurrection (writer)
 1923 Man by the Roadside (novel)
 1922 Bigamie
 1922 Polikushka (story)
 1921 Il cadavere vivente (play)
 1920 Anna Karenina (novel)
 1920 A Page from Life (short story)
 1919 Atonement (story "The Living Corpse")
 1918 A Corpse Living (play)
 1918 Die Macht der Finsternis (novel)
 1918 Vlast tmy (Short) (play)
 1918 Anna Karenina (novel)
 1918 Resurrection (novel "Resurrection")
 1918 Father Sergius (novel)
 1918 Lebendig tot (writer)
 1918 Der lebende Leichnam (play)
 1917 Anna Karenine (novel)
 1917 Resurrezione (novel "Voskreseniye" - as Liev Tolstói)
 1916 The Weakness of Man (play "Zhivoy Trup")
 1915 Die Erkenntnis (Short)
 1915 Katyusha Maslova (novel "Resurrection")
 1915 Los cabellos blancos (novel)
 1915 Vlast tmy (Short)
 1915 A Woman's Resurrection (novel)
 1915 Anna Karenina (novel)
 1915 Kreutzer Sonata (story - as Count Leo Tolstoi)
 1915 Natasha Rostova (novel "Voyna i mir")
 1915 War and Peace (novel "War and Peace")
 1914 Petr Khlebnik (Short)
 1914 Kreytserova sonata (Short) (novella "The Kreutzer Sonata")
 1914 Katyusha (Short) (novel "Resurrection")
 1914 Anna Karenina (novel)
 1914 Katyusha no uta (Short) (story)
 1914 Leben um Leben (novel)
 1913 War and Peace (Short) (novel)
 1911 Defense of Sevastopol (stories Sevastopolskie Rasskazy)
 1911 Kreytserova sonata (Short) (story)
 1911 Zhivoy trup (Short) (play)
 1911 Anna Karenina
 1910 Fukkatsu (Short) (author)
 1909 Resurrection (novel)
 1909 Résurrection (Short) (novel "Voskreseniye" - as LéonTolstoï)
 1909 Resurrection (Short) (novel "Voskreseniye")
 1907 En Opstandelse (Short)
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LéonTolstoï | León Tolsoi | Count Leo Tolstoi | Leo N. Tolstoi | Leone Tolstoi | Leon Tolstoi | Leo Tolstoi | León Tolstoi | Lyof N. Tolstoi | Lev Nikolajevic Tolstoj | Tolstoj | Count Leo Tolstoy | L. N. Tolstoy | L.N. Tolstoy | L. Tolstoy | Lev Tolstoy | Comte Léon Tolstoï | Léon Tolstoï | Tolstoï | Liev Tolstói | Lev Nyikolajevics Tolsztoj | Lev Tolsztoj
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Was notoriously impossible to interview and hated dealing with the public. He was especially wary of the new invention of the movie camera in the early 20th century. Reporters would hide out and try to ambush him. One such reporter, much like the others, hid out for 3 days waiting to ambush him on the way home with his family. Instead of succeeding he accidentally broke his film camera which ... See more »

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