Birth Place Matching "Petrograd, Russia [now St. Petersburg, Russia]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Richard Marner

Actor | The Sum of All Fears

A Russian-born stage and screen actor who usually plays a military man in lots of spy thrillers and war films, Alexander Molchanoff was born in Petrograd in 1921. He was the eldest son of Colonel Paul Molchanoff, of the Semionovsky regiment. In 1924 his family left Russia via Finland and Germany ...

2. Lila Kedrova

Actress | Alexis Zorbas

Lila Kedrova was born on October 9, 1918 in Petrograd, Russia. She was an actress, known for Zorba the Greek (1964), The Tenant (1976) and Torn Curtain (1966). She was married to Richard Howard. She died on February 16, 2000 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.

3. John Arnatt

Actor | A Challenge for Robin Hood

John Edwin Arnatt was born in Petrograd on the eve of the Russian Revolution, the son of a manager for Vauxhall Motors. Forced to leave Russia during the turmoil, his family returned to England where John was schooled at Epworth College and later trained for acting at RADA. On stage from 1936, he ...

4. Georgi Zhzhyonov

Actor | Oshibka rezidenta

Georgi Zhzhyonov was a popular Russian actor who survived 18 years of imprisonment under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin.

He was born Georgi Stepanovich Zhzhonov on March 22, 1915, in St. Petersburg (then Petrograd), Russia. He was the seventh of ten children of Stepan Philippovich Zhzhonov and ...

5. Maria Britneva

Actress | A Room with a View

Maria Britneva was born on July 2, 1921 in Petrograd [now St. Petersburg], Russia. She was an actress, known for A Room with a View (1985), Maurice (1987) and Suddenly, Last Summer (1959). She was married to Grenfell, Peter. She died on February 15, 1994 in Newton Toney, Witshire, England.

6. Elisaveta

Actress | Dans på rosor

Elisaveta was born on July 21, 1922 in Petrograd, Russian SFSR as Elisaveta Von Gersdorff. She was an actress, known for Dance on Roses (1954), Helen of Troy (1951) and Säg det med blommor (1952). She died on August 23, 1992.

7. Irina Baronova

Actress | Toast to Love

Irina Baronova was born on March 13, 1919 in Petrograd, Russia. She is known for her work on Toast to Love (1951), Florian (1940) and Toast of Love (1943). She was married to Cecil Tennant and German 'Jerry' Sevastianov. She died on June 28, 2008 in Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia.

8. Pavel Kadochnikov

Actor | Podvig razvedchika

Pavel Kadochnikov was born on July 29, 1915 in Petrograd, Russian Empire as Pavel Petrovich Kadochnikov. He was an actor and director, known for Secret Agent (1947), Povest o nastoyashchem cheloveke (1948) and Bolshaya semya (1954). He was married to Rozaliya Kotovich. He died on May 2, 1988 in ...

9. 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.

10. Nikolay Boyarskiy

Actor | Zolotoy telyonok

Nikolai Boyarsky was a Russian character actor known as Kozlevich in the popular comedy The Golden Calf (1968), and as leading stage actor with the Theatre of Komissarzhevskoi in St. Petersburg, Russia.

He was born Nikolai Aleksandrovich Boyarsky on 10 December 1922, in St. Petersburg, Russia. His ...

11. Marina von Ditmar

Actress | Die Czardasfürstin

Marina von Ditmar was born on October 30, 1914 in Petrograd, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for The Csardas Princess (1934), G.P.U. (1942) and The Divine Jetta (1937). She was married to Hans-Georg Dehnhardt. She died on September 3, 2014 in Bad Kissingen, Bavaria, Germany.

12. Valentin Berezhkov

Self | The Road to War

Valentin Berezhkov was the last living man who personally dealt with Hitler, Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill at the times of the Second World War.

He was born Valentin Mikhailovich Berezhkov on July 2, 1916, in St. Petersburg, Russia. Young Berezhkov was interested in history and languages. He ...

13. Vladislav Strzhelchik

Actor | Voyna i mir

Vladislav Strzhelchik was a Russian actor known for his portrayal of Napoleon in the epic film War and Peace (1966) by director Sergey Bondarchuk.

He was born Vladislav Ignatyevich Strzhelchik on January 31, 1921, in Petrograd (St. Petersburg), Russia. His father, Ignat Strzhelchik, was interned in ...

14. Georg Ots

Actor | Valgus Koordis

Georg Ots was born on March 21, 1920 in Petrograd, RSFSR as Georg Karlovitch Ots. He died on September 5, 1975 in Tallinn, Estonian SSR, USSR [now Estonia].

15. Konstantin Simonov

Writer | Grenada, Grenada, Grenada moya

Konstantin Simonov was born on November 28, 1915 in Petrograd, Russian Empire as Kirill Mikhailovich Simonov. He was a writer, known for Grenada, Grenada, Grenada moya (1967), In the Name of the Motherland (1943) and Wait for Me (1943). He died on August 28, 1979 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

17. Viktor Shulgin

Actor | Ivan Vasilevich menyaet professiyu

Viktor Shulgin was born on April 22, 1921 in Petrograd, RSFSR as Viktor Sergeyevich Shulgin. He was an actor, known for Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973), Chelovek-nevidimka (1984) and Ruslan and Ludmila (1972). He died on June 18, 1992 in Moscow, Russia.

18. Léon Zitrone

Actor | American Dreamer

Léon Zitrone was born in Russia in 1914 and around 1920 he moved to France with his family. He graduated from Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme de Paris in 1948 and in 1959 he joint RTF. He was best known for hosting "Intervilles" alongside Guy Lux, commentating on the Tour de France on 6 times, ...

19. Evgeniy Vesnik

Actor | Otello

Evgeniy Vesnik was born on January 15, 1923 in Petrograd, RSFSR, USSR as Evgeniy Yakovlevich Vesnik. He was an actor and director, known for Othello (1956), Trembita (1968) and Skandalnoye proishestviye v Brikmille (1981). He was married to Susanna Kameneva, Galina Zenkina, Angelina Prokhorova and ...

20. Valentina Kovel

Actress | Vliyaniye Gamma-luchey na bledno-zheltiye nogotki

Valentina Pavlovna Kovel was born on January 23, 1923, in Petrograd (now St. Petersburg), Russia. She survived of the Siege of Leningrad during the Second World War. In 1946 she graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Theatre, Music, and Cinematography. From 1946-1956 she was an actress of Puskin...

21. Fyodor Shmakov

Actor | Tri gilzy ot angliyskogo karabina

Fyodor Shmakov was born on March 1, 1917 in Petrograd, Russian Empire as Fyodor Ivanovich Shmakov. He was an actor, known for Tri gilzy ot angliyskogo karabina (1983), Lyubovyu nado dorozhit (1959) and Bessmertnaya pesnya (1958). He died on May 2, 2009 in Vitebsk, Belarus.

22. Panteleymon Krymov

Actor | Krug

Panteleymon Krymov was born on February 13, 1919 in Petrograd, RSFSR as Pantelejmon Aleksandrovich Krymov. He was an actor, known for Krug (1972), Vnimaniye, tsunami! (1969) and Ego zvali Robert (1967). He died on June 19, 1982 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR.

23. Pavel Pankov

Actor | Pravdu! Nichego, krome pravdy!

Pavel Pankov was born on June 13, 1922 in Petrograd, RSFSR as Pavel Petrovich Pankov. He was an actor, known for Pravdu! Nichego, krome pravdy! (1969), Rasputin (1981) and Krusheniye imperii (1971). He died on July 20, 1978 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR.

24. Lyudmila Makarova

Actress | Dva kapitana

Lyudmila Iosifovna Makarova was born on October 20, 1921, in St. Petersburg (then Petrograd), Russia. Young Makarova was fond of ballet and theatre. In 1937 she was admitted to the Acting Studio of Bolshoi Drama Theatre (BDT) in Leningrad. She studied acting under Boris Babochkin and graduated from...

25. Sergey Boyarskiy

Actor | Eliza Dulittl

Sergei Boyarsky was a Russian character actor at the Theatre of Komissarzhevskoi in St. Petersburg, Russia.

He was born Sergei Aleksandrovich Boyarsky on 31 December 1916, in St. Petersburg, Russia. His father, Aleksander Boyarsky, was a Russian Orthodox priest who was executed by the communists ...

26. Mikhail Devyatkin

Actor | Moy luchshiy drug, general Vasiliy, syn Iosifa

Mikhail Devyatkin was born on October 5, 1916 in Petrograd, Russian Empire as Mikhail Konstantinovich Devyatkin. He was an actor, known for Moy luchshiy drug, general Vasiliy, syn Iosifa (1991), Do Not Make Biscuits in a Bad Mood (2003) and Magiya chyornaya i belaya (1983). He died on November 14, ...

27. Kauko Käyhkö

Producer | A.Aimo & Dallapé Orchestra

Kauko Käyhkö was born on April 5, 1916 in Petrograd, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for A.Aimo & Dallapé Orchestra (1962), Rovaniemen markkinoilla (1951) and Elä sinä immeine hättäele (1962). He was married to Irja Johanna West and Eini Kotiranta. He died on ...

28. Tatyana Pankova

Actress | Zvezda plenitelnogo schastya

Tatyana Pankova was born on December 27, 1916 in Petrograd, Russian Empire as Tatyana Petrovna Pankova. She was an actress, known for Zvezda plenitelnogo schastya (1975), Po tonkomu ldu (1966) and Skandalnoye proishestviye v Brikmille (1981). She died on July 9, 2011 in Moscow, Russia.

29. Valentina Leontyeva

Director | Goluboy ogonyok

Valentina Leontyeva was born on August 1, 1923 in Petrograd, RSFSR as Alevtina Mikhailovna Torsons. She was an actress and director, known for Goluboy ogonyok (1962) and Spokoynoy nochi, malyshi! (1964). She died on May 20, 2007 in Ulyanovskaya oblast, Russia.

30. Evgeniy Kuznetsov

Actor | Put v 'Saturn'

Evgeniy Kuznetsov was born on May 20, 1916 in Petrograd, Russian Empire as Evgeniy Borisovitch Kuznetsov. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Put v 'Saturn' (1967), Pod zolotym orlom (1958) and Soldatskoye serdtse (1959). He died on August 7, 1973 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

31. Manefa Sobolevskaya

Actress | Perestupi porog

Manefa Sobolevskaya was born on February 21, 1920 in Petrograd, RSFSR as Manefa Vladimirovna Kapustina. She was an actress, known for Perestupi porog (1970), Vzorvannyy ad (1967) and Zhurnalist (1967). She died on July 6, 1993 in Moscow, Russia.

32. Sergei Smirnov

Writer | Italiani brava gente

Was decorated for his courage in the front lines against the Nazis during WW2.

33. Halina Czengery

Actress | Noce i dnie

Halina Czengery was born on May 5, 1919 in Petrograd, RSFSR. She was an actress, known for Noce i dnie (1975), The Third Part of the Night (1971) and Kolumbowie (1970). She died on December 4, 1981 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

35. Nikolai Badyev

Actor | Beloe solntse pustyni

Nikolai Badyev was born on December 25, 1922 in Petrograd, RSFSR as Nikolay Fyodorovich Badev. He was an actor, known for White Sun of the Desert (1970), Stranitsy zhizni (1948) and Pered rassvetom (1989). He died on February 11, 1993 in Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia.

36. Tamara Paslawska

Actress | Gehenna

Tamara Paslawska was born on March 12, 1919 in Petrograd, RSFSR. She was an actress, known for Gehenna (1938), Lunatycy (1960) and Zimowy zmierzch (1957). She died on February 13, 1998 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

37. Galina Skorobogatova

Actress | Vdovy

Galina Skorobogatova was born on July 14, 1918 in Petrograd, RSFSR. She was an actress, known for Vdovy (1977), Vezuchaya (1987) and Eshelon (2005). She died on January 31, 1998 in Moscow, Russia.

38. Dmitriy Dubov

Actor | Nad Tissoy

Dmitriy Dubov was born on December 11, 1918 in Petrograd, RSFSR as Dmitriy Aleksandrovich Dubov. He was an actor, known for Nad Tissoy (1958), V odin prekrasnyy den (1956) and Kogda payut solovy (1957). He died on June 30, 1967 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia].

39. Tadeusz Kazmierski

Actor | Con amore

Tadeusz Kazmierski was born on October 28, 1918 in Petrograd, RSFSR. He was an actor, known for Con amore (1976), Rzeczywistosc (1961) and Doktor Judym (1975). He died on November 15, 1976 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

40. Olga Vsevolodskaya-Galushkevich

Actress | Dom pod zvyozdnym nebom

Olga Vsevolodskaya-Galushkevich was born on April 16, 1917 in Petrograd [now St. Petersburg], Russia. She was an actress, known for Dom pod zvyozdnym nebom (1991), Portrait of the Artist's Wife (1982) and Utoli moya pechali (1989). She died on December 21, 1993 in Moscow, Russia.

41. Galina Korotkevich

Actress | Vesna v Moskve

Galina Korotkevich is a Russian actress known for the leading role in Vesna v Moskve (1953).

She was born Galina Petrovna Korotkevich on August 18, 1921, in St. Petersburg, Russia, into a family of actors. Her family lived on the Nevsky Prospekt, number 11, near the Hermitage museum. As a young girl ...

42. Aleksandra Popova

Actress | Nebo zovyot

Aleksandra Popova was born on January 8, 1917 in Tsarskoye Selo, Tsarskoye Selo uyezd, Petrograd Governorate, Russian Empire as Aleksandra Vasilevna Nevdakhova. She was an actress, known for The Sky Calls (1959), A esli eto lyubov? (1962) and Guttaperchevyy malchik (1957). She died on August 17, ...

45. Georgi Kapralov

Writer | Strannaya istoriya doktora Dzhekila i mistera Khayda

From 1950 to 1991 Georgi Kapralov was active member of the Soviet communist party.

46. Edward Apa

Actor | Zasieki

Edward Apa was born on October 15, 1917 in Petrograd [now St. Petersburg], Russia. He was an actor, known for Zasieki (1983), Sekret (1973) and Fortuna (1972). He died on March 24, 1980 in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland.

50. Galina Ustvolskaya

Composer | Devochka i krokodil

During World War II, she worked in a military hospital for her war service.


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