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Leonid Leonidov : biography

3 June 1873 - 6 August 1941

Leonid Mironovich Leonidov ( 22 May (3 June) 1873 – 6 August 1941) was a Russian actor and stage director.

Selected filmography

  • Marionettes (1934)
  • Gobseck (1937) .... Gobseck
  • Seeds of Freedom (1929)
  • V gorod vkhodit nelzya (1928)
  • The Wings of a Serf (1926) - Tsar Ivan the Terrible
  • The Iron Heel (1919)
  • Peter and Alexis (1919)
  • Bread (1918)

Biography

Born in a Jewish family in Odessa (his real last name was Volfenzon, ), he worked in the Moscow Art Theatre from 1903. His roles included Dmitri Karamazov, Othello, Lopakhin. In 1920s and 1930s he also appeared in several films. Konstantin Stanislavski called him "the only Russian tragic actor." Leonidov was honored with People's Artist of the USSR in 1936.

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