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List of famous film actors and actresses from Soviet Union, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Soviet Union has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Soviet screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Soviet Union and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

Andrei Fajt and Mikhail Bolduman are included on this list along with many more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Soviet actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Soviet Union?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Soviet Union in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Soviet film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Milla Jovovich is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Milla Jovovich Dazed and Confused, The Fifth Element, Resident Evil

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Verka Serduchka is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Verka Serduchka The Crazy Day or The Marriage of Figaro, Za dvumya zaytsami

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Ekaterina Vasilyeva is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Ekaterina Vasilyeva Lev Tolstoy, Bumbarash, All That Really Matters

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Natalya Fateeva is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Natalya Fateeva A Man from the Boulevard des Capucines, Anna Karamazoff, Three Plus Two

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Elya Baskin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Elya Baskin Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man 2, Transformers: Dark of the Moon

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Leon Trotsky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Leon Trotsky The Russian Revolution, The Assassination of Trotsky, Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna

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Mikhail Boyarskiy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Mikhail Boyarskiy Taras Bulba, A Man from the Boulevard des Capucines, The Return of the Musketeers^! or The Treasures of Cardinal Mazarin

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Alexander Khvylya is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Alexander Khvylya The Vow, Jack Frost, Vechera na khutore bliz Dikanki

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Alexander Borisovich Belyavsky is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Alexander Borisovich Belyavsky The Sum of All Fears, The Irony of Fate 2, The Irony of Fate

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Andrei Smirnov is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Andrei Smirnov Elena, Idiot: Vol. 1, The Delegation

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Edita Piekha is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Edita Piekha Sudba rezidenta

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Artemy Troitsky is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Artemy Troitsky Star Worms, Down House, Arie

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Yury Yakovlev is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Yury Yakovlev Kin-Dza-Dza, The Irony of Fate 2, Anna Karenina

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Vasily Shukshin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Vasily Shukshin Commissar, When the Trees Were Tall, They Fought for Their Country

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Pavel Lychnikoff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Pavel Lychnikoff Star Trek, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Cloverfield

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Mikhail Gluzsky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Mikhail Gluzsky Kidnapping, Caucasian Style, The Kreutzer Sonata

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Anatoly Solonitsyn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Anatoly Solonitsyn Solaris, Stalker, Andrei Rublev

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Mikhail Gorbachev is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Mikhail Gorbachev Faraway, So Close!, Burning Wall

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Yevgeny Leonov is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Yevgeny Leonov The Adventures of Scamper the Penguin, Big School-Break, Kin-Dza-Dza

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Natasha Galkina is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Natasha Galkina Fast Five, Jack and Jill, Salt

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Oleg Yankovsky is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Oleg Yankovsky The Mirror, The Man Who Cried, Mute Witness

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Andrei Panin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Andrei Panin Morphine, The Horde, Shadow Boxing 2

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Boris Barnet is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Boris Barnet Storm Over Asia, The Living Corpse, Chess Fever

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Savely Kramarov is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Savely Kramarov 2010, Morgan Stewart's Coming Home, Armed and Dangerous

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Boris Chirkov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Boris Chirkov The Vyborg Side, The Return of Maxim, Girl Friends

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Sergey Martinson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Sergey Martinson The Snow Queen, The Sword and the Dragon, Scarlet Sails

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Joseph Stalin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Joseph Stalin The Battle of Russia

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Leonid Brezhnev is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union

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Sergei Eisenstein is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Sergei Eisenstein Battleship Potemkin, Glumov's Diary

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Vladimir Vysotsky is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Vladimir Vysotsky The Duel, Brief Encounters, Little Tragedies

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Ivan Shvedoff is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Ivan Shvedoff Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, The Bourne Supremacy, Enemy at the Gates

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Sergei Komarov is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Sergei Komarov The End of St. Petersburg, We from the Urals, Minin and Pozharsky

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Vladimir Lenin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union

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Alexander Godunov is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Alexander Godunov Die Hard, Witness, The Money Pit

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Mikhail Zharov is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Mikhail Zharov Aelita, The Vyborg Side, The Return of Maxim

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Mikhail Yanshin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Mikhail Yanshin Twelfth Night, Jack Frost, The Night Before Christmas

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Aleksandr Abdulov is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Aleksandr Abdulov The Master and Margarita, An Ordinary Miracle, Attack on Leningrad

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Donatas Banionis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Donatas Banionis King Lear, Dead Season, Goya

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Anatoli Ktorov is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Anatoli Ktorov War and Peace, Without Dowry, Chess Fever

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Maya Deren is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Maya Deren Meshes of the Afternoon, At Land, In the Mirror of Maya Deren

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Vasili Merkuryev is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Vasili Merkuryev The Cranes Are Flying, Twelfth Night, The Battle of Stalingrad

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Oleg Borisov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Oleg Borisov Luna Park, Trial on the Road, Failure of Engineer Garin

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Anatoli Papanov is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Anatoli Papanov The Diamond Arm, The Adjutant of His Excellency, Watch Out for the Automobile

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Vladimir Basov Ml. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Vladimir Basov Ml. Moscow-Cassiopeia, Teens in the Universe

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Vsevolod Pudovkin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Vsevolod Pudovkin The End of St. Petersburg, Mother, The New Babylon

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Grigori Kozintsev is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union

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Anna Kuchma is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Anna Kuchma Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Cop Out

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Nikolai Kryuchkov is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Nikolai Kryuchkov Ballad of a Soldier, The Battle of Stalingrad, The Return of Maxim

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Nonna Mordyukova is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Nonna Mordyukova Luna Park, Commissar, The Diamond Arm

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Vladislav Strzhelchik is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from the Soviet Union
Vladislav Strzhelchik Sofiya Perovskaya, The Adjutant of His Excellency, Tchaikovsky