112 total votes
Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev was a Soviet-born dancer of ballet and modern dance, one of the most celebrated of the 20th century. Nureyev's artistic skills explored expressive areas of the dance, providing a new role to the male ballet dancer who once served only as support to the women. Nureyev defected from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite KGB efforts to stop him.

... more on Wikipedia

Rudolf Nureyev is ranked on...

Famous People Named Rudolf & Rudolph 1.2k views Have you ever realized how many famous people named Rudolf there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Rudolf ...

Rudolf Nureyev is also found on...

Famous Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual People Born in the 1930s Famous People Who Died of AIDS List of Famous Ballet Dancers List of Famous Ballerinas & Ballerinos Famous Male Ballet Dancers Famous TV Actors from Austria Famous Writers from Russia List of Famous Choreographers Famous TV Actors from Russia Full Cast of Exposed Actors/Actresses Full Cast of Romeo And Juliet Actors/Actresses Famous Writers from Austria Popular Film Actors from Austria Famous Vaganova Ballet Academy Alumni Popular Film Actors from Russia Full Cast of Don Quixote Actors/Actresses Famous Male Ballerinas List of Famous Ballet Masters