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List of notable or famous animators from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top animators born in Russia and even some popular animators who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian animators then this list is the perfect resource for you. These animators are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known animator from Russia is included when available.

These people, like Genndy Tartakovsky and Roman Davydov include images when available.

This historic animators from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian animators of note?" and "Who are the most famous animators from Russia?" These prominent animators of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian animators.

Use this list of renowned Russian animators to discover some new animators that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (13 items)
Aleksandr Petrov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Animators from Russia
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Aleksandr Konstantinovich Petrov is a Russian animator and animation director. ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Pervomaysky District, Yaroslavl Oblast

Profession: Film Art Director, Production Designer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Animator, + more

Credits: The Old Man and the Sea, Mermaid, The Cow, My Love, The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

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Garri Bardin is a Russian animation director, screenwriter and producer and director. During Soviet times he was with Soyuzmultfilm, and in 1991 he founded his own studio, Stayer. In 2010, the studio finished making a feature-length animated film based on The Ugly Duckling, which Bardin directed. ...more

Age: 75

Birthplace: Orenburg, Russia

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Animator, Voice acting, + more

Credits: The Ugly Duckling, Seryi Volk & Krasnaya Shapochka, Bukpytacy, Adagio, Cheburashka, + more

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Genndy Tartakovsky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Animators from Russia
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Gennadiy Borisovich Tartakovsky is a Russian-born American animator, director and producer. He is best known for creating the Cartoon Network animated television series Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack, and Star Wars: Clone Wars and co-creating Sym-Bionic Titan. In 2011, Tartakovsky joined Sony ...more

Age: 45

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter, Animator, Animation Director, + more

Credits: The Powerpuff Girls, Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Hotel Transylvania, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, + more

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Ivan Leonidovich Maximov is an artist, professional animator and director. ...more

Age: 57

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Screenwriter, Film Editor, Animator, Artist, Film Director, + more

Credits: 5/4, Tides To And Fro, Wind Along the Coast, The Additional Capabilities of the Snout, Bolero, + more

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