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List of famous TV actors from Russia, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Russia has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Russian TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Russia this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Russia then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List is made up of a variety of TV actors, including Sofya Skya and Alexandre Zoubkov.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Russian TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Russia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Russia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Russian actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.

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Svetlana Khodchenkova is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Brief Course of Happy Life Svetlana Khodchenkova is an actress.

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Gérard Depardieu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Les Misérables, Napoléon, Balzac Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu is a French actor, film-maker, businessman and vineyard owner. He is one of the most prolific character actors in film history, having completed ...more

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Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaev... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia was the second daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, the last monarch of Russia, and of Tsarina Alexandra. She was born at the Peterhof, Saint Petersburg. She ...more

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Dmitri Shostakovich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich was a Russian composer and pianist, and a prominent figure of 20th-century music. Shostakovich achieved fame in the Soviet Union under the patronage of Soviet ...more

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Natalie Wood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, The Pride of the Family, Public Defender Natalie Wood was an American film and television actress best known for her screen roles in Miracle on 34th Street, Splendor in the Grass, Rebel Without a Cause, and West Side Story. After first ...more

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Leon Trotsky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Leon Trotsky was a Marxist revolutionary and theorist, Soviet politician, and the founder and first leader of the Red Army. Trotsky initially supported the Menshevik Internationalists faction of ...more

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Nicholas II of Russia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Nicholas II of Russia (Nikolai Aleksandrovich Romanov) (18 May[O.S. 6 May]1868 – 17 July[O.S. 4 July]1918) (Russian: Никола́й II, Nikolay II) was the last Emperor of Russia, King of Poland, and ...more

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Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia was the eldest daughter of the last autocratic ruler of the Russian Empire, Emperor Nicholas II, and of Empress Alexandra of Russia. Because Russia ...more

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Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Alexei Nikolaevich of the House of Romanov, was the Tsesarevich and heir apparent to the throne of the Russian Empire. He was the youngest child and only son of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress ...more

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Anton Yelchin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Huff Anton Viktorovich Yelchin is an American film and television actor. He began performing in the late 1990s, appearing in several television roles and the Hollywood films Along Came a Spider and ...more

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Lev Borisov is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
All Costs Paid Lev Ivanovich Borisov PAR was a Russian actor. Brother of Oleg Borisov. He was a People's Artist of Russia. Lev Borisov was buried at the Troyekurovskoye Cemetery.

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Margarita Levieva is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Revenge, Vanished, Allegiance Margarita Levieva is a Russian-American actress. Born in the Soviet Union, she was a competitive gymnast before going on to star in the films The Invisible, Adventureland, and Spread. On ...more

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Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikola... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia was the youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, the last sovereign of Imperial Russia, and his wife, Tsarina Alexandra Fyodorovna. Anastasia was a ...more

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George Sanders is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, The George Sanders Mystery Theater George Henry Sanders was an English film and television actor, singer-songwriter, music composer, and author. His career as an actor spanned more than 40 years. His upper-class English accent ...more

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Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia was the third daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Tsarina Alexandra Fyodorovna. In 1900 and later, her birthday came on June 27 new style. Her ...more

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Maria Sharapova is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Maria Yuryevna Sharapova is a Russian professional tennis player, who as of October 6, 2014 is ranked world No. 2 by the Women's Tennis Association. A United States resident since 1994, ...more

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Anna Kournikova is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Anna Sergeyevna Kournikova is a Russian retired professional tennis player. Her appearance and celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis stars worldwide, despite her never winning a ...more

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Mikhail Baryshnikov is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Sex and the City Mikhail Nikolayevich Baryshnikov, nicknamed "Misha", is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer, and actor born in the Soviet Union, often cited alongside Vaslav Nijinsky and Rudolf ...more

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Vladimir Lenin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, alias Lenin was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served as head of government of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic ...more

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Wacław Kowalski is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Czterdziestolatek, Dom, Janosik Wacław Kowalski was an actor.

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Andrei Panin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Sherlock Holmes Andrei Vladimirovich Panin was a Nika Award-nominated Russian actor appearing in film and television, and a director.

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Aleksandr Abdulov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
The Master and Margarita Aleksandr Gavrilovich Abdúlov was a notable Soviet/Russian actor. Aleksandr Abdulov went to school from 1960 to 1970 and upon graduating wanted to become a sportsman. However, Abdulov's ...more

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Kirill Lavrov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
The Master and Margarita Kirill Yuryevich Lavrov was a well-known Soviet and Russian film and theatre actor and director.

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Alexei Zhitnik is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Oleksiy Mykolaiovych "Alexei" Zhitnik is a Ukrainian-Russian former professional ice hockey defenceman. Zhitnik has played more games in the National Hockey League than any other ...more

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Nonna Mordyukova is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Noyabrina "Nonna" Viktorovna Mordyukova was a Soviet actress and People's Artist of the USSR. She was the star of films like director Denis Yevstigneyev's Mama and Nikita Mikhalkov's ...more

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Rudolf Nureyev is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
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, ...more

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Vladimir Putin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012. Putin previously served as President from 2000 to 2008, and as Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and ...more

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Garry Kasparov is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Garry Kimovich Kasparov is a Russian chess Grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, and political activist, considered by many to be the greatest chess player of all time. From 1986 ...more

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Vladimir Ilyin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
War and Peace Vladimir Adolfovich Ilyin is a Russian actor. He was awarded People's Artist of Russia in 1999.

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Eugene Mirman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Bob's Burgers, Flight of the Conchords, Delocated Eugene Boris Mirman is a Russian-born American comedian and writer. Mirman is known for playing Yvgeny Mirminsky on Delocated, and voicing Gene Belcher on the animated comedy Bob's Burgers.

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Mischa Auer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Mischa Auer was a Russian-born American actor who moved to Hollywood in the late 1920s. He first appeared in film in 1928. Auer had a long career playing in many of the era's best known films, ...more

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Maria Kirilenko is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Maria Yuryevna Kirilenko is a Russian tennis player and model. Kirilenko won the 2002 U.S. Open Girls' Singles and won her first WTA Tour title in 2005, defeating Anna-Lena Grönefeld in the ...more

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Michael Chekhov is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Mikhail Aleksandrovich "Michael" Chekhov was a Russian-American actor, director, author, and theatre practitioner. His acting technique has been used by actors such as Clint Eastwood, ...more

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Lucy Dubinchik is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Ha-Chatzer, A Touch Away, Michaela Lucy Dubinchik is an actress.

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Pavel Datsyuk is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Pavel Valerievich Datsyuk is a Russian professional ice hockey player and alternate captain for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League. He has won the Frank J. Selke Trophy in the ...more

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Vladimir Menshov is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Liquidation Vladimir Valentinovich Menshov is a Soviet and Russian actor and film director. He is noted for depicting the Russian everyman and working class life in his films. Like many other Russian ...more

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Sonya Levien is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Sonya Levien was a Russian screenwriter. She wrote for 72 films between 1921 and 1962. She won the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay in 1955 for the film Interrupted Melody. She was ...more

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Oksana Grishuk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Oksana Vladimirovna Grishuk is a Russian former competitive ice dancer. She is best known for her partnership with Evgeni Platov from 1989–1998. With Platov, she is a two-time Olympic champion, ...more

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Lila Kedrova is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Lila Kedrova, was a Russian-born French actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Zorba the Greek, and Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in ...more

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Ivy Bethune is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Father Murphy Ivy Bethune is an actress.

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Elena Dementieva is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Elena Viacheslavovna Dementieva is a retired Russian tennis player. Dementieva won the singles gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, having previously won the silver medal at the 2000 ...more

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Anna Sten is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Anna Sten was a Ukraine-born American actress. She began her career in stage plays and films in Russia before travelling to Germany, where she starred in several films. Her performances were ...more

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Vyacheslav Tikhonov is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Seventeen Moments of Spring Vyacheslav Vasilyevich Tikhonov was a Soviet and Russian actor whose best known role was as Soviet spy, Stierlitz in the television series Seventeen Moments of Spring. He was a recipient of ...more

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Grigori Rasputin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin was a Russian peasant, mystical faith healer and a trusted friend to the Tsar's family. He became an influential figure in Saint Petersburg, especially after August ...more

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Vladimir Mashkov is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Liquidation Vladimir Lvovich Mashkov, PAR is a Russian actor, known to Western audiences for his work in the 2001 film Behind Enemy Lines and 2011 film Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. Mashkov has also ...more

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Fedor Emelianenko is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Fedor Vladimirovich Emelianenko is a Russian politician and retired Heavyweight mixed martial artist, sambist, and judoka. He has won championships and accolades in multiple sports, most notably ...more

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Sofya Skya is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Limelight Sofya Skya is a Russian ballerina and actress. She attended Vaganova Ballet Academy and moved to Hollywood, California in 2007 to pursue a career in acting. In 2006, at the age of eighteen, Skya ...more

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Anatoli Papanov is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Nu, pogodi! Anatoli Dmitrievich Papanov was a popular Soviet film and theatre actor. Papanov starred in some of the best and well-known Soviet films, often together with his friend, Andrei Mironov. Mostly ...more

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Anna Kuzina is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Univer. Novaya Obschaga Anna Kuzina is an actress.

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Miroslava Karpovich is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Russia
Daddy's Daughters Miroslava Olegovna Karpovich; March 1, 1986 is a Russian actress of Ukrainian origin. She is best known for her role as Maria Vasnetsova in "Daddy's Daughters".