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List of famous film actors and actresses from Russia, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Russia 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 Russian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Russia and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

This list has a variety of film actors, like Fyodor Odinokov and Olga Gobzeva, in it.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Russia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Russian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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Natalie Wood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
West Side Story, The Searchers, Rebel Without a Cause
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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Svetlana Khodchenkova is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
The Wolverine, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Kilometer Zero
Svetlana Khodchenkova is an actress.
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Gérard Depardieu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Life of Pi, The Man in the Iron Mask, Last Holiday
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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George Sanders is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
The Jungle Book, All About Eve, Rebecca
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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Oleg Anofriyev is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Scarlet Sails, Tale of Time Lost, Back in the USSR
Oleg Anofriev is an actor.
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Anastasia Zavorotnyuk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
The Apocalypse Code, Likhaya parochka, Mamy
Anastasia Zavorotnyuk is an actress.
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Ekaterina Vasilyeva is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Lev Tolstoy, Bumbarash, All That Really Matters
Ekaterina Vasileva is an actress.
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Mikhail Yefremov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
The Irony of Fate 2, 12, Black Lightning
Mikhail Olegovich Yefremov is a Russian film and stage actor, Meritorious Artist of Russian Federation. Mikhail is the son of People's Artist of the USSR Oleg Yefremov and Sovremennik Theatre ...more
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Suzanne Pleshette is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
The Birds, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, Support Your Local Gunfighter
Suzanne Pleshette was an American actress and voice actress. After beginning her career in the theatre, she began appearing in films in the early 1960s, such as Rome Adventure and Alfred ...more
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Nikita Mikhalkov is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Burnt by the Sun, The Barber of Siberia, At Home Among Strangers
Nikita Sergeyevich Mikhalkov is a Soviet and Russian filmmaker, actor, and head of the Russian Cinematographers' Union. Mikhalkov was born in Moscow into the distinguished, artistic Mikhalkov ...more
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Sergei Prokofiev is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor. As the creator of acknowledged masterpieces across numerous musical genres, he is regarded as one of the major ...more
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Leon Trotsky is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
The Russian Revolution, The Assassination of Trotsky, Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna
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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Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaev... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
National Geographic Presents: Mystery of the Romanovs, The Revenge of the Romanovs , The Russian Revolution
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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Nicholas II of Russia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty
Nicholas II of Russia was the last Emperor of Russia, King of Poland, and Grand Duke of Finland. He ruled from 1894 until his forced abdication in 1917. Nicholas proved unable to manage a ...more
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Mikhail Boyarskiy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Taras Bulba, A Man from the Boulevard des Capucines, The Return of the Musketeers
Mikhail Sergeevich Boyarsky is a Soviet Russian actor and singer. He is best known for playing swashbucklers in historical adventure films; the role of d'Artagnan in the 1978 Soviet adaptation ...more
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Anton Yelchin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Smurfs
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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Valeri Nikolayev is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
The Terminal, The Saint, U Turn
Valery Valeryevich Nikolaev is a Russian actor. He performed in more than thirty films since 1977.
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Anatoly Kubatsky is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Anatoly Kubatsky Jack Frost, Vechera na khutore bliz Dikanki, Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors
Anatoli Kubatsky was an actor.
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Alexander Borisovich Belyavsky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
The Sum of All Fears, The Irony of Fate 2, The Irony of Fate
Alexander Borisovich Belyavsky was a Soviet/Russian actor who appeared in more than one hundred films. Belyavsky was also the first presenter of the hugely popular TV Show The 13 Chairs Tavern. ...more
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Andrei Smirnov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Elena, Idiot: Vol. 1, The Delegation
Andrei Smirnov is a Russian actor and film director who is known for directing the films Angel, Belarus Station and Autumn. He was a member of the jury at the 38th Berlin International Film ...more
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Sergei Rachmaninoff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. Rachmaninoff is widely considered as one of the finest pianists of his day and, as a composer, one of the last ...more
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Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film 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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Yuri Stepanov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Yuri Stepanov Cargo 200, Artistka, Dead Man's Bluff
Yuri Stepanov was a Russian film and theater actor, who worked at the Theater workshop of Piotr Fomenko. He was a winner of several theatrical awards and appeared in productions of the Piotr ...more
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Nikita is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Orgazmo, Tarzan X, Coming to Beverly Hills
Nikita is a pornographic actress.
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Dave Apollon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Russia
Dave Apollon Merry Go Round of 1938
Dave Apollon was a Russian mandolin player. Today Dave Apollon is regarded as one of the most innovative and influential mandolinists of the Twentieth Century, whose more notable ...more