Faina Ranevskaya

Actor, Film actor

1896 – 1984

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Who was Faina Ranevskaya?

Faina Georgievna Ranevskaya is recognized as one of the greatest Soviet actresses in both tragedy and comedy. She was also famous for her aphorisms.

She acted in plays by Anton Chekhov, Aleksandr Ostrovsky, Maxim Gorky, Ivan Krylov, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Leo Tolstoy, and others. Unfortunately, our judgement of her theater performances must come mostly from photos as only her three final performances of Make Way for Tomorrow by Vina Delmar, Truth is Good, but Happiness is Better by Aleksandr Ostrovsky, The Curious Savage by John Patrick were filmed. Faina Ranevskaya is more known to a wide audience as a cinema actress by her performance in such films as Pyshka, The Man in a Shell, Mechta, Vesna, Zolushka, Elephant and String and many more.

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Born
Aug 27, 1896
Taganrog
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • Soviet Union
Profession
Died
Jul 19, 1984
Moscow
Resting place
Donskoy Monastery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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