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Akim Tamiroff

Actor | * 10/29/1899 († 72, 09/17/1972) | Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia]
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Akim Mikhailovich Tamiroff (born Hovakim Tamiryants; October 29, 1899 – September 17, 1972) was an Armenian-American actor. He was nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performances in The General Died at Dawn (1936) and For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), and the latter won him the first Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. Tamiroff appeared in at least 80 American motion pictures in a career spanning thirty-seven years. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Akim Tamiroff

2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with Akim Tamiroff as Actor(122)

as Dino's Friend (archive footage)1993 La Classe américaine
as Sancho Panza1992 Don Quixote
as Sancho Panza1972 Don Quixote
as Papa (Juan's father)1969 The Great Bank Robbery
as Du Harpin1969 Marquis de Sade: Justine
as Papa Bear1969 Then Came Bronson
as Pigsty / Dean Light1968 A Man Called Amen
as Sergeant1968 Great Catherine
as Uncle Egidio1968 The Girl Who Couldn't Say No
as Basilio1967 A Rose for Everyone
as Max Portesi1966 Adultery Italian Style
as Hotel Proprietor1966 Hotel Paradiso
as Cesare1966 Our Husbands
as Prof. Hans Koniglich1966 The Vulture
as Okra1966 After the Fox
as Tanamashu1966 Lt. Robin Crusoe U.S.N.
as Monsignor Arendi (segment "Monsignor Cupido")1965 The Dolls
as Frank Kramer1965 Crime on a Summer Morning
as The Old Man of the Mountain1965 Marco the Magnificent
as Schomberg1965 Lord Jim
as Henri Dickson1965 Alphaville
as Sheriek1965 The Liquidator
as Pandowski1964 Panic Button
as Gerven the Cook1964 Topkapi
as Marquis de Vigogne1964 The Black Tulip
as Bloch1962 The Trial
as Bishop Durso1962 The Reluctant Saint
as Mielski Zasloba1962 Invasion 1700
as Teiresias1961 The Bacchantes
as Khan of the Tartars1961 Ursus and the Tartar Princess
as O Zingaro1961 Seduction Of The South
as Vadim Romanoff1961 Romanoff and Juliet
as Play director1961 The Last Judgment
as Spyros Acebos1960 Ocean's Eleven
as The Merchant1959 Desert Desperadoes
as 'Uncle' Joe Grandi1958 Touch of Evil
as Szabuniewicz1958 Me and the Colonel
as Boris Adreivich Chernov1956 Anastasia
as Odo the Gypsy1956 The Black Sleep
as Jakob Zouk1955 Mr. Arkadin
as The Uncle1955 The Widow
as Capt George One1954 They Who Dare
as Pvt. Plevko1953 Desert Legion
as Lt. Glysko1949 Outpost in Morocco
as Gitano1949 Black Magic
as Mr. Grumbach1948 My Girl Tisa
as Joe Faringo1948 Relentless
as Nick Jammey1947 The Gangster
as Chato Vasquez1947 Fiesta
as Emile Vernet1946 A Scandal in Paris
as Jim Arnold1945 Pardon My Past
as Prince Gregory Stroganovsky1944 Can't Help Singing
as Wu Lien1944 Dragon Seed
as Popoff1943 His Butler's Sister
as The Lamb (voice) (uncredited)1942 Reap the Wild Wind
as Pablo1942 Tortilla Flat
as Stefan Janowski1941 New York Town
as Baron Colonna1941 The Corsican Brothers
as Dan Duroc1940 North West Mounted Police
as The Boss1940 The Great McGinty
as Paul Kriza1940 The Way of All Flesh
as Joe Easter1940 Untamed
as Dr. 'Tubby' Forster1939 Disputed Passage
as Tony, the Window Washer1939 Honeymoon in Bali
as Mayor Peter Karloca1939 Paris Honeymoon
as Jules LaCroix / President Alvarado1939 The Magnificent Fraud
as Fiesta1939 Union Pacific
as Frank Baturin1939 King of Chinatown
as Dominique You1938 The Buccaneer
as Red Skain1938 Spawn of the North
as Stephan Recka1938 Dangerous to Know
as Mike Balan1938 Ride a Crooked Mile
as Big Ed Bullock1937 Her Husband Lies
as Ivan Ogareff1937 The Soldier and the Lady
as Steve Kalkas1937 King of Gamblers
as Joe Varese1937 High, Wide and Handsome
as The Great Gambini1937 The Great Gambini
as Tartar Chieftain1937 This Way Please
as himself1936 Breakdowns of 1936
as Joe Ramirez de la Valle1936 Woman Trap
as Avilia1936 Desire
as Dr. Zaranoff1936 The Story of Louis Pasteur
as Carlo Cibo1936 Anthony Adverse
as General Yang1936 The General Died at Dawn
as Karen Neg1936 The Jungle Princess
as Cafe Manager1935 Paris in Spring
as Mexican in La Cucaracha Cantina1935 Go Into Your Dance
as Spellek1935 The Gay Deception
as Romanoff1935 China Seas
as Guiseppe1935 The Winning Ticket
as Chef at Wedding (uncredited)1935 Reckless
as Taxi Driver1935 Two-Fisted
as Otamanu, emir of Gopal1935 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
as Manager at Maxim's1935 The Merry Widow
as Rudolpho1935 Naughty Marietta
as Deaf-Mute Bus Passenger (uncredited)1934 Fugitive Lovers
as Mr. Slavko (uncredited)1934 Straight Is the Way
as General Salazaro1934 The Captain Hates the Sea
as Bit Part (uncredited)1934 The Scarlet Empress
as Peter Korotoff1934 Whom the Gods Destroy
as Poupolis (uncredited)1934 Lady by Choice
as Pedro (uncredited)1934 Queen Christina
as Manager of Hotel1934 Here Is My Heart
as Riccori - Cafe Owner1934 Sadie McKee
as French Jeweller1934 Now and Forever
as Pablo, the Ranch Chef1934 Chained
as Paul Wengler1934 The Great Flirtation
as Hotel desk clerk1933 Clear All Wires!
as Adjutant1933 The Devil's in Love
as Delegate to the Debt Conference (uncredited)1933 Gabriel Over the White House
as Gypsy Fiddler1933 Storm at Daybreak

TV Shows/Series with Akim Tamiroff as Actor(9)


Citizenship: Soviet Union (former country)
Born: Sunday, 10/29 1899 (October) in Tbilisi
Died: Sunday, 09/17 1972 (September) in Palm Springs (aged: 72)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Spouses (current/former): Tamara Shayne
Other names for Akim Tamiroff (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Akim Tamirof"
"Akin Tamiroff"
"Аким Тамирофф"
"A. Tamiroff"
Akim Tamiroff frequently works together with these people:
Hans Dreier (25x, Crew)
Orson Welles (22x, Actor)
Edith Head (13x, Crew)
Cecil B. DeMille (10x, Crew)
Cedric Gibbons (9x, Crew)
Lynne Overman (9x, Actor)
Douglas Shearer (8x, Crew)
William LeBaron (8x, Crew)
Roland Anderson (8x, Crew)
Lewis Milestone (8x, Crew)
Lamont Johnson (7x, Crew)
Arthur Hiller (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1684, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/17/2020