Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy

Actor | * 07/23/1946 († 49, 12/03/1995) | Rostov-na-Donu, Rostovskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR [now Russia]
Alexander Leonidovich Kaidanovsky (Russian: Алекса́ндр Леони́дович Кайдано́вский; 23 July 1946 — 3 December 1995) was a Soviet and Russian actor and film director. His best known roles are in films such as At Home Among Strangers (1974), The Bodyguard (1979) and Stalker (1979). Prior to pursuing an acting career, Kaidanovsky attended technical college where he was training to become a welder. Apparently a prospect of becoming a worker did not appeal to him and in 1965 he started studying acting at The Rostov Theatre School and the Schukin Institute in Moscow. Before completing the course he took his first part in the film The Mysterious Wall (1967) and upon graduation in 1969, he worked as stage actor. In 1985 he directed A Simple Death, which was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival. Kaidanovsky made his theatre debut at the Vakhtangov Theatre in 1969. In 1971 he was invited to join the Moscow Arts Theatre, the best classical theatre in Russia, a rare privilege for a... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Science Fiction | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy

Honored Artist of The Russian Federation

Movies with Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy as Actor(32)

1996 Прибытие поезда
as Maxim1994 Magic Hunter
as Damian1993 The Devil's Breath
as Himself, Tarkovsky's actor1992 Parajanov: The Last Spring
as Narrator (voice)1988 The Pass
as Philip Lombard1987 Ten Little Indians
as Valentin Orlov1982 Kafedra
as Stalker1979 Stalker
as Tom Nowak1979 Pilot Pirx's Inquest
1978 Кто поедет в Трускавец?
as Vrach1978 The Turning Point
as Zimin1977 Golden River
1975 Следую своим курсом
1975 Дети Ванюшина
as Zimin1975 The Lost Expedition
as Поручик Лемке1974 At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own
as Вольф1973 Failure of Engineer Garin
as Черт1972 Математик и чёрт
as Messenger1971 The Fifteenth Spring
as Джэк Стэплтон1971 Собака Баскервилей
as Sergeant1970 A Quiet Day at War's End

TV Shows/Series with Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy as Actor(2)

as Himself - archiveFootage1993 Чтобы помнили
as Борис Миркин1971 Investigation Held by ZnaToKi

Movies with Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy as Crew(9)

Directing/Director1988 Kerosene Salesman's Wife
Writing/Writer1988 Kerosene Salesman's Wife
Directing/Director1987 A guest
Writing/Writer1987 A guest
Directing/Director1985 A Simple Death
Writing/Writer1985 A Simple Death
Directing/Director1984 Jonah, or the Artist at Work
Writing/Writer1984 Jonah, or the Artist at Work
Directing/Director1983 The Garden

Additional Information

Citizenship: Soviet Union (former country), Russia
Born: 07/23/1946 in Rostov-on-Don
Died: 12/03/1995 in Moscow (aged: 49)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: Russian (RU)
Educated at: Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute, Top Courses for Scriptwriters and Film Directors, Moscow Art Theatre School
Employer: Vakhtangov Theatre, Moscow Art Theatre, Malaya Bronnaya Theatre, Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute
Spouses (current/former): Yevgeniya Simonova, Inna Janovna Pivars
Children: Zoya Kaydanovskaya
Other names for Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Александр Кайдановский"
"Aleksandr Kaydanovsky"
"Aleksandr Kajdanovsky"
"Кайдановский Александр Леонидович"
"Alexander Kaidanovsky"
"Александр Леонидович Кайдановский"
"Alexander Leonidowitsch Kaidanowski"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:171925, Added: 07/09/2018, Last updated: 03/14/2019