Anatoli Papanov

1922 - 1987

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Anatoli Dmitriyevich Papanov (Russian: Анатолий Дмитриевич Папанов, romanized: Anatoliy Dmitriyevich Papanov; 31 October 1922 – 5 August 1987) was a Soviet and Russian actor, drama teacher, and theatre director at the Moscow Satire Theatre where he served for almost 40 years. A prominent character actor, Papanov is mostly remembered for his comedy roles in a duo with his friend Andrei Mironov, although he had many dramatic roles as well. As a voice actor he contributed to over hundred cartoons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anatoli Papanov has received more than 124,976 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Anatoli Papanov is the 1,619th most popular actor (up from 1,699th in 2019), the 782nd most popular biography from Russia (up from 805th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Russian Actor.

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Among actors, Anatoli Papanov ranks 1,619 out of 13,578Before him are Maria Montez, Felicia Montealegre Bernstein, Marcel Dalio, Laura Linney, El Risitas, and Anna May Wong. After him are Allan Edwall, Linda Kozlowski, Daliah Lavi, Paul Scofield, Lynn Redgrave, and Marie Dubois.

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Among people born in 1922, Anatoli Papanov ranks 147Before him are Fikret Amirov, Dilip Kumar, Tadeusz Borowski, Manolis Glezos, Felicia Montealegre Bernstein, and Sōsuke Uno. After him are Paul Scofield, Susanna Agnelli, Kevin Roche, Margherita Hack, Alan Perlis, and Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer. Among people deceased in 1987, Anatoli Papanov ranks 84Before him are Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover, Salim Ali, Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu, Asim Ferhatović, Masatoshi Nakayama, and Yasuo Haruyama. After him are Lorne Greene, J. P. Guilford, Konstantinos Tsatsos, Alfred Bester, Alejandro Scopelli, and Yves Allégret.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Anatoli Papanov ranks 782 out of 3,761Before him are Rachel Bluwstein (1890), Mintimer Shaimiev (1937), Boris Shakhlin (1932), Aleksey Arakcheyev (1769), Sergei Novikov (1938), and Nikolay Krylov (1903). After him are Musa Cälil (1906), Eduard Uspensky (1937), Nikolai Voznesensky (1903), Eduard Streltsov (1937), Ivan Goremykin (1839), and Vasily Polenov (1844).

Among ACTORS In Russia

Among actors born in Russia, Anatoli Papanov ranks 19Before him are George Sanders (1906), Oleg Popov (1930), Inna Churikova (1943), Andrei Mironov (1941), Mikhail Ulyanov (1927), and Alisa Freindlich (1934). After him are Aleksey Batalov (1928), Ivan Mosjoukine (1889), Leonid Kuravlyov (1936), Irina Miroshnichenko (1942), Oleg Tabakov (1935), and Tatiana Samoilova (1934).

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