Donatas Banionis

1924 - 2014

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Donatas Banionis (28 April 1924 – 4 September 2014) was a Lithuanian Soviet actor. He has more than 80 credited roles in cinema and is best known for his performance in the lead role of Tarkovsky's Solaris as Kris Kelvin. He was born in Kaunas, Lithuania.Banionis began his career with some films in Lithuanian, but he would later play mainly in Russian language films (although his voice was dubbed by Russian actors). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Donatas Banionis has received more than 88,758 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Donatas Banionis is the 1,751st most popular actor (down from 1,513th in 2019), the 59th most popular biography from Lithuania (down from 55th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Lithuanian Actor.

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Among actors, Donatas Banionis ranks 1,751 out of 10,030Before him are Candy Darling, Ida Lupino, Musidora, Hans Albers, Teresa Wright, and Jason Miller. After him are Cynthia Nixon, Mack Swain, Raymond Burr, Jennifer Coolidge, Mako, and Lorraine Bracco.

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Among people born in 1924, Donatas Banionis ranks 152Before him are Ken Tyrrell, Gohar Gasparyan, Franco Basaglia, Friaça, Alice Babs, and Marcel Broodthaers. After him are Max Roach, Haim Bar-Lev, Grégoire Kayibanda, Tatiana Nikolayeva, Sylvia Miles, and Cicely Tyson. Among people deceased in 2014, Donatas Banionis ranks 126Before him are Gloria Leonard, Tatiana Samoilova, Ralph Waite, Horace Silver, Alice Babs, and Cristina Deutekom. After him are Alexander Imich, Carlos Borges, Jorge María Mejía, Paul Wild, Charlie Haden, and Assi Dayan.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Donatas Banionis ranks 59 out of 235Before him are Gitanas Nausėda (1964), Arvydas Sabonis (1964), Bernard Berenson (1865), Jonas Basanavičius (1851), Antanas Merkys (1887), and Daumantas of Pskov (1240). After him are Hermann Sudermann (1857), Audrys Bačkis (1937), Stanisław Bułak-Bałachowicz (1883), Ieronim Uborevich (1896), Aleksandras Stulginskis (1885), and Jerzy Radziwiłł (1556).

Among ACTORS In Lithuania

Among actors born in Lithuania, Donatas Banionis ranks 2Before him are Laurence Harvey (1928). After him are Jacques Sernas (1925), Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė (1963), and Cornell Borchers (1925).

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