Elya Baskin

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Ilya Zalmanovich Baskin (Russian: Илья (Элиа) Залманович Баскин; born 11 August 1950), known professionally as Elya Baskin, is a Russian–American character actor. He first gained attention for his role in Moscow on the Hudson (1984), as Robin Williams' character's best friend. He is also known for playing Peter Parker's landlord, Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elya Baskin has received more than 407,400 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Elya Baskin is the 2,293rd most popular actor (down from 2,162nd in 2019), the 77th most popular biography from Latvia (down from 67th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Latvian Actor.

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Among actors, Elya Baskin ranks 2,293 out of 10,030Before him are Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ciara, Tia Carrere, Lulu, Dana Andrews, and Harry Langdon. After him are Glynis Johns, Dennis Weaver, Jack Arnold, Anne Heche, Selma Blair, and Adile Naşit.

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Among people born in 1950, Elya Baskin ranks 176Before him are Mirko Cvetković, Angry Grandpa, Joe Johnston, Angelo Branduardi, Natsagiin Bagabandi, and Ken Robinson. After him are Eric Maskin, Alan Tam, Joyce Banda, Haris Alexiou, Tommy Aldridge, and Amos Gitai.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Elya Baskin ranks 77 out of 242Before him are Anatole Abragam (1914), Alexander Kovalevsky (1840), Jānis Rudzutaks (1887), Kristjan Jaak Peterson (1801), Karl Davydov (1838), and Georg August Schweinfurth (1836). After him are Yeshayahu Leibowitz (1903), Vitas (1979), Johann Anton Güldenstädt (1745), Juris Hartmanis (1928), Lina Stern (1878), and Jacob W. Davis (1831).

Among ACTORS In Latvia

Among actors born in Latvia, Elya Baskin ranks 2Before him are Solomon Mikhoels (1890). After him are Vija Artmane (1929), Arkady Raikin (1911), Heinz Erhardt (1909), Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov (1948), Laima Vaikule (1954), Rutanya Alda (1942), and Ksenia Solo (1987).

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