Galina Volchek

1933 - 2019

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Galina Borisovna (Berovna) Volchek (Russian: Гали́на Бори́совна Во́лчек; 19 December 1933 – 26 December 2019) was a Soviet and Russian stage and film actress, theater director and pedagogue. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Galina Volchek has received more than 72,414 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Galina Volchek is the 4,194th most popular actor (up from 4,535th in 2019), the 1,685th most popular biography from Russia (up from 1,716th in 2019) and the 86th most popular Russian Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 72k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.75

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Galina Volchek has had the most page views in the with 207,729 views, followed by English (13,008), and Ukrainian (3,394). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are English (83.16%), Volapük (64.68%), and Russian (50.94%)


Among actors, Galina Volchek ranks 4,194 out of 13,578Before her are Carla Del Poggio, Noah Taylor, Reginald Owen, Franchot Tone, Cha Seung-won, and Edmund Purdom. After her are Sivaji Ganesan, Irma Serrano, Lori Loughlin, Jung Woo-sung, Iya Savvina, and Won Bin.

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Among people born in 1933, Galina Volchek ranks 327Before her are Sergio Pitol, Chuck Grassley, Arnold Koller, Giuliano Sarti, Muhamed Mujić, and Bobby Helms. After her are Irma Serrano, Imre Nagy, Knut Johannesen, Tsai Chin, Wayne Rogers, and Erik Hornung. Among people deceased in 2019, Galina Volchek ranks 299Before her are Imata Kabua, Princess Alix of Luxembourg, Rudi Assauer, Sushma Swaraj, Alessandra Panaro, and Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba. After her are Gunder Bengtsson, Charles Kittel, Carolee Schneemann, Fred Bongusto, Ivan Dimitrov, and George Fernandes.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Galina Volchek ranks 1,685 out of 3,761Before her are Dmitry Grave (1863), Boris Andreyev (1915), Lyudmila Karachkina (1948), Aleksei Losev (1893), Aleksei Arbuzov (1908), and Veikko Karvonen (1926). After her are Alexander Serafimovich (1863), Semyon Frank (1877), Iya Savvina (1936), Gleb Uspensky (1843), Andrey Voronikhin (1759), and Geydar Dzhemal (1947).

Among ACTORS In Russia

Among actors born in Russia, Galina Volchek ranks 86Before her are Inna Makarova (1926), Aleksandr Belyavsky (1932), Sergey Shakurov (1942), Nikolai Burlyayev (1946), Zoya Fyodorova (1909), and Boris Andreyev (1915). After her are Iya Savvina (1936), Valeri Zolotukhin (1941), Marina Ladynina (1908), Irina Alfyorova (1951), Andrei Smirnov (1941), and Oleg Anofriyev (1930).

Television and Movie Roles

Beware of the Car!
An insurance agent who moonlights as a carthief steals cars various crooks and never from the common people. He sells the stolen cars and gives the money to charity. His best friend, a cop, is assigned to bring in this modern robin hood.
King Lear
King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for support to his remaining daughters. But Goneril and Regan have no love for him and instead plot to take all his power from him. In a parallel, Lear's loyal courtier Gloucester favors his illegitimate son Edmund after being told lies about his faithful son Edgar. Madness and tragedy befall both ill-starred fathers.
Autumn Marathon
Варвара Никитична, «Дюймовочка», однокурсница Бузыкина
Andrey Pavlovich Buzykin, who makes a living by teaching at an institute and translating English literature, is cheating on his wife. Buzykin's main problem is that he's a kind man with a weak character. The lies he is telling his wife all the time are inconvincing, but he never has the courage to tell her the truth. His lover, Alla, is aware of his family life, but gets offended when, for example, he cannot meet her so that he doesn't come home late, or when he doesn't want to go home in a new jacket she gives him to avoid having to explain to his wife. Alla and Nina, Andrei's wife, both leave him, forgive him, and return to him at the same time, and Andrei continues with this kind of life, full of suffering and deceit. Finally, both women are so fed up with his lies that they don't believe him even when he is telling the truth...