Konstantin Stanislavski

1863 - 1938

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Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavski (Russian: Константин Сергеевич Станиславский, IPA: [kənstɐnʲˈtʲin sʲɪrˈɡʲejɪvʲɪtɕ stənʲɪˈslafskʲɪj]; né Alekseyev; 17 January [O.S. 5 January] 1863 – 7 August 1938) was a seminal Soviet Russian theatre practitioner. He was widely recognized as an outstanding character actor, and the many productions that he directed garnered him a reputation as one of the leading theatre directors of his generation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Konstantin Stanislavski has received more than 1,882,843 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Konstantin Stanislavski is the 30th most popular film director (down from 27th in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Russia (down from 76th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Russian Film Director.

Konstantin Stanislavski was a Russian actor, director, and theatre practitioner. He is most famous for his work in developing the system of acting known as "method acting."

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Over the past year Konstantin Stanislavski has had the most page views in the with 322,789 views, followed by English (223,272), and Spanish (50,561). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Azerbaijani (62,600.00%), Egyptian Arabic (184.98%), and Haitian (136.09%)


Among film directors, Konstantin Stanislavski ranks 30 out of 2,041Before him are Bernardo Bertolucci, Agnès Varda, Georges Méliès, Michelangelo Antonioni, George Lucas, and Miloš Forman. After him are Fritz Lang, Roger Vadim, Quentin Tarantino, Andrzej Wajda, Tinto Brass, and Tim Burton.

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Among people born in 1863, Konstantin Stanislavski ranks 7Before him are Edvard Munch, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Henry Ford, Pierre de Coubertin, Swami Vivekananda, and Paul Signac. After him are Arthur Henderson, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Pietro Mascagni, Henry van de Velde, David Lloyd George, and Constantine P. Cavafy. Among people deceased in 1938, Konstantin Stanislavski ranks 6Before him are Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Edmund Husserl, Karel Čapek, Georges Méliès, and Charles Édouard Guillaume. After him are Nikolai Bukharin, Kanō Jigorō, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Béla Kun, and Faustina Kowalska.

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Among people born in Russia, Konstantin Stanislavski ranks 80 out of 3,761Before him are Yevgeny Prigozhin (1961), Anna of Russia (1693), Paul Karrer (1889), Andrei Rublev (1360), Ivan III of Russia (1440), and Anna Pavlova (1881). After him are Boris Godunov (1552), Michael of Russia (1596), Feodor I of Russia (1557), Alexander Suvorov (1730), Alexander Scriabin (1871), and Alexander Kerensky (1881).


Among film directors born in Russia, Konstantin Stanislavski ranks 2Before him are Andrei Tarkovsky (1932). After him are Nikita Mikhalkov (1945), Vsevolod Meyerhold (1874), Andrei Konchalovsky (1937), Genndy Tartakovsky (1970), Lev Kuleshov (1899), Vsevolod Pudovkin (1893), Leonid Gaidai (1923), Elem Klimov (1933), Eldar Ryazanov (1927), and Ladislas Starevich (1882).


Singer Who Fell
Meet A 105-year-old Olga Markovna Kolyadenko, a former Bolshoi theater opera singer and the only remaining student of director Konstantin Stanislavsky. She still teaches vocals in her Moscow apartment. Konstantin Stanislavsky, who taught Olga Kolyadenko, created the famous acting system that was later adapted in the USA by Lee Strasberg.
Listen to Me Marlon
With exclusive access to his extraordinary unseen and unheard personal archive including hundreds of hours of audio recorded over the course of his life, this is the definitive Marlon Brando cinema documentary. Charting his exceptional career as an actor and his extraordinary life away from the stage and screen with Brando himself as your guide, the film will fully explore the complexities of the man by telling the story uniquely from Marlon's perspective, entirely in his own voice. No talking heads, no interviewees, just Brando on Brando and life.
Stanislavski: Lust for Life
A story about Konstantin Sergeievich Stanislavski, a twentieth-century theatre genius. Owing to his powerful extraordinary talent he managed to stay a true artist and a free spirit within the harsh Soviet system. In the film contemporary theater and film directors (Kirill Serebrennikov, Katie Mitchell, Lev Dodin and others) show how Stanislavski's method affects their everyday work. Each of the directors finds his or her own reflection in the mirror of his genius. In search of an answer to the question whether modern theatre really needs Stanislavski they discover that art lacks its most essential part – the human being.