Olga Knipper

1868 - 1959

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Olga Leonardovna Knipper-Chekhova (Russian: Ольга Леонардовна Книппер-Чехова; 21 September [O.S. 9 September] 1868 – 22 March 1959) was a Russian and Soviet stage actress. She was married to Anton Chekhov. Knipper was among the 39 original members of the Moscow Art Theatre when it was formed by Konstantin Stanislavski in 1898. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olga Knipper has received more than 224,071 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Olga Knipper is the 937th most popular actor (down from 916th in 2019), the 486th most popular biography from Russia (down from 479th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian Actor.

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Among actors, Olga Knipper ranks 937 out of 13,578Before her are John Turturro, Sebastian Shaw, Kenny Baker, Cesar Romero, Hou Hsiao-hsien, and Jesper Christensen. After her are Josephine Chaplin, Michelle Rodriguez, Ryan Reynolds, Corinne Cléry, Audrey Tautou, and Catherine O'Hara.

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Among people born in 1868, Olga Knipper ranks 56Before her are Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, Magnus Hirschfeld, Princess Anastasia of Montenegro, James Brendan Connolly, Eleanor H. Porter, and Jane Avril. After her are Louis Couturat, Émile Chartier, Franz Ritter von Epp, Paul Otlet, Francis Jammes, and Ahmed Shawqi. Among people deceased in 1959, Olga Knipper ranks 36Before her are Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Infanta Maria Antonia of Portugal, Wanda Landowska, Rudolf Caracciola, Sidney Bechet, and Ethel Barrymore. After her are Edmond Debeaumarché, Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, D. F. Malan, Ichirō Hatoyama, Barthélemy Boganda, and Cecil B. DeMille.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Olga Knipper ranks 486 out of 3,761Before her are Sergey Mikhalkov (1913), Filipp Golikov (1900), Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899), Edith Södergran (1892), Vladimir Bekhterev (1857), and Prince Albert of Prussia (1809). After her are Valentin Pavlov (1937), Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay (1846), Sergei Taneyev (1856), Vera Zasulich (1849), Mikhail Gurevich (1892), and Viktor Suvorov (1947).

Among ACTORS In Russia

Among actors born in Russia, Olga Knipper ranks 7Before her are Yul Brynner (1920), Armin Mueller-Stahl (1930), Michael Chekhov (1891), Lila Kedrova (1918), Sacha Guitry (1885), and Yuri Nikulin (1921). After her are Vyacheslav Tikhonov (1928), Yury Solomin (1935), Lyubov Orlova (1902), Yevgeny Leonov (1926), Innokenty Smoktunovsky (1925), and George Sanders (1906).

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