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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. She played Arkadina in The Seagull (1898), played Elena in the Moscow premiere of Uncle Vanya (1899), and was the first to play Masha in Three Sisters (1901) and Madame Ranevskaya in The Cherry Orchard (1904). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olga Knipper has received more than 188,089 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Olga Knipper is the 919th most popular actor (down from 817th in 2019), the 481st most popular biography from Russia (down from 420th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian Actor.

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Among actors, Olga Knipper ranks 919 out of 9,996Before her are Gary Busey, Kathleen Turner, Grace Zabriskie, Max Schreck, Stewart Granger, and David Graf. After her are Til Schweiger, Randolph Scott, Anne Parillaud, Frank Oz, Yvette Guilbert, and Chris Evans.

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Among people born in 1868, Olga Knipper ranks 56Before her are Gustav Noske, Pompeu Fabra, Franz Ritter von Epp, Empress Dowager Longyu, Émile Chartier, and Jane Avril. After her are Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, Paul Otlet, Henry Bergman, Ernst Linder, Alice Keppel, and W. E. B. Du Bois. Among people deceased in 1959, Olga Knipper ranks 37Before her are Alfred Kubin, Mario Lanza, Wanda Landowska, Rudolf Caracciola, Ernest Bloch, and Sidney Bechet. After her are Carlos Saavedra Lamas, D. F. Malan, Ichirō Hatoyama, Sisavang Vong, Edmond Debeaumarché, and Jean Behra.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Olga Knipper ranks 481 out of 3,262Before her are Alexander Grin (1880), Viktor Suvorov (1947), Daniil Kharms (1905), Werner Ostendorff (1903), Konstantin Simonov (1915), and Afanasy Nikitin (1500). After her are Aleksandr Dugin (1962), Filipp Golikov (1900), Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909), Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (1864), Pavel Milyukov (1859), and Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov (1806).

Among ACTORS In Russia

Among actors born in Russia, Olga Knipper ranks 7Before her are Yul Brynner (1920), Armin Mueller-Stahl (1930), Lila Kedrova (1918), Michael Chekhov (1891), Yuri Nikulin (1921), and Leonid Kuravlyov (1936). After her are Sacha Guitry (1885), Vyacheslav Tikhonov (1928), Yevgeny Leonov (1926), Andrei Mironov (1941), Lyubov Orlova (1902), and George Sanders (1906).

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