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Sergei Bondarchuk

1920 - 1994

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Sergei Fyodorovich Bondarchuk ГСТ HaCCP (Russian: Сергей Фёдорович Бондарчук, IPA: [sʲɪrˈɡʲej ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪdʑ bəndɐrˈtɕuk]; Ukrainian: Сергі́й Федорович Бондарчук, romanized: Serhiy Fedorovych Bondarchuk; 25 September 1920 – 20 October 1994) was a Soviet and Russian actor, film director, and screenwriter of Ukrainian, Bulgarian and Serbian origin who was one of the leading figures of Russian cinema of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. He is known for his sweeping period dramas, including the internationally acclaimed four-part adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace and the Napoleonic War epic Waterloo. Bondarchuk's work won him numerous international accolades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergei Bondarchuk has received more than 447,631 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Sergei Bondarchuk is the 153rd most popular film director (up from 178th in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 117th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Ukrainian Film Director.

Sergei Bondarchuk is most famous for his work as a film director, primarily for his adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace.

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Among film directors, Sergei Bondarchuk ranks 153 out of 1,581Before him are Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Jan Švankmajer, Ed Wood, Joris Ivens, Robert Wise, and Roland Emmerich. After him are Denis Villeneuve, Ettore Scola, Jean Vigo, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Max Reinhardt, and Sergio Corbucci.

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Among people born in 1920, Sergei Bondarchuk ranks 43Before him are Mickey Rooney, Fritz Walter, Timothy Leary, Shelley Winters, Dave Brubeck, and Alberto Sordi. After him are Michèle Morgan, Kaysone Phomvihane, Sun Myung Moon, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Baruj Benacerraf, and Walter Nowotny. Among people deceased in 1994, Sergei Bondarchuk ranks 48Before him are André Michel Lwoff, Jeffrey Dahmer, Pujie, Jessica Tandy, Niels Kaj Jerne, and Jean-Louis Barrault. After him are Jack Kirby, Roland Ratzenberger, Richard Laurence Millington Synge, Julian Schwinger, Matt Busby, and Menachem Mendel Schneerson.

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Among people born in Ukraine, Sergei Bondarchuk ranks 105 out of 1,083Before him are Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki (1640), Marie Bashkirtseff (1858), Lev Shestov (1866), Nikolai Tikhonov (1905), Alexander Archipenko (1887), and Emil Gilels (1916). After him are Milla Jovovich (1975), Stepan Makarov (1848), Alexander Samsonov (1859), Anatoliy Solovianenko (1932), Gregory Skovoroda (1722), and Oleksandr Turchynov (1964).


Among film directors born in Ukraine, Sergei Bondarchuk ranks 2Before him are Andrzej Żuławski (1940). After him are Alexander Dovzhenko (1894), Otto Preminger (1905), Anatole Litvak (1902), Maya Deren (1917), Jerzy Kawalerowicz (1922), Larisa Shepitko (1938), Richard Boleslawski (1889), Grigori Kozintsev (1905), Aleksei Kapler (1904), and Grigory Chukhray (1921).