Sergey Obraztsov

1901 - 1992

Sergey Obraztsov

Sergey Vladimirovich Obraztsov (Russian: Серге́й Влади́мирович Образцо́в, 5 July (O.S. 22 June), 1901 – 8 May 1992) was a Soviet and Russian puppeteer who is credited by the Encyclopædia Britannica with "establishing puppetry as an art form in the Soviet Union." Puppet theaters in many countries owe their establishment to Obraztsov's influence. His collection of exotic puppets was the largest in Russia and one of the largest in the world.Obraztsov was born on 22 June 1901 in Moscow into the family of a schoolteacher and a railroad engineer. Between 1922 and 1931, he worked as an actor with Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko in one of the studios of the Moscow Art Theatre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergey Obraztsov has received more than 16,056 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 704th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Sergey Obraztsov ranks 706 out of 1,305Before him are Konrad Wolf, Mamoru Hosoda, Brad Bird, Gregory Hoblit, Helmut Käutner, and Aleksander Ford. After him are Xie Jin, Giuliano Montaldo, George Albert Smith, Roger Spottiswoode, Dennis Dugan, and Dan O'Bannon.

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Among people born in 1901, Sergey Obraztsov ranks 164Before him are Sergei Tumansky, Salchak Toka, Jan de Quay, Ernest Nagel, Enrique Santos Discépolo, and Frank Zamboni. After him are Marie Luise Kaschnitz, Rudolf Wetzer, Heðin Brú, Ramón J. Sender, Franco Rasetti, and Óscar Diego Gestido. Among people deceased in 1992, Sergey Obraztsov ranks 140Before him are Viktor Grishin, Mary Norton, Michael Gothard, Mohammad Hidayatullah, Piotr Jaroszewicz, and Iuliu Bodola. After him are Chuck Connors, Kathleen McKane Godfree, Giovanni Colombo, Juanito, Zoltán Lajos Bay, and Russinho.

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Among people born in Russia, Sergey Obraztsov ranks 1,147 out of 2,050Before him are Nadezhda Chizhova (1945), Alexander Fersman (1883), Valery Ryumin (1939), Natalya Lisovskaya (1962), Lena Katina (1984), and Jürgen Moser (1928). After him are Johannes Virolainen (1914), Aleksey Buldakov (1951), Izmail Sreznevsky (1812), Aleksandr Gerasimov (1881), Igor M. Diakonoff (1914), and Solomon Lefschetz (1884).