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Tamara Toumanova

1919 - 1996

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Tamara Toumanova (Georgian: თამარა თუმანოვა; 2 March 1919 – 29 May 1996) was a Georgian-American prima ballerina and actress. A child of exiles in Paris after the Russian Revolution of 1917, she made her debut at the age of 10 at the children's ballet of the Paris Opera. She became known internationally as one of the Baby Ballerinas of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo after being discovered by her fellow émigré, balletmaster and choreographer George Balanchine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tamara Toumanova has received more than 195,486 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Tamara Toumanova is the 2,739th most popular actor (up from 2,936th in 2019), the 1,196th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,180th in 2019) and the 40th most popular Russian Actor.

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Among actors, Tamara Toumanova ranks 2,739 out of 9,996Before her are Maxim Munzuk, Petra Schürmann, David Tomlinson, Asia Argento, Michael Moriarty, and Sarah Rafferty. After her are John Spencer, Ray Stevenson, Tommy Flanagan, Moira Orfei, Laurie Metcalf, and Lew Ayres.

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Among people born in 1919, Tamara Toumanova ranks 160Before her are Albert Batteux, Vikram Sarabhai, Hans Hermann Groër, George Shearing, Anita O'Day, and Franco Rossi. After her are Billy Vaughn, Hans Hass, Michèle Arnaud, James H. Wilkinson, Rocky Graziano, and Adamantios Androutsopoulos. Among people deceased in 1996, Tamara Toumanova ranks 144Before her are Tiny Tim, Pierre Grimal, Eva Cassidy, Dorothy Lamour, Henri Nouwen, and Aruna Asaf Ali. After her are Lew Ayres, Joseph Mermans, Tarō Okamoto, José Manuel Fuente, Hernán Siles Zuazo, and Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Tamara Toumanova ranks 1,196 out of 3,262Before her are Pavel Durov (1984), Andrei Bitov (1937), Alexander Serov (1820), Yevhen Rudakov (1942), Vadim Krasnoselsky (1970), and Zinaida Greceanîi (1956). After her are Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin (1693), Konstantin Savitsky (1844), Mikhail Diterikhs (1874), Aleksandr Lenyov (1944), Dmitry Milyutin (1816), and Mikhail Boyarsky (1949).

Among ACTORS In Russia

Among actors born in Russia, Tamara Toumanova ranks 40Before her are Savely Kramarov (1934), Oleg Yefremov (1927), Ivan Mosjoukine (1889), Vera Alentova (1942), Maria Ouspenskaya (1876), and Inna Churikova (1943). After her are Mikhail Boyarsky (1949), Valentin Gaft (1935), Irina Skobtseva (1927), Vladimir Basov (1923), Oleg Basilashvili (1934), and Margarita Terekhova (1942).

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