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Akim Tamiroff

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Biography

Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia]
Though born in Russia and having a Russian-sounding name, Akim Tamiroff is actually of Armenian descent. At 19 he decided to pursue acting as a career and was chosen from among 500 applicants to the Moscow Art Theater School. There he studied under the great Konstantin Stanislavski, and launched a stage career. This included road company productions, in one such tour in 1920 Tamiroff came to New York City, which he liked so much he decided to stay there. Broadway suited him, and he worked steadily with the Theatre Guild from the mid-1920s to the early 1930s. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Manager of Maxim's

The Merry Widow 1934

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Character: Riccori

Sadie McKee 1934

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Character: French Jeweller

Now and Forever 1934

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Character: Poupolis

Lady by Choice 1934

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Character: Pablo, the Ranch Chef

Chained 1934

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Character: General Salazaro

The Captain Hates the Sea 1934

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Character: Deaf-Mute Bus Passenger

Fugitive Lovers 1934

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Character: Mr. Slavko

Straight Is the Way 1934

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Character: Sokolsky

Black Fury 1935

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Character: Avilia, Police Official

Desire 1936

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Character: Carlo Cibo

Anthony Adverse 1936

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Character: Karen Neg

The Jungle Princess 1936

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Character: Joe Varese

High, Wide, and Handsome 1937

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Character: Red Skain

Spawn of the North 1938

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Character: Fiesta

Union Pacific 1939

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Character: Tony, the Window Washer

Honeymoon in Bali 1939

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Character: Stefan Janowski

New York Town 1941

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Character: Emile Vernet

A Scandal in Paris 1946

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Character: President of Agraria

You Know What Sailors Are 1954

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Character: Jakob Zouk

Mr. Arkadin 1955

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Character: 'Uncle' Joe Grandi

Touch of Evil 1958

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Character: Spyros Acebos

Ocean's Eleven 1960

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Character: Gerven the Cook

Topkapi 1964

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Character: Sheriek

The Liquidator 1965

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Character: L'ami de Dino

La classe américaine 1993

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Character: Demetru Lapesku

Naked City 1958

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Character: Inspector Boulanger

The Dick Powell Theatre 1961

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Character: Dr. Zaranoff

The Story of Louis Pasteur 1936

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Character: General Otakar Zandek

Producers' Showcase 1954

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Character: Szabuniewicz

Me and the Colonel 1958

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Character: Himself - Actor

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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Character: Captain Farago

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse 1958

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Character: Chairman Georgi Koz

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 1964

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Character: Spellek

The Gay Deception 1935

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Character: John Solasky

The Defenders 1961

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Character: Cesar Tiffauges

The Rifleman 1958

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Character: Tanamashu

Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. 1966

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Character: Boris Adreivich Chernov

Anastasia 1956

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Character: Col. Peng

Battle Hell 1957

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Character: Vadim Romanoff

Romanoff and Juliet 1961

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Character: Mielski Zasloba

Invasion 1700 1962

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Character: Henri Dickson

Alphaville 1965

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