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Mikhail Baryshnikov

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Mikhail Nikolaevich Baryshnikov (born January 27, 1948) is a Soviet-born Russian American dancer, choreographer, and actor, often cited alongside Vaslav Nijinsky and Rudolf Nureyev as one of the greatest ballet dancers of the 20th century. After a promising start in the Kirov Ballet in Leningrad, he defected to Canada in 1974 for more opportunities in western dance. After freelancing with many companies, he joined the New York City Ballet as a principal dancer to learn George Balanchine's style of movement. He then moved to New York to dance with the American Ballet Theatre, where he later became artistic director. Baryshnikov has spearheaded many of his own artistic projects and has been associated in particular with promoting modern dance, premiering dozens of new works, including many of his own. His success as a dramatic actor on stage, cinema and television has helped him become probably the most widely recognized contemporary ballet dancer. In 1977, he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and a Golden Globe nomination for his work as "Yuri Kopeikine" in the film The Turning Point. Description above from the Wikipedia article Mikhail Baryshnikov, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Nascut:
Jan 28, 1948 in Riga, Latvia
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
15
Primul film:
In series Today 1952-01-14
Ultimul film:
Serial Doll & Em 2014-02-18
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of Rehearsing a Dream
Poster of Dancers
Poster of That's Dancing!
Poster of The Nutcracker
Filme in care a jucat
Serial Doll & Em Mikhail 2014-02-18
Film Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens Himself 2007-01-03
Film Rehearsing a Dream 2006-08-25
Serial Iconoclasts Unknown 2005-11-17
Film AFI Lifetime Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire 1999-12-04
Serial Sex and the City Aleksandr Petrovsky 1998-06-06
Film The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez 1991-12-04
Film Company Business Pyotr Ivanovich Grushenko 1991-09-06
Film Dancers Tony 1987-10-09
Film White Nights Nikolai 'Kolya' Rodchenko 1985-11-22
Film That's Dancing! Himself - Host 1985-01-01
Serial The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Film The Turning Point Yuri Kopeikine 1977-11-14
Film The Nutcracker Toy Nutcracker 1977-01-01
Serial Today Unknown 1952-01-14