Tamiroff, Akim, 1899-1972.

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From the description of Reminiscences of Akim Tamiroff : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122620246

Akim Tamiroff (1899-1972), originally from Russia, came to the United States with a Moscow Theatre group in 1923. Together with his wife Tamara Shayne, he conducted a make-up academy in New York. He appeared in plays on Broadway including "Wonderbar" with Al Jolson and "Miracle at Verdun" before heading to Hollywood to try the world of films. During his career of more than 35 years, he was nominated twice for an Academy award. He made his movie debut in the 1934 film "Lives of a Bengal Lancer" and later played a Cuban in "Anthony Adverse." He also had parts in "For Whom the Bell Tolls," "The Bridge of San Luis Rey," "Tenth Avenue Angel," "Outpost in Morocco," "Ride a Crooked Mile," and "Funeral in Berlin." He was known for his ability to portray a wide range of characters.

From the description of Akim Tamiroff papers, 1880-1972. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 182729593

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referencedIn Patalliere, Denys de la. 880-01 Assaf Dayan, Israeli actor, and Akim Tamiroff, Armenian actor, in the filming of the movie Death of a Jew. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Zero and Kate Mostel papers, 1915-1986 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Tamiroff, Akim, 1899-1972. Reminiscences of Akim Tamiroff : oral history, 1959. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Godard, Jean-Luc, 1930-.... Alphaville / Jean-Luc Godard, réal., scénario, dial. ; Paul Misraki, comp. ; Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Reynolds, Sheldon, 1845-1895. Desilu playhouse-- Thunder in the east / by Sheldon Reynolds. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Godard, Jean-Luc, 1930-.... Alphaville / Jean-Luc Godard, réal., scénario, dial. ; Paul Misraki, comp. ; Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Agor, Yaʻaḳov. 880-01 Yosi Banai, Israeli actor, and Akim Tamiroff, Armenian actor, in the movie Death of a Jew. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Rovina, Hanna, 1892-1980. 880-01 Hanna Rovina, Israeli actress, and Akim Tamiroff, Armenian actor, in a dinner in honor of Akim Tamiroff. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Agor, Yaʻaḳov. 880-01 Photos from the filming of the movie Death of a Jew, a scene with Assaf Dayan, Israeli acotr and Akim Tamiroff, Armenian actor. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Agor, Yaʻaḳov. 880-01 Photos from the filming of the movie Death of a Jew, a scene with Assaf Dayan, Israeli actor and Akim Tamirofff. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Agor, Yaʻaḳov. 880-01 Armenian actor Akim Tamiroff in the filming of the movie Death of a Jew. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Patalliere, Denys de la. 880-01 Armenian actor Akim Tamiroff in the filming of the movie Death of a Jew. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Dunning, Philip, 1892-. Best of Broadway-- "Broadway" / by Philip Dunning and George Abbott ; adapted for "The best of Broadway" by Philip Dunning. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Tamiroff, Akim, 1899-1972. Akim Tamiroff papers, 1880-1972. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
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associatedWith Franklin, Joan, person
associatedWith Franklin, Robert, person
associatedWith Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977 person
associatedWith Shayne, Tamara. person
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Actors and actresses--20th century
Motion pictures--Production and direction
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Birth 1899-10-29

Death 1972-09-17

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