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 Yuri Nikulin

Yuri Nikulin

Birth
Demidov, Smolensk Oblast, Russia
Death 21 Aug 1997 (aged 75)
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 20397 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Demidov, Russia, he started his acting career as a clown at the Moscow State Circus. After breaking into Russian cinema, he became best known for his roles in the comedies. His many credits include "Andrei Rublev" (1961), "Stariki-razboyniki" (1971), "'12 stulev" (1976), "Dvadtsat dney bez voiny" (1976) and "Chuchelo" (1983). In a 1995 national poll in Russia, "The Diamond Arm" (1969), starring Yuri Nikulin was voted the best Russian comedy ever. He died at age 75 after surgery in Moscow, Russia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 22 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20397
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Yuri Nikulin (18 Dec 1921–21 Aug 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20397, citing Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .