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Born: January 27, 1948 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Riga, LV Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Mystere Babilee, Le (2001) as Himself
To prevent the iniquities of time from banishing the great Jean Babilee to obscurity, this documentary offers a lasting testament to the genius of this French dancer and choreographer, considered one of modern ballet's greatest performers. Although Babilee never reached the status of a Baryshnikov o
2.
Company Business (1991) as Pyiotr Grushenko
Two aging spies, one of the CIA and one of the KGB, become unlikely allies when a spy swap goes awry.
3.
Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez, The (1991) as Cesar
The conflicts in the routine lives of Matt and Cathy, two young business successes, are soon overshadowed by awful events possibly linked to the mysterious Dr. Ramirez and his somnambulist sidekick, Cesar, in this contemporary version of Robert Wiene's 1919 silent thriller, "The Cabinet of Dr. Calig
4.
Dancers (1987) as Tony Sergeyev
The leader of a ballet company in Italy attempts to make a film of his greatest work. In preparation for the film, the dance instructor is working with a talented, but untried young dancer. It is through her that he hopes to re-ignite the flames of passion and renew his flagging career.
5.
That'S Dancing! (1985) as Narration
Gene Kelly, Liza Minnelli and Mikhail Baryshnikov host this compilation of some of the greatest dance numbers in movie history.
6.
White Nights (1985) as Nikolai "Kolya" Rodchenko
A top Russian ballet dancer, who defected to the US, crash lands back in his own country. The KGB throws him in Siberia to live with an American expatriate and his Russian wife as a way of convincing him to stay in his homeland.
7.
When I Think of Russia (1980)
Six exiled Russian artists who live in the United States are inviewed in New York. They discuss art and freedom, and living in America and the Soviet Union. Footage of their art work is intercut with the interviews and seen throughout the film.
8.
Turning Point, The (1977) as Yuri
The story of two women whose lives are dedicated to ballet. Deedee left her promising dance career to become a wife and mother and now runs a ballet school in Oklahoma. Emma stayed with a company and became a star though her time is nearly past. Both want what the other has and reflects back on missed chances as they are brought together again through Deedee's daughter who joins the company.

Dance (feature film)

9.
Dancers (1987) as Choreography ("Giselle")
The leader of a ballet company in Italy attempts to make a film of his greatest work. In preparation for the film, the dance instructor is working with a talented, but untried young dancer. It is through her that he hopes to re-ignite the flames of passion and renew his flagging career.
10.
White Nights (1985) as Additional Choreography
A top Russian ballet dancer, who defected to the US, crash lands back in his own country. The KGB throws him in Siberia to live with an American expatriate and his Russian wife as a way of convincing him to stay in his homeland.
11.
Turning Point, The (1977) as Choreography ("Aurora'S Wedding" "Le Corsaire")
The story of two women whose lives are dedicated to ballet. Deedee left her promising dance career to become a wife and mother and now runs a ballet school in Oklahoma. Emma stayed with a company and became a star though her time is nearly past. Both want what the other has and reflects back on missed chances as they are brought together again through Deedee's daughter who joins the company.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

12.
Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez, The (1991)
The conflicts in the routine lives of Matt and Cathy, two young business successes, are soon overshadowed by awful events possibly linked to the mysterious Dr. Ramirez and his somnambulist sidekick, Cesar, in this contemporary version of Robert Wiene's 1919 silent thriller, "The Cabinet of Dr. Calig
13.
Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez, The (1991)
The conflicts in the routine lives of Matt and Cathy, two young business successes, are soon overshadowed by awful events possibly linked to the mysterious Dr. Ramirez and his somnambulist sidekick, Cesar, in this contemporary version of Robert Wiene's 1919 silent thriller, "The Cabinet of Dr. Calig

Cast (special)

14.
Happy to be Nappy And Other Stories of Me (2004) as Narrator ("Madlenka")
A selection of animated stories and poetry that celebrate diversity and self-esteem.
15.
Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance (2001)
A profile of Merce Cunningham, one of the great 20th century choreographers, acclaimed for his abstraction, innovation and imagination. Merce opened his dance studio in 1953 and went on to choreograph over 150 pieces throughout his career.
16.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (2000) as Honoree
At the 23rd annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala, a tribute to distinguished artists, taped at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, D.C., dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, musician Chuck Berry, singer and conductor Placido Domingo, actor/director Clint Eastwood and actress Angela Lansbury are salute
17.
53rd Presidential Inaugural Gala (1997)
Broadcast of the entertainment gala marking the presidential inauguration of Bill Clinton for his second term.
18.
Danny Kaye: A Legacy of Laughter (1996) as Interviewee
Excerpts from the television and film career of Danny Kaye, Oscar and Emmy winner, who was also a goodwill ambassador on behalf of UNICEF.
19.
Martha Graham: The Dancer Revealed (1994)
Profile of dancer/choreographer Martha Graham.
20.
Nicholas Brothers: We Sing and We Dance, The (1992)
A documentary tracing the 60-year career of song-and-dance team, The Nicholas Brothers.
21.
Great Performances' 20th Anniversary Special (1992) as ("Zoetrope")
A special celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Great Performances" by commissioning short new works by 20 performing artists. Segment performances include: "Kiss, Kiss Dahlings," "Not My Girl," "A Simple Melody," "Zoetrope," "Hip Hop - You Don't Stop," "Frankie Goes to Tanglewood," "The Last Mile,"
22.
American Tribute to Vaclav Havel and a Celebration of Democracy in Czechoslovakia (1990)
A tribute in honor of author/playwright Vaclav Havel's first visit to the United States as president of Czechoslovakia.
23.
Baryshnikov Dances Balanchine With American Ballet Theatre (1989) as Dancer ("Apollo") ("Who Cares?")
Mikhail Baryshnikov dances the lead role in two Balanchine ballets -- Stravinsky's classic "Apollo" and Gershwin's jazzy "Who Cares?"
24.
Presidential Inaugural Gala, The (1989)
A live broadcast of President-elect George Bush's Inaugural Gala from the Washington, D.C. Convention Center, featuring performers from all fields of American entertainment.
25.
From the Heart... The First International Very Special Arts Festival (1989)
A variety special taped at the Kennedy Center in Washington, at the closing gala for the First International Very Special Arts Festival, celebrating the achievements of physically and mentally handicapped artists.
26.
Balanchine and Cunningham: An Evening at American Ballet Theatre (1988) as Poet ("La Sonnambula")
The American Ballet Theatre performs George Balanchine's "La Sonnambula" and Merce Cunningham's "Duets" in this "Dance in America" presentation, taped in Denmark in July, 1987. Also included is an interview taped in New York in September, 1987, with Mikhail Baryshnikov, in which he discusses the two
27.
All-Star Gala at Ford's Theatre (1987)
A special highlighting the nineteenth annual celebration of the performing arts in America at historic Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. The program features a tribute to Nancy Reagan.
28.
Celebrating Gershwin (1987)
A two-part special that celebrates the music and life of composer George Gershwin. The first part, "The Jazz Age," traces the composer's career from 1919 when he had his first hit, "Swanee," through the '20s when he composed his first big orchestral piece, "Rhapsody in Blue." The second part, "'S Wo
29.
David Gordon's Made in U.S.A. (1987)
Three ballets, written and constructed by David Gordon, are offered with Mikhail Baryshnikov as the star performer. The works are: "Valda and Misha," "TV Nine Lives," and "Murder." The first of the ballets ("Valda and Misha") was commissioned for this telecast.
30.
Liberty Weekend (1986)
ABC's extensive coverage of "Liberty Weekend" includes over 17 hours of scheduled telecasting, beginning on July 2, 1986, with a "Liberty Weekend Preview" and ending on July 6, with the closing ceremonies from Giants Stadium in New Jersey. Other major events in the marathon coverage include the Open
31.
58th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1986)
Live coverage of the fifty-eighth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
32.
American Film Institute Salute to Gene Kelly, The (1985)
A tribute to actor-dancer Gene Kelly by the American Film Institute (AFI).
33.
50th Presidential Inaugural Gala, The (1985) as Guest
An all-star party that honors President Ronald Reagan and his wife, Nancy, on the occasion of his inauguration to his second term.
34.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1985)
Taped at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the special celebrates the performing arts and honors six of the world's most distinguished artists for lifetime achievement in their respective fields. The honorees are choreographer Merce Cunningham, actress Irene Dunne, comedian Bob Hope, writer/ly
35.
Baryshnikov By Tharp With American Ballet Theatre (1984)
Twyla Tharp and Mikhail Baryshnikov combine talents to recreate for television three outstanding Tharp ballets: "The Little Ballet," "Sinatra Suite," and "Push Comes to Shove." The works are linked by "The ABCs of Dance," a "stroll" through the vocabulary of dance conducted by Baryshnikov.
36.
Baryshnikov in Hollywood (1982) as Host
A comic odyssey through Hollywood as seen through the experiences of ballet star Mikhail Baryshnikov -- a fledgling star in Hollywood.
37.
American Film Institute Salute to Fred Astaire, The (1981)
Fred Astaire, known for his dazzling dance work in scores of memorable films and on television, is honored at this ninth celebration of the American Film Insitute's recognition of screen artists through the bestowal of its Life Achievement Award. The program was taped at a black-tie testimonial dinn
38.
Walt Disney... One Man's Dream (1981)
A musical variety special that focuses on the life and accomplishments of Walt Disney, a creative giant of American cinema and pop culture.
39.
Baryshnikov on Broadway (1980) as Host
A tribute to the American musical theater featuring Russian-born ballet star Mikhail Baryshnikov. The program, originally aired on ABC, was repeated in 1986 on PBS.
40.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope on the Road to China (1979)
The first American-style variety show from the People's Republic of China, hosted by Bob Hope and his guests.
41.
American Ballet Theatre (1978) as Dancer ("Theme And Variations")
The American Ballet Theatre performs four works from its repertoire in a live broadcast from Lincoln Center. The ballets include: "Les Sylphides," "Don Quixote Pas de Deux," "Theme and Variations," and "The Firebird." During the two intermissions there are live on-camera interviews with Mikhail Bar
42.
Nutcracker, The (1977) as Nutcracker
A performance of the popular ballet about the young girl who is given a wooden nutcracker as a Christmas present by her godfather, who posseses magical powers. The Nutcracker is transformed into a handsome prince who takes her away into a realm of magic and fantasy.
43.
Giselle (1977) as Albrecht
A live telecast of Adolphe Adam's ballet "Giselle," performed by the American Ballet Theatre.

Producer (special)

44.
Baryshnikov By Tharp With American Ballet Theatre (1984) as Artistic Director (American Ballet Theatre)
Twyla Tharp and Mikhail Baryshnikov combine talents to recreate for television three outstanding Tharp ballets: "The Little Ballet," "Sinatra Suite," and "Push Comes to Shove." The works are linked by "The ABCs of Dance," a "stroll" through the vocabulary of dance conducted by Baryshnikov.

Dance (special)

45.
Celebrating Gershwin (1987) as Choreography
A two-part special that celebrates the music and life of composer George Gershwin. The first part, "The Jazz Age," traces the composer's career from 1919 when he had his first hit, "Swanee," through the '20s when he composed his first big orchestral piece, "Rhapsody in Blue." The second part, "'S Wo
46.
Nutcracker, The (1977) as Choreography
A performance of the popular ballet about the young girl who is given a wooden nutcracker as a Christmas present by her godfather, who posseses magical powers. The Nutcracker is transformed into a handsome prince who takes her away into a realm of magic and fantasy.

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