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Born: August 11, 1950 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Riga, LV Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Jimmy Picard (2013)
A troubled Native American veteran forms an extraordinary friendship with his maverick French psychoanalyst as they try to find a cure to his suffering.
2.
Say It in Russian (2009)
Andrew meets a young Russian girl, Daria, while on vacation in Europe and falls in love. He goes to Moscow, where he meets Daria's father, a rich Russian mafia oligarch, and becomes entwined with his situation, which places them both in grave danger.
3.
Angels & Demons (2009)
What terrifying discovery would make the Vatican turn to Robert Langdon, the man who cracked history's most controversial code? When Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati - the most powerful underground organization in history - he also faces a deadly threat to the existence of the secret organization's most despised enemy: the Catholic Church. Upon learning that the clock is ticking on an unstoppable Illuminati time bomb, Langdon travels to Rome, where he joins forces with Vittoria Vetra, a beautiful and enigmatic Italian scientist. Embarking on a nonstop, action-packed hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and even to the heart of the most secretive vault on earth, Langdon and Vetra will follow the 400-year-old Path of Illumination that marks the Vatican's only hope for survival.
4.
Dukes, The (2007)
In the late 1960s, "The Dukes," Danny and George were on top of the world--a couple of hit records, and all the champagne they could drink. Life was a dream. Now, in 2007, when no one knows their name, they are estranged from the other group members and can barely pay the bills. Their loyal manager,
5.
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Peter Parker has finally managed to strike a balance between his devotion to M.J. and his duties as a superhero. But there is a storm brewing on the horizon. When his suit suddenly changes, turning jet-black and enhancing his powers, it transforms Peter as well, bringing out the dark, vengeful side
6.
Elder Son, The (2006)
Max Vexler is a Russian-Jewish immigrant who is too proud to reveal he's been fired from his position as a clarinetist for the Torrance Symphony. His life takes a surprising turn for the better when two car thieves choose his home for their hideout.
7.
Color of the Cross (2006)
Presents the idea that Jesus Christ was black, while looking at the pain and suffering that Jesus, his Disciples and his family endured during the last 48 hours of his life. It also injects the possibility that race was a factor in his crucifixion.
8.
Spider-Man 2 (2004) as Mr. Ditkovitch
Two years have passed since the mild-mannered Peter Parker walked away from his longtime love Mary Jane Watson and decided to take the road to responsibility as Spider-Man. Peter must face new challenges as he struggles to cope with "the gift and the curse" of his powers, while balancing his dual id
9.
Heartbreakers (2001) as Vladimir
Out of Palm Beach, Florida a mother and daughter con-artist team are running a scheme with a seemingly foolproof M.O. First Max, the temptress mother who happens to be a master-of-disguise, marries a rich man. Page, her scantily clad daughter, then proceeds to seduce him in order to rake in the ensuing jackpot -- a fat divorce settlement. It's a plan that works every time, until Page develops a crush on a handsome bartender who's been set up as the perfect sucker....
10.
Thirteen Days (2000) as Anatoly Dobrinyn
As viewed through the eyes of a presidential aide, an inside look at the intense high stakes battle that raged within the U.S. government -- between the Kennedys, the CIA and the Pentagon -- as the world stood at the brink of nuclear war. The true story focuses on how President Kennedy, his brother Bobby, and the U.S. government responded to the discovery of offensive nuclear weapons in Cuba--and the life-or-death tug-of-war that ensued between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. during those thirteen days of crisis in October 1962. The political saga moves from battles in the White House to the skies above Cuba, where U.S. planes dodge Soviet fire; to the high seas, where a showdown between the U.S. and Soviet naval ships threatens to trigger war; to the massive military preparations that presage war.
11.
Running Red (2000) as Strelkin
A Soviet commando with special training leaves the Soviet Union after quitting his team. Years later, he has taken a new identity (Greg Wallace) when he starts his life over again in America. Alexei, a member of Greg's old commando group reappears and convinces Greg to eliminate two drug dealers fro
12.
Runaway Virus (2000) as Father Vadim
Dr. Jenny Blanchard and other scientists at the Center for Disease Control are closely watching the outbreak of flu in a small town in Guatemala. Dr. Daniel Rothman is sent to investigate and makes a terrifying discovery. The flu is similar to the Spanish Flu, a strain in 1918 which killed countless
13.
October Sky (1999) as Ike Byskovsky
The true story of a small town boy with big dreams, who goes against his father's will and follows his dream of building rockets.
14.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) as Borschevsky
A hip secret agent frozen in the '60s thaws out in the '90s to face his greatest enemy.
15.
Murder, She Wrote: South By Southwest (1997) as Boris Cadrescu
Television movie based on the series, "Murder, She Wrote," which was broadcast on CBS from 1986 to 1996. Jessica Fletcher searches for a woman who witnessed the murder of a man trying to expose a serious flaw in a top-secret government satellite code.
16.
Spy Hard (1996) as Professor Urinsky
Fearless, sophisticated and debonair, Agent WD-40, a.k.a. Steele--Dick Steele, was The Agency's star spy until he left after his true love, a fellow agent, literally slipped through his fingers during a battle with the evil General Rancor, Steele's longtime nemesis. Steele is lured back to active service when he receives an urgent message from The Agency's Director. General Rancor, the megalomaniacal madman presumed dead after losing two limbs in an explosive altercation with Steele fifteen years earlier, is alive! He's mad as hell--armless--but still dangerous, and Steele is the only man who can get a leg up on him and stop his diabolical scheme for global power. Steele is joined in his pursuit of Rancor by the beautiful, mysterious Agent 3.14, and together they elude Rancor's henchmen, escape speeding vehicles, avoid booby traps and thwart kidnap attempts (and have time for a little dining and dancing) as they make their way to General Rancor's lair.
17.
Love Affair (1994) as Ship Captain
After meeting and falling in love, a couple plan a rendezvous six months later. When one of them is injured on the way to the meeting, the other waits without knowing what happened.
18.
Pickle, The (1993) as Russian Cab Driver
A filmmaker's ridiculous, yet crowd-pleasing project makes a fortune at the box-office, but his personal life is less than perfect.
19.
Deepstar Six (1989) as Burciaga
A prehistoric monster living on the ocean floor comes up for air and wreaks havoc.
20.
Enemies, A Love Story (1989) as Yasha Kotik
Comedy drama set during the 1940s and 1950s in Coney Island and Brooklyn, revolving around a Holocaust survivor who finds himself involved with three women at the same time: his first wife, his present wife and his current mistress.
21.
Spy Trap (1988)
A group of kids sell fake secrets to the Soviet Union in order to pay for an operation for their music teacher.
22.
Vice Versa (1988) as Kerschner
A kid and his father switch bodies due to a mysterious skull.
23.
Streets Of Gold (1986) as Klebanov
24.
Combat High (1986) as Interpreter
A television movie about two teenagers who perform a practical joke, and end up destroying a city water main. As a result, they are sentenced to serve a year at a tough military academy. However, the officers at the school find it difficult to subdue the pranksters, and the two end up creating havo
25.
Name of the Rose, The (1986) as Severinus
A progressive monk solves a mysterious death in a monastery with the help of his young novice.
26.
Embassy (1985) as Aelx Serov
Nick Mancuso, as the Deputy Chief of the American Embassy in Rome, finds himself and his staff at the center of various crises including a plot to steal U.S. defense secrets, keeping his press attache girlfriend and the brazen hussey trying to replace her on the job and in his affections from a cat
27.
Moscow on the Hudson (1984) as Anatoly
While on a tour of the US, a sweet-natured Russian musician makes the sudden decision to defect. Living in New York City he struggles to attain the "American Dream" and falls in love with an Italian woman in the process.
28.
2010 (1984) as Maxim Barilovsky
In this sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, a U.S.-Soviet crew investigates a mysterious monolith orbiting Jupiter.
29.
American Pop (1981) as Tuba Player
30.
Raise The Titanic (1980) as Pavel Marganin
When the United States learns that the Titanic contains radioactive cargo that would be valuable in the manufacture of weapons, a group of experts is sent down to raise the sunken ship. While the team is working on the case, the Soviet Union hears about their efforts, and decides to send a group of
31.
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979) as Bookkeeper
The story of young Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, western outlaws.
32.
Being There (1979) as Russian Aide Karpatov
Political pundits mistake an illiterate gardener for a media genius and turn him into a national hero.
33.
World's Greatest Lover, The (1977) as Bad Breath Actor
Rudy Valentine is a baker in 1920s Milwaukee. After entering a Hollywood talent search for the new Rudolph Valentino, Rudy and his wife Annie go out to Hollywood where they hope he will get a screen test. But once there, Annie falls in love with the real Valentino. Jealous of the romantic star, Rudy

Sound (feature film)

34.
Bourne Supremacy, The (2004) as Adr Group
Two years ago, Jason Bourne thought he had walked away from his past. But now, his past is about to return. Bourne and Marie have maintained their anonymous, underground existence at the cost of permanence. Fueled by splintered nightmares and haunted by the past he cannot remember, Bourne moves Marie from city to city, trying to remain one step ahead of the threat implicit in every unexplained stranger's glance, every "wrong number" phone call--that at any second, without any warning, he might get pulled back into the world he hopes he left behind. When an operative appears in the sleepy village that has been their latest home, Bourne and Marie collapse their lives and head out. His past at the door, their only chance now is to run. But once a line is crossed and the stakes in a new global game of cat-and-mouse are raised, the Jason Bourne created by Treadstone--the covert, now dismantled operation that spawned cold-blooded, professional assassins--returns. Two years ago, Bourne walked away from the deadly world that created him with a promise of retaliation should anyone attempt contact. Now that that world has indeed come calling, Bourne intends to keep his word. They should have left him alone.

Cast (special)

35.
Sawdust (1987) as Serge
A comedy-drama pilot in which the dream of running away to join the circus becomes a reality for an otherwise typical American family which trades the suburbs for life under the Big Top. Broadcast as a segment of the "CBS Summer Playhouse."
36.
My Town (1986) as Mr Slovak
Amber Willer is a delightfully imaginative young girl who lives in a small community with her grandfather, Amos, and her brother, Tug. But a series of exciting things start happening which suddenly force Amber to take a new look at her community.
37.
Moscow Bureau (1986) as Sasha Zhukov
American news reporters at the Moscow bureau of a weekly American news magazine skulk, double-deal, scoop each other, and take other alarming measures to get their stories out to the world.

Cast (short)

38.
2010: The Odyssey Continues (1984)
This promotional short for "2010" (1984) shows moviegoers how some of the film's visual effects were created.

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