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Akim Tamiroff

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Akim Mikhailovich Tamiroff  (Russian: Аким Михайлович Тамиров; 29 October 1899 – 17 September 1972), Tiflis, Russian Empire (now Tbilisi, Georgia) was an Armenian actor. He won the first Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. He was born of Armenian ethnicity, trained at the Moscow Art Theatre drama school. He arrived in the US in 1923 on a tour with a troupe of actors and decided to stay. Tamiroff managed to develop a career in Hollywood despite his thick Russian accent. Description above from the Wikipedia article Akim Tamiroff, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Oct 29, 1899 In Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia]
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Okay, America! 1932-09-08
Latest Project:
Movie La Classe américaine 1993-12-31
Known For
Poster of The Black Tulip
Poster of Ocean's Eleven
Poster of The Widow
Poster of For Whom the Bell Tolls
Movie La Classe américaine Dino's Friend (archive footage) 1993-12-31
Movie Don Quixote Sancho Panza 1992-01-01
Movie Then Came Bronson Papa Bear 1969-03-23
Movie The Great Bank Robbery Papa (Juan's father) 1969-09-10
Movie Marquis de Sade: Justine Du Harpin 1969-04-03
Movie The Girl Who Couldn't Say No Uncle Egidio 1968-09-26
Movie Great Catherine Sergeant 1968-11-29
Movie A Man Called Amen Pigsty / Dean Light 1968-11-22
Movie A Rose for Everyone Basilio 1967-01-18
Movie Adultery Italian Style Max Portesi 1966-03-25
Movie Lt. Robin Crusoe U.S.N. Tanamashu 1966-07-29
Movie Hotel Paradiso Hotel Proprietor 1966-03-01
Movie After the Fox Okra 1966-01-01
Movie Our Husbands Cesare 1966-08-21
Movie The Vulture Prof. Hans Koniglich 1966-12-23
Movie Un gangster venuto da Brooklyn Joe Montano 1966-10-06
Movie Lord Jim Schomberg 1965-02-15
Movie The Dolls Monsignor Arendi (segment "Monsignor Cupido") 1965-01-27
Movie Crime on a Summer Morning Frank Kramer 1965-02-17
Movie The Liquidator Sheriek 1965-01-01
Movie Alphaville Henri Dickson 1965-05-05
Movie The Blue Panther Prof. Lambaré / Dr. Kha 1965-08-25
Movie Marco the Magnificent The Old Man of the Mountain 1965-08-06
Movie Panic Button Pandowski 1964-04-10
Movie The Black Tulip Marquis de Vigogne 1964-02-28
Movie Topkapi Gerven the Cook 1964-09-02
Movie Invasion 1700 Mielski Zasloba 1962-07-14
Movie The Reluctant Saint Bishop Durso 1962-11-02
Movie The Trial Bloch 1962-12-21
Movie A Queen for Caesar Pompey 1962-12-22
Movie The Bacchantes Teiresias 1961-03-02
Movie Romanoff and Juliet Vadim Romanoff 1961-06-08
Movie The Last Judgment Play director 1961-10-26
Movie Ursus and the Tartar Princess Khan of the Tartars 1961-12-30
Movie Seduction Of The South O Zingaro 1961-12-16
Movie Ocean's Eleven Spyros Acebos 1960-08-10
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Movie Desert Desperadoes The Merchant 1959-06-30
Series Johnny Ringo Andy Baranov 1959-10-02
Series The DuPont Show with June Allyson Unknown 1959-09-21
Movie Touch of Evil 'Uncle' Joe Grandi 1958-03-30
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Unknown 1958-10-06
Movie Me and the Colonel Szabuniewicz 1958-10-01
Series The Rifleman Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst Colonel Peng 1957-04-01
Movie Anastasia Boris Adreivich Chernov 1956-12-13
Movie The Black Sleep Odo the Gypsy 1956-06-15
Movie Mr. Arkadin Jakob Zouk 1955-03-01
Movie The Widow The Uncle 1955-08-01
Series Matinee Theater Unknown 1955-10-31
Movie They Who Dare Captain George One 1954-02-02
Movie You Know What Sailors Are Unknown 1954-02-09
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Movie Desert Legion Plevko 1953-05-08
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Movie Outpost in Morocco Lieutenant Glysko 1949-05-02
Movie Black Magic Gitano 1949-08-19
Movie My Girl Tisa Mr. Grumbach 1948-02-07
Movie Relentless Joe Faringo 1948-06-15
Movie Fiesta Chato Vasquez 1947-06-12
Movie The Gangster Nick Jammey 1947-11-25
Movie A Scandal in Paris Emile Vernet 1946-07-19
Movie Pardon My Past Jim Arnold 1945-12-24
Movie The Bridge of San Luis Rey Uncle Pio 1944-02-11
Movie Twenty Years After Unknown 1944-01-01
Movie Dragon Seed Wu Lien 1944-07-20
Movie Can't Help Singing Prince Gregory Stroganovsky 1944-12-25
Movie Five Graves to Cairo Farid 1943-05-26
Movie For Whom the Bell Tolls Pablo 1943-07-12
Movie His Butler's Sister Popoff 1943-11-26
Movie The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek The Boss 1943-12-24
Movie Tortilla Flat Pablo 1942-05-21
Movie New York Town Stefan Janowski 1941-10-31
Movie The Corsican Brothers Baron Colonna 1941-11-28
Movie The Way of All Flesh Paul Kriza 1940-07-05
Movie Untamed Joe Easter 1940-10-04
Movie The Great McGinty The Boss 1940-08-01
Movie North West Mounted Police Dan Duroc 1940-10-22
Movie The Texas Rangers Ride Again Mio Pio 1940-12-13
Movie King of Chinatown Frank Baturin 1939-03-17
Movie Paris Honeymoon Mayor Peter Karloca 1939-01-27
Movie Union Pacific Fiesta 1939-05-05
Movie The Magnificent Fraud Jules LaCroix / President Alvarado 1939-07-19
Movie Disputed Passage Dr. 'Tubby' Forster 1939-10-25
Movie Honeymoon in Bali Tony 1939-09-29
Movie Screen Snapshots Series 19, No. 1 1939-09-22
Movie The Buccaneer Dominique You 1938-02-04
Movie Dangerous to Know Stephan Recka 1938-03-11
Movie Spawn of the North Red Skain 1938-08-26
Movie Ride a Crooked Mile Mike Balan 1938-12-09
Movie The Soldier and the Lady Ivan Ogareff 1937-04-09
Movie Her Husband Lies Big Ed Bullock 1937-03-13
Movie King of Gamblers Steve Kalkas 1937-04-22
Movie This Way Please Tartar Chieftain (uncredited) 1937-10-15
Movie The Great Gambini The Great Gambini 1937-06-24
Movie High, Wide and Handsome Joe Varese 1937-07-21
Movie Desire Avilia 1936-04-11
Movie The Story of Louis Pasteur Dr. Zaranoff 1936-02-22
Movie Woman Trap Joe Ramirez de la Valle 1936-03-06
Movie The General Died at Dawn General Yang 1936-11-17
Movie Breakdowns of 1936 Himself 1936-12-30
Movie Anthony Adverse Carlo Cibo 1936-08-29
Movie The Jungle Princess Karen Neg 1936-11-27
Movie Naughty Marietta Rudolpho 1935-03-29
Movie The Winning Ticket Guiseppe 1935-02-08
Movie The Lives of a Bengal Lancer Otamanu 1935-01-11
Movie Go Into Your Dance Mexican in La Cucaracha Cantina 1935-04-20
Movie Reckless Chef at Wedding (uncredited) 1935-04-19
Movie Paris in Spring Cafe Manager 1935-05-27
Movie Two-Fisted Taxi Driver 1935-10-03
Movie The Big Broadcast of 1936 Boris 1935-09-20
Movie The Gay Deception Spellek 1935-09-13
Movie China Seas Romanoff 1935-08-09
Movie The Great Flirtation Paul Wengler 1934-06-15
Movie Sadie McKee Cafe Owner Riccori 1934-05-09
Movie The Scarlet Empress Bit Part (uncredited) 1934-05-09
Movie Fugitive Lovers Deaf-Mute Bus Passenger (uncredited) 1934-01-05
Movie Whom the Gods Destroy Peter Korotoff 1934-07-12
Movie Queen Christina Pedro (uncredited) 1934-02-09
Movie The Merry Widow Manager at Maxim's 1934-11-02
Movie The Captain Hates the Sea General Salazaro 1934-11-02
Movie Straight Is the Way Mr. Slavko (uncredited) 1934-08-10
Movie Lady by Choice Poupolis (uncredited) 1934-10-15
Movie Here Is My Heart Manager of Hotel 1934-12-28
Movie Chained Pablo, the Ranch Chef 1934-08-31
Movie Now and Forever French Jeweller 1934-08-31
Movie Gabriel Over the White House Delegate to the Debt Conference (uncredited) 1933-03-31
Movie Clear All Wires! Hotel desk clerk 1933-02-24
Movie Storm at Daybreak Gypsy Fiddler 1933-06-14
Movie The Devil's in Love Adjutant 1933-07-21
Movie Okay, America! Bit Role (uncredited) 1932-09-08