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Rudolf Nureyev

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev (17 March 1938 – 6 January 1993) was a Tatar dancer from the former Soviet Union, considered one of the most celebrated ballet dancers of the 20th century. Nureyev's artistic skills explored expressive areas of the dance, providing a new role to the male ballet dancer who once served only as support to the women. He defected to the West, despite KGB efforts to stop him. According to KGB archives studied by Peter Watson, Nikita Khrushchev personally signed an order to have Nureyev killed Description above from the Wikipedia article Rudolf Nureyev, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

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Mar 17, 1938 In Irkutsk, USSR [now Russia]
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First Appeared:
In the movie Romeo and Juliet 1966-10-04
Latest Project:
Movie A Life for Ballet 2012-08-09
Known For
Movie A Life for Ballet Himself 2012-08-09
Movie The Margot Fonteyn Story Rudolf Nureyev 1989-01-11
Movie That's Dancing! 1985-01-01
Movie Exposed Daniel Jelline 1983-04-22
Movie Valentino Rudolph Valentino 1977-09-07
Movie Don Quixote Basilio 1973-07-18
Movie The Special London Bridge Special Ballet Dancer 1972-01-01
Movie Romeo and Juliet Romeo 1966-10-04
Movie Swan Lake Prince Siegfried 1966-12-26
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