Alexandre Volkoff (actor)

Alexandre Volkoff (Russian Александр Александрович Волков, transliteration Aleksandr Aleksandrovič Volkov, 1885–1942) was a Russian actor, screenwriter, and film director. Aleksandr Volkov established his film career in Russia, and was one of a significant number of film artists who fled Russia following the Bolshevik takeover.[1]

Alexandre Volkoff
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Born27 December 1885
Died22 May 1942
Other namesAlexander Wolkoff
OccupationActor, Screenwriter, Film Director
Years active1913 - 1941

The bulk of his output was in France where he was known as Alexandre Volkoff. He also made films in Germany and later Italy. He directed several films starring his fellow Russian exile Ivan Mozzhukhin.

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  1. ^ Phillips p.39


  • Phillips, Alastair. City of Darkness, City of Light: Émigré Filmmakers in Paris, 1929-1939. Amsterdam University Press, 2004.

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