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.
|Born||27 December 1885|
|Died||22 May 1942|
|Other names||Alexander Wolkoff|
|Occupation||Actor, Screenwriter, Film Director|
|Years active||1913 - 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.
Features unless otherwise specified:
- The Fugitive - a short film, Russia, France
- The Green Spider (1916) - a short film, Russia
- Father Sergius (1917) - co-director, Russia
- People Die for Metal (1919) - Russia
- The House of Mystery (1923) - France
- Les Ombres qui passent (1924) - France
- Kean (1924) - France
- The Loves of Casanova (1927) - France
- Secrets of the Orient (1928) - France
- The White Devil (1930) - Germany
- Amore imperiale (1941) - Italy
- Phillips p.39
- Phillips, Alastair. City of Darkness, City of Light: Émigré Filmmakers in Paris, 1929-1939. Amsterdam University Press, 2004.