Akim Tamiroff

Akim Tamiroff

  • Born on
    • October 29th, 1899
  • Died on
    • September 17th, 1972
​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


Acting (56 Credits)

1993La Classe américaine as Dino's Friend (archive footage)
1992Don Quixote as Sancho Panza
1969The Great Bank Robbery as Papa (Juan's father)
1969Marquis de Sade's Justine as Du Harpin
1966Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. as Tanamashu
1966After the Fox as Okra
1966Hotel Paradiso as Hotel Proprietor
1965Alphaville as Henri Dickson
1965Lord Jim as Schomberg
1965Marco the Magnificent as The Old Man of the Mountain
1965The Liquidator as Sheriek
1964The Black Tulip as Marquis de Vigogne
1964Topkapi as Gerven the Cook
1962The Trial as Bloch
1961The Last Judgment as Play director
1960Ocean's 11 as Spyros Acebos
1958Me and the Colonel as Szabuniewicz
1958Touch of Evil as 'Uncle' Joe Grandi
1957Battle Hell as Colonel Peng
1956The Black Sleep as Odo the Gypsy
1956Anastasia as Boris Adreivich Chernov
1955Confidential Report as Jakob Zouk
1954They Who Dare as Captain George One
1949Black Magic as Gitano
1947Fiesta as Chato Vasquez
1947The Gangster as Nick Jammey
1946A Scandal in Paris as Emile Vernet
1944Can't Help Singing as Prince Gregory Stroganovsky
1944Dragon Seed as Wu Lien
1943For Whom the Bell Tolls as Pablo
1943Five Graves to Cairo as Farid
1943The Miracle of Morgan's Creek as The Boss
1942Tortilla Flat as Pablo
1941The Corsican Brothers as Baron Colonna
1940The Great McGinty as The Boss
1940North West Mounted Police as Dan Duroc
1939Union Pacific as Fiesta
1938The Buccaneer as Dominique You
1936The General Died at Dawn as General Yang
1936Desire as Avilia
1936The Story of Louis Pasteur as Dr. Zaranoff
1936Anthony Adverse as Carlo Cibo
1935Naughty Marietta as Rudolpho
1935The Lives of a Bengal Lancer as Otamanu
1935Black Fury as Sokolsky
1935China Seas as Romanoff
1935Reckless as Chef at Wedding (uncredited)
1934Chained as Pablo, the Ranch Chef
1934Sadie McKee as Cafe Owner Riccori
1934Now and Forever as French Jeweller
1934Lady by Choice as Poupolis (uncredited)
1934The Scarlet Empress as Bit Part (uncredited)
1934The Captain Hates the Sea as General Salazaro
1934The Merry Widow as Manager at Maxim's
1933Gabriel Over the White House as Delegate to the Debt Conference (uncredited)
1933Queen Christina as Pedro (uncredited)


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