Feodor Chaliapin Jr.

Actor
Son and namesake of the internationally renowned operatic bass, Chaliapin moved to Hollywood from Paris to get out from under his father's shadow and began playing bit parts in silent films. He carved a niche for ... Read more »
Born: 10/05/1905 in Russia

Filmography

Actor (12)

Max et Jeremie 1992 (Movie)

Marberg (Actor)

The Inner Circle 1991 (Movie)

Professor Bartnev (Actor)

Stanley and Iris 1990 (Movie)

Leonides Cox (Actor)

The King's Whore 1990 (Movie)

Scaglia (Actor)

The Church 1989 (Movie)

(Actor)

La Maschera 1988 (Movie)

Leonardo's Father (Actor)

La Partita 1988 (Movie)

(Actor)

Moonstruck 1987 (Movie)

Old Man (Actor)

Salome 1986 (Movie)

Messenger (Actor)

The Name of the Rose 1986 (Movie)

Jorge DeBurgos--the Blind Librarian (Actor)

Inferno 1978 (Movie)

Varelli-- (Actor)

Sodoma e Gomorra 1961 (Movie)

Alabias (Actor)

Biography

Son and namesake of the internationally renowned operatic bass, Chaliapin moved to Hollywood from Paris to get out from under his father's shadow and began playing bit parts in silent films. He carved a niche for himself as a reliable character actor, one of his finest moments being his death in the arms of Gary Cooper at the start of "For Whom the Bell Tolls" (1943).

Relationships

Feodor Chaliapin

Father
internationally renowned bass appeared on film in the title role of G.W. Pabst's adaptation of "Don Quixote" (1933)

Tatiana Chernoff

Sister
was Chaliapin's twin survived him

Milestones

1991

Last film, "The Inner Circle"

1987

Co-starred in "Moonstruck"

1986

Enjoyed newfound critical acclaim and popular attention after his performance in "The Name of the Rose"

1922

Emigrated from Russia with his family, whose first move was to Paris

Settled in Rome shortly after the end of WWII

Moved to Hollywood in the mid-1920s

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