Yakov Smirnoff

Yakov Smirnoff rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. Smirnoff kickstarted his acting career in comedies like "Moscow on the Hudson" (1984) starring ... Read more »
Born: 01/24/1951 in Odessa, SU

Filmography

Actor (29)

Awful Nice 2014 (Movie)

The Man With A Plan (Actor)

The Great American Road Trip 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Proud American 2008 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

A Branson Country Christmas 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Star Spangled Branson 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The 29th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Performer

Major Dad 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nitecap 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Comedy Store's 20th Birthday 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Yakov Smirnoff Live From Moscow... Idaho 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Performer

Hope News Network 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Live! Dick Clark Presents 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

That's What Friends Are For: AIDS Concert '88 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The Comedy Store 15th Year Class Reunion 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Up Your Alley 1989 (Movie)

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We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

A Star-Spangled Celebration 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

What a Country! 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Funny 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Heartburn 1986 (Movie)

Contractor Laszlo (Actor)

The Money Pit 1986 (Movie)

Shatov (Actor)

Brewster's Millions 1985 (Movie)

Vladimir (Actor)

Moscow on the Hudson 1984 (Movie)

Lev (Actor)

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the 8th Dimension 1984 (Movie)

National Security Advisor (Actor)

Biography

Yakov Smirnoff rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. Smirnoff kickstarted his acting career in comedies like "Moscow on the Hudson" (1984) starring Robin Williams, the Peter Weller film "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the 8th Dimension" (1984) and "Brewster's Millions" (1985) starring Richard Pryor. He also appeared in "The Money Pit" (1986). Smirnoff worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "Night Court" (NBC, 1983-1992). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala" (CBS, 1987-88) and "Hope News Network" (NBC, 1988-89). Additionally, he later acted in "Up Your Alley" (1989) with Linda Blair. He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "What a Country!" (1986-87). He also appeared in the drama "Proud American" (2008) with Jonathan Banks. Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Yakov Smirnoff Live From Moscow... Idaho" (Showtime, 1990-91) and "International Swimsuit '91 With Elle Macpherson" (NBC, 1990-91). Most recently, Smirnoff acted in "Awful Nice" (2014).

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