Person Details

Birthday: 1899-10-29 13:21:20

Death: 1972-09-17 13:21:20

Aliases: Akim Tamirof , Akin Tamiroff , Аким Тамирофф , A. Tamiroff

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Tiflis, Russian Empire [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia]

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Movie Involvements: 82

TV Involvements: 6


Most Famous Work

Biography

​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

Most Famous Work

The Defenders
Average
6

The Defenders

(1961) John Solasky
Climax!
Average
3

Climax!

(1954) Albert Ganz
Naked City
Average
5

Naked City

(1958) Emil Pappas
The Black Tulip
Average
6

The Black Tulip

(1964) Marquis de Vigogne
The DuPont Show with June Allyson
Average
7
Touch of Evil
Average
8

Touch of Evil

(1958) 'Uncle' Joe Grandi
For Whom the Bell Tolls
Average
7
The Trial
Average
7

The Trial

(1962) Bloch

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
1993 Dino's Friend (archive footage)
1992 Sancho Panza
1970 Inspector Mehdaloun
1969 Papa (Juan's father)
Du Harpin
Papa Bear
1968 Sergeant
Pigsty / Dean Light
Uncle Egidio
1967 Basilio
1966 Prof. Hans Koniglich
Joe Montano
Okra
Cesare
Tanamashu
Max Portesi
Hotel Proprietor
1965 Sheriek
Prof. Lambaré / Dr. Kha
The Old Man of the Mountain
Henri Dickson
Frank Kramer
Schomberg
Monsignor Arendi (segment "Monsignor Cupido")
1964 Gerven the Cook
Pandowski
Marquis de Vigogne
1962 Pompey
Bloch
Bishop Durso
Mielski Zasloba
1961 Khan of the Tartars
O Zingaro
Play director
John Solasky
Vadim Romanoff
Teiresias
N/A
1960 N/A
Spyros Acebos
1959 Andy Baranov
Tony
The Merchant
1958 N/A
Szabuniewicz
Demetru Lapesku
N/A
Emil Pappas
'Uncle' Joe Grandi
1957 Governor (uncredited)
Colonel Peng
1956 Boris Adreivich Chernov
Odo the Gypsy
1955 N/A
Jakob Zouk
The Uncle
Il marchese di Salpiere
1954 Albert Ganz
N/A
Captain George One
1953 Pvt. Plevko
1952 Mendoza
1951 Captain Torras
1949 Gitano
Lieutenant Glysko
1948 Joe Faringo
Mr. Grumbach
1947 Nick Jammey
Chato Vasquez
1946 Emile Vernet
1945 Jim Arnold
1944 Prince Gregory Stroganovsky
The Boss
Wu Lien
Uncle Pio
(archive footage)
1943 Popoff
Pablo
Farid
1942 Pablo
The Lamb (uncredited) (voice)
1941 Baron Colonna
Stefan Janowski
1940 Mio Pio
Dan Duroc
The Boss
Joe Easter
Paul Kriza
1939 Dr. 'Tubby' Forster
Tony
N/A
Jules LaCroix / President Alvarado
Fiesta
Frank Baturin
Mayor Peter Karloca
1938 Mike Balan
Red Skain
Stephen Recka
Dominique You
1937 Tartar Chieftain (uncredited)
Joe Varese
The Great Gambini
Steve Kalkas
Ivan Ogareff
Big Ed Bullock
1936 Self
Karen Neg
General Yang
Carlo Cibo
Avilia
Joe Ramirez de la Valle
Dr. Zaranoff
1935 Taxi Driver
Boris
Spellek
Paul Romanoff
Cafe Manager
Sokolsky
Mexican in La Cucaracha Cantina
Chef at Wedding (uncredited)
Rudolpho
Guiseppe
Otamanu
1934 Manager of Hotel
General Salazaro
Manager at Maxim's
Poupolis (uncredited)
Pablo, the Ranch Chef
French Jeweller (uncredited)
Mr. Slavko (uncredited)
Peter Korotoff
Paul Wengler
Cafe Owner Riccori
Bit Part (uncredited)
Deaf-Mute Bus Passenger (uncredited)
1933 Pedro (uncredited)
Adjutant
Gypsy Fiddler (uncredited)
Delegate to the Debt Conference (uncredited)
Hotel desk clerk (uncredited)
1932 Bit Role (uncredited)
Year Character Movie/Tv

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