Leonid Kmit

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Leonid Kmit (born Alexei Alexandrovich Kmita; Russian: Алексей Александрович Кмита́; 9 March 1908 - 11 March 1982) was a Russian actor. In 1931 he graduated from Saint Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy (SPbGATI), where he studied in the acting class of Yevgeny Chervyakov. In 1936 he was invited to join the Russian Army Theatre's company. In 1957 he became an actor of the Screen Actors Theater in Moscow.

Kmit performed in more than thirty films between 1929 - 1982. He is best known for his performance as Petka in Chapaev.

Selected filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1964 Come Here, Mukhtar! Stepan
1960 Michman Panin Savichev, non-commissioned officer
1953 Hostile Whirlwinds policeman
1951 Taras Shevchenko Captain Obriadin
1950 Brave People handicapper
1934 Chapaev Petka
Lieutenant Kijé copyist

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