Viktor Stanitsyn

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Viktor Stanitsyn
Born 2 May 1897
Yekaterinoslav, Russian Empire
Died 24 December 1976(1976-12-24) (aged 79)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Other names Viktor Yakovlevich Geze
Occupation Actor
Years active 1932-1967 (film)

Viktor Stanitsyn (1897–1976) was a Ukrainian-born stage and film actor.[1] He appeared in a number of Soviet era films including portraying Winston Churchill in The Lights of Baku (1950) as well as several other films.

Selected filmography[edit]

Stanitsyn's last cinematic role was of Ilya Rostov, in the four-part film series War and Peace (1966-67), directed by Sergei Bondarchuk.


  1. ^ Riley p.73


  • Riley, John. Dmitri Shostakovich: A Life in Film. I.B.Tauris, 2005.

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