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Rudolf Nureyev (1938–1993)

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KNOWN FOR 
I Am a Dancer (1972) | An Evening with the Royal Ballet (1963) | The Dance Goes On (1980)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. More »
AKA 
Rudolf Noureev | Rudolf Nurejew
NICKNAME  
Rudi
BORN 
Mar 17, 1938 (died Jan 6, 1993)
HEIGHT 
5' 8¼" (1.73m)

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Past Film & Video (12 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (13 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for SchwanenseeSchwanensee (TV Movie) Choreographer (as Rudolf Nurejew)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Sleeping BeautyThe Sleeping Beauty (TV Movie) Choreographer (as Rudolf Noureev), Director (Paris Opera production) (as Rudolf Noureev)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for La BayadèreLa Bayadère (TV Movie) Choreographer (original)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Coup de foudreCoup de foudre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Romeo & JulietRomeo & Juliet (TV Movie) Romeo, Choreographer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Swan LakeSwan Lake (TV Movie) Choreographer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young PeopleThe CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for The Magic of DanceThe Magic of Dance (TV Series) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 1979– 
  • Primary photo for The Muppet ShowThe Muppet Show (TV Series) Performer ("Baby, It's Cold Outside", "Top Hat, White Tie and Tails") (1 episode, 1978), Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
    • Rudolf Nureyev (Jan 23, 1978) Himself - Special Guest Star, Performer ("Baby, It's Cold Outside", "Top Hat, White Tie and Tails")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Special London Bridge SpecialThe Special London Bridge Special (TV Movie) Ballet Dancer  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970), Performer ("Excerpt from 'The Sleeping Beauty'") (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
    • Episode #5.19 (Feb 5, 1970) Himself, Performer ("Excerpt from 'The Sleeping Beauty'") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The NutcrackerThe Nutcracker (TV Movie) Drosselmeyer / The Prince, Choreographer, Writer (Revisions To Original Story)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for ReleaseRelease (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968), Choreographer (ballet) (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
Self (41 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for A Life for BalletA Life for Ballet Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Rudolf NureyevRudolf Nureyev Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Cage/CunninghamCage/Cunningham Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1979–1989)  Less 1979–1989
  • Primary photo for La nitLa nit (TV Movie) Himself - Performer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Une étoile pour l'exempleUne étoile pour l'exemple Himself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for America's Tribute to Bob HopeAmerica's Tribute to Bob Hope (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Dame Edna ExperienceThe Dame Edna Experience (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Morning ProgramThe Morning Program (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for In Concert at the MetIn Concert at the Met (TV Special) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Great Performances: Dance in AmericaGreat Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) Himself / Petrouchka / Spectre de la Rose / Faune (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Fred Astaire: Change Partners and DanceFred Astaire: Change Partners and Dance (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Dance Goes OnThe Dance Goes On Himself - Narrator  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Muppet ShowThe Muppet Show (TV Series) Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
    • Rudolf Nureyev (Jan 23, 1978) Himself - Special Guest Star  Less
  • Primary photo for Bitte umblätternBitte umblättern (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for America Salutes the QueenAmerica Salutes the Queen (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for New York, New YorkNew York, New York (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for V.I.P.-SchaukelV.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Top à...Top à... (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
    • Ivry Gitlis (Oct 5, 1974) Himself (as Rudolf Noureev)  Less
  • Primary photo for Gala de l'unionGala de l'union (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Morecambe & Wise ShowThe Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for I Am a DancerI Am a Dancer Himself (James / Dancer / Armand / The Prince)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Beaton by BaileyBeaton by Bailey (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Singer Presents Burt BacharachSinger Presents Burt Bacharach (TV Special) Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Sept sur septSept sur sept (Short) Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for This Is Tom JonesThis Is Tom Jones (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Show Zizi JeanmaireShow Zizi Jeanmaire (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Frost on SundayFrost on Sunday (TV Series) Himself - Guest Star (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
    • Episode #2.5 (Feb 1, 1970) Himself - Guest Star  Less
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Self (2 episodes, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for ReleaseRelease (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1968–1969)  Less 1968–1969
  • Primary photo for ShowtimeShowtime (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The London Palladium ShowThe London Palladium Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1966–1967)  Less 1966–1967
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself - Ballet Dancer (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
    • Episode #3.3 (Oct 2, 1965) Himself - Ballet Dancer  Less
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Himself - Ballet Dancer (5 episodes, 1962–1965)  Less 1962–1965
    • Great Moments (Apr 27, 1965) Himself - Ballet Dancer  Less
    • Episode #6.13 (Mar 24, 1964) Himself - Ballet Dancer  Less
    • Episode #6.1 (Oct 8, 1963) Himself - Ballet Dancer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London PalladiumVal Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Top of the Bill (4 episodes, 1962–1964)  Less 1962–1964
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  • Primary photo for An Evening with the Royal BalletAn Evening with the Royal Ballet Himself  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for MonitorMonitor (TV Series) Himself - Subject (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
Archive Footage (20 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Ballrooms & Ballerinas: Dance at the BBCBallrooms & Ballerinas: Dance at the BBC (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for MastermindMastermind (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Grand Final (Mar 27, 2015) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for A History of Dance on ScreenA History of Dance on Screen (Video) Les Corsaire (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Darcey's Ballerina HeroinesDarcey's Ballerina Heroines Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Rudolf Nureev: Rebellious DemonRudolf Nureev: Rebellious Demon Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Un jour, un destinUn jour, un destin (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Moy otets EvgeniyMoy otets Evgeniy Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Nureyev: From Russia with LoveNureyev: From Russia with Love (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for MargotMargot Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Rudolf Nureyev alla ScalaRudolf Nureyev alla Scala (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Bourne to DanceBourne to Dance (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Betty Oliphant: A Life in DanceBetty Oliphant: A Life in Dance Himself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Life and TimesLife and Times (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show 2The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show 2 (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Tales of HelpmannThe Tales of Helpmann Himself (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Margot Fonteyn StoryThe Margot Fonteyn Story (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Rock 'n' Roll YearsThe Rock 'n' Roll Years (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985
    • 1962 (Aug 18, 1985) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • 1961 (1985) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Of Muppets and Men: The Making of 'The Muppet Show'Of Muppets and Men: The Making of 'The Muppet Show' (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1981

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