Famous Ukrainian Directors

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 1 Halyna Hutchins

Halyna Hutchins
Famous As: She was named one of the10 up-and-coming directors of photography who are making their mark
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Horodets', Ukraine
Died: October 21, 2021

 2 Sergei Bondarchuk

Sergei Bondarchuk
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: September 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belozerka, Ukraine
Died: October 20, 1994

 3 Anatole Litvak

Anatole Litvak
Famous As: Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Birthdate: May 21, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kiev, Russian Empire
Died: December 15, 1974

Anatole Litvak was a Russian-born American filmmaker. He was notable for bringing previously little-known actors to the spotlight and enabling them to win Academy Awards. French actors Charles Boyer and Danielle Darrieux and Swedish star Ingrid Bergman are among the ones he helped become internationally famous. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6633 Hollywood Blvd. 

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 4 Larisa Shepitko

Larisa Shepitko
Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: January 6, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bakhmut, Ukraine
Died: July 2, 1979

 5 Serge Lifar

Serge Lifar
Famous As: Ballet dancer
Birthdate: April 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
Died: December 15, 1986

Serge Lifar was a French ballet dancer of Ukrainian origin. Widely regarded as one of the 20th century's greatest male ballet dancers, Lifar served as a ballet master from 1930 to 1944 at the famous Paris Opera. From 1947 to 1958, he worked towards restoring the Paris Opera Ballet's reputation as one of the best in the world. 

 6 Dar Gai

Dar Gai
Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine

 7 Kira Muratova

Kira Muratova
Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Soroca, Moldova
Died: June 6, 2018
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 8 Roman Viktyuk

Roman Viktyuk
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: October 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
Died: November 17, 2020

 9 Henrik Galeen

Henrik Galeen
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 7, 1881
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lemberg, Ukraine
Died: July 30, 1949

 10 Frederic Zelnik

Frederic Zelnik
Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: May 17, 1885
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Died: November 29, 1950

 11 Alexander Tairov

Alexander Tairov
Famous As: Theatre director
Birthdate: June 24, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Romny, Ukraine
Died: September 25, 1950

 12 Nikolay Akimov

Nikolay Akimov
Famous As: Theatre Director
Birthdate: April 16, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Died: September 6, 1968