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Alexander Khvylya

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Name  Alexander Khvylya

Role  Film actor
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Died  October 17, 1976, Moscow, Russia
Movies  Jack Frost, Vechera na khutore bliz Dikanki, The Magic Weaver, Fire - Water - and Brass Pipes, Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors
Similar People  Alexander Rou, Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikheil Chiaureli, Aleksandr Medvedkin

Alexander Leopoldovich Khvylya (born Bressem, Russian: Александр Леопольдович Хвыля, Ukrainian: Олександр Леопольдович Хвиля, Oleksandr Leopoldovich Khvylya; 15 July 1905 – 17 October 1976) was a Soviet Russian theater and film actor who played in The Diamond Arm, The end of Chyrva Kozyr, Bohdan Khmelnytsky, and others. He was a People's Artist of the RSFSR (23 October 1963).


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Khvylya was born in the Swedish colony in the village of Oleksandro-Shultyne (Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire) to Swedish parents as Alexander Leopoldovich Bressem). Today the village is part of the Ivanopil rural community in Kostiantynivka Raion, Donetsk Oblast.


In 1922 he graduated from the Vorovsky Drama Studio. Khvylya worked in the Zankovetska Music-Drama Theater in 1924 - 1926, then in Berezil that just relocated to Kharkiv from Kiev. From 1934 and until the German aggression worked in the Kharkiv Drama Theater of Shevchenko. Later Khvylia relocated to Moscow where he worked in the State theater of a cinema-actor.


  • Dictatorship (Ivan Mykytenko) as Husak
  • Perish of squadron (Oleksandr Korniychuk) as Baltiyets
  • The Storm (Alexander Ostrovsky) as Kudryash
  • others

    Selected Movies

  • 1932 Ivan (Alexander Dovzhenko) as Orator (first role in movies)
  • 1938 Karmeliuk (Georgiy Tasin) as Karmeliuk
  • 1941 Bohdan Khmelnytsky (Ihor Savchenko) as Kobzar
  • 1942 Oleksandr Parkhomenko (Leonid Lukov) as Parkhomenko
  • 1946 The Liberated Earth
  • 1946 The Vow as Semyon Budyonny
  • 1948 The Young Guard (Sergei Gerasimov) as Shulga (his scenes later were cut out)
  • 1949 Konstantin Zaslonov as Secretary of Raion Committee (Stalin Prize, 1950)
  • 1949 Fairy Tales of Kuban (Ivan Pyryev) as Denis Koren
  • 1951 Taras Shevchenko (Ihor Savchenko) as Mr. Barabash
  • 1952 May nights as the Head
  • 1958 Over Tissa as Gromada, general of the border guards
  • 1961 Evenings at a khutir near Dykanka (Aleksandr Rou) as Chub
  • 1962 Queen of the Gas Station as Priest, the bus passenger
  • 1964 Jack Frost (Aleksandr Rou) as Jack Frost
  • 1968 The Diamond Arm (Leonid Gaidai) as Boris Savelyevich
  • The end of Chyrva Kozyr as Chyrva
  • Secretary of the Oblast Committee as Sukhodolov
  • others


    Alexander Khvylya Wikipedia