Here are 6 famous actors from Russia were born in 1917:
Igor Smialowski (June 20, 1917 Moscow-June 16, 2006 Warsaw) a.k.a. I. Smialowski or Igor Śmiałowski was a Russian actor.
Yuri Lyubimov (September 30, 1917 Yaroslavl-October 5, 2014 Moscow) also known as Yuri Petrovich Lyubimov, Yu. Lyubimov or Yurii Petrovich Lyubimov was a Russian actor and theatre director. He had one child, Peter Lyubimov.
John Arnatt (May 9, 1917 Saint Petersburg-December 21, 1999 Surrey) otherwise known as John Edwin Arnatt was a Russian actor.
George Zoritch (June 6, 1917 Moscow-November 1, 2009 Tucson) also known as George Zorrich, Yuri Zoritch or Ceorge Zoritch was a Russian ballet dancer, teacher, choreographer, writer and actor.
Nikolai Kuzmin (February 25, 1917 Yaroslavl Governorate-March 14, 1999 Saint Petersburg) also known as N. Kuzmin or Nikolai Alekseyevich Kuzmin was a Russian actor.
Yevgeni Lebedev (January 15, 1917 Balakovo-June 9, 1997 Saint Petersburg) also known as Ye. Lebedev or Yevgeni Alekseyevich Lebedev was a Russian actor. He had one child, Aleksey Lebedev.