Here are 4 famous actors from Russian Empire died before 40:
Vladimir Mayakovsky (July 19, 1893 Baghdati-April 14, 1930 Moscow) a.k.a. Маяковский, Владимир Владимирович, Vladimir Majakovski, Vladimir Mayakovski, V. Mayakovsky or Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky was a Russian playwright, poet, artist, actor, screenwriter and visual artist. He had one child, Yelena Vladimirovna Mayakovskaya.
He died in suicide.
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Yvan Kyrlya (March 17, 1909 Mari El-July 1, 1943 Sernursky District) also known as Iywan Kyrlja or Kirill Ivanovich Ivanov was a Russian actor and poet.
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Nikolai Batalov (December 6, 1899 Moscow-November 10, 1937 Moscow) also known as Nikolai Petrovich Batalov was a Russian actor. His child is called Svetlana Nikolaevna Batalova.
He died caused by tuberculosis.
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Vitold Polonsky (April 5, 1879 Russian Empire-January 5, 1919 Odessa) also known as Vitold Alfonsovich Polonsky was a Russian actor. His children are Irina Polonskaya and Veronika Polonskaya.
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