Russian actors died because of Cancer

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Akim Tamiroff

Akim Tamiroff (October 29, 1899 Tbilisi-September 17, 1972 Palm Springs) also known as Akin Tamiroff, Akim Tamirof, Akim Mikhailovich Tamiroff, Аким Михайлович Тамиров, Հովակիմ or Hovakim was a Russian actor.

Tamiroff was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, which was then part of the Russian Empire, in 1899. He began his acting career in the Soviet Union, performing in various theaters in Moscow and St. Petersburg. In the early 1930s, he emigrated to France, where he continued to act on stage and in films.

In 1935, Tamiroff was invited to the United States by director Rouben Mamoulian to appear in the film "Becky Sharp." He quickly established himself as a character actor in Hollywood, appearing in over 80 films throughout his career. Tamiroff was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor twice, for his performances in "The General Died at Dawn" (1936) and "For Whom the Bell Tolls" (1943).

In addition to his work in Hollywood, Tamiroff also acted on Broadway and in European films. He was known for his ability to play a wide range of characters, from villains to comedic roles. Tamiroff continued to act until his death in 1972, at the age of 72, in Palm Springs, California.

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