Russian movie stars died in 1962

Here are 1 famous actresses from Russian Empire died in 1962:

Xenia Desni

Xenia Desni (January 19, 1894 Kiev-June 27, 1962 Roquefort-les-Pins) was a Russian actor. Her child is called Tamara Desni.

Xenia Desni began her theatrical career in Moscow before moving to Germany in 1922 to pursue a career in film. She appeared in several silent films, including "Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler" (1922) and "Variety" (1925). She also appeared in a few sound films, including "The Threepenny Opera" (1931) and "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" (1943).

Desni was forced to flee Germany in 1933 due to the rise of the Nazi regime and eventually settled in France. She continued to work in French films throughout the 1930s and 1940s, including "The Day Will Come" (1939) and "Monsieur Chasse" (1940). She retired from acting in 1952.

In addition to her acting career, Desni was known for her beauty and glamour. She was frequently photographed by Man Ray and other prominent photographers of the era.

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