Grigory Alexandrov
Date of Birth
Feb 23, 1903
Birth Place:
Yekaterinburg, Russia

Biography

Russian filmmaker Grigori Alexandrov started out as an acrobat, entertaining Russian troops on the Western Front. Alexandrov then went to work as an actor and stage manager at Prolekult Theater in Moscow, where he befriended the troupe's director, Sergei Eisenstein. When Eisenstein decided to give the movies a try, Alexandrov went along as screenwriter and general assistant. The two men...