Theodore Kosloff
Date of Birth
Jan 22, 1882
Birth Place:
Moscow, Russia

Biography

Dark and dramatic-looking, Theodore Kosloff parlayed his ballet training into a surprisingly potent screen career in the late 1910s, appearing mostly for Cecil B. DeMille, whose sister, Agnes DeMille, was highly influenced by him. A graduate of Moscow's Imperial Theater school in 1901, Kosloff came to the United States with the Diaghilev Ballet Company, which he had joined in 1909. (Another member...