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Michael Chekhov Overview:

Actor, Michael Chekhov, was born Mikhail Aleksandrovich Chekhov on Aug 29, 1891 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Chekhov died at the age of 64 on Sep 30, 1955 in Beverly Hills, CA .



Although Chekhov was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1945Best Supporting ActorSpellbound (1945)Dr. Alex BrulovNominated

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By Annmarie Gatti on Aug 29, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Ingrid Bergman & share a birthday and a film: Both Ingrid Bergman and starred in Spellbound — and both were born August 29 (24 yrs apart!). Ingrid Bergman?as Dr. Constance Petersen?and ?as?Dr. Alexander Brulov?in Alfred Hitchcock’s Spel... Read full article

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Michael Chekhov Quotes:

John Ballantine: That Freud stuff's a bunch of hooey.
Dr. Alex Brulov: Oh, you are a fine one to talk! You have a guilt complex and amnesia and you don't know if you are coming or going from somewhere, but Freud is hooey! *This* you know! Hmph! Wiseguy.

Dr. Alex Brulov: My dear girl, you can not keep bumping your head against reality and saying it is not there.

Dr. Alex Brulov: Women make the best psychoanalysts until they fall in love. After that they make the best patients.

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Michael Chekhov Facts

Created a widely used acting method involving movement and imagination. Created the Psychological Gesture.

A nephew of Anton Chekhov.

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