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:

Dr. Alex Brulov: And how do you know what his real character is?
Constance Petersen: I know. I know.
Dr. Alex Brulov: She knows. This is the way science goes backward. Who told you what he is? Freud?, or a crystal ball?

Dr. Alex Brulov: What is there for you to see? We both know that the mind of a woman in love is operating on the lowest level of the intellect!

Dr. Alex Brulov: I congratulate you and wish you have babies, not psychoses.

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Michael Chekhov Facts
Was a student of Konstantin Stanislavski.

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

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