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Chekhov, Michael, 1891-1955

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Personal name headingChekhov, Michael, 1891-1955
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Variant(s)Chekhov, M. A. (Mikhail Aleksandrovich), 1891-1955
Chekhov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich, 1891-1955
Chekhov, Mikh. Al. (Mikhail Aleksandrovich), 1891-1955
Ts'ekhov, Mikhaʼel, 1891-1955
צ'כוב, מיכאל
Чехов, Михаил, 1891-1955
Чехов, М. А. (Михаил Александрович), 1891-1955
Chekhov, Misha, 1891-1955
Chekhov, Mischa, 1891-1955
Associated countryU.S.
Russian S.F.S.R.
Associated placeParis, France Latvia Lithuania
Ridgefield, Conn.
New York, N.Y.
Devon, England
Moscow, Russia
Birth date18910829
Death date19550930
Place of birthSaint Petersburg, Russia
Place of deathBeverly Hills, Calif.
Field of activityTheater--Production and direction Acting
AffiliationChekhov Theatre Chekhov Theatre Studio
Moscow Art Players
Moskovskiĭ khudozhestvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr
Profession or occupationTheatrical producers and directors Acting teachers Actors
Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inElagin, I︠U︡. Temnyĭ geniĭ, 1982: t.p. (M. A. Chekhova)
LC data base, 10-5-83 (hdg.: Chekhov, Michael, 1891-1955) LC manual cat. (usage: Mikh. Al. Chekhov)
Bolʹsh. sov. ėnt︠s︡ikl., 3rd ed. (Chekhov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich, nephew of Anton; left Soviet Union 1928, theater director in Europe and California, where he died)
Personal name index to the N.Y. Times index, 1851-1974 (Chekhov, Michael)
Feldman, B. Shalosh gishot le-omanut ha-miśḥaḳ, c2011: t.p. (צ'כוב = Ts'ekhov) p. 115 (מיכאל צ'כוב = Mikhaʼel Ts'ekhov)
Lessons for the professional actor, c1985: t.p. (Michael Chekhov) p. 7, etc. (born in St. Petersburg in 1891; nephew of the playwright Anton Chekhov; actor; joined the Moscow Art Theatre in 1909; in 1920, opened own studio in Moscow; by 1924, directorship of his own theatre, the Second Moscow Art Theatre; in 1928, started years in volunteer exile across Europe, set up studios in Paris, Latvia, and Lithuania; in spring of 1935, head of the Moscow Art Players in New York; the Chekhov Theatre Studio was established at Dartington Hall in Devonshire, England, in 1935; with Beatrice Straight and Deirdre Hurst, recruited instructors and students for study of the Chekhov Method at Dartington Hall; in 1939, Chekhov Theatre Studio relocated to Ridgefield, Connecticut; had a theatre in Ridgefield; the Chekhov Theatre Players, a traveling theatrical troupe; in fall of 1941, Chekhov Theatre opened a New York studio; developed classes for experienced professional actors, in English; class record by means of shorthand notes by Chekhov's assistant, Deirdre Hurst du Prey; fame as Hollywood character actor and teacher still 4-5 years in the future)
Uroki dli︠a︡ professionalʹnogo aktëra, 2011: t.p. (Михаил Чехов = Mikhail Chekhov) t.p. verso (Чехов M.A. = Chekhov M.A.)
Michael Chekhov lessons for teachers of his acting technique, 2000: p. 9-10 (at Dartington Hall, Chekhov Theatre Studio opening on 5 October 1936; Chekhov arrived in England October 1935; gave lessons recorded in shorthand by Deirdre Hurst, transcribed without altering Chekhov's use of English)
Internet Broadway database, 29 May 2013 (Michael Chekhov; b. Aug 29, 1891, St. Petersburg, Russia; d. Sep 30, 1955, Beverly Hills, California, USA; male)
Young, M.D. The Elmhirsts of Dartington, 1982: p. 230 (Michael Chekhov; Misha, Mischa; Russian actor and director, in New York; arrived at Dartington Hall October 1935; studio opened a year later) p. 234 (last performance at Dartington December 1938; studio reopened in Ridgefield, Connecticut, January 1939)
Associated languageeng