Olga Baclanova

Olga Baclanova

  • Highest Rated: 100% The Man Who Laughs (1928)
  • Lowest Rated: 94% Freaks (1932)
  • Birthday: Aug 19, 1896
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Baclanova is a Russian actress who first appeared onstage at age 16 with the Moscow Art Theater. She moved to the USA after visiting on tour with a Soviet company in 1923. Her first important film role was with Emil Jannings in silent Street of Sin (1928). Along with some Broadway work, she went on to star in several films; most notably, Baclanova was the bewitching trapeze artist who marries a midget for his money in the horror classic Freaks (1932). Retired from the screen in 1933, but in 1943 made one more supporting appearance (in Claudia); Baclanova also hosted a radio show in the late '30s.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Claudia Mme. Daruska 1943
94% Freaks Cleopatra 1932
No Score Yet Downstairs Actor 1932
No Score Yet Cheer Up and Smile Yvonne 1930
No Score Yet The Man I Love Sonia Barondoff 1929
100% The Man Who Laughs Duchess Josiana 1928
100% The Docks of New York Lou 1928
No Score Yet The Woman Disputed Actor 1928
No Score Yet Zagrobnaya skitalitsa, (Wanderer Beyond the Grave) Actor 1915

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