Yakov Smirnoff


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Yakov Smirnoff was born on January 24, 1951 in Odessa, Ukrainian SSR, USSR as Yakov Naumovich Pokhis. He is an actor and writer, known for Night Court (1984), The Money Pit (1986) and Brewster's Millions (1985). He was previously married to Linda Dreeszen. See full bio »

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Night Court Yakov Korolenko
(1984-1990)
The Money Pit Shatov
(1986)
(1985)
Heartburn Contractor Laszlo
(1986)

Filmography

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 2017 Dice (TV Series)
Yakov Smirnoff
- The Trial (2017) ... Yakov Smirnoff
 2014 The Comeback Kids (TV Series)
Valdemar Steinberg
- To Hollywood with Love (2014) ... Valdemar Steinberg (rumored)
 1993 Major Dad (TV Series)
Major Sacha Sarotsky
- From Russia with Like (1993) ... Major Sacha Sarotsky
 1984-1990 Night Court (TV Series)
Yakov Korolenko
- The Glasnost Menagerie (1990) ... Yakov Korolenko
- Russkie Business (1988) ... Yakov Korolenko
- Dan's Escort (1986) ... Yakov Korolenko
- World War III (1985) ... Yakov Korolenko
- Some Like It Hot (1984) ... Yakov Korolenko
 1989 Up Your Alley
Russian Man
 1986-1987 What a Country (TV Series)
Nikolai Rostapovich
- Old World Charmer (1987) ... Nikolai Rostapovich
- The Apartment (1987) ... Nikolai Rostapovich
- The Candidate (1987) ... Nikolai Rostapovich
- What Are Friends For? (1987) ... Nikolai Rostapovich
- We're in the Mubotos (1987) ... Nikolai Rostapovich
 1986 Heartburn
Contractor Laszlo
 1986 The Money Pit
Shatov
 1986 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Dmitri Kostov
- Picture Me a Spy/Daredevil/Sleeper (1986) ... Dmitri Kostov
 1985 It's a Living (TV Series)
KGB Agent
- From Russia with Love (1985) ... KGB Agent
 1985 Brewster's Millions
Vladimir
 1983 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Bela Pravik
- Sudden Death (1983) ... Bela Pravik
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Other Works:

TV commercials for ABC Saturday Mornings. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Yakov Smirnov
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"I've gone from Red to Redneck" (On Owning and Operating an 800 seat Theater in Branson, Missouri). See more »

Trivia:

Lives and works in Branson, Missouri. See more »

Trademark:

His hardy laugh. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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