Elya Baskin Biography (1951-)

Born January 24, 1951, in Riga, Latvia; immigrated to the United States, 1976; son of Zalman and Frieda Baskin; married Marina, 1995; children: Michelle.Addresses: Agent: Gold/Marshak/Liedtke Talent & Literary Agency, 3500 West Olive Ave., Suite 1400, Burbank, CA 91505.

Nationality
Latvian
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
January 24, 1951
Riga, Latvia

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Actor with bad breath, The World's Greatest Lover, 1977
  • Karpatov (Russian aide), Being There (also known as Chance), United Artists, 1979
  • Bookkeeper, Butch and Sundance: The Early Days, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
  • Marganin, Raise the Titanic, Associated Film Distribution, 1980
  • Anatoly Cherkasov, Moscow on the Hudson, Columbia, 1984
  • (Uncredited) Himself, 2010: The Odyssey Continues, 1984
  • Maxim Brajlovsky, 2010 (also known as 2010: The Year We Make Contact), Warner Bros. Home Video, 1984
  • Severinus, Der Name der Rose (also known as The Name of the Rose, Le nom de la rose, and Il nome della rosa), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Klebanov, Streets of Gold, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Kerschner, Vice Versa, 1988
  • Timoshenko, Zits (also known as Likewise and Spy Trap), 1988
  • Burciaga, DeepStar Six (also known as Deep Star Six), TriStar Pictures, 1989
  • Yasha Kobik, Enemies: A Love Story, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • Russian cab driver, The Pickle, Columbia, 1993
  • Ship captain, Love Affair, Warner Bros., 1994
  • New York Skyride, 1994
  • Professor Ukrinsky, Spy Hard, Buena Vista, 1996
  • Buster, Forest Warrior, Turner Entertainment, 1996
  • General Borschevsky, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery,New Line Cinema, 1997
  • Andrei Kolchak, Air Force One (also known as AFO), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997
  • Ike Bykovsky, October Sky, MCA/Universal, 1999
  • Sergei, Running Red, PM Entertainment, 1999
  • Anatoly Dobrynin, Thirteen Days, New Line Cinema, 2000
  • Vladimir, Heartbreakers, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001
  • Vladimir, Wheelmen, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • (As I. Baskin) Bolshaya peremena (also known as Big Break),[Russian television], 1972
  • Yuri, True Blue, NBC, 1989-1990
  • Becker, CBS, 1998-2000
  • Miniseries
  • Voice of Yakov Yurovski, The Great War (also known as The GreatWar and the Shaping of the 20th Century), PBS, 1996
  • Movies
  • Alex Serov, Embassy, ABC, 1985
  • Interpreter, Combat High (also known as Combat Academy), 1986
  • Mr. Slovak, My Town, 1986
  • Father Vadim, Runaway Virus, ABC, 2000
  • Pilots
  • The Agency, CBS, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Yuri Demetri, "A Prisoner of Conscience," MacGyver, ABC, 1986
  • Dr. Peltrovich, "Cold War," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1987
  • Dr. Peltrovich, "Russian Roulette," St. Elsewhere, NBC, 1987
  • Yuri Demetri, "Soft Touch," MacGyver, ABC, 1987
  • "Language Lessons," Roseanne, ABC, 1988
  • Nikolai, "War and Peace," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1991
  • Major Yuri Kosenko, "Lee Harvey Oswald: Parts 1 & 2--October 5, 1957--November 22, 1963," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1992
  • Misha, "One Riot, One Ranger," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1993
  • Dr. Zoloft, "Dr. Strangechild," VR.5, Fox, 1995
  • Police officer #1, "The Kicker," Coach, ABC, 1995
  • Dr. Freud, "Remembrance of Sisters Past," Sisters, NBC, 1995
  • Nicolae, "Arthur After Hours," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1995
  • Sergei, "Horschak's Law," Ellen, ABC, 1996
  • Corp. Yuri Petrovsky, "The Moscow Connection," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1996
  • Yuri, "Something about the `Men' in Menstruation," Something So Right, ABC, 1998
  • Yuri, "Again with the White House," Alright Already, The WB, 1998
  • Bela, "Friends," Felicity, The WB, 1999
  • Dimitri Yevchenko, "The Three Phases of Claire," The Invisible Man, Sci-Fi Channel, 2001
  • Also appeared as Vadim in an episode of Early Edition, CBS; in episodes of Mad about You, NBC.

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