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Vyacheslav Polunin

Vyacheslav Ivanovich Polunin (Slava Polunin) was born on June 11, 1950, in Novosil, Orel province, USSR. Young Polunin was obsessed with the image of Charley Chaplin. He imitated Chaplin at school performances and also developed a wide range of other comic characters during his school years. Polunin was a popular participant at many school ... See full bio »

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 2018 Hoffmaniada
 2002 Clown (Short) (as Slava Polunin)
 2001 Slava's Snowshow (TV Movie) (as Slawa Polunin)
 1996 Privet, duralei!
 1991 Superstau
Kitchen staff (as Slawa Polunin)
 1988 Ubit drakona
 1984 I vot prishyol Bumbo...
Clown (Himself)
 1980 Tolko v myusik-kholle (TV Movie)
mime Polunin (Himself)
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 2002 Clown (Short) (author)
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 2002 Clown (Short) (producer - as Slava Polunin)
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 2001 Alegria: Cirque du Soleil (TV Movie) (creator: clown act)
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 2013 Marussia (thanks)
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 2017 Garik (Documentary)
 2016 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
- Clowning (2016) ... Himself
 2012-2013 Evening Urgant (TV Series)
- Episode #3.6 (2013) ... Himself
 2009 Diabolo's Workshop (Documentary)
Himself (as Slawa Polunin)
 2009 New Shoes: Today's Clowns in Europe (Documentary)
Himself (as Slawa Polunin)
 1999 Heroes of Comedy (TV Series documentary)
- Norman Wisdom (1999) ... Himself (as Slava Polounin)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Slava Polounin | Slava Polunin | Slawa Polunin

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Russian mime. Founder of clown-mime theatre "Litsedei" (Face makers) in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), Russia. Polunin has three sons. He is living with his wife and children in London. See more »



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