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Mikhail Nikolaevich Baryshnikov (born January 28, 1948) is a Soviet-born Russian American dancer, choreographer, and actor, often cited alongside Vaslav Nijinsky and Rudolf Nureyev as one of the greatest ballet dancers of the 20th century. After a promising start in the Kirov Ballet in Leningrad, he defected to Canada in 1974 for more opportunities in western dance. After freelancing with many companies, he joined the New York City Ballet as a principal dancer to learn George Balanchine`s style of movement. He then moved to New York to dance with the American Ballet Theatre, where he later became artistic director. Baryshnikov has spearheaded many of his own artistic projects and has been associated in particular with promoting modern dance, premiering dozens of new works, including many of his own. His success as a dramatic actor on stage, cinema and television has helped him become probably the most widely recognized contemporary ballet dancer.
Baryshnikov has a daughter, Aleksandra Baryshnikov (born 1981), from his relationship with actress Jessica Lange. When Baryshnikov and Lange met, he was able to speak very little English. They communicated in French instead. Baryshnikov is in a long-term relationship with former ballerina Lisa Rinehart. They have had three children together: Peter (born July 7, 1989), Anna (born May 22, 1992), and Sofia (born May 24, 1994). In an interview with Larry King, Baryshnikov said that he didn`t believe in marriage because the commitment that people make to each other didn`t have anything to do with a legal marriage. He stated that he wasn`t religious, so standing in front of an altar would not mean anything to him. Baryshnikov currently owns a home at the Punta Cana Resort and Club in the Dominican Republic.
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Mikhail Nikolayevich Baryshnikov (Russian: Михаи́л Никола́евич Бары́шников; born January 27, 1948), nicknamed "Misha" (Russian diminutive of the name "Mikhail"), is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer, and actor born in the Soviet Union, often cited alongside Vaslav Nijinsky and Rudolf Nureyev as one of the greatest ballet dancers in history. After a promising start in the Kirov Ballet in Leningrad, he defected to Canada in 1974 for more opportunities in western dance. After freelancing with many companies, he joined the New York City Ballet as a principal dancer to learn George Balanchine's style of movement. He then danced with the American Ballet Theatre, where he later became artistic director.
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Print ads for Robert Mondavi Wines (2000), 2006: Appeared in print ads for Movado timepieces., (2010) Print advertisement for "Louis Vuitton" de luxe luggage (photographed at Annie Leibovitz's New York studio).
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According to our records, Mikhail Baryshnikov is possibly single. His last relationship was when Lisa Rinehart and Mikhail Baryshnikov are married.
Mikhail Baryshnikov has been in relationships with Lisa Rinehart (1992 - present), Janine Turner (1986), Charlotte Lewis (1986), Isabella Rossellini (1985), Candy Clark (1977 - 1978), Jessica Lange (1976 - 1982), Gelsey Kirkland, Liza Minnelli and Ursula Andress.
Mikhail Baryshnikov has 4 children, alexandra, peter andrew (27), anna katerina (24) and sofia luisa (22).
Mikhail Baryshnikov is a 68 year old American Dancer. Born Mikhail Nikolaevitch Baryshnikov on 28th January, 1948 in Riga, Latvia, he is famous for White Nights in a career that spans 1968–present. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Mikhail Baryshnikov has been in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Helen Mirren in White Nights (1985) and Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex and the City (1998).
Mikhail Baryshnikov is a member of the following lists:
Soviet male ballet dancers,
Male ballet dancers and
American male television actors.
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