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Alexander Godunov

Alexander Godunov

Russian-american Dancer and Actor
Born Nov 28, 1949

Alexander Borisovich Godunov, nicknamed "Sascha" was a Russian-American danseur and film actor, whose defection caused a diplomatic incident between the United States and the Soviet Union.

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1949 Birth Born on November 28, 1949.
1958 8 Years Old Godunov was born in Sakhalin, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. Alexander began his ballet studies in Riga in 1958 in the class with Mikhail Baryshnikov. … Read More


1971 21 Years Old He joined the Bolshoi Ballet in 1971 and rose to become premier danseur. … Read More
1973 23 Years Old In 1973, he won a gold medal at the Moscow International Competition. … Read More
1974 24 Years Old His roles included Vronsky in Anna Karenina in 1974. … Read More


1982 32 Years Old 1 More Event
The couple divorced in 1982.
1987 37 Years Old He became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1987.
1988 38 Years Old He was also involved in a long-standing romance with actress Jacqueline Bisset, which ended in 1988.


1995 45 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 18, 1995 his friends became concerned when he had been uncharacteristically quiet with his phone calls. … Read More
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