Leonid Kmit

Intro Russian actor (1908-1982)
A.K.A. Leonid Aleksandrovich Kmit
Was Actor Film actor
From Russia
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender male
Birth 25 February 1908, Saint Petersburg, Tsardom of Russia
Death 11 March 1982, Moscow, Russia (aged 74 years)
Star sign Pisces

Leonid Kmit Leonid Kmit (born Alexei Alexandrovich Kmita; Russian: Алексей Александрович Кмита́; 9 March 1908 – 11 March 1982) was a Russian actor. In 1931 he graduated from Saint Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy (SPbGATI), where he studied in the acting class of Yevgeny Chervyakov. In 1936 he was invited to join the Russian Army Theatre's company. In 1957 he became an actor of the Screen Actors Theater in Moscow. Kmit performed in more than thirty films between 1929 – 1982. He is best known for his performance as Petka in Chapaev.

Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1980 Star Inspector reporter
1964 Come Here, Mukhtar! Stepan
1960 Michman Panin Savichev, non-commissioned officer
1953 Hostile Whirlwinds policeman
1951 Taras Shevchenko Captain Obriadin
1950 Brave People handicapper
1939 Commandant of the Bird Island sailor Kositsyn
1934 Chapaev Petka
Lieutenant Kijé copyist

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