Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev
1938 - 1993

Rudolf Nureyev  Russian Dancer


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According to our records, Rudolf Nureyev is possibly single.


Rudolf Nureyev was in relationships with Talitha Pol (1965), Erik Bruhn (1961 - 1986), Leonard Bernstein, Tab Hunter, Menia Martinez and Teja Kremke.

Rudolf Nureyev had an encounter with Anthony Perkins.

Rudolf Nureyev is rumoured to have hooked up with Helmut Berger.


Russian Dancer Rudolf Nureyev was born Rudolf Hametovich Nureyev on 17th March, 1938 in Irkutsk, Russia and passed away on 6th Jan 1993 Paris, France aged 54. He is most remembered for Defected to France from Kirov Ballet. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Rudolf Nureyev was in an on-screen matchup with Nastassja Kinski in Exposed (1983).

Rudolf Nureyev is a member of the following lists: Bisexual male actors, Paris Opera Ballet artistic directors and Volga Tatars.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating6 25 years 4 years, 2 months -
Encounter1 - - -
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Total8 25 years 3 years, 1 month -


First Name Rudolf
Last Name Nureyev
Full Name at Birth Rudolf Hametovich Nureyev
Age 54 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th March, 1938
Birthplace Irkutsk, Russia
Died 6th January, 1993
Place of Death Paris, France
Cause of Death AIDS (-related cardiac complications)
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Athletic
Distinctive Feature High Cheekbones, Cats Eyes
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Gay
Ethnicity White
Nationality Russian
Occupation Text Ballet dancer, choreographer
Occupation Dancer
Claim to Fame Defected to France from Kirov Ballet
Year(s) Active 1958–1992
Official Websites,,,
Associated People Margot Fonteyn, Karen Kain

Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev (Bashkir: Рудольф Хәмит улы Нуриев, Tatar: Рудольф Хәмит улы Нуриев, Russian: Рудо́льф Хаме́тович Нуре́ев; 17 March 1938 – 6 January 1993) was a Soviet ballet dancer and choreographer. He was director of the Paris Opera Ballet from 1983 to 1989 and its chief choreographer until October 1992.

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Rudolf Nureyev54 PiscesDancer
Talitha Pol30 LibraActress
Erik Bruhn57 LibraDancer
Anthony Perkins60 AriesActor
Helmut Berger74 GeminiActor
Leonard Bernstein72 VirgoConductor
Tab Hunter86 CancerActor
Menia Martinez-Dancer
Teja Kremke-


Coup de foudre1988TV Show
Exposed1983Daniel JellineMovie
Romeo & Juliet1982RomeoTV Movie
Venezia, carnevale - Un amore1982Movie
Valentino1977Rudolph ValentinoMovie
Don Quixote1973BasilioMovie
The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People1973TV Show
The Special London Bridge Special1972Ballet DancerTV Movie
Nijinsky: Unfinished Project1970Vaclav NijinskyMovie
The Nutcracker1968Drosselmeyer, The PrinceTV Movie
Schwanensee1967Prince SiegfriedMovie
Le Jeune Homme et la Mort1967Movie
Romeo and Juliet1966RomeoMovie
Große Tänzer1955Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (9)

MartianAwarenessMartianAwarenessFeb 9, 2015

The sheer power of his dancing was breathtaking. Simply the best principal dancer ever to fly across the ballet stage.

Alberto M.Feb 27, 2011

I am a true fan of Rudolf. He was of the most famous and best dancers of the world!

micaFeb 16, 2010

I miss him incredibly.. If you have any information about him pls let me know. I do highly appreciated.

LindsayMillerLindsayMillerJul 20, 2008

Love Rudolf! He was such a beautiful man!!!

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