Abbas Sharifzadeh

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Birthday
12, 1893
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
Nov 16, 1938 (44)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1893
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
Nov 16, 1938 (44)

About

Honored artist of the Azerbaijan SSR who became a leading film actor, director and editor. His directional credits include In the Name of God, The Game of Love, and A Journey to Azerbaijan.

Before Fame

He acted in his first Russian film, Knyaz Temir-Buat, in 1916.

Trivia

He was executed in 1938 after being wrongly charged with espionage.

Family Life

His wife's name was Marziyya Davudova.

Associated With

His great-grandson is Azerbaijani pop singer Eldar Gasimov .