Yakov Smirnoff

Born Jan 24, 1951
Net Worth
$20 Million
Yakov Naumovich Pokhis, better known as Yakov Smirnoff, is a Soviet-born American comedian, actor and writer. After emigrating to the United States in 1977, Smirnoff began performing as a stand-up comic. He eventually gained fame, and he reached his biggest successes in the mid-to-late 1980s, when h...
Yakov Smirnoff

Yakov Smirnoff Stats

Nickname

: Yakov Naumovich Pokhis, Yakov Smirnov

Ethnicity

: Jewish people

Nationality

: United States of America

Date of Birth

: January 24, 1951

Place of Birth

: Odessa
Appearances

Yakov Smirnoff Film Roles

  1. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
    National Security Advisor
    The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
  2. The Money Pit
    Shatov
  3. Double Platinum
  4. Brewster's Millions
    Vladimir
  5. Moscow on the Hudson
    Lev
  6. Heartburn
    Contractor Laszlo

Yakov Smirnoff TV Starring Roles

  1. What a Country!

Yakov Smirnoff TV Guest Roles

  1. Dan's Escort
    Yakov Korolenko
    Dan's Escort
  2. The Bluegrass is Always Greener
    The Bluegrass is Always Greener
  3. Sudden Death
    Bela Pravik
  4. From Russia with Like
    Major Sasha Sarotsky
  5. Some Like It Hot
    Some Like It Hot