Olga Baclanova (Olga Baclanova)

Olga Baclanova

Actress. Born Olga Vladimirovna Baklanova in Moscow, Russia. She worked extensively on stage in London’s West End and in New York, before her film debut with a bit in “The Dove.” Over the following years she played roles in “The Man Who Laughs,” “Street of Sin,” and “The Docks of New York.” She is perhaps most famously known for her role as ‘Cleopatra’, the evil trapeze artist, in the legendary cult film “Freaks.” (bio by: MC)  Family links:  Spouse:  Nicholas Soussanin (1889 – 1975)*  Children:  Nicholas Nicholaevitch Soussanin (1930 – 1981)* *Calculated relationship


  • August, 19, 1896
  • Russia


  • September, 09, 1974
  • Switzerland


  • Corsier Cemetery
  • Vaud
  • Switzerland

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