Latest Mikhail Baryshnikov News

Lea Thompson Thanks Mikhail Baryshnikov For Acting Career

19th September 2014

Back To The Future star Lea Thompson has ballet icon Mikhail Baryshnikov to thank for her acting career after he told her she was too "stocky" to join his American Ballet Theatre.The actress, who is...

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Bono: Mick Jagger's Wrinkles Are 'Beautiful'

25th July 2013

Bono thinks Sir Mick Jagger's wrinkles are ''beautiful''.The U2 frontman admits he is slightly envious of the Rolling Stones rocker's deep facial lines and thinks they make the 69-year-old star more refined in his old...

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Willem Dafoe And Mikhail Baryshnikov Unite For Bizarre New Play

4th July 2013

Spider-Man star Willem Dafoe has teamed up with ballet legend Mikhail Baryshnikov for a bizarre new play based on a Russian novella.The actor will take to the stage with the dance star, who enjoyed a...

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Baryshnikov Wrecked Thompson's Ballet Dreams

2nd March 2012

Back To The Future star Lea Thompson has ballet superstar Mikhail Baryshnikov to thank for her acting career because he told her she would never make it professionally as a dancer.The criticism destroyed her ballet...

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Mikhail Baryshnikov To Sell Art To Fund Arts Centre

29th March 2011

Artwork from the collection of dancer/actor Mikhail Baryshnikov is to be auctioned off to help fund the ballet star's New York arts centre.Petr Petrovich Vereshchagin's 19th century painting of St. Petersburg, which Baryshnikov purchased in...

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Moss 'Starring In Ballet Movie'

1st March 2010

Supermodel KATE MOSS has landed a role in a film alongside legendary ballet dancer MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV, according to a U.K. report.The British beauty is said to have been taking dance classes for her role in...

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Opera Manager Vincent Dies

2nd July 2008

PLACIDO DOMINGO and ballet star MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV's former manager, EDGAR VINCENT, has died, aged 90. The revered svengali was recovering from hip-replacement surgery when a blood clot claimed his life on Thursday (26Jun08), according to...

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Baryshnikov Shocked By Graphic Sex And The City

26th September 2005

Russian actor MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV had no idea SEX AND THE CITY contained such graphic love scenes when he signed on to star in the hit US TV series. Baryshnikov, who starred as artist ALEKSANDR...

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Alternative Satc Endings Released

2nd November 2004

Fans of defunct comedy SEX AND THE CITY will finally be able to see the alternative endings to the hit show on a special DVD. Producers at the HOME BOX OFFICE (HBO) cable network...

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Carrie To End Up With Mr Big?

15th January 2004

SEX AND THE CITY fans are speculating about who SARAH JESSICA PARKER's character CARRIE will end up with in the show's finale - after learning CHRIS NOTH's MR BIG will be making a return....

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Injured Baryhsnikov Postpones Tour

26th September 2003

Ballet legend MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV has been forced to postpone his autumn (03) tour after suffering a knee injury. According to a spokesman for the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, Baryshnikov will be unable to...

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Lenny And Nicole Out On The Town

24th September 2003

NICOLE KIDMAN and LENNY KRAVITZ further fuelled reports of romance by attending Sunday's (21SEP03) memorial service for dancer GREGORY HINES together. The Aussie actress, 37, and the dread-locked rocker, 39, slipped in a...

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Stars Honour Hines In Harlem

22nd September 2003

Theater, film and dance stars came out last night (21SEP03) to pay tribute to late tap-dancing actor GREGORY HINES at Harlem, New York's APOLLO THEATER. Hines, a TONY Award winner, who died of...

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Parker Defends Baryshnikov Casting

5th August 2003

Actress SARAH JESSICA PARKER has defended her decision to choose ballet legend MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV as her latest love interest on SEX AND THE CITY. The screen beauty raised inquiring eyebrows when she overlooked the...

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Baryshnikov Heads For Sex And The City

31st July 2003

Ballet legend MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV will become SARAH JESSICA PARKER's latest love interest in racy TV show SEX AND THE CITY. Baryshnikov will play the popular international artist ALEXANDER PTEROVSKY, who meets and falls in...

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Ballet Star Joins Sex And The City

31st July 2003

Ballet superstar MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV has joined the cast of SEX AND THE CITY - after star SARAH JESSICA PARKER begged him to be her on-screen love interest. Parker - who plays lovelorn journalist CARRIE...

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