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The Religious Affiliation of Ballet Dancer
Mikhail Baryshnikov


Mikhail Baryshnikov was a world-famous Russian-born ballet dancer. He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for the movie
The Turning Point (1977).

Baryshnikov's religious background while growing up was Communism. Biographer Barbara Aria describes Baryshnikov's father as a "devout Stalinist." Baryshnikov's father's had eagerly embraced Communist teachings and practices. [Soure: Barbara Aria, Misha: The Mikhail Baryshnikov Story, St. Martin's Press: New York (1989), page 7.]

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