List of Famous people named Yuri
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was a Soviet Air Forces pilot and cosmonaut who became the first human to journey into outer space, achieving a major milestone in the Space Race; his capsule, Vostok 1, completed one orbit of Earth on 12 April 1961. Gagarin became an international celebrity and was awarded many medals and titles, including Hero of the Soviet Union, his nation's highest honour.
Yuri Nakamura is a Japanese actress and former singer. Her real name is Yuri Sei or Woori Song.
Yuri Andreyevich Kolokolnikov is a Russian stage and film actor. In the West, Kolokolnikov is best known for his performance as Styr in the television series Game of Thrones and as Gennadi Bystrov in The Americans.
Yuri Valentinovich Zhirkov is a Russian footballer who plays for Zenit Saint Petersburg.
Yuriy Vasilevich Shatunov, commonly anglicized as Yuri is a Russian singer, best known as being the former frontman of the Russian 1980s band Laskoviy Mai. He was born on 6 September 1973 in the city of Kumertau, Bashkir ASSR, in the former Soviet Union.
Yuri Borisovich (Bentsionovich) Milner is an Israeli-Russian entrepreneur, venture capitalist and physicist. Milner is Russia's most influential information technology (tech) investor. He is a cofounder and former chairperson of Internet company Mail.Ru Group and a founder of investment firm DST Global. Through DST Global, Milner is an investor in Byju’s, VKontakte, Facebook, Zynga, Stripe, Twitter, Flipkart, Practo, Spotify, Zocdoc, Groupon, JD.com, Xiaomi, OlaCabs, Alibaba, Airbnb, WhatsApp, Nubank, Wish, and many others.
Yuri Khanon is a pen name of Yuri Feliksovich Soloviev-Savoyarov, a Russian composer. Prior to 1993, he wrote under a pen name Yuri Khanin, but later transformed it into Yuri Khanon, spelling it in a pre-1918 Russian style as ХанонЪ. Khanon was born on June 16, 1965 in Leningrad. In 1988, he became a laureate of the European Film Awards, and in 1989, he won "Nika", a Russian cinematographic award. Due to his numerous concerts throughout Russia, as well as to TV and cinema appearances, Khanon reached the peak of his popularity in 1988–1992, but in 1993, decided to stop performing in public.
Yuri Mikhailovich Antonov is a Soviet and Russian composer, singer and musician, People's Artist of Russia (1997).
Yuri Chinen , is a Japanese singer and actor as well as member of Hey! Say! JUMP. He is under the management of Johnny & Associates.
Yuri Nikolaevich Klepikov is a Russian screenwriter and actor. He has written for twelve films since 1966. He was a member of the jury at the 41st Berlin International Film Festival.
Yuri Berchiche Izeta is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Athletic Bilbao as a left-back.
Yuri Sergeyevich Entin is a Russian and Soviet poet, playwright, and lyricist who wrote screenplays and songs for various children's films including The Bremen Town Musicians (1969) and two sequels and Blue Puppy (1976), among others. He also wrote music with Bulat Okudzhava for the 1975 film The Adventures of Buratino.
Yuri Nikolaevich Stoyanov is a Soviet and Russian theater and film actor, musician. People's Artist of the Russian Federation (2001). Most famous comedian duo with Ilya Oleynikov.
Yuri Ebihara in Miyazaki Prefecture is a Japanese model and actress. She is a graduate of Kyushu Sangyo University, where she studied fine arts.
Yuri Alexandrovich Nikolaev is a Soviet and Russian TV and radio host, actor. He was awarded the title of People's Artist of Russia in 1998, and since 2007 has been a member of the Academy of Russian Television. On 9 May 2007 he was awarded the Order of Friendship via presidential decree, and was awarded the Order of Honour on 14 January 2014 "for his great contribution in the development of national television, radio, print and many years of fruitful activity".
Yuri Anatoleyvich Bykov is a Russian filmmaker, screenwriter and actor. He is best known for directing the films The Major, The Fool and the TV series The Method.
Yury Pavlovich Syomin is a Russian football coach. He has managed FC Lokomotiv Moscow for 4 different stints, for a total of over 23 years. The recent history of the Russian club has been associated with him, as he was also president for a short period.
Yuri Vasilievich Kondratyuk was a Soviet engineer and mathematician. He was a pioneer of astronautics and spaceflight, a theoretician and a visionary who, in the early 20th century, developed the first known lunar orbit rendezvous (LOR), a key concept for landing and return spaceflight from Earth to the Moon. The LOR was later used for the plotting of the first actual human spaceflight to the Moon. Many other aspects of spaceflight and space exploration are covered in his works.
Yūri Furukawa is a professional Japanese baseball player. He plays pitcher for the Yomiuri Giants.
Yuri Yulianovich Shevchuk is a Soviet and Russian rock musician and singer/songwriter who leads the rock band DDT, which he founded with Vladimir Sigachev in 1980.