MAXIM magazine conducted an extensive study that helped to identify which comedian Russians consider the best over the last 100 years, writes Rambler.ru.
The first place in the opinion of the Russians was taken by Yuri Nikulin. The top three also included Evgeniy Leonov. Andrey Mironov took sixth place in the voting.
Also in the top ten comedy film actors, according to Russian film fans, are Jackie Chan, Pierre Richard, Jim Carrey, Adriano Celentano, Leslie Nielsen and Charlie Chaplin.