– People’s artist of USSR, art Director of Chekhov Moscow art theatre Oleg Tabakov, who died on 83-m to year of life, will be buried at the Central alley Novodevichy cemetery in Moscow.
“On the Central alley Novodevichy cemetery near the place where it will be buried TOBACCOS, are the graves of a people’s artist of the USSR Leonid Bronevoi and Vladimir Zeldin and people’s artist of the USSR Ilya Glazunov”, – have informed “Interfax” in the Moscow city hall on Tuesday.
Tobacco died in a Moscow hospital on March 12. The ceremony of farewell with the artist will be held March 15 at the Chekhov Moscow art theatre.
He was born on 17 August 1935 in Saratov. He graduated from the School-Studio of the Moscow art theatre in 1957.
In 1956, Tabakov became one of the founders and leading actors of the Moscow theater “Contemporary”, from 1971 to 1976 he was Director of the theater. In June 2000 became artistic Director of the Chekhov Moscow art theater, January 2004 was also the acting Director of the theatre.
Tobacco in movies debuted in the role of Sasha in the film Michael Schweitzer, “Sasha comes to life” (1956). Only in the theater, in film, radio and television played about 200 roles.
Among the main works in the movies: “War and Peace”, “burn, burn, my star”, “Seventeen moments of spring”, “the Twelve chairs,” “D’artagnan and three Musketeers”, “Man from Boulevard des Capucines”, “Shirley Myrli” and many others.
In 1987 in Moscow officially opened the theater-Studio under the direction of Oleg Tabakov, called “Snuff”, although it was founded almost 10 years ago.
Oleg Tabakov – people’s artist of USSR, laureate of the state prize of the USSR and Russia, full cavalier of the order “For merits before Fatherland”.
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