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Nikolai Cherkasov

An outstanding Soviet theater and film actor. Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1937). People's Artist of the RSFSR (03/11/1939). People's Artist of the USSR (02.26.1947). He graduated from the Institute of Performing Arts (1926). Since 1919 - a mimic artist of the Petrograd Mariinsky Opera and Ballet Theater, the Bolshoi Drama Theater and other theaters. In the years 1926-1929 - actor of the Leningrad Youth Theater. In 1929-1931 - artist of the Leningrad and Moscow music halls. In the years 1931-1933 - artist of the Leningrad Mobile Theater "Comedy". In 1933-1965 - artist of the Leningrad Academic Drama Theater named after Pushkin. Nikolai Cherkasov is the only actor whose face is imprinted on the order. Stalin personally chose and approved the portrait of Cherkasov for one of the highest state awards - the Soviet Order of Alexander Nevsky. Member of the Supreme Council of the RSFSR 1-2 convocations. Member of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR 3-4 convocations (1950-1958). Chairman of the Leningrad branch of the WTO (since 1948). Member of the Soviet Peace Committee (since 1949). Member of the CPSU (b) since 1940. September 14, Nikolai Konstantinovich died at the 64th year of life. When the great actor passed away, one of his students said that he died not from heart failure, but from insufficient heartiness... The actor was buried in the Necropolis of Artists of the Alexander Nevsky Lavra in Leningrad. July 27, 1970 the name of Cherkasov was assigned to one of the streets in Leningrad.

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Jul 27, 1903 In St Petersburg, Russian Empire
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie His Excellency 1928-03-20
Latest Project:
Series Как уходили кумиры 2005-08-15
Known For
Poster of Мелодии Дунаевского
Poster of New Home
Poster of Treasure Island
Poster of Treasure Island
Series Как уходили кумиры Himself / ArchiveFootage 2005-08-15
Movie Nights of Farewell Gedeonov 1965-11-16
Movie All Remains to People scientist Fyodor Dronov 1963-12-28
Movie Мелодии Дунаевского Unknown 1963-12-30
Movie Актер Николай Черкасов Unknown 1959-01-01
Movie Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot Czar Ivan IV 1958-09-01
Movie Don Quixote Don Quichotte 1957-05-23
Movie Rimsky-Korsakov Stasov 1953-08-24
Movie Mussorgsky Stasov 1950-11-27
Movie Alexander Popov Unknown 1949-05-03
Movie The Battle of Stalingrad President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1949-11-11
Movie Happy Sailing kapitan Levashov 1949-10-27
Movie Spring Arkadi Mikhailovich Gromov 1947-07-02
Movie Pirogov Lyadov 1947-12-16
Movie New Home Mikhail Andreevich Kostousov 1947-09-10
Movie Vo Imya Zhizni Lukich 1946-06-06
Movie Ivan the Terrible, Part I Czar Ivan IV 1945-01-20
Movie The Invincible Rodionov the father, a worker 1943-01-21
Movie Why We Fight: The Battle of Russia Alexander Nevsky 1943-11-13
Movie Defense of Tsaritsyn Unknown 1942-03-29
Movie His Name Is Sukhe-Bator baron von Ungern-Sternberg 1942-10-12
Movie Концерт на экране Unknown 1940-01-01
Movie 60 Days Unknown 1940-05-02
Movie Friends Unknown 1939-01-01
Movie Lenin in 1918 Maksim Gorky 1939-04-06
Movie Peter the First, Part II Prince Alexei 1938-08-22
Movie Alexander Nevsky Alexander Nevsky 1938-11-24
Movie Baltic Deputy Unknown 1937-01-01
Movie Peter the First, Part I Prince Alexei 1937-08-30
Movie Treasure Island Unknown 1937-04-30
Movie За Советскую Родину Unknown 1937-10-26
Movie Treasure Island Billy Bones 1937-12-20
Movie The Girlfriends white officer (uncredited) 1936-02-19
Movie Capt. Grant's Family Jacques Paganel 1936-06-06
Movie Happiness Unknown 1935-03-15
Movie Граница Unknown 1935-09-25
Movie Hectic Days Unknown 1935-05-01
Movie Crown Prince of the Republic Unknown 1934-12-12
Movie His Excellency Tall Clown 1928-03-20
Movie My Son Unknown 1928-08-21