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|Vyacheslav Michailovich Kotyonochkin|
June 20, 1927|
|Died||November 20, 2000
Moscow, Russian Federation
Cause of death
|Children||Aleksey Kotyonochkin, Natalia Kotyonochkina|
Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Kotyonochkin (Russian: Вячеслав Михайлович Котеночкин) (June 20, 1927 – November 20, 2000) was a Soviet animator and director. He was notable for his works The Kitten from the Lizyukov street and Nu, pogodi!.
In 1947 he graduated from courses of animation and began career as animator at Soyuzmultfilm.
He directed more than 80 cartoons and became popular after premier of Nu, pogodi!.
In 1988 V. Kotyonochkin was awarded the USSR State Prize.
In 1999 appearanced his memoirs Nu, Kotyonochkin, pogodi!.
Vyacheslav Kotyonochkin died 20 November 2000 in Moscow and was buried at Vagankovo Cemetery.
Wife — Vishnyova Tamara — ballerina
Son — Kotyonochkin Aleksey Vyacheslavovich, animator, director
Daughter — Kotyonochkina Natalia Vyacheslavovna
Granddaughter — Kotyonochkina Catherine, singer
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