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9 October 1926|
Nizhny Novgorod, Soviet Union
|Died||5 March 1992
London, United Kingdom
|Years active||1959 - 1992|
Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Yevstigneyev (Russian: Евгений Александрович Евстигнеев) (9 October 1926 in Nizhny Novgorod — 5 March 1992 in London) was a prominent Soviet movie and theater actor and one of the founders of Moscow's Sovremennik Theatre. People's Artist of the USSR (1983).
Yevgeniy Yevstigneyev was born on 9 October 1926 in Nizhny Novgorod. A graduate of Gorki Theatrical School (1951) he was an actor of the Vladimir Regional Drama Theatre from 1951 to 1954. In 1956 he graduated the Nemirovich-Danchenko School-Studio at MKhAT. From 1957 to 1970 he was an actor of Sovremennik Theatre and from 1970 he acted on stage of the famous MKhAT.
Yevgeniy Yevstigneyev was among the originators of Sovremennik Theatre, and became one of the key figures in the developing troupe of Yefremov’s MKhAT.
Possessing a brilliant gift of a comic and dramatic actor, Yevstigneyev was immensely popular. His appearance in any film or play guaranteed it a success with viewers. Among his unforgettable performances was the portrayal of Professor Preobragénsky in Heart of a Dog.
- Nine Days in One Year (1962)
- Welcome, or No Trespassing (1964)
- Beware of the Car (1966)
- The Little Golden Calf (1968)
- The Flight (1970)
- All The King's Men (1971)
- Grandads-Robbers (1971)
- Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
- Unbelievable Adventures of Italians in Russia (1974)
- Wounded Game (1977)
- The Meeting Place Cannot Be Changed (1979)
- We Are from Jazz (1983)
- Moonzund (1987)
- New Adventures of a Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1988)
- Heart of a Dog (1988)
- Sons of Bitches (1990)
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- ЕВСТИГНЕЕВ Евгений Александрович (Russian)