Maxim Munzuk

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Maxim Monguzhukovich Munzuk (Tuvan: Максим Монгужук-оглу Мунзук; (2 May 1910 – 28 July 1999 in Kyzyl, Tyva, Russia) was a Tuvan actor, one of the founders of Tuva's regional theatre. He is best known for playing the title role in Akira Kurosawa's film Dersu Uzala.

Maxim Munzuk was a versatile and creative person. He was actor, director, singer, collector of musical folklore, composer, and teacher. He played a huge number of roles of the most varied characters and directed the Tuvan musical-drama theatre.

He was awarded the titles of People's Artist of the RSFSR and of the Tuvan ASSR, and was also awarded the State Prize of the Republic of Tuva.

Actor's works[edit]

  1. Пропажа свидетеля (Loss of the Witness) - 1971 (Detective)
  2. Дерсу Узала (Dersu Uzala) - 1975 (Adventures)
  3. Прогулка, достойная мужчин (A Walk Worthy of Men) - 1979 (Film-story)
  4. Предварительное расследование (Preliminary Investigation) - 1979
  5. Последняя охота (Last Hunting) - 1979 (Drama history)
  6. По следу властелина (On the Lord's Track) - 1979 (Adventures)
  7. Валентина (Valentine) - 1981 (Melodrama)
  8. Месть (Revenge) - 1989 (Historical / Biographic)

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