Nikolay Annenkov

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Nikolay Aleksandrovich Annenkov (Russian: Никола́й Алекса́ндрович А́нненков; 20 September [O.S. 8 September] 1899, Kalugino, Tambov Governorate – 30 September 1999, Moscow) was the longest-lived People's Artist of the USSR before Igor Moiseyev and Vladimir Zeldin.

He worked in the Maly Theatre from 1924 until his centenary and was awarded three Stalin Prizes. Annenkov celebrated his 100th birthday playing on stage but died only 10 days later.

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