Ruben Simonov (Russian: Рубен Николаевич Симонов (1 April 1899 in Moscow – 5 December 1968 in Moscow) was a Soviet actor and director, People's Artist of the USSR, Professor. Awarded by the State Prize of the USSR title (1943, 1947, 1950).
Simonov was born in a family of Russian Armenians. Graduating from the Moscow State University, he then became an actor, starting his career at the Armenian drama studio in the Armenian House of Culture. In 1939 he became director of the Vakhtangov Theatre. He also led the Armenian and Uzbek theatres of Moscow.
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