Evgeny Samoilov

Yevgeny Samoilov Valerianovich
Valerianovich Yevgeny Samoilov was born in St. Petersburg on April 16 in 1912 to a working class family. Eugene parents provided him with a carefree and happy childhood instilled in his son a love of art, books, theater and painting. Eugene developed his talent as an artist and wanted to enroll in the Academy of Fine Arts.

In 1928, "for the company," he enrolled in the Actors Studio, where he studied in the evenings luminaries Aleksandrinsky and Mariinsky theaters. After high school, Eugene entered the Leningrad Polytechnic School of Art, and then began work at the Leningrad Theatre of acting, where he mostly played the elderly. His first notable role was Chairman ukoma (in the play "Storm" V.Bill-Bilotserkivskyi). In 1934, after a visit to the theater Samoilov was invited to his house.

Samoilov accepted the invitation and moved to Moscow, Meyerhold and his wife began to take care of the young actor. Samoilov was good and a quick learner, he eagerly soaked up everything that was going on in the theater, attending performances and studied with the leading actors of the theater: MM Tarhanova, BV Shchukin, RN Simonov. He played the role of Ernani ("Ernani" Victor Hugo) and Chatskogo ("Woe from Wit" A.Griboedova), Pavel Korchagin ("One Life" based on the novel "How the Steel Was Tempered" Ostrovsky).

In 1934, the debut of the actor in a movie, in a lyrical comedy "Chance Meeting" by IA Savchenko. He then starred in the film "Tom Sawyer" by L.Frenkelya, "Shors" by AP Dovzhenko, Cyril Zhdarkina in the movie "Finding Joy" GL Roshal, in the role of engineer Lebedev in "Shining Path" GA Alexandrov Burunova in the movie "Admiral Nakhimov" VP Pudovkina Marchenko in the film "They Fought for Their Country" SF Bondarchuk and others.

One of my favorite roles Samoilov — Lieutenant Curly in the film "At six o'clock in the evening after the war," the legendary , in which he starred in 1944. After the release of the film the actor has fallen glory.

Since 1968, he has played at the Maly Theater, creating dozens of images in the plays of classical and contemporary playwrights. In 1974, Yevgeny Samoilov was awarded the title of People's Artist of the USSR, it was three times winner of the Stalin Prize, holder of many awards and medals.

Life Yevgeny Samoilov has developed successfully, 62 years old, he lived with his wife, Zinaida Levina, they raised a son and a daughter — Alexis and , who also became actors.

died Yevgeny Samoilov Valerianovich on February 17 in 2006.