Vladimir Etush Bio
Vladimir Abramovich Etush 6 May 1922 – 9 March 2019 was a Soviet and Russian film and theatre actor. He was awarded a People’s Artist of the USSR (1984), an honorary title granted to citizens of the Soviet Union. Vladimir Etush was of Jewish descent.
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Vladimir Abramovich Etush
6 May 1922
Moscow, RSFSR, Soviet Union
|Died||9 March 2019 (aged 96)
Vladimir Etush Biography
Vladimir Etush, a prominent Russian film and theater actor, died at the age of 96 on Saturday, the press attache of Vakhtangov Theater, where Etush used to work since 1945, told Sputnik.
Vladimir Etush Cause of Death
According to media reports, the actor died in a hospital, where he was taken on the previous day.
He will be buried at the Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow, Kirill Krok, the director of the Vakhtangov Theater, told Sputnik.
“Vladimir Abramovich [Etush] will be buried at the Novodevichy Cemetery,” Krok said.
Vladimir Etush Memorial
The memorial service will take place on Tuesday in the Vakhtangov Theater, according to its website.
Etush was born on May 6, 1922, in Moscow. He joined the Vakhtangov Theater in 1945 and became a leading artist soon, having performed in over 50 plays.
Vladimir Etush Early Carrer
Etush started his career in cinema industry in 1953, having performed a role in “Admiral Ushakov” movie by prominent Soviet filmmaker Mikhail Romm. While the actor has performed in over 150 movies, he is mostly known for his roles in “Solaris” (1972) sci-fi movie by Andrey Tarkovsky and in Leonid Gaidai’s comedy films “Kidnapping, Caucasian Style” (1966), “The Twelve Chairs” (1971) and “Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future” (1973).
Etush has received a number of awards, including the People’s Artist of the Soviet Union and the State Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of literature and the arts.
Vladimir Etush Complete Career and Filmography
Vladimir Etush filmography
- The Gadfly (1955) as Martini
- Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (1967) as comrade Saakhov
- Solaris (1968) as Dr. Snaut
- An Old, Old Tale (1968) as the king/innkeeper
- The Twelve Chairs (1971) as Andrey Bruns
- Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973) as Anton Semenovich Shpak, dentist
- Incorrigible Liar (1973) as Prince of Burukhtania Emir Burokhtan Second Second
- The Adventures of Buratino (1975) as Karabas Barabas
- 31 June (1978) as Malgrim, Master of black and white magic
Vladimir Etush Personal life
Etush has been married four times.
- Ninel Myshkova (born 1926; died 2003) — actress, the only daughter of general of artillery Constantin Myshkov
- Yelena Izmaylova (born 1920; died 2005) — actress, civil marriage
- Nina Craynova (born 1927; died 2000) — teacher of English language
- Yelena Gorbunova (born 1965) — teacher of English language
He has a daughter, actress Raisa Etush (born 1955), from his marriage with Craynova.
Vladimir Etush Honors and awards
- 1943 — Order of the Red Star
- 1964 — Honored Artist of the RSFSR
- 1971 — People’s Artist of the RSFSR
- 1984 — People’s Artist of the USSR
- 1985 — Order of the Patriotic War, 1st class
- Order of Merit for the Fatherland;
- 1985 — 4th class for services to the state, the progress made in labor, science, culture, art, and a great contribution to strengthening friendship and cooperation between nations
- 2003 — 3rd class for his great contribution to the development of national culture and theatre education’
- 2008 — 2nd class for his outstanding contribution to the development of theatrical art and many years of teaching activity
- 2018 — 1st class for his outstanding contribution to the development of theatrical art and many years of creative activity
- 2001 — Russian Federation State Prize in Literature and Art for his role in the play Uncle’s Dream (10 June 2002)
- 2005 — Commander of the Order For Contribution to Victory
- 2007 — Order of St. Alexander Nevsky for Fatherland and writings
- 2008 — Order of Honorary Citizen of Russia
- 2008 — Order of Diaghilev for the benefit of Russian culture
- Order of Peter the Great, 1st class
- 2017 — Golden Mask
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