Peoples Artist of the Russian Federation, Laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation,

Vladlen Davydov


Graduate ofthe first set ofMoscow Art Theatre School (1943-1947, course ofI.Raevsky) and atthe end hewas admitted tothe troupe.

Hemade his debut onthe stage ofthe Moscow Art Theatre in1948inthe role ofApril inthe performance “Twelve months“. For fifty-five years ofservice inthe theatre heplayed inmany performances, among them: “The second love“ (Rodion Vasiltsov), “Dombey and Son“ (Kerker), “Copper grandmother“ (Nicholas I), “Days ofthe Turbins“ (Thalberg), “Devil's pupil“ (Richard), “Enemies“ (Skrobotov), “The Last Ones“ (Ivan Kolomiitsev), “Pushkin“ (Danzas), “Nora“ (Krogstad), “Summerfolk” (Colon), „Three Sisters” (Kulygin), „The Lower Depths” (Baron), „Resurrection” (From Author), „Ivanov” (Lebedev), „The Brothers Karamazov” (Ivan Karamazov), „AnIdeal Husband” (Lord Goring), „Uncle Vanya” (Serebryakov), „The Seagull” (Sorin).

Playing Joseph IIinthe performance „Amadeus” directed byM.Rozovsky.

Author and commentator ofchronicles inthe book „Boris G.Dobronravov” (1983). Participated increation ofthe book “Actor” (1994), onE.Evstigneev. From 1985to2000heworked asdirector ofthe Moscow Art Theatre Museum. Author ofarticles and memories about masters ofthe Moscow Art Theatre and films.

Acted insuch films as: “Meeting onthe Elbe“ directed byG.Alexandrov, “Kuban Cossacks“ directed byI.Pyrev, “Outpost inthe mountains“ directed byK.Yudin, “The Amphibian Man“ directed byG.Kazansky and V.Chebotarev, “The Shot“ directed byN.Trachtenberg, „TASS isAuthorized toDeclare” directed byV.Fokin, „Liberation” directed byY.Ozerov, „Sisters” directed byG.Roshal, „Now let him go” directed byS.Alekseev, „Tobacco Captain” directed byA.Usov.