Peoples Artist of the Russian Federation, Laureate of the State Prizes of the USSR and Russian Federation

Andrey Myagkov


(8.7.1938 18.2.2021)

He graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School in1965(course ofV.Markov).

Entered inthe Theatre “Contemporary“, where heplayed inperformances: “The Lower Depths“, “Balalajkin and Co”, „ACommon Story”,„Bolsheviks”.

In1977hejoined the Moscow Art Theatre. Played inperformances: “The Duck Hunt“ (Zilov), “The Seagull“ (Treplev), “Uncle Vanya“ (Vanya), “Pearl Zinaida“ (Alladin),“ Woe from Wit “ (Repetilov), “Boris Godunov” (Michael), „The Ghosts” (Pastor Manders), „Misha's anniversary” (Valery), „Uncle Vanya” (Vanya).

Playing inperformances: „The Petty Bourgeoises” (Bessemenov) and „The white rabbit (Harvey)” (Elwood).

Onthe Small Stage ofthe Moscow Art Theatre in1989staged “Good night, Mother” onthe play byM.Norman, and in2002 “Retro” onthe play byA.Galin.

In2004, together with Alla Pokrovskaya, was awarded the Theatre Prize “Seagull“ for the work inthe performance „The Petty Bourgeoises” (the nomination “Best Acting duet“).

Acted insuch films as: “Adventures ofaDentist“ directed byE.Klimov, “The Brothers Karamazov“ directed byI.Pyrev, “ Days ofthe Turbins“ directed byV.Basov, “Irony ofFate, orEnjoy Your Bath!“, “Office Romance“, “The Garage”, „ACruel Romance” directed byE.Ryazanov, „ Postscript” directed byM.Hutsiev, „Stripe ofObstacles” directed byM.Tumanishvili, „There's Good Weather inDeribasovskaya, It's Raining Again inBrighton Beach” directed byL.Gaidai, „Vertical Races” directed byA.Muratov, „Contract with the death” directed byD.Astrachan and many others.

Winner ofthe USSR State Prize (1977) for her role ofZhenya Lukashin inthe film “Irony ofFate, orEnjoy Your Bath!” and the State Prize ofthe RSFSR (1979) for his role ofAnatoly Novosel'tsev inthe film “Office Romance”.