Peoples Artist of the Russian Federation

Sergey Sazontiev


(28.10.1946 29.07.2011)

He graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School in1969(course ofO.Efremov).

Entered inthe troupe ofthe Moscow Sovremennik Theatre, where heplayed insuch performances as: “Donot Shoot atWhite Swans “ (Chuvalov), “Lorenzaccio“ (Cardinal Cibo), “The Bolsheviks“ (Gill), “Hasten todogood! “(Boris), “Provincial jokes“ (Kamal), „The Days ofthe Turbins” (Talberg), „The Government Inspector” (Postmaster).

Inthe Moscow Theatre named after M.Yermolova played inperformances: „Speak!”, „The second year offreedom,” „The Last Visitor”.

In1994hewas accepted into the troupe ofthe Moscow Art Theatre. Played: Kazarin (“The Masquerade“), Pancrazio (“The Venetian antiquary“), Starikov ( “The Marriage“), Gendarme (“And the light isshining from the dark“), Carbon deCastle-Jaloux ( “Cyrano deBergerac“), Mister (“The one who receives slaps inthe face“), Brother Loyalty („Sanctimonious persons' Kabala”), Usman ( „Tutish”), etc.

Playing inperformances: „The Rose Tattoo” (Father DeLeo) and „Hay fever” (David Bliss).

Played inperformances directed byValery Fokin ofthe Meyerhold Center: „Numer hotel inthe city NN” and „Arto and his double”.