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 Armen Dzhigarkhanyan 

Born:   October 3, 1935

Stage and film actor, national actor of the USSR


Armen Borisovich Dzhigarkhanyan was born on October 3, 1935 in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. The child was brought up by his mother and stepfather because his own father left the family right after the son’s birth. In early childhood Armen came to love theater and cinema and in his school days became firmly established in his desire to become an actor. But, in spite of this, he failed to enter GITIS (after finishing school in 1953, and Armen had to go back to Yerevan.

In 1954 he entered the Yerevan Art and Theatre Institute. He debuted in a staging of V. Gusev's play Ivan Rybakov. In his first troupe Armen Dzhigarkhanyan worked for about ten years. In 1967 Anatoly Efros invited him to work in the Lenkom Theatre. In 1969 Armen already took the stage of the Vladimir Mayakovsky Moscow Theater, where most of his theatrical activity, which lasted nearly three decades, took place. In 1996 Dzhigarkhanyan left the theater but went on playing in other theatrical enterprises. 

Armen Dzhigarkhanyan debuted in cinema with his role in the film Collapse in 1960, but gained popularity after the movie Hello, it’s Me! After the release of this film he started to get innumerable offers for playing in films. Altogether he played about two hundred roles in cinema. In 1991-1996 Armen was engaged in teaching in the VGIK (All-Russian State Institute of Cinema). In the same 1996 he founded the Moscow Drama Theater  - “Theatre D” under his direction.

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