Add to favorite


 Boris Chirkov

Born:   13 August 1901
Deceased:   28 May 1982

Soviet Russian stage and film actor, teacher


Boris Petrovitch Chirkov was born at Lozovaya-Pavlovka station in Ukraine. He graduated from the Leningrad Performing Arts Institute (1926). In 1926-1930 he was an actor of the Leningrad Youth Theatre, and also performed in a music hall, and then took the stage of the Leningrad Red Theater and New Youth Theatre; he was an actor of the Theatre Studio of Film Actor in 1945-1950, and A.S. Pushkin Drama Theater Moscow in 1950-1965, the Moscow N. V. Gogol Theatre from 1966. He was a teacher of the VGIK (All-Union Institute of Cinema) in 1955-1963. 

Boris Chirkov was a deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of the 4th convocation. The actor was a winner of the State (Stalin) Awards of the USSR: 
1941, for participation in the film trilogy about Maxim; 
1947, for participation in the Glinka movie; 
1949, for participation in the Court of Honor movie; 
1952, for participation in the Donetsk Miners movie. 
Boris Chirkov became the People’s Actor of the USSR in 1950. 
He was the winner of the All-Union Film Festival in the nomination The First Prize for a Male Role in 1960. The actor won the All-Union Film Festival in the nomination Awards for Actor's Work in 1968. 
In 1946 Boris Chirkov (with the Great Change movie) was awarded a prize for the best scenario at the Cannes International Film Festival.
Boris Chirkov was a cousin nephew of Vyacheslav Molotov. Chirkov’s wife was actress Lyudmila Genika-Chirkova. 
Boris Chirkov died on May 28, 1982 and was laid down to rest at Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow.

Tags:  Russian actors Russian Cinema   

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter      submit

veterans  Emporio Armani Caffe  Musicals in Moscow  Russian Museums   South Stream  Norilsk Nickel  biology  Femco  Moscow  Icon Painting  Legal Services in Russia  Russian business  Political Caricature  Russian universities  Burial Grounds  Mitki  Krasnaya Sopka  Komi Republic  Tver region  Exhibitions in Moscow  bus tickets Russia FIFA  Pussy Riot  Lyubov Orlova  Nikolai Slichenko  Russia-Ireland  Alexander Pushkin  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian scientists  Yves Rocher  Leningrad Oblast  Zabaikalsky Territory  Ulan Ude  Kabardino-Balkaria  Russian Premier League  Tsaritsyno  Muslim  Russian catering industry  Russian economy  Black Hole  St. Petersburg  Russian tourism  Great Silk Road   Roman Abramovich  State Duma  Mari El  Russian science  Russian banks  North Caucasus  Moscow skyscrapers   Russian Cinema 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites