(biography, photos, videos) Armen Dzhigarkhanyan
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan: biography
This actor is considered one of the star in the Russian kinoproizvodstva. As of 2015 the assets of Dharasana more than two hundred roles in film and Armen Borisovich until 2012 he participated in theatrical productions. In his record there are also over three dozen auditions, the first of which date back to 1970, and the last — the end of zero.
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan known not only as actor, but as an acting teacher (from 1991 to 1996 VGIK) and the founder of the Moscow Drama theatre (under the original title «Theatre «D»»). A few years ago a great actor was talking about that leave the scene, but eventually returned, explaining the change in decision as follows: acting career is his passion and life. Now Armen Borisovich plays itself, but closely followed the theatrical life of Moscow.
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan was born in Yerevan on 3 October 1935. The boy was the second child in a single-parent family: when Armen was less than six months, his father left his mother, leaving a daughter and a son. Children were raised by a stepfather, which Armen Borisovich remembers with the same warmth. The childhood of the actor was unhappy: rattled by the Great Patriotic War, and the grim news from the front blocked any joyous event. As recognized by the actor himself, holidays and gifts he doesn’t like ever since — too grim.
Actor Armen Borisovich dreamed of being since childhood — in the merit of his mother, Elena, who, adoring the theatre, led to different performances of his son. Thus, the boy fell in love with the stage, and in adolescence clearly realized what direction the path of life attracted him most.
After finishing school the young man went to Moscow to enter the acting profession in GITIS. However, gifted Armen denied entry despite the fact that Armenian growing up in a Russian-speaking environment and the language is well-known, the accent was still too strong. Frustrated, the young man returned home, but came back fighting, and at seventeen years of age began working at the Studio «Armenfilm».
Within two years Armen has been carefully prepared for admission. The guy decided not to risk it again, and therefore remained in Yerevan. Now he tried to attend the local art Institute and successfully passed the entrance exams.
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan graduated from the school in 1958, having by that time mark in the film industry and get a job with a degree.
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan theater
At the Institute, studying in the first year, Armen started to work in Russian drama theatre of Yerevan. In 1955, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan first appeared on the professional stage, appearing in the play «Ivan Rybakov» in a small role. The young actor instantly loved by the audience and the artist entrenched in the company for a long twelve years during this time played in the theater over thirty roles. The main characters, the young actor almost didn’t trust, but often Armen had to get used to the images of an extraordinary and controversial.
The most important event in the life of a young actor was acquainted with Anatoly Efros, who in 1967 was a Director of Lenkom theatre. Noting the talent of the young person, the Director invited Dzhigarkhanyan in his theatrical group in Moscow. In the sixties the fame of the order spread throughout the Sovetstkih Union, so the chance to miss was impossible, and the actor decided to move.
During the cooperation with the Lenkom theatre of Armen Dzhigarkhanyan managed to participate in several performances, among which-known at the time of the play «Smoke of the Fatherland» and «Moliere», then an event occurred that became a result of the indirect reason for the departure of an actor from the theater Efros was suspended from work. Despite the fact that to young Armen, the new Director was met very favorably, work without Anatoly Efros has not brought. the pleasure.
Armenian actor worked in Lenkom two years, and then began to take part in performances of Theatre of a name of Mayakovsky. With this institution Jigarkhanyan worked until the mid-nineties. He was involved in the most successful plays such as «Streetcar named Desire», «Run» and so on. Cooperation with the Mayakovka lasted 27 years, after which the actor founded his own Theatre «D» and resigned from the permanent staff of the theatre named after Mayakovsky.
In 2008, the famous actor tried his hand at directing, working on a play by St. Smekhova «Thousand and one nights of Shahrazad».
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan movies
A young student of the theatre Institute Armen Dzhigarkhanyan wanted to be in a movie, and therefore actively went to the audition. However, I noticed it not at once. The boys debut was a small role in the film «Collapse,» and this appears on the screen, went almost unnoticed to the world film industry.
From 1960 to 1965 Armen starred in several films, including one of the leading roles in the movie «Water rise». These roles allowed the young man to attract the attention of the Frunze Dovlatyana, and in 1966, the screens out the film, which brought the Union Dzhigarkhanyan popularity: «Hello, it’s me!» the dramatic story of a young scientist, war, love and misunderstanding.
Next year appeared two projects with the participation of Armen Dzhigarkhanyan: the movie «Triangle» for which the actor received the State prize of Armenia (and still Armen Borisovich very proud of this work), film about the film «Operation «Trust»» where man embodied the image of a harsh and charismatic security officer Artuzov. The popularity of the actor grew day by day, every year he has participated in several projects of different directions. In the next decade came a few movies, whose name is known to every resident of the former Soviet Union to this day: «
In the eighties, the popularity and demand for Dzhigarkhanyan grew. Between 1980 and 1989, the actor starred in fifty movies.
Even came the collapse of the Soviet Union was not able to damage the popularity of the actor. In the nineties, Armen Borisovich was filmed as often as in the eighties, despite the employment of VGIK, where he taught and was engaged in one of the groups of students. Of the famous projects with his participation — «good weather In Deribasovskaya» and the TV series «Queen Margot».
Only after the onset of the new Millennium, when the actor has topped sixty-five years, the number of films began to decline — but not because of decline of popularity, just years gradually began to take its toll. Despite problems with health, Armen Borisovich continues to act in films. At the moment the last job with his participation — the role of the mentor Batur in the series of Ukrainian and Russian production «the Last of the Janissaries». Despite the fact that in 2015, the actor will celebrate the eightieth birthday of the film industry Armen Borisovich has no plans to leave.
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan: personal life
About the first wife of actor not much is known. Wife Armen Borisovich called
In 2014, it became known that the actor’s new love is a 33-year-old Vitalina Tsymbalyuk-Romanovskaya, formerly music Director, and from June 2015 Director of «Theatre «D».
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan: filmography
- Hello, it’s me!
- Operation «Trest»
- New adventures of the elusive
- Hello, I your aunt!
- The dog in the manger
- The investigation proceed
- The devils
- An unexpected pleasure
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan: photo