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Vsevolod Abdulov: biography
Vsevolod Abdulov, the actor of the Soviet cinema, a close friend of Vladimir Vysotsky, was born into a theatrical family in 1942. His father — people’s artist Osip Abdulov, was a prominent actor of the Moscow art Theater. The mother of the artist — Elizabeth Metelsky was also an actress. Subsequently, she started writing plays for the stage children’s theater, and scripts for radio plays. The boy was born in the evacuation in Chisinau, which was sent to the staff of the theater after the war began.
Father died when Vsevolod was barely eleven years old, and the boy already had the entree behind the scenes of the Moscow art Theater, and later studied at the Studio School. Its receipt can not be called perfect, as in the coveted UNIVERSITY it did not take, and in GITIS or Shchukin school Seeding study is not wanted. And he made a second attempt. During the second assault on the admissions Committee of the young applicant said the graduate of the Institute — Vladimir Vysotsky, who, despite his busy schedule on the state exam helped the young man to do.
Friendship for life
From that moment the young actors became friends. They spend all their time together, in the noisy companies. During parties Vladimir writes poetry and songs, which later will be included in the Golden Treasury of Soviet bard. In the eyes of the Seva participants saw Volodya and Marina Vlady, ended a stormy affair of a lifetime. Thanks to the efforts of Vsevolod Abdulov, the singer managed to keep for many years before the abyss of alcoholism.
After the death of Vladimir Vysotsky his friend for a long time myself. Never and with anybody did not discuss the facts of personal life of the poet. Later, he left his memories in the form of an interview with Vysotsky’s son, Nikita, who based on them has created a biographical film about his father. In the film magical Vsevolod was played by the famous Ivan Urgant. All the anniversary of death of Vladimir Vysotsky, Vsevolod held at the grave of his friend, every time greatly mourning the loss.
After completing his studies at the Institute of Vsevolod Abdulov, the namesake of Alexander Abdulov comes to serve at once in two theatres : the Moscow art theatre and Taganka Theatre. Partners young artist become legends of the old theatrical school: Yashin, Gribov, Prudkin. In performances of Ephraim he plays with a novice at the time, actress Irina Miroshnichenko. Together they make up a decent acting couple who looked from the stage not worse than the actors playing the older generation. The most memorable performances with his participation have become «Solo for hours of battle», «Three fat men».
Vsevolod Abdulov — a master of the word. Among the authors, which is particularly fond of the actor was Marina Tsvetaeva, Boris Pasternak, Anna Akhmatova. Records with the reading of verses Abdulov is still considered the best examples of poetic skill. Artist Vladimir Vysotsky toured the country with concerts, in which Vladimir sang their songs and Vsevolod recited poems.
Film debut of Vsevolod Abdulov is considered his youthful work, «Wait.» But really revealed the talent of the actor, film Director Stanislav Govorukhin. Abdulov starred in such films as «Contraband», «the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn». The most important movie image created by Vsevolod, his role is considered cowardly policeman from the film «meeting Place cannot be changed».
1977 was marked by Vsevolod Abdulov terrible tragedy: while on tour in Azerbaijan, he crashed the car. The car, at the wheel which was the actor, turned over six times after she blew up the front suspension. Abdulov then miraculously survived, but fell into a coma, which was three weeks. Contrary to forecasts of doctors, the actor will not only overcome a disability, but worked for a long time, though not on the stage.
Its sphere of activities after the accident began work in the Studio sound. Voice Abdulov talking to the characters of many popular films, TV series, cartoons. The most popular are the role of Dumbledore from the «Harry Potter», barliman Butterbur in «Lord of the rings», Professor of the Stakes from «the Fifth element». Vsevolod Abdulov in my entire life participated in the scoring of more than 300 tapes and about 200 cartoons of Russian and American production.
In the life of Vsevolod Abdulov was a great lover of women. Hardly enrolling in the first year of the institution, he immediately started a family. His choice was Natalia Grigorieva, student at the Bauman Institute. Soon they had a daughter Julia. More from Vsevolod had no children. All during his life he had five official wives and many informal.
His ex-wife, the actor called her Olga, a young waitress, with whom he had lived only six months. The cause of death of actor became a rare disease: infarction of the esophagus. He died in 2002 after the anniversary of Vladimir Vysotsky.
Filmography Of Vsevolod Abdulov
- «No and Yes» (1966)
- «I’m his fiancée» — (1969)
- «The circus lights fires» — (1972)
- «There lived three bachelors» — (1973)
- «Contraband» — (1974)
- «War of the forties» — (1975)
- «Between heaven and earth» (1975)
- «The lion left home» — (1977)
- «The meeting place cannot be changed» — (1979)
- «A long way into the labyrinth» (1981)
- «The adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn» — (1981)
- «Greetings from the front» (1983)
- «Instead of me» (2000)