Valentin Smirnitsky Biography
Valentine was born on June 10, 1944 in Moscow in a creative family.
His parents were associated with the cinema, but they were never actors. The decision to become an actor in the of Valentin Smirnitsky came completely spontaneously after participating in school productions.
Then Smirnitsky entered the Shchukin school and graduated successfully. After completing his studies four theaters invited him to participated with them productions, but Valentine chose Lenkom. In there he played many diverse roles. Valentin Smirnitsky used the opportunity to play in different places, not to stagnate, but to develop. Since 1999, he became an actor in the Moscow Theater of the Moon.
A film debut of Smirnitsky took place in 1965 (“The Last Month of Autumn”). After several films (“Seven Old Men and One Girl”, “Blow! Another Blow!”, “Shield and Sword”), Smirnitsky gained popularity. But the most stellar for the actor was the role of Porthos in the film “D’Artagnan and the Three Musketeers.”
After this successful role, Smirnitsky received many offers. But the main roles were not so many, often the actor brilliantly performed supporting roles. Among the most famous films of Valentin Smirnitsky’s are “Fathers and Sons”, “Prokhindiada”, “Visit of the Lady”, “Brass Angel”.
Smirnitsky played in many series, for example: “On the corner at the Patriarchs 4”, “Master and Margarita”, “Red Chapel”.