This article s about Vasily Lanovoy Russian-Soviet actor, His young life, Biography, Spouse, Movies and more.
Vasily Lanovoy born in Moscow, where his parents moved from Odessa region. He spent the them of war in his native village of Strymba.
Vasily immediately chose a creative profession. He went to study at the Moscow State University at the Faculty of Journalism. He studied there for a short time, and later entered the Shchukin Theater School, which he graduated in 1957.
As an actor, Vasily Lanovoy became known in 1954, It was the time he played his first role (the film “Certificate of Maturity”). Then he became known to the audience after receiving the first leading role in 1956 (“Pavel Korchagin”).
Vasily Lanovoy married three times. The first time he married while he was still a student, he lived with “Tatyana Samoilova”for several years. The second wife of Lanovoy was Tamara Zyablova, and the third – actress Irina Kupchenko, with whom he raised two sons.
In 1957, Lanova began to play in the Vakhtangov Theater, where he played many roles.
This famous Russian actor won a many awards in his life time, In 1971 he won Best Actor of the year award by a poll of the Sovetsky Ekran magazine.
He played in many films. Include “Scarlet Sails”, “Striped Flight”, “War and Peace”, “Anna Karenina”, “Days of the Turbins”, “Seventeen Moments of Spring”, “Petrovka 38”, “Brezhnev”, “Officers”.
In 1985 he was awarded the title of People’s Artist of the USSR.