Art 2022, December

How did the fate of the 9 "Odessa gentlemen", who made the USSR laugh 35 years ago?

How did the fate of the 9 "Odessa gentlemen", who made the USSR laugh 35 years ago? (2022)

The KVN team of Odessa University was one of the most popular and successful in the 1980s. Their philosophical jokes and unique manner of performance won the hearts of the audience, and the participants themselves were allowed to later release a bright and unforgettable "Gentleman Show" on the screens. They were at the top of their popularity, they could be seen in various humorous shows. How did their lives develop after fame?

For which the classic of illustration, who painted "Murzilka" and Soviet posters, was expelled from the technical school

For which the classic of illustration, who painted "Murzilka" and Soviet posters, was expelled from the technical school (2022)

Drawings by Tatyana Eremina are known to every Soviet person who held the Murzilka magazine or the legendary Fashion Magazine in their hands. The posters she drew urged the workers of the home front to work in the name of victory, the illustrations for the fairy tales were accurate and at the same time lyrical … A faithful follower of Deineka, Eremina over the years moved from the posterity of socialist realism to the softness of the graphic language of book graphics - and was remembered as the creator of "those" canon Soviet illustrations

Why the father of the great puppeteer Sergei Obraztsov considered his son a failure

Why the father of the great puppeteer Sergei Obraztsov considered his son a failure (2022)

The whole world applauded his dolls. The original puppet shows by Sergei Obraztsov were so different from everything that had been offered before that it was simply impossible not to admire them. In 1931 he created his own Central Puppet Theater, which he directed until the end of his days. People stood at night to buy a ticket for the performance, and even Joseph Stalin shouted to him: “Well done! I love!" And only for his own father Vladimir Nikolaevich Sergei Obraztsov remained a loser

Evgeny Petrosyan and Elena Stepanenko: Why the 30-year marriage of humorists ended in failure

Evgeny Petrosyan and Elena Stepanenko: Why the 30-year marriage of humorists ended in failure (2022)

They were considered one of the strongest and most harmonious couples in the domestic show business. Evgeny Petrosyan and Elena Stepanenko lived together for 33 years, giving no one a reason to doubt their feelings. They were invariably there: at home, at work, during public appearances. However, it was recently revealed that comedians are getting divorced. What could have caused the collapse of the family and creative union?

Secrets of "The Prisoner of the Chateau d'If": What's left behind the scenes of one of the best film adaptations of the novel by Dumas

Secrets of "The Prisoner of the Chateau d'If": What's left behind the scenes of one of the best film adaptations of the novel by Dumas (2022)

30 years ago, the film "The Prisoner of the Castle of If" was shot, which is called a classic of Soviet cinema and one of the best adaptations of the novel by Alexander Dumas "The Count of Monte Cristo". Why Mikhail Boyarsky refused to star in the lead role, which is why director Yungvald-Khilkevich considered this role fatal for Viktor Avilov and Evgeny Dvorzhetsky, - further in the review

Farewell to the star of "Weddings in Malinovka": What did the audience remember Nikolai Slichenko

Farewell to the star of "Weddings in Malinovka": What did the audience remember Nikolai Slichenko (2022)

On July 2, at the age of 86, the famous actor, singer and director, artistic director of the Romen Theater Nikolai Slichenko passed away. He was the only gypsy artist to be awarded the title of People's Artist of the USSR. He played most of his roles on the theater stage, but millions of viewers will remember him in the image of Nazar Duma's assistant Petri Bessarabets from the film "Wedding in Malinovka". For what Leonid Brezhnev appreciated the artist and why abroad he was called a legendary gypsy - further in the review

What Sergey Makovetsky is silent about: Why the famous actor avoids talking about the past

What Sergey Makovetsky is silent about: Why the famous actor avoids talking about the past (2022)

On June 13, the famous theater and film actor, People's Artist of Russia Sergei Makovetsky will be 63 years old. On his account - more than 90 works, the title of the best dramatic actor in Europe and one of the most popular and successful Russian actors. Today he willingly gives interviews and talks about his roles, but the actor does not like to remember the past very much. What painful memories do not allow him to talk about his childhood and adolescence, and why recognition came to him only after 30 years

The late and unexpected success of Dmitry Nazarov: Why the actor has been living in the kitchen for 20 years

The late and unexpected success of Dmitry Nazarov: Why the actor has been living in the kitchen for 20 years (2022)

Dmitry Nazarov, who recently celebrated his 64th birthday, is already accustomed to the fact that he is called a chef more often than an actor, because of all the roles he played, the main character of the TV series "Kitchen" brought him nationwide popularity. At that time he was already 55 years old, he played about 40 roles in films, but none of them brought him such success. However, the audience is unlikely to know that not only this project connects the actor with the culinary theme. Why has he literally been living in the kitchen for the past 20 years and why not

For which Valery Zolotukhin was disliked by colleagues and condemned by the audience: The other side of the glory of Bumbarash

For which Valery Zolotukhin was disliked by colleagues and condemned by the audience: The other side of the glory of Bumbarash (2022)

June 21 could have turned 80 years old, the famous theater and film actor, People's Artist of Russia Valery Zolotukhin, but 8 years ago he passed away. He played about 90 roles in films, many of which became legendary, but his fame was never unambiguous - he had as many ill-wishers as fans. He was accused of creative jealousy and envy, condemned for excessive frankness and disrespect for women, and once almost the entire Union took up arms against Zolotukhin

Four generations of the acting dynasty of Klavdia Korshunova: Why the theater stars did not recognize loud fame

Four generations of the acting dynasty of Klavdia Korshunova: Why the theater stars did not recognize loud fame (2022)

June 8 marks the 37th anniversary of the famous actress Klavdia Korshunova. There are not many film roles on her account, but all of them are quite bright: these are the series "Moscow Courtyard", "Furtseva", "Inquisitor", "A.L.Zh.IR", "Territory", "Gloom River ". Few people know that Claudia is a representative of the fourth generation of the famous acting dynasty, named after her great-grandmother, the leading actress of the Moscow Art Theater Claudia Elanskaya. All the artists in their family became the brightest theater stars, directors and teachers, sex

What Sergey Astakhov hides under the mask of a heartthrob: An affair with Korikova, a long search for happiness, marriage with a teacher

What Sergey Astakhov hides under the mask of a heartthrob: An affair with Korikova, a long search for happiness, marriage with a teacher (2022)

On May 28, the famous theater and film actor Sergei Astakhov turns 52. He came to the cinema only after 30 years, but during this time he managed to play more than 110 roles. Viewers know him from the TV series "Poor Nastya", "Hunt for Red Manch", "Palmist", "Traffic cops" and others. He often plays the role of fatal beauties, easily breaking women's hearts. And behind the scenes, for a long time he could not find personal happiness: his two marriages broke up, an affair with Elena Korikova ended in depression, and only from the third priest

The ups and downs of Alexander Domogarov: Why did the journalists take up arms against the actor

The ups and downs of Alexander Domogarov: Why did the journalists take up arms against the actor (2022)

On July 12, the famous theater and film actor, People's Artist of Russia Alexander Domogarov will be 58 years old. At the moment, he has already played more than 100 roles in films, but in the past few years, the media have not mentioned his creative achievements - the focus is on his private life. The artist was accused of everything - and in assault, and in alcoholism, and in boorish behavior in public. Domogarov himself believes that the journalists are real persecution. He does not hide that he has something to be ashamed of

Why the Americans were afraid of Alexander Abdulov, how he almost ruined Azerbaijan and other little-known facts about the actor

Why the Americans were afraid of Alexander Abdulov, how he almost ruined Azerbaijan and other little-known facts about the actor (2022)

On May 29, the famous actor and film director, People's Artist of Russia Alexander Abdulov could have turned 68, but he has been dead for 13 years. It is difficult to name an artist who would enjoy the same truly popular love and by his participation alone ensured the film the status of a cult cinema. Wherever he appeared, he was in the spotlight and made an unforgettable impression on the public. True, it was not always unambiguous. He had his heart broken in his youth, which caused him to try

Ivars Kalnins - 73: What the screen heartthrob has always been behind the scenes

Ivars Kalnins - 73: What the screen heartthrob has always been behind the scenes (2022)

On August 1, the famous Latvian actor Ivars Kalnins will be 73 years old. For millions of viewers, he still remains Herbert from "Winter Cherry" - an impeccable hero, a handsome man, "a little foreigner", an intellectual with aristocratic manners. Millions of spectators throughout the USSR sighed for him, and the actor himself was always burdened by his screen image, imposed on him by directors. Why did the role that glorified him throughout the country make him sore, and did he use the fruits

Why Olga Drozdova decided to leave theater and cinema: How, after 40 years, the life of an actress began anew

Why Olga Drozdova decided to leave theater and cinema: How, after 40 years, the life of an actress began anew (2022)

On May 8, actress Olga Drozdova left the Sovremennik theater, on the stage of which she had performed for more than 30 years, and after a while her husband, actor Dmitry Pevtsov, announced that his wife not only said goodbye to the theater, but also ended her acting career … What made the 56-year-old artist make such a decision, why after 40 years her life has changed dramatically, and what she plans to do in the future - further in the review

Secrets of the Eremenko acting dynasty: How father and son played their own fates in the cinema

Secrets of the Eremenko acting dynasty: How father and son played their own fates in the cinema (2022)

20 years ago, on May 27, 2001, the life of the famous actor and director Nikolai Eremenko Jr. ended. Just a year before that, his father, the movie star of the 1960s - 1970s, People's Artist of the USSR Nikolai Eremenko Sr., had passed away. When his father started filming in "Eternal Call", his son was just beginning his career in the acting profession, and when the last episodes of the epic came out, the name of Eremenko Jr. was already thundering all over the country after the films "Red and Black", "June 31", "Pirates of the 20th century". But special

Crazy star of Oleg Dal: Disruptions of performances, refusal to shoot in "Crew", mania for perfection and marriage for one day

Crazy star of Oleg Dal: Disruptions of performances, refusal to shoot in "Crew", mania for perfection and marriage for one day (2022)

On May 25, the famous Soviet theater and film actor Oleg Dal could have turned 80, but for 40 years he has not been among the living. His path was short, impetuous and bright: over 18 years in the cinema, he managed to play about 30 roles and 20 more in television performances, and many of them are called masterpieces today. There could have been many more, but the actor often refused to shoot, even when Ryazanov and Mitta invited him. It seemed that not only was it difficult for him to find a common language with others - he could not reconcile himself

Leonid Kanevsky - 82: How Major Tomin Had To Play "Nikulin's Lower Half"

Leonid Kanevsky - 82: How Major Tomin Had To Play "Nikulin's Lower Half" (2022)

May 2 marks 82 years of the famous actor and TV presenter, Honored Artist of the RSFSR Leonid Kanevsky. In the 1970s – 1980s. he was called no other than Major Tomin - after one of the main characters of the detective series "Connoisseurs lead the investigation", and most modern viewers know him as the host of the "Investigation were conducted …" program. But the artist appeared on screens in other characters, in legendary films, where the attention of the audience was riveted on completely different artists. In one of the hits

Nikolai Burlyaev - 75: Because of what the actor's marriages with Varley and Bondarchuk broke up, and with whom he found his happiness

Nikolai Burlyaev - 75: Because of what the actor's marriages with Varley and Bondarchuk broke up, and with whom he found his happiness (2022)

On August 3, Nikolai Burlyaev, a famous actor and director, President of the Golden Knight International Film Forum, People's Artist of Russia, celebrated his 75th birthday. He became famous not only in the USSR, but also abroad as a teenager, starring in the films of Andrei Konchalovsky and Andrei Tarkovsky, and was remembered by millions of viewers for his roles in the films Ivan's Childhood, Andrei Rublev, The Master and Margarita, Military field novel ". But for more than 10 years he has not acted in films and is engaged in a business that he considers

Where did Tatyana Lazareva disappear: Truth and fiction about the end of a career and the ruined marriage of a TV presenter

Where did Tatyana Lazareva disappear: Truth and fiction about the end of a career and the ruined marriage of a TV presenter (2022)

This actress and TV presenter, who recently celebrated her 55th birthday, 30 years ago was known as the KVN player of the Major League champion team, 20 years ago - as a participant in the comedy show "OSP-Studio" and an actress in the comedy project "33 square meter”, 10 years ago - as the face of the STS TV channel. Recently, almost nothing has been heard about her, only from time to time there were rumors about her divorce from Mikhail Shats, then about a dangerous illness, then about the intention to commit suicide, then about emigration to Spain

Not only the husband of Lisa Boyarskaya: Little-known facts about the star of "Trigger" Maxim Matveyev

Not only the husband of Lisa Boyarskaya: Little-known facts about the star of "Trigger" Maxim Matveyev (2022)

More recently, this actor, who recently celebrated his 39th birthday, was mentioned in the media primarily in connection with his marital status - for more than 10 years he has been married to the successor of the famous acting dynasty Elizaveta Boyarskaya. Maxim Matveev has been acting in films since he was 25, but his deafening popularity came to him only after 35, when "Anna Karenina", "Trigger" and "Sherlock in Russia" were released. Today Boyarskaya is more often called "the wife of Maxim Matveyev", and he himself is spoken of as one

How the best mother of Soviet cinema lost her only son: The unhappy fate of one of the most filmed actresses in the USSR Lyubov Sokolova

How the best mother of Soviet cinema lost her only son: The unhappy fate of one of the most filmed actresses in the USSR Lyubov Sokolova (2022)

July 31 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the famous actress, People's Artist of the USSR Lyubov Sokolova. Millions of viewers will remember her in the image of Nadia Sheveleva's mother - the main character of the film "The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath!", As well as dozens of images from other films. But behind the scenes, her female and maternal fate was very difficult: the actress miraculously survived in besieged Leningrad, having lost her husband, later married a famous director, lived with him for a quarter of a century, and so on

Igor Krutoy is 67: Why 20 years ago the audience said goodbye to the famous composer

Igor Krutoy is 67: Why 20 years ago the audience said goodbye to the famous composer (2022)

On July 29, the famous composer and producer, People's Artist of Russia Igor Krutoy celebrates his 67th birthday. He is called one of the most successful and sought-after composers on the Russian stage, he wrote songs for stars of the first magnitude, he is known both at home and abroad. But few know that his life almost ended 20 years ago, and that this made him radically reconsider his views on life and values ​​

Test by the glory of Red from "Ivanushki": Why the future of the singer raises concerns among his friends

Test by the glory of Red from "Ivanushki": Why the future of the singer raises concerns among his friends (2022)

On July 26, Redhead from Ivanushki, the informal leader of the group, singer Andrei Grigoriev-Appolonov, turned 51 years old. It's hard to believe in this, because he is still the same as 25 years ago, continues to perform in one of the most "long-playing" and most successful musical groups, performing all the same super hits of the 1990s. and still wins girls' hearts. In his hometown of Sochi, a sculpture "Lucky" was installed, the prototype of which was the singer, but neither to himself, nor to those who are good

Riddles and secrets of Irina Miroshnichenko: why beauty did not bring happiness to one of the brightest actresses

Riddles and secrets of Irina Miroshnichenko: why beauty did not bring happiness to one of the brightest actresses (2022)

On July 24, the famous theater and film actress, People's Artist of the RSFSR Irina Miroshnichenko turns 79. In the 1970s - 1980s. she was called one of the brightest, most spectacular and beautiful Soviet actresses. However, her beauty did not bring her happiness. Her career was successful: she played more than 80 roles in films and dozens of roles on the stage of the Moscow Art Theater, but in her years the actress regrets that she devoted her whole life to the profession and made too many mistakes in her youth

Ivan Okhlobystin - 55: Paradoxes of a Man-Orchestra, in Which Several Personalities Live Together

Ivan Okhlobystin - 55: Paradoxes of a Man-Orchestra, in Which Several Personalities Live Together (2022)

July 22 marks the 55th anniversary of the famous actor, screenwriter, director and TV presenter Ivan Okhlobystin. It is often called a man-orchestra, because many completely opposite personalities coexist in it: an artist, a clergyman, a biker, a father of six children. At the peak of his acting popularity, he became a clergyman, and after a few years left the service in the church and returned to the cinema. He became a star of both independent films and television series, achieved success both in creativity and in business

Why friends and fans turned away from the star of the series "Happy Together": Natalya Bochkareva

Why friends and fans turned away from the star of the series "Happy Together": Natalya Bochkareva (2022)

On July 25, theater and film actress Natalya Bochkareva turns 41. Probably, most viewers know the name of her most famous heroine better than her own, because, despite the fact that the series "Happy Together" ended 9 years ago, she is still called Dasha Bukina. She was the favorite of millions of viewers until she was dragged into a very unpleasant high-profile story that ruined the actress's reputation and deprived her of many fans. How does she live after being with

Where did the red-haired boy from "Yeralash" disappear, who conquered the whole country in the 1990s: Alexander Loye

Where did the red-haired boy from "Yeralash" disappear, who conquered the whole country in the 1990s: Alexander Loye (2022)

On July 26, actor Alexander Loye turns 38 years old. He became a star back in his school years and was remembered by most viewers as the charismatic red-haired boy from Yeralash, the bully Vova Sidorov from a commercial from the 1990s. and the protagonist of the series "Next". At first, his acting career developed very rapidly and successfully, but then long pauses began in it. Where did the brightest and most charming boy of the 1990s disappear, what is he doing now and why, despite his loud popularity, t

Nani Bregvadze - 83: Why does the singer of the hit "Snowfall" think that you can sing only after 50

Nani Bregvadze - 83: Why does the singer of the hit "Snowfall" think that you can sing only after 50 (2022)

July 21 marks 83 years of the famous Georgian singer, People's Artist of the USSR Nani Bregvadze. In the 1970s. She revived the genre of romance on the Soviet stage after a long oblivion and achieved recognition not only in the USSR, but also abroad - she repeatedly performed at the Paris Olympia, she was called the “queen of romance”. Her most famous song "Snowfall" is still remembered by millions of listeners. She was applauded all over the world, but she herself was never pleased with herself and admitted that she could not

How a descendant of a noble family became a soldier of the Red Army, a servant of Munchausen and a friend of Pope Carlo: Yuri Katin-Yartsev

How a descendant of a noble family became a soldier of the Red Army, a servant of Munchausen and a friend of Pope Carlo: Yuri Katin-Yartsev (2022)

July 23 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the famous Soviet actor and teacher, People's Artist of the RSFSR Yuri Katina-Yartsev. He played more than 100 movie roles, but most of the audience remembered his roles as Giuseppe from The Adventures of Pinocchio and the servant of the protagonist from the movie The Same Munchausen. Few viewers know that Katin-Yartsev was not only an actor, but also a legendary teacher who raised several generations of movie stars, as well as a front-line soldier who went through the entire war. Nobody knew about

Lyudmila Chursina - 80: Refusal to shoot in Hollywood, escape from the golden cage and the conscious loneliness of a movie star

Lyudmila Chursina - 80: Refusal to shoot in Hollywood, escape from the golden cage and the conscious loneliness of a movie star (2022)

July 20 marks the 80th anniversary of the famous theater and film actress, People's Artist of the USSR Lyudmila Chursina. She played dozens of bright roles, became a star of not only all-Union, but also a world scale, she was offered shooting in Hollywood, she was looked after by the wealthiest and most spectacular men. But from many of the benefits that fate sent her, the actress herself refused. Why did one of the most talented and beautiful Soviet actresses not become a global star, which is why she left the secretary general's son and chose

The dramatic fate of Nikolai Kryukov: What turned out for the actor to work in the territories occupied by the Nazis

The dramatic fate of Nikolai Kryukov: What turned out for the actor to work in the territories occupied by the Nazis (2022)

In the 1960-1970s. he was a very popular artist, in his filmography there are more than 110 works, although most of them are supporting roles. The audience remembered him from the films "The Last Inch", "On Thin Ice", "Andromeda Nebula", "Petrovka 38" and others. during the war, he performed in a theater in the occupied territories, and that another action-packed film could be made about his fate

How the prince married a fashion model in spite of his mother and what came of it: The famous entertainer of the USSR Boris Brunov

How the prince married a fashion model in spite of his mother and what came of it: The famous entertainer of the USSR Boris Brunov (2022)

He began his artistic career at the time of the peak of fame of Lydia Ruslanova, Arkady Raikin, Rina Zelena, but he was not lost among the stars, but took his own worthy place. He conducted concerts at the North Pole, BAM and Baikonur, headed the Moscow Variety Theater. And was the subject of dreams of many Soviet women. Boris Brunov himself had aristocratic roots and all his life he loved only one woman - a fashion model, against whose marriage his mother protested

Because of what the housekeeper of Alla Pugacheva, who worked for her for 27 years, went to Kirkorov: Lyudmila Dorodnova

Because of what the housekeeper of Alla Pugacheva, who worked for her for 27 years, went to Kirkorov: Lyudmila Dorodnova (2022)

The name of the au pair Alla Pugacheva has long been known. An ordinary woman, who once worked at a chemical enterprise, found herself in the house of the most famous singer of the Soviet Union. Everyone called her homely Lucy, and some were even afraid, considering the prima donna's assistant a gray cardinal. For 27 years, faithful Lucy served Alla Borisovna, but after her divorce from Philip Kirkorov she stayed with him

6 domestic celebrities who, in their pursuit of luxury, forgot about taste

6 domestic celebrities who, in their pursuit of luxury, forgot about taste (2022)

Recently, minimalism and reasonable consumption have steadily come into fashion. However, not everyone is ready to give up the usual things in an instant, and even more so - from their own style developed over the years. Unfortunately, luxury and expensive things do not always become an indicator of good taste. Many celebrities have never been able to deprive themselves of the pleasure of mindlessly displaying their own wealth

"Doodles in a Million": How Mark Rothko wrote his magic canvases, whose genius was proven by his descendants in court

"Doodles in a Million": How Mark Rothko wrote his magic canvases, whose genius was proven by his descendants in court (2022)

His paintings were called "painter's daub" and "children's scribbles." And he mixed paints in a special way with rabbit skins and applied them to the canvas layer by layer. Connoisseurs assured that in his paintings and sadness, and ecstasy, and tragedy. The genius of the abstract artist was recognized even by the American court, and as a result, the cost of these paintings reached 140 million euros

Why 7 Russian pop stars do not like Alla Pugacheva

Why 7 Russian pop stars do not like Alla Pugacheva (2022)

Alla Borisovna Pugacheva was and remains a separate phenomenon on the Russian stage. She always had many fans who were ready to carry her in their arms. She was friends with her colleagues in the workshop, not a single significant concert could do without her participation, and many singers, artists and musicians dreamed of getting to her “Christmas meetings”. And yet there are those who openly admit their dislike for the Diva. And there is definitely a reason for this dislike

5 ex-husbands of Lolita Milyavskaya: How do beloved men of a star live after a divorce from her

5 ex-husbands of Lolita Milyavskaya: How do beloved men of a star live after a divorce from her (2022)

At the end of April 2020, the famous performer Lolita Milyavskaya officially divorced her fifth husband. It seems that the singer throughout her life stubbornly sought her happiness. But time after time she stumbled, made mistakes and was disappointed. Who were they, the men who were loved by the bright and shocking Lolita Milyavskaya, and how do they live after parting with the star?

7 celebrities who have millions and live very modestly

7 celebrities who have millions and live very modestly (2022)

Several hundred thousand, or even a million dollars for filming a film - such is the cost of the work of modern actors. With such a salary, it is not surprising to "star" and show off right and left. But still, there are individual celebrities who, in their behavior, did not get off the ground and continue to live simply and modestly. They sincerely believe that for happiness a person needs not diamonds and luxury cars, but more importantly the health of loved ones, their love and friendship. Today we want to remind their names

Unexpected family ties between celebrities that their fans have no idea about

Unexpected family ties between celebrities that their fans have no idea about (2022)

Kum, brother, matchmaker - there are a great many definitions of family ties. Therefore, it is not surprising that among the people living in a certain geographic area, no, no, yes, and there are common ancestors. Add here the members of large clans, as well as the named brothers and godparents - and you will understand that our whole world is a big family. We searched a little and found unexpected relatives of celebrities that the stars might have known about, but we had no idea