At the age of 82, after a long illness, Mikhail Mikhailovich Derzhavin, a Soviet and USA theater and film actor, People's Artist of the RSFSR, died.|
The actor was born in 1936 in Moscow in the family of Mikhail Stepanovich Derzhavin, a famous artist of the Theater. Vakhtangov. From childhood, the boy's fate was predetermined: representatives of the cultural elite - artists, musicians, actors - lived in their house, and the famous Theater School named after V.I. Shchukin, because the guys from an early age learned the fascinating world of performances and improvisations. In the end, Derzhavin entered the Pike. After graduating in 1959, he began working at the Moscow Theater. Lenin's Komsomol, and eight years later changed it to the Theater on Malaya Bronnaya. True, Mikhail Mikhailovich stayed here for a short time, and already in 1968 he joined the troupe of the Moscow Satire Theater, to which he remained faithful until his death.
Popularity came to Derzhavin after the release of the then well-known humorous program "Zucchini 13 chairs", where Mikhail Mikhailovich appeared in the form of Pan Leading. His pop performances in the company of his longtime friend and colleague Alexander Shirvindt enjoyed no less success with the audience.
But by appearing on big screens, Derzhavin rarely pleased the audience, mainly choosing episodic, but vivid and memorable roles. Among the most famous films with his participation can be found the tapes "Lebedev against Lebedev", "Three in a boat, not counting the dog", "Womanizer", "My sailor", "Impotent", "Old nags". The last film role for Derzhavin was the comedy "Criminal Blues".
The LostFilm.INFO editorial team expresses its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mikhail Mikhailovich Derzhavin.
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