MOSCOW, April 18 – RIA Novosti. The People’s Artist of the USSR, the Maly Theater actor Victor Korshunov, died April 17, the official website of the Maly Theater. Korshunov was 85 years.
Actor, People’s Artist of the USSR Viktor Korshunov born November 24, 1929 in Moscow.
In 1947, Korshunov enrolled in high school studio name Nemirovich Danchenko Moscow Art Theater in Gorky Alexander Karev on the course.
In 1951, after graduating from the Studio School, worked as an actor at the Central Theater of Transport (now the Moscow Drama Theater named after Nikolai Gogol).
At the beginning of his career, Victor Korshunov successfully combined theatrical activity with the shooting in the movie. He starred in the film “Ordinary Summer”, “The first joy,” “The Thieving Magpie”, “Doctor Faith”, “Bang! Another blow!”, “Heart Bonivur,” “Heart of Russia”, “The case of General Shubnikov” etc. .
Since 1952, Victor Korshunov was an actor at the State Academic Maly Theater. Since 1985, he served as director, and from 1998 to 2009 – the general director of the Maly Theater.
He was awarded the Order “For Merit” III (1999) and II degree (2005).