Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

• Rare photographs of Soviet celebrities

We used to see the Soviet celebrities on screen in your favorite movies that we already know by heart, but continue to watch every time they are shown on TV. We have long-established images, built mainly on the role of the same actors, who are often far from the truth.

We present to you 20 photographs in which the famous Soviet film directors, actors and composers appear in a different light.

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

The clown Oleg Popov visiting parents in the country in 1968. Photo Vyacheslav Undasina / Chronicles TASS

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Alexander Kajdanovsky as Lancelot and Mark Geras as Mordred in the shooting of the film "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court", 1987. Photo by Yuri Ivanov / RIA Novosti

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Soviet actress Alexandra Yakovleva skydive, 1985. Photo Sorokina / RIA Novosti

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

The composer Alexei Rybnikov at the piano, 1983. Boris Ushmaykin Photo / RIA Novosti

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

fotoproby Vasily Livanov at the role of Athos in the movie "The Three Musketeers", 1978. Photo archive of the Odessa Film Studio

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Vasily Shukshin says goodbye to his wife Lydia before the trip to the shooting, 1974. Photo by A. Kovtun / Chronicles TASS

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Striker of the USSR, world and European champion in hockey, Vyacheslav Bykov, 1985. Photo: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Composer Grigory Gladkov performs his own songs at the cinema animated film "Barricades", 1986. Photo by Alexander Shogin / Chronicles TASS

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Juna Davitashvili speaks with employees of the magazine "Youth Technology", 1980. Photo by Yuri Ivanov / RIA Novosti

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

The poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko on holiday, 1966. Photo Valentine Mastyukova / Chronicles TASS

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

People's Artist of the USSR, laureate of Lenin and State Prizes of the USSR, Hero of Socialist Labor Igor Ilyinsky with his wife - actress of the Maly Theater, People's Artist of the RSFSR Tatyana Alexandrovna Eremeeva at the entrance to the Little Theater, 1986. Photo Valentina Soboleva / Chronicles TASS

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Actress Irina Miroshnichenko Moscow Art Theater of the USSR, 1971. Photo by Oleg Ivanov / RIA Novosti

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

The actor of the Moscow State Theater of Miniatures Konstantin Raikin, 1987. Photo by Dmitry Donskoy / RIA Novosti

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Artist of the State Academic Bolshoi Theater of the USSR Union of Maris Liepa and her daughter Ilse, 1970. Photo by Alexander Konkova / Chronicles TASS

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Actor Michael Pugovkin during the filming of "Oh, vaudeville, vaudeville," 1979. Photo Nikolai Malyshev / Chronicles TASS

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Natalia Belokhvostikova, 1971. Rudolf Alfimova Photo / RIA Novosti

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

The director of the play and starred in the play "The Passion of the Black Sea" Alexander Shirvindt, 1988. Photo by Mikhail Strokova / Chronicles TASS

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Frunzik Mkrtchyan during the filming of "Aibolit-66", 1965. Dmitri Kessel Photos / Photo Archive magazine LIFE

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Edita, 1964. Photo by Valery Gende-Rote / Chronicles TASS

Rare photos of Soviet celebrities

Andrey V. gently on the movie "Office Romance", 1976. Photo by Vladimir Vyatkin / RIA Novosti