Birthday Oleg Yankovsky

• Birthday Oleg Yankovsky

February 23, 1944 was born Oleg Yankovsky, a man who was destined to become one of the best actors of his native country, a professional in their field and a favorite of millions of people throughout the Soviet Union. Best films Oleg Yankovsky - in our selection.

Birthday Oleg Yankovsky

Oleg Yankovsky was born in the city of Zhezkazgan Kazakh SSR (now Kazakhstan) February 23, 1944 in the family of Ivan Pavlovich and Marina I. Jankowski. Rhode Jankowski has Belarusian and Polish roots.

Birthday Oleg Yankovsky

The Shield and the Sword (1968) ... Heinrich Schwarzkopf

In the movie, Oleg Yankovsky was almost by accident. Saratov Drama Theater was on tour in Lviv. Oleg went to the hotel restaurant to have lunch. In the same restaurant located director Vladimir Basov and crew of the future film novel "The Shield and Sword". They were discussing where to find the actor for the role of Heinrich Schwarzkopf. Wife Basov, Valentina Titova, noticed at the next table, Oleg, said the director, "Here sits a young man with a typical Aryan good looks." Bass agreed that the young man would fit perfectly, but "it is, of course, any physicist or a philologist. Where to find an artist with such a clever person? ". Oleg met again at Mosfilm, and knew that he was an actor, Natalia Terpsikhorov, assistant Basov, director offered his candidacy. She found Oleg in the Saratov Theater and invited to audition.

Birthday Oleg Yankovsky

There were two comrades (1968) ... Andrey Nekrasov

Oleg Yankovsky initially auditioned for the role of Lieutenant Brusentsova, but the director to see Oleg samples, said: "This man we Wrangel will not give up"

Birthday Oleg Yankovsky

The Mirror (1974) ... Alex, father

The actor was in the movie because of its similarity to Arseny Tarkovsky, father of director. For Father Jankowski's role has been expanded. The film also played a small Philip, the son of Oleg Yankovsky (he played himself Andrei Tarkovsky as a child).

Birthday Oleg Yankovsky

The Captivating Star of Happiness (1975) ... Kondraty Ryleev

After the uprising on Senate Square events evolved tragically five Decembrists executed, the majority sent to Siberia. And after them, through the cold and hardship, drove their wives ...

Birthday Oleg Yankovsky

An Ordinary Miracle (TV, 1978) ... the owner

The role of the Wizard director Mark Zakharov only saw Oleg Yankovsky. It easily approved hudsovet, mindful of his great track record in cinema. But before filming the actor battled a heart attack, and he was in intensive care. When Mark Zakharov came to the hospital to Jankowski, the actor said he was ready to give up the role. But the director said, "No. With you I will not part. Will wait". Filming was suspended. And it began only after the actor left the hospital.

Birthday Oleg Yankovsky

That Munchhausen (TV, 1979) ... Baron Munchausen

Director Mark Zakharov recalled:

"At the invitation of Oleg Yankovsky for this role was an element of risk. He still emerged as an actor is not comedic sense. But Oleg honor, there were comedy paints in his acting palette, which in the film, especially in the first part, but in the second, too, got a worthy incarnation. "

Birthday Oleg Yankovsky

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV, 1981) ... Jack Stapleton

Birthday Oleg Yankovsky

Come Look at Me (2000) ... Igor

Birthday Oleg Yankovsky

King (2009) ... Metropolitan Philip

The role of Metropolitan Philip - the last film role of Oleg Yankovsky. The actor died on May 20, 2009, three days after the screening of the film at the Cannes Film Festival.