Vladimir Kashpur Biography

Birthday: 1926-10-26
Place of Birth: Moscow, Russia
Wiki Biography: Vladimir Kashpur was a Russian actor of Moscow Art Theatre (MKhAT).He was born Vladimir Terentevich Kashpur on October 26, 1926, in Severka village, Altai province, Soviet Union (now Russia). During the WWII he served as a pilot-navigator in the Red Army, then from 1946 - 1949 he was an officer of military air traffic control. During his Red Army service, Kashpur was also involved in amateur acting. From 1951 - 1955 he was an actor of Lunacharsky Drama Theatre in Vladimir, Russia. From 1956 - 1959 he studied acting together with such classmates as Anatoli Romashin, Albert Filozov, Aleksandr Lazarev and Evgeniy Lazarev among others, under Viktor Stanitsyn at Moscow Art Theatre School of Acting, graduating in 1959 as an actor.From 1959 - 1961 he was member of the troupe at Sovremennik Theatre in Moscow. There his stage partners were such actor as Oleg Efremov, Evgeniy Evstigneev, Galina Volchek, Stanislav Lyubshin, Andrey Myagkov, Viktor Sergachyov, Alla Pokrovskaya, Oleg Tabakov, Oleg Dal, Igor Kvasha, Valentin Gaft and other notable Russian actors.Since 1961 Vladimir Kashpur has been a permanent member of the troupe at Moscow Art Theatre (MKhAT). There his stage partners were such renown Russian actors as Anatoli Ktorov, Olga Androvskaya, Angelina Stepanova, Mikhail Yanshin, Aleksei Gribov, Boris Livanov, Mikhail Kedrov, Mark Prudkin, Anastasiya Georgiyevskaya, Vasili Toporkov, Mikhail Bolduman, Pavel Massalsky, and the next generation of MKhAT actors - Oleg Efremov, Tatyana Doronina, Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Oleg Tabakov, Kristina Babushkina, Alla Pokrovskaya, Kira Golovko, Tatyana Lavrova, Iya Savvina, Nina Gulyayeva, Elena Panova, Darya Moroz, Olga Litvinova, Natalya Rogozhkina, Ekaterina Semenova, Olga Yakovleva, Anastasia Voznesenskaya, Irina Miroshnichenko, Evgeniya Dobrovolskaya, Andrey Myagkov, Stanislav Lyubshin, Viktor Sergachyov, Vyacheslav Nevinnyy, Yevgeni Kindinov, Sergei Sosnovsky, Vladimir Krasnov, Dmitriy Nazarov, Sergei Sazontyev, Avangard Leontev, Igor Vasilev, Igor Vernik, Aleksei Agapov, Mikhail Porechenkov, Konstantin Khabenskiy, Valeri Khlevinsky, Valeriy Troshin, Mikhail Trukhin, Eduard Chekmazov, Aleksey Kravchenko, and Yevgeny Mironov among others. His best known stage appearances include his roles as Firs in Anton Chekhov's Vishnevy sad (aka.. The Cherry Orchard) and as Marmeladov in Fyodor Dostoevsky's Prestuplenie i Nakazanie (aka.. Crime and Punishment). Kaspur is co-starring as Zakhar in 'Oblomov', an adaptation of the eponymous novel by Ivan Goncharov, directed by Aleksandr Galibin.Vladimir Kashpur was designated People's Actor of Russia. He died on the 17th of October, 2009, and was laid to rest in Dolgoprudny cemetery near Moscow, Russia. He is survived by his son, Aleksei Kaspur, and his wife Lyudmila Kashpur, a Medical Doctor.

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Filmography

Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Kholodnoe leto pyatdesyat tretego Fadeyich 1987 Action, Crime, Drama
Taksi-Blyuz Old Nechiporenko 1991 Drama
Sochinenie ko Dnyu Pobedy Stepanyuk 1998
Svadba Grandfather 2000 Comedy, Drama
Tycoon: A New Russian Kapitan korablya 2003 Crime, Drama