Vladimir Simonov Biography

Birthday: 1957-06-07
Wiki Biography: Vladimir Simonov is a popular Russian film and stage actor, member of Vakhtangov Theatre in Moscow.He was born Vladimir Aleksandrovich Simonov on June 7, 1957, in Russia. From 1976 - 1980 he studied acting at the class of Alla Kazanskaya at Shchukin Theatrical School of Vakhtangov Theatre in Moscow. Since 1980 Vladimir Simonov has been member of the troupe at Vakhtangov Theatre in Moscow. There his stage partners were such actors as Mikhail Ulyanov, Vasili Lanovoy, Yuliya Borisova, Lyudmila Maksakova, Alla Kazanskaya, Irina Kupchenko, Lyudmila Tselikovskaya, Mariya Aronova, Marianna Vertinskaya, Yelena Dobronravova, Inna Alabina, Yuriy Yakovlev, Vladimir Etush, Vyacheslav Shalevich, Nikolai Timofeyev, Aleksandr Grave, Sergey Makovetskiy, Vladimir Koval, Viktor Zozulin, Yevgeni Karelskikh, Aleksandr Koznov, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Andrei Zaretsky, Mikhail Vaskov, Mariya Aronova, Yelena Sotnikova, Anna Dubrovskaya, Olga Tumaykina, Maksim Sukhanov, and Viktor Dobronravov, among others.Simonov's most memorable stage performances included such roles as Othello in the Shakespeare's 'Othello' (2000), and as Pantalone in the legendary Vakhtangov's production of Carlo Gozzi's comedy 'Princess Turandot', among other plays. He also appeared in several stage productions by director Oleg Efremov at Moscow Art Theatre and other theatrical companies during the 1980s and 1990s. In 1998 Vladimir Simonov created the character as Soziy in Molière's 'Amfitrion' and the play has been a continuous success for 9 seasons in a row. Since the 2004 premiere of 'Mademuaselle Nitush', Simonov has been delivering critically acclaimed performances as Colonel Alfred Zhibuse opposite Mariya Aronova and Nonna Grishaeva. In 2007 Vladimir Simonov premiered as Peredonov co-starring opposite Olga Tumaykina in "Melky bes" stage adaptation of the eponymous novel by Fedor Sologub.Vladimir Simonov was designated People's Actor of Russia (2004), and received numerous awards for his works on stage and in films. He is living and working in Moscow, Russia.

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Filmography

Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Korabl Actor 1988 Drama
Posvyashchyonnyy Dumb 1990 Drama
Artist i master izobrazheniya Kapustin 2000 Comedy
Svadba Borodin 2000 Comedy, Drama
Lesnaya tsarevna Tsar's adviser 2005 Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Odna lyubov na million Aron Melkumov 2007 Action, Romance
Strana Oz Bard 2015 Comedy