Karlis Sebris

Picture of Karlis Sebris

Date of Birth: 02/18/1914

Age: 102

Place of birth: Sinole

Citizenship: Latvia


Karlis Sebris born on February 18, 1914 in the village of Sinole Valka district (now - in Leyastsiemskoy parish Gulbenskogo Territory of Latvia).

Graduated Lizumskuyu primary school, then in 1932 - Tsesvajnsky public high school, and in 1938 - Latvian dramatic Zeltmatisa courses.

Since 1938 - an actor of the Latvian National Theatre (in 1940-1988 - the State Academic Theatre of Drama of the Latvian SSR A. ITES.). On the stage of this theater he has performed all his life, having played more than two hundred roles.

Film debut took place in 1940 at the Riga Film Studio in a small role in the film directed by V. Puce "Kauguri uprising."

He died on January 12, 2009 in Riga. He was buried at Forest Cemetery.

Titles and awards

Honored Artist of the Latvian SSR (1956)

People`s Artist of the Latvian SSR (1964)

People`s Artist of the USSR (1974)

Order of the Red Banner of Labor (1988)

Officer of the Order of Three Stars (1995) - for his contribution to the development of theatrical art

Honorary Diploma of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Latvian SSR (1984) - for achievements in the development of the Latvian Soviet theatrical art in connection with his seventieth birthday.