Date of Birth: 01/25/1949
Honored Artist of Russia (2004)
Theatre. The zigzags of fate
Leonid Okunev was born January 25, 1949 in Tyumen, in the post-war Soviet Union. After graduating from secondary school, he entered the Tyumen State Institute of Art and Culture, and then began working in the theater company of the Chelyabinsk regional drama theater. After three years of work in Chelyabinsk, the actor was able to return to his hometown. Since 1972, he has worked in the Tyumen regional drama theater, and then in 1975 - the head of the student club in the Tyumen Industrial Institute.
1979 brought the actor a huge number of roles in two theaters: the Arkhangelsk Drama Theater and the North Kazakhstan regional drama theater. However, already in 1984 the actor returned to his native Tyumen Regional Drama Theatre, and in 1991 again led the student theater in the Tyumen Industrial Institute.
The Youth Theater "Engagement