Date of Birth: 07/04/1930
Place of birth: Leninakan
Frunzik (real name - Mushegovich Mher) Mkrtchyan was born on July 4, 1930 in Armenia, in the city of Leninakan.
In 1956 he graduated from the Yerevan Fine Arts and Theatre Institute; 1947 actor worked in Leninakan Theatre of Mravyan, and in 1956 he was accepted into the troupe of the Academic Theater Sundukyan in Yerevan.
Filming Frunze Mkrtchyan started in comedy roles, the first film with its participation - "In Search of the destination" (1955). Among the purely comedic actor works - roles in "Thirty-three" Georgy Danelia, "Oh How It Hurts 66" Rolan Bykov, "Prisoner of the Caucasus" by Leonid Gaidai, mainly used his appearance to them. In many movies opened as a lyric talantaktera and unity of comedy and drama will Mkrtchyan manifested in the roles in the film, Ruben Danelia "Mimino" (1977), Armenak in the picture Dmitry Keosayantsa "The Soldier and the Elephant" (1977). Many viewers remember the role Mkrtchyan in such comic strips as "Vanity of vanities" (1979) Alla Surikova and "Lonely granted hostel" Samson Samsonov (1983).
In Frunzik Mkrtchyan was a tragic fate. His son and wife (known for his role as the spouse Gabriel in the "Caucasian captive") was seriously ill, the daughter died. Brother Frunzik, film director Albert Mkrtchyan, said: "Frunze wanted death, he rushed to her, he dreamed about her, brutally extinguishing a vital instincts It is not the time ruined and not passion for wine and tobacco ... No, he deliberately walked. to his death, unable to survive the illness of his wife and son - a great family mountain ".
Frunzik died on New Year`s, and 31 December night Armenians drank the first glass without ringing and silence ... It was during the blockade, in the house there was no electricity, and all seemed - end of the world.
The journalist of "Novaya Gazeta", who knew the actor himself, wrote: "Armenia is the world smiles a smile of sad Armenian - Frunzik Mkrtchyan."
People`s Artist of the USSR (1984).
Laureate of the State Prize of the USSR (1978 - for participation in the movie "Mimino").
Laureate of the State Prize of the Armenian SSR (1975 - for participation in the film "Triangle").
She appeared in films:
Twenty-six Baku Commissars (1965)
Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (1966) DVD
Adam and Hewa (1969)
We and Our Mountains (1969)
Do not be sad! (1969)
Yesterday, today and always (1969)
Explosion after midnight (1970)
Eirik (Pope) (1972)
Monument (1972) Short
Soldier and the Elephant (1977)
Vanity of vanities (1978)
A good half of the life (1979)
The Adventures of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1979)
Slap ( "A piece of heaven") (1980)
Big Win (1981)
Hostel (1983) and Lonesome
The Legend of Love (1984)
Tango of Our Childhood (1985)
At home, how are you? (1987)