Date of Birth: 05/02/1930
Place of birth: Odessa
Rostislav Yankovsky was born February 5, 1930 in Odessa in the family of the former captain of the Life Guards Semenov regiment. Later, his father will represirovan, and the family will be sent into exile.
Going to school Rostislav started in the circle hodozhestvennoy amateur playing comedic roles. After school, he married, he worked as a dispatcher carpool in Leninabad. During this time he participated in amateur Dvortsakultury. There Rostislav saw head Dmitry Mikhailovich Lihovetsky local theater and offered to work in the theater. Initially Rostislav began to refuse, because there was no education, but he said, "will work and study, the teachers we have," And so it happened: Rostislav was in the studio at the theater, and was engaged in theater productions: "Makar Dubrava" Korniychuk, "Recent "Gorky.
In 1951 he graduated from drama studiyuv Leninabad until 1957 he worked in the theater of Leninabad. In 1957, together with his wife Nina and son Igor moved to Minsk, and has since served in Minsk Russian Drama Theatre. Gorky.
Rostislav Yankovsky - elder brother Oleg Yankovsky. Wife - Nina Cheishvili. Sons: Actor Igor Yankovsky and actor Vladimir Jankowski.
Recognition and Awards
Order "Badge of Honor" (1967)
Commemorative Medal for the 100th anniversary of the birth of VI Lenin
Order of the Red Banner of Labor (1971)
People`s Artist of the USSR (1978)
Order of Friendship of Peoples (1991)
Francis Skaryna Medal (1995)
Laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Belarus (1998)
Order of Francis Skaryna (2000)
Honorary Citizen of the Hero City Minsk (2000)
Winner of the award "For Spiritual Revival" (2003)
Award Theatre Forum "Golden Knight" "For outstanding contribution to the performing arts" (2005)