Maxim Munzuk

Picture of Maxim Munzuk

Date of Birth: 05/02/1910

Age: 89

Place of birth: Tuva

Citizenship: Tuvalu


Outstanding Tuvan actor, one of the founders of the National Theatre. Performer of the Dersu Uzala in the eponymous film by Akira Kurosawa.

Maxim Munzuk was versatile creative. He was an actor, director, singer, collector of folk music, composer, teacher. They played great kolichestvoroley very different character and plan to stage Tuvan Music and Drama Theatre. V.Kok-ool.

His artistic career began with Munzuk music - led by a military band Artillery Regiment Tuvan People`s Republic. In 1939 he was appointed head for the first time organized in Tuva theater-studio "Uranus theater." In the history of the country Maxim Monguzhukovich Munzuk entered as one of the founders of the national Tuvan theater.

But perhaps the most remarkable achievement of the actor was the title role in the film Akira Kurosawa`s "Dersu Uzala", has won many prestigious awards, including the Academy Award "Oscar".

Total Munzuk starred in 22 films. Among them are "Disappearance of a witness," "preliminary investigation", "On the trail of the ruler", "The Last Hunt", "Walk worthy of the men", "valentine", "Revenge".

People`s Artist of Russia and the Republic of Tyva.

Laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Tyva.