Nicolay Sosnin

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Date of Birth: 05/05/1884

Age: 78

Citizenship: Russia


This name - Soloviev. Born on April 23 (May 5) in 1884 he studied at the architectural department of Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. Artistic career began in 1906 in Nikolaev. He played in theaters in Russia and Ukraine. In the 1914-16 biennium. - In the Moscow Drama Theater Sukhodolskiy in the 1917-24 biennium. - Russian theater in Kiev Solovtsova (since 1919 - Second State Drama Theater of USSR Lenin.). In the 1924-30 biennium. He worked in Astrakhan, Voronezh, Simferopol. In 1930-31. - In Kiev Russian Drama Theater, in 1931 he moved to Moscow, played in a former theater Korsch. In the 1933-59 biennium. - Actor of the Moscow Art Theater.

For creativity Sosnina were typical noble manner of performance, deep penetration into the inner world of the characters, the rejection of external effects. Execution comedic roles differ subtle humor, ease of dialogue. The best role: Protasov ( "Living Corpse" by Leo Tolstoy), the Paraclete ( "most important" Evreinov), one Kerzhentsev ( "He who gets slapped," "Thought" Andreev), Trofimov ( "The Cherry Orchard" Chekhov) Paul I (the same play Merezhkovsky), Solness ( "The Master Builder" by Ibsen); the Moscow Art Theatre - NAROKOV ( "Talents and Admirers" Ostrovsky), Alexei Turbin ( "Days of Turbin" Bulgakov), Zabelin ( "The Kremlin chimes" Pogodin) Guys ( "The Cherry Orchard" Chekhov), Bersenev ( "Break" Lavrenev) Karenin ( "Anna Karenina" Tolstoy), and others. Filmed in the movies.

He died November 26, 1962 in Moscow. He was buried in the Novodevichy cemetery.


1. Motherland calls - 1936

2. Man with a Gun - 1938 - Sibirtsev

3. Anna Karenina - 1953 - Karenin

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