Peoples Artist of the Russian Federation

Sergey Sazontiev

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(28.10.1946 29.07.2011)

He graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School in1969(course ofO.Efremov).

Entered inthe troupe ofthe Moscow Sovremennik Theatre, where heplayed insuch performances as: “Donot Shoot atWhite Swans “ (Chuvalov), “Lorenzaccio“ (Cardinal Cibo), “The Bolsheviks“ (Gill), “Hasten todogood! “(Boris), “Provincial jokes“ (Kamal), „The Days ofthe Turbins” (Talberg), „The Government Inspector” (Postmaster).

Inthe Moscow Theatre named after M.Yermolova played inperformances: „Speak!”, „The second year offreedom,” „The Last Visitor”.

In1994hewas accepted into the troupe ofthe Moscow Art Theatre. Played: Kazarin (“The Masquerade“), Pancrazio (“The Venetian antiquary“), Starikov ( “The Marriage“), Gendarme (“And the light isshining from the dark“), Carbon deCastle-Jaloux ( “Cyrano deBergerac“), Mister (“The one who receives slaps inthe face“), Brother Loyalty („Sanctimonious persons' Kabala”), Usman ( „Tutish”), etc.

Playing inperformances: „The Rose Tattoo” (Father DeLeo) and „Hay fever” (David Bliss).

Played inperformances directed byValery Fokin ofthe Meyerhold Center: „Numer hotel inthe city NN” and „Arto and his double”.