Today, June 7, celebrated its 80th anniversary of honored and people’s artist of the RSFSR, Director, writer, theater activist, a popular Soviet and Russian film and theater actor Leonid Kulagin.
Leonid Nikolaevich was born on 7 June 1940 in the town of Kirensk in Irkutsk region. In 1960 he graduated from the theatrical Studio at the Gorky academic drama theatre named after Gorky. He worked in theaters in Gorky, Chita, Yaroslavl, Lipetsk and Bryansk. From 1968 to 1995 – is the actor of the Moscow theatre of a name of Gogol. In 1997-2004 he was the chief Director of the Bryansk youth theatre.
In the movie debuted in the film by Andrei Konchalovsky’s “noble nest”, released in 1969. In the account wizard 100 roles in film and television. In particular, he has created memorable characters in such films and serials as “Pavlovskaya millions”, “Autumn”, “the ballad of the valiant knight Ivanhoe”, “Black arrow”, “the adventures of Quentin Durward, arrow Royal guard”, “Afghan breakdown”, “Moscow Saga”, “Kulagin and partners”, “Star era”, “wolfhound of the Grey Dogs”, “apples of Paradise”, “Kuprin”, “Sasha sweet, Sasha evil”, “Mysterious passion” and “Catherine. Rise.” Acted as the Director of the series “Drilling” and tape “the Wolf”, for which also wrote the script.
Winner of the State prize of the RSFSR named after K. S. Stanislavsky for his role in the play “the Coast” by Yuri Bondarev, Silver medal. A. D. Popov and the order of Friendship. Currently preparing to release the TV series “the terrible”, where the actor played the Metropolitan Macarius.