Actor and writer George Stepanovich Zhzhenov does not like to talk about the sad past. Colleagues in the film "The fate of the resident" and did not know that the actor who plays the role of a foreign intelligence agent, spent a few years ago in the camp where they were shooting. The life of Georgy Stepanovich was very dramatic. After school, he enrolled in a circus school, began performing in the Chapito, and then he was invited to Lenfilm. Zhzhenova was a teacher Sergei Gerasimov. The misfortune came when the older brother of the artist was imprisoned because he did not attend the funeral of Kirov. After 4g. in spying and accused the young Zhzhёny. The occasion was a casual acquaintance with the US naval attache. Torture during interrogation in the NKVD Zhzhenov later described in the story "Shpalerka." He was not afraid of injuries, he was frightened by the madness and ignorance for which he suffered. He was sent to Kolyma, where one day he almost died. The camp commander saved him from certain death.
In the photo: George Zhzhenov