Nikolay Karachentsov: filmography, biography, best roles
N. Karachentsov, whose filmography, for the most part, consists of films from the Soviet film classics, is one of the most talented Russian actors of the second half of the 20th century. Unfortunately, for the health of the artist, he was forced to leave the stage, but in his long career he left a rich legacy. So, what movies with Karachentsov necessarily need to see a fan of good cinema?
Early years and early career
Nikolai Karachentsov is an indigenous Muscovite. His father worked as a graphic artist, and his mother as a choreographer. In such a creative family, a gifted child must necessarily have been born - and it happened.
Nikolai grew up an artistic boy. He showed interest in music. In high school Kolya became addicted to amateur theater and took an active part in amateur performances.
At the Moscow Art Theater School, Karachentsov entered from the firsttimes, which is a great success. During his studies, Nikolai managed to excel and become one of the best students. After graduating from the university, the young man was distributed to Lenkom, where he later worked his whole life.
My theatrical career of Nikolai Petrovichas successful as the screen. Karachentsov, whose filmography began to be replenished with films back in 1968, after a couple of years passed to perform the main roles in various films.
A creative breakthrough
After a series of little-known films now("The Elder Son", "The Magic Lantern") Nikolai Karachentsov got a prominent role in Jan Fried's musical comedy "A Dog in the Manger". It was 1977, and Karachentsov played the Marquis of Ricardo, in love with Countess Diana.
Partners Karachentsov on the setbecame such stars of the Soviet cinema as Mikhail Boyarsky, Margarita Terekhova, Igor Dmitriev, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan and many others. This role made the actor famous throughout the Soviet Union.
Further, Yan Frid invited Nikolai Petrovich toone of his screen productions - "Pious Marta". Again the main female role in the musical film Frida went to Margarita Terekhova, and the main male role this time was played by Emmanuel Vitorgan. Karachentsov received the role of the second plan: he played a close friend of the main character.
The films of Jan Fried enjoyed great success withaudience, so we can say that the actor made a name for himself in these pictures. And, of course, we must not forget the famous children's film "The Adventures of Electronics" directed by Konstantin Bromberg, in which Nikolai Petrovich played the criminal Urry.
Best movies of the 1970s
Karachentsov, whose filmography was replenished in the '70s with 25 films, played during this period of his life in such films, which are definitely worth a look.
In the 79th actor appeared in one of the seriesthe famous film "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson." Karachentsov played the elusive Indian avenger Jefferson Hope in a series called "Bloody inscription". The role of Sherlock Holmes in this film was performed by Vasily Livanov, Dr. Vatson was played by Vitaly Solomin.
The film "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and the DoctorWatson "is worth seeing, if only because the English themselves recognized this adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's works as the best of all, and Livanov himself was awarded the Order of the British Empire.
In the same year 79, Mr .. Karachentsov starred in another cult Soviet series - "The investigation is conducted by connoisseurs." In the series entitled "Podpaskok with cucumber," the actor played the role of jeweler Kim Faleyev.
"Juno and Avos". Karachentsov in the role of Count Rezanov
80's began for the actor from work on the legendarythe performance of Mark Zakharov "Juno and Avos". Initially, Nikolai Karachentsov played Count Rezanov (the main role) in the theatrical version of the rock opera, which was shown on the stage of Lenkom. However, the performance was so popular that in 1983 his television version was created. Subsequently, Pierre Cardin saw this opera and promoted its popularization in France. Soon the troupe Lenkom and, of course, Karachentsov went on a European tour, showing "Juno and Avos" on the best theatrical stages of the USA, Germany and Holland.
What is it about the rock opera "Juno and Avos"? Karachentsov plays in the production of Count Rezanov, who in 1806 leads to the shores of America, two ships with the same name. Its purpose is to establish trade relations between California and the Russian Empire. In California, Rezanov has an affair with the daughter of a famous Spanish colonist. They are secretly crowned in spite of all the gossip, but Rezanov needs to go on the return journey. The beloved promises the Count that he will wait for his return. She waited for him for thirty years, not even suspecting that Rezanov had died on his way to Russia.
Music hits from the opera "I will never forget you" and "The Song of the Sailors" are very popular to this day.
Karachentsov: the filmography. Later paintings
Undoubted hits in the later filmographyactors are the films "Battalions ask for fire", "Man from the Boulevard des Capucines" and the crime film "Deja vu". In the 90's the actor continued to act actively: "Romance of the Poet", "Quiet Flows the Don", "Queen Margot". In the 2000s, films with his participation "The Dossier of Dubrovsky Detective" and "The Secrets of the Palace Revolutions" were a success.
Rumors about the death of the artist
In 2005 Karachentsov was involved in a serious accident, after which he recovered for a long time. Since then, unsubstantiated rumors have spread in the media, like "Moscow bade farewell to Nikolai Karachentsov," "Karachentsov died," etc. In fact, the actor recently celebrated his 70th anniversary and feels relatively well. So the date of Karachentsov's death is nothing more than a myth.