Aleksandr GAY, USSR Actor, Ukrainia Zankovetskaya Drama Theater, Lvov, since 1948. Popular Artist of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1956. Member, Communist Party, since 1939.
GAY, Aleksandr was born in 1914 in Yekaterinoslav, now Dnepropetrovsk, Ukrainia.
1935 graduated 2nd Studio, Moscow Academy Arts Theater. 1938 graduated Moscow School of Music.
1936 stage debut in Velikie Luki. Best roles: Father Yulian in Galan’s “Lyubov na svitanni” (Love at Daybreak). The bosun Bukhta and Verba in Korneychuk’s “Gibel eskadry” (Death of a Squadron) and “Kalinovaya roshcha” (The Guelder-Rose Grove).
Astrov in Chekhov's “Dyadya Vanya” (Uncle Vanya). Hamlet in Shakespeare's “Hamlet”. Lenin in Pogodin’s “Kremlevskie kuranty” (Kremlin Chimes).
Film roles: Grigoriy in “Grigoriy Skovoroda”, etc.