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Daniil Isidorovicb ANTONOVICH

actor

Daniil ANTONOVICH, USSR Actor, Kharkov Shevchenko Drama Theater, since 1926. Real name: ANTONOVICHBUDKO. Popular Artist of USSR since 1954. Stalin Prize, 1948; medal “For Valiant Labor”, 1960. Member, Communist Party, since 1944.

Background

ANTONOVICH, Daniil was born in 1889 in Belopole, now Kharkov Oblast.

Career

1919-1923 at Kiev Shevchenko Drama Theater. 1923-1926 at Russia Workers’ Theater, Moscow, and other theaters. Main roles: Gnat and Nazar in Shevchenko’s “Nazar Stodolya”.

Neschastlivtsev and Tikhon in Ostrovsky’s “Les” (The Forest) and Groza (The Thunderstorm). Gayday and Miron in Korneychuk’s “Gibel eskadry" (The Death of a Squadron) and “Front” (The Front Line). Yaroslav in Kocherga’s “Yaroslav Mudry” (Yaroslav the Wise).

Film parts in “Stachka” (The Strike) and “Bronenosets Potemkin” (The Battleship Potemkin), etc.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1944.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1944.