Dmitriy MILYUTENKO, USSR Actor. Popular Artist of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic; Popular Artist of USSR since 1960; actor, Ukrainia Academy Drama Theater, Kiev, since 1936. Order of Lenin.
MILYUTENKO, Dmitriy was born in 1899 in Slavyansk, now Stalino Oblast.
Made stage debut in youth, first with amateur then with professional stage companies. 1920-1922 instructor and organizer for cultural and educational work, Slavyansk Rayon Military Commissariat. 1922-1923 actor, Ukrainia Drama Theater, Slavyansk.
1923-1927 at Ukrainia Franko Drama Theater. 1927-1936 at “Berezil” Theater, Kharkov. Main roles: Kalytka, Puzyr and Ivan in Karpenko-Kary’s “Sto tysyach” (The Hundred Thousand), “Khozyain” (The Landlord) and “Beztalanna” (The Ill-Starred Girl).
Shuysky in Pushkin’s ‘‘Boris Godunov”. Shmaga in Ostrovsky’s ‘‘Bez viny vinovatye” (Guilty Without Guilt). Perelesnik in Lesya Ukrainka’s “Lisova pisnya” (Forest Song).
Mikola in Franko’s “Ukradene shchasttya” (Stolen Happiness). The Grand Inquisitor in Schiller’s “Don Carlos”. Chasnik in Korneychuk’s “V stepakh Ukrainy” (In the Steppes of the Ukraine).
The soldier Kotka in Kataev’s “Shel soldat s fronta” (A Soldier Came from the Front), etc.