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Mikhail Mikhaylovich YANSHIN

Actor and producer

Mikhail YANSHIN, USSR Actor and producer. Chief Producer, Stanislavsky Drama Theater, Moscow, since 1950; Popular Artist of USSR since 1955. Order of Lenin; Badge of Honor; medals.


YANSHIN, Mikhail was born in 1902.


Graduated, 2nd Studio, Moscow Arts Theater.


Since 1922 actor, Moscow Arts Theater. 1937-1941 simultaneously Director, “Romen" Gipsy Theater. Also acts in films; member.

Artistic Council, Moscow Arts Theater. Member, Artistic Council for Theater, USSR Minister of Culture. Roles: Lariosik in M. Bulgakov’s “Dni turbinykh” (The Days of the Turbins).

The gardener Antonio in Beaumarchais’ “The Marriage of Figaro”. Vasya in Kitaev’s “Kvadratura kruga” (Squaring the Circle). Bublik in Korneychuk’s “Platon Krechet”.

Telegin in Chekhov's “Dyadya Vanya” (Uncle Vanya). Sir Peter in Sheridan’s “School for Scandal”. Ferapont in Chekhov's “Tri sestry” (Three Sisters).

Margaritov in Ostrovsky’s “Pozdnyaya lyubov” (Belated Love). Film roles: Sir Toby in “Twelfth Night” adapted from Shakespeare. Leading role in film “Mest” (Vengeance), prizewinner at 1960 International Festival, San Francisco.

Has produced Lorea’s “Blood Wedding” and “The Miraculous Cobbler-woman”. Chekhov's “Three Sisters”. Ermolinsky’s “Griboedov”.

Simunov’s “Devitsy-Krasavitsy” (The Beautiful Maidens). Ostrovsky’s “Bespridannitsa” (Girl Without a Dowry).