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Sergei Aleksandrovich Gureikin

actor

Sergei Gureikin, USSR Actor.

Background

Gureikin, Sergei was born in 1900.

Education

Pupil of N. Massalitinov.

Career

As a teenager, took part in the Civil War. With the White Army as a junior officer. Joined a theatre group in Germany, 1920.

Moved to Paris. Worked as a taxi driver during the day, and acted in the evenings. Appeared in the Brothers Karamazov, Uncle Vania, and Krechinskii’s Wedding. Became a famous emigre actor.

Acted also as к compere. Russian Paris knew him well for his appearances at every cultural event.