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Sofiya Vladimirovna GIATSINTOVA

producer , actress

Sofiya GIATSINTOVA, USSR Actress and producer, Stanislavsky Drama Theater, Moscow, since 1958. Popular Artist of USSR and Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic since 1955. Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals; Stalin Prize, 1947. Member, Communist Party, since 1951.

Background

GIATSINTOVA, Sofiya was born in 1895.

Education

Studied under Stanislavsky.

Career

Since 1911 member, company of Moscow Arts Theater. Since 1913 in 1st Studio, Moscow Arts Theater, later renamed 2nd Moscow Arts Theater. 1936-1938 at Theater of Moscow Trade-Union.

1938-1951 actress and producer, 1951-1956 Chief Producer, Lenin Communist Youth League Theater, Moscow. Takes comedy roles; has played: Maria in Shakespeare's “Twelfth Night”. Rachel in Gorky's “Vassa Zheleznova”.

Amaranta in Fletcher’s “The Spanish Priest”. Title role in Ibsen’s “Nora”. Natalya Petrovna in Turgenev’s “Mesyats v derevne” (A Month in the Country), etc.

Since 1947 has acted in films: Varvara Mikhaylovna in “Klyatva” (The Oath), etc. Has produced: Gorky's “Mat” (The Mother). Ibsen’s “Nora”; “A Month in the Country”.

“Semya” (The Family). “Gody stranstviy” (The Years of Wandering).

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1951.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1951.