Vladimir PETROV, Film director since 1928; Popular Artist of USSR since 1950. Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; Stalin Prizes, 1941, 1946 (two), 1950.
PETROV, Vladimir was born in 1896 in St. Petersburg.
Studied at Law Faculty, St. Petersburg University, and at St. Petersburg Theatrical Scb.
Since 1917 played in Aleksandrinsky and Zirnniy Theaters, Petrograd. 1925-1928 Assistant Director, Leningrad Film Studio. Directed films: “Zolotoy medical” (Golden Honey) and “Dzhoy i druzhok” (Joy and Her Friend) (1928).