In Moscow, a 99-year life, died the oldest actress of the Vakhtangov Theatre, Honored Artist of Russia Galina Konovalov, reports “Interfax”. Galina Konovalov, head of the troupe was Vakhtangov Theater and continued until the last days to go on stage.
Galina Konovalov was born August 1, 1916. She was invited to join the Vakhtangov Theater before the war, in 1938. During his acting career, she played dozens of roles, and, despite his advanced age, to the last days continued to appear on stage in productions of “Marina”, “Uncle Vanya,” “The usual thing,” “Cyrano de Bergerac.”
Galina Konovalov also served as head of the troupe of the Vakhtangov Theatre. According to the Russian Theatrical Society, was the oldest active Russian actress.
«What I want to imagine? Play more I want! Unfortunately, I want to. This moment on the stage gives everything in life! Adrenaline gives! Greater happiness than adrenaline, think hard. So I, hussy, in his ninety seven want more adrenaline. I want and do anything about it I can not … “- admitted the actress two years ago in an interview with the Amur journalist Alexander Yaroshenko.
In 2010, a book was published memoirs Konovalov “It has been recently, it’s been a long time …”. Another book of the actress – “Vakhtangov legend” – was published this year. It was written on the basis of publications in the journal “Teatral” where Konovalov led heading “Legend scene».