In Moscow on 69 th year of life died People’s Artist of Russia, longtime host of “Song of the Year”, film and theater actor Yevgeny less.
Eugene Menshov worked for many years in the theater, actively acted in films, but real, all-Union known for his TV. In 1988, Menchov became a co-host of “Song of the Year”, one of the most popular TV shows of the time. Menchov and Angelina Vovk made a surprisingly harmonious pair, has become a kind of emblem of the “Songs”.
Together, they held a “Song of the Year” break through the early ’90s – after the collapse of the Soviet program was closed, and only after much trouble returned to the screen. In total they spent this show 18 times – more than anyone before them. And helped him to remain one of the main events in the musical life of the country.
By the beginning of the work on the “Song of the Year” Menchov was more than forty years, and he was popular actor – on 80th was the peak of his career.
The actor was born in Gorky region, a schoolboy after visiting Spectators interested in theater, she organized a puppet theater at school. After school Evgeny Menshov entered the Gorky Theatre School, then at the Moscow Art Theatre School.
Work Eugene Menchov came to the theater named Gogol in the early 70s and then began to act in films. His film began with a cameo in the military drama Stanislav Rostotsky “The Dawns Here Are Quiet”. By the early ’80s in his track record has already initiated a major role. Menchov starred in the films “State Border”, “Combat”, “first hundred” and many others.
In 1995, Evgeny Menshov left the theater in 2006, ended the history of its cooperation with the “Song of the Year” and was featured in the modern movie actor is not sought. In recent years, Menshov filmography replenished only role in the TV series “Alexandrovsky Garden”.