MOSCOW, December 23. /TASS/. State academic Vakhtangov theater holds Friday in the last journey of one of its luminaries – people’s artist of Russia Vyacheslav Shalevich. He died on Wednesday, December 21, on 83-m to year of life. “A farewell ceremony for the Vyacheslav Anatolyevich Shalevich will be held in the theater from 10:00 to 11:00 GMT, followed by a funeral at the cemetery Vagankovsky,” – said TASS Director of the Theater. Vakhtangov Kirill KROK.
the Death of Shalevich deep sorrow in the responses of those who knew and loved. An actor of unique talent and incredible charm called Shalevich Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky. The government telegram sent to the Theater. Vakhtangov, he wrote that Shalevich loved by millions of Russians, and the artist left a bright trace in the Russian culture. “The death of this remarkable man – a great loss to relatives, the entire acting community of our country”, – concluded the Minister of culture.
With extreme pain say the demise Shalevich his colleagues at the Vakhtangov theatre. “What can I say about the Glory… he was so loved by all in the theatre” – shared with the correspondent of TASS people’s artist of Russia Irina Kupchenko, which, according to her, for a long time and knew Shalevich. “Glory was a good man, a reliable friend and a wonderful, a very clever actor, his death is a big blow for the theatre and audience”, – admitted the actress.
Full solidarity with the colleague expressed in an interview with TASS, people’s artist of Russia Yevgeny Knyazev. “Kiss the theater when they leave the artists of this magnitude. Left Yuri Yakovlev, now Vyacheslav Shalevich. With the departure of outstanding masters of the older generation of theatre sirotec,” complained the Prince, the expression of which Shalevich was a real knight of the Vakhtangov theatre, devoting his life to it.
Vyacheslav Shalevich – native vahtangovets, he joined the troupe of the Vakhtangov theatre in 1958 immediately after graduating from the Shchukin school. His colleagues at the theater were Mikhail Ulyanov, Yuri Yakovlev, Yuliya Borisova, Vasily Lanovoy, Lyudmila Maksakova and others in the theatre. Shalevich played in the famous Vakhtangov’s productions, including “Princess Turandot”, “cavalry”, “the Millionairess”, “Goblin”, “the Seagull”, “guilty Without guilt”, and many others.
Debut Shalevich on the screen was Pushkin “captain’s daughter”. Then he starred in such films as “ice Hockey”, “Three poplars at Plyushchikha”, “Seventeen moments of spring”, “Virineya”. In addition, Vyacheslav Shalevich from 1998 to 2011, he headed the Moscow drama theatre of a name of Rubena Simonov.