Azarin Azarij Mikhailovich( Russian actor)
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Biography Azarin Azarij Mikhailovich
Azarin, Azarov MIKHAILOVITCH (cf.. name Messerer) (1897-1937), Russian actor. Born in Moscow, 18 (30) March 1897 in a family physician. Theater fascinated since childhood; actress was his sister, brother and another sister were ballet dancers. In 1918 Azarin entered Mansurov Studio E. Vakhtangov. In 1919 moved to the 2-studios Moscow Art Theater, where he played: Father in the "Tale of Ivan the Fool" by Leo Tolstoy (1922), Kuligina in "Storm" (1923), Cosme in "Lady of invisibility" (1924) and dp. At the same time played a role in the Moscow Art Theater (input): The Cat in the "Bluebird", Bobchinsky in the "Inspector", Zagoretsky in "Woe from Wit". 1926 Azarin at the invitation of M. Chekhov, who wants to play with him Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, and passed the MAT 2-nd. Played after Volkova Lefty in "Flea" by Leskov. Success was his Tarelkin on the case Sukhovo-Kobylin "(1927), jumping out from the most unexpected places devil from snuff. Introduced the role of Fraser in the Flood, inherited Chekhov. In 1928, played two contrasting roles age: a good and touching synagogue employee Aryeh Leib-in "Sunset Babel" (1928) and an old peasant Ihnat Sevast'yanova in "Frol Sevastyanov. Azarin best role, central to his work, became Volgin to "crank Afinogenov (1929). In "Twelfth Night" by Shakespeare (1933) played Malvolio, clumsy, narcissistic, vindictive, with a thin voice, breaking in falsetto. In the same year played a disabled Hertz in the "Court" VM Kirshon. In the Moscow Art Theater 2-m Azarin began his directorial work: "Good Life" SI Amaglobeli (put together with the BN Nord; 1934), "Rendezvous" K. Finn (with AI Ciobanu, 1935). After closing Theater, 2 nd in 1936 he worked at the Maly Theater, where he played Schastlivtseva in "Forest" Ostrovsky (1937). In 1937, the merger led by him, together with M. Knebel studio named. Yermolova and studio under the guidance Khmeleva, was founded Theater. Yermolova (head Khmelev).
Azarin died in Moscow on September 30, 1937.