(real name - Mormonenko) was born January 23, 1903 in Yekaterinburg. Outstanding Soviet cinema, Alexandrov
began his career in Opera and Ballet Theater, where he worked as assistant to costume and set designer. Then he attended a course directors of the Workers and Peasants in the theater gubnarobraze. In 1921, Grigory Alexandrov
was the first actor of the Moscow theater working Proletkult, where he started his long and fruitful co-operation with Sergei Eisenstein. Together they participated in the creation of several performances, and in 1924 went to work in cinema, where they account such masterpieces of Soviet art, such as "Battleship Potemkin" (1925) and "October" (1927). In the years 1929-1932 Sergei Eisenstein and Grigory Alexandrov
worked in the U.S., where the trained skill of his colleagues in Hollywood. In 1934, Grigory Alexandrov
set film "Jolly Fellows" in this musical comedy directed by combined eccentric and circus tricks, tricks music hall and operetta. From "Funny Guys", which starred and jazz musician Leonid Utesov, started a "star" the way the actress Lyubov Orlova and debutants in film composer Isaac Dunaevsky, poet V.Lebedeva-Kumach. The picture was a huge success both in the USSR and abroad, the prize of the Venice Film Festival. In the tradition of music and eccentric movie set and other movies Alexandrov
, have been widely recognized and professional movie viewers: "The Circus" (1936), "Volga-Volga" (1938), "Shining Path" (1940), "Spring" (1947). In all of these tapes the main role performed his wife - Lyubov Orlova. In the mid-50's director a few years away in the shadows, but continued to work - put the performances in the theater and taught at VGIK, but shot little. Grigory Alexandrov
died on Dec. 16, 1983, several years after the death of his wife.
- Page G. V. Alexandrova site "Ozone". Curriculum Vitae, a link to the magazine "New Literary Review" with the text of the play of Alexander and P. M. Eisenstein, the most popular film director.
- Memories of T. Okunev, including the personal life of Mr.. V. Alexandrova ( "Arguments and Facts", 03.03.99).