Andrei Smirnov (actor)
|Born||Andrei Sergeyevich Smirnov
12 March 1941
Moscow, USSR (now Russia)
|Occupation||Actor, film director|
Andrei Smirnov (born 12 March 1941, Moscow) is a Russian actor and film director who is known for directing the films Angel (1967), Belarus Station (1973) and Autumn (1974). He was a member of the jury at the 38th Berlin International Film Festival in 1988.
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Honours and awards
- Order For Merit to the Fatherland, 4th class
- People's Artist of the Russian Federation
- Grand Prize at the I Festival of contemporary cinema in Karlovy Vary (1971) - for the film "Belorussian Station"
- For his performance as the writer Ivan Bunin in "His Wife's Diary", Smirnov won several awards:
- Frieda B. Prize at the VI International Human Rights Film Festival "Stalker" (2000)
- Best Actor prize - Minsk International Film Festival Listapad (2000)
- Best Actor prize - National Prize of the Russian Academy of Cinema Arts (Nika Prize) (2000)
- Best Actor prize - 7th Gatchina Festival "Literature and Cinema" (2001)
- Prize of the President of the Festival, XIX Festival in Vyborg (August 2011) - for "Window to Europe"
- Grand Prize at the 22nd Open Russian Film Festival Kinotavr (June 2011)
- Nika Prize (2011) - for the film "Once Upon a Time There Lived a Simple Woman" in the "Best Screenplay" and his film named "Best Feature Film"
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