Aleksandr Filippenko

Aleksander Georgievich Filippenko (Russian: Алекса́ндр Гео́ргиевич Филиппе́нко born September 2, 1944 ) is a Soviet and Russian actor.[1] Filippenko was honored with People's Artist of Russia in 2000.[2]

Aleksander Filippenko
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Aleksander Georgievich Filippenko

(1944-09-02) September 2, 1944 (age 76)
OccupationFilm actor, stage actor


Aleksander Filippenko was born in Moscow his parents moved to Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan where he graduated from high school. Later on he entered MFTI where he took active part in MFTI KVN team. The first time he appeared on stage at the MGU Variety Studio Our Home in a stage adaptation of Kersanov's Story of Tsar Emelian. Since 1969 Filippenko was a key member of Taganka Theater. In 1970 he entered Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute and graduated with honors. In 1975 he started working at Vakhtangov Theater where he took part in famous plays "Treaty of Brest-Litovsk" (Брестский Мир)[3] "Richard III" and many others. There he met, worked with and became good friends with director Robert Sturua. Filippenko left Vakhtangov Theater in 1994 and started his own theatrical project "Mono-Duet-Trio".[4] Since 1995 Filippenko is a freelance actor, working in various theatres: in Satirikon theatre playing Claudius and the Ghost in "Hamlet",[5] in Et Cetera theatre playing Antonio in "The Merchant of Venice",[6] in Tabakerka theatre playing Satin in "The Lower Depths",[7] in Mossoveta theatre playing Serebryakov in Chechov's "Uncle Vanya" and Batenin/Akimov in "Anteroom" (Предбанник)[8] by Sergei Yursky. He directs and plays various mono-plays (one man shows) such as "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" and "Product" in Praktika theatre,[9] "Enthusiast's demarche" in Polytheatre[10] and many others based on Russian classical literature.

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ Александр Филиппенко. В программе «Встречи на Моховой»
  2. ^ "Aleksandr Filippenko". (in Russian). Retrieved October 7, 2009.
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  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-12. Retrieved 2013-09-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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