Mikhail Sergeevich Boyarsky (Russian: Михаи́л Серге́евич Боя́рский; born 26 December 1949 in Leningrad) is a Soviet and Russian actor and singer. He is best known for playing swashbucklers in historical adventure films; the role of d'Artagnan in the 1978 Soviet adaptation of Alexander Dumas' Three Musketeers elevated Boyarsky to the nationwide fame. In the 1980s, he was also popular as a singer. Boyarsky is an Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1984) and a People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1990).
Mikhail Sergeevich Boyarsky
26 December 1949
|Title||People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1990)|
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Mikhail Sergeevich Boyarsky was born in the family of Sergey Boyarsky and Ekaterina Milenteva, both Komissarjevsky Theatre actors. He studied piano in a music school affiliated with the Conservatory. After school, Boyarsky entered Institute of Theatre Music and Cinema, finishing in 1972 and begun working in the Lensoviet Theatre for Igor Vladimirov.
In the cinema, the actor made a debut in the films Bridges and The Straw Hat (1974), becoming well known in 1975 after his role in the picture Eldest Son. He found much greater popularity in the main role of Troubadour in the theatre musical The Troubadour and His Friends, with the princess played by Larissa Luppian, who soon became his wife. In 1976, he played the big bad wolf in the movie Ma-ma.
His popularity really took off in 1978 after Boyarsky starred in the musical film d'Artagnan and Three Musketeers. After that, he was typecast as a swashbuckler for two decades; he reprised his role as d'Artagnan in three sequels and portrayed other "sword and hat" characters in adventure movies like The Dog in the Manger (1978), The Prisoner of Château d'If (1988), Gardes-Marines, Ahead! (1988), Don Cesar de Bazan (1989), Viva Gardes-Marines! (1991), Queen Margot (1996), among others. Being a singer, he also often starred in musical films. Occasionally he played against type, like in Extra Ticket or The Waiting Room.
With Larissa Luppian, he has a son, Sergei Boyarsky (born in 1979), and a daughter, Elizaveta Boyarskaya (born 20 December 1985).
As a native of Saint Petersburg, Boyarsky is a fan of local FC Zenit.
Honours and awardsEdit
|Ivan Tsarevich and the Gray Wolf 3||(2016)||Scholar Cat||Voice|
|Ivan Tsarevich and the Gray Wolf 2||(2013)||Scholar Cat||Voice|
|Sherlock Holmes||(2013)||Inspector Lestrade||TV Series|
|Peter the Great: The Testament||(2011)||Dimitrie Cantemir||TV Mini-Series|
|Ivan Tsarevich and the Gray Wolf||(2011)||Scholar Cat||Voice|
|Taras Bulba||(2009)||Moisei Shilo||Based on novel by Nikolai Gogol|
|The Return of the Musketeers, or The Treasures of Cardinal Mazarin||(2009)||d'Artagnan|
|Schastliviy||(2005)||TV mini-series ... a.k.a. Lucky|
|The Idiot||(2003)||Keller||TV mini-series|
|Plachu vperyod!||(2001)||Mikhail Raspyatov, an actor||a.k.a. ... I Pay in Advance!|
|The New Bremen Town Musicians||(2000)||King|
|Zal ozhidaniya||(1998)||Vitya||TV series ... a.k.a. the Waiting Room|
|Koroleva Margo||(1996)||Maurevel (Morvel)||TV series ... a.k.a. Queen Margot|
|The Secret of Queen Anne or Musketeers Thirty Years After||(1993)||d'Artagnan|
|Musketeers Twenty Years After||(1992)||d'Artagnan|
|Tartyuf||(1992)||Tartuffe||(TV) ... a.k.a. Tartuffe|
|Choknute||(1991)||Nikolai I, the Tsar||a.k.a. Crazies|
|Viva Gardes-Marines!||(1991)||de Brillieu||a.k.a. Vivat, Midshipmen!|
|Don Cesar de Bazan||(1989)||Don César||(TV) a.k.a. Don César de Bazan|
|Iskusstvo zhit' v Odesse||(1989)||M. Boyarsky||a.k.a. The Art of Living in Odessa|
|The Prisoner of Château d'If||(1988)||Fernan Mondego, Count de Morcerf||a.k.a. The Count of Monte-Cristo, a.k.a. The Prisoner of If Castle|
|A Man from the Boulevard des Capucines||(1987)||Cherny (Black)|
|Gardemarines ahead!||(1987)||Chevalier de Brillieu||TV mini-series ... a.k.a. Midshipmen, Charge!|
|Higher Than Rainbow||(1986)||Alik's Dad||(TV) ... a.k.a. Above the Rainbow|
|Geroy eyo romana||(1984)||a.k.a. Hero of Her Romance|
|Lishniy bilet||(1983)||a.k.a. Extra Ticket|
|Peppi Dlinniy Chulok||(1982)||Captain Dlinniy Chulok, Peppi's father||(TV) a.k.a. Pippi Longstocking|
|Tamozhnya||(1982)||Yuri Khorunzhev||a.k.a. Customs|
|Kuda on denetsya!||(1981)|
|Nesravnennyy Nakonechnikov||(1981)||a.k.a. The Incomparable Nakonechnikov|
|Letuchiy korabl||(1979)||(voice)||a.k.a. Flying Ship|
|d'Artagnan and Three Musketeers||(1978)||D'Artagnan||TV mini-series|
|Komissiya po rassledovaniyu||(1978)||a.k.a. The Investigation Commission|
|Poka bezumstvuyet mechta||(1978)||a.k.a. While the Dream Is Raving|
|Povar i pevitsa||(1978)||(voice) Barmaleyev||a.k.a. A Cook and a Singer|
|The Dog in the Manger||(1978)||Teodoro||(TV)|
|Goluboy shchenok||(1976)||Pirate (voice)||a.k.a. Blue Puppy|
|Kak Ivanushka-durachok za chudom khodil||(1976)||Konokrad||a.k.a. How Ivanushka the Fool Travelled in Search of Wonder|
|Ma-ma||(1976)||Titi Suru the Wolf||a.k.a. Mummy; a.k.a. Rock'n Roll Wolf|
|New Year Adventures of Masha and Vitya||(1975)||Kot Matvey||(TV)|
|The Elder Son||(1976)||Silva|
|The Straw Hat||(1974)||Ninardi||TV mini-series|
|Truffaldino from Bergamo||(1972)||Truffaldino (voice) (uncredited)||a.k.a. Truffaldino from Bergamo|
- "Михаил Боярский поборется за права курильщиков". Sostav.ru.
- "Деятели культуры России — в поддержку позиции Президента по Украине и Крыму". Russian Federation Department of Culture. Archived from the original on 2014-03-11.
- Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 25 декабря 2009 года № 1473 «О награждении орденом „За заслуги перед Отечеством“ IV степени Боярского М. С.»[permanent dead link]
- Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 19 июля 2001 года № 892 «О награждении государственными наградами Российской федерации»[permanent dead link]
- Медаль «В память 300-летия Петербурга» (22 мая 2003 года)[permanent dead link]
- Боярский, Захаров, митрополит Петербургский и Ладожский Владимир
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