Olga Gulazyan

Olga Gulazyan (Armenian: Օլգա Նիկողայոսի Գուլազյան; 8 January 1886 – 27 May 1970) was a SovietArmenian actress of film and theater. Laureate of the Stalin Prize (1952) and the State Prize of the Armenian SSR (1967).[1]

Olga Gulazyan
Օլգա Նիկողայոսի Գուլազյան
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Born(1886-01-08)January 8, 1886
DiedMay 27, 1970(1970-05-27) (aged 84)
NationalityArmenian
OccupationActress
Years active1900–1963
EmployerSundukyan State Academic Theatre

CareerEdit

She was born on January 8, 1886 in Tiflis (now Tbilisi, Georgia). She graduated from the parish school of the Kharpukhi district in Tiflis.

She began her stage career at the age of 15. In 1900, she played the role of Nato in the play Another Victim by Gabriel Sundukian, receiving the author's encouragement. She began her professional career in 1901 in Petros Adamian State Drama Theatre in Tbilisi. Took part in performances at the Zubalov People's House, Araksi theater and in the Avjalyan auditorium. She later toured to Baku, New Nakhichevan, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yerevan, Alexandropol and Shusha.[1]

Gulazyan's distinctive art was formed as a result of joint work with great Armenian actors: Hovhannes Abelian, Siranush, G. Petrosyan and O.Maysuryan.

In 1926, Gulazyan moved to Yerevan and became the actress of the Gabriel Sundukyan State Academic Theater.

In 1955, she was elected deputy of the Supreme Council of the Armenian SSR of the IV convocation.[2]

She died on May 27, 1970, in Yerevan. She was buried at the Tokhmakhskoye cemetery.[2]

WorksEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1926 Zare Lyatif-Khanum
1955 Ghosts Leave the Peaks Asmik
1958 First love song Vartush, Varuzhan's mother

TheatreEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1900 Another victim Nato
1922 Pepo Epemia
1924 Tartuffe Dorina
1927 Hatabala Natalia
1927 Uncle Bagdasar
1929 A Profitable Position Felisata Gerasimovna Kukushkina [3]
1933 The Imaginary Invalid Tuanet
1936 Namus
1944 The Cliff [4]
1946 Without a Dowry Kharita Ignatievna Ogudalova
1950 Daring
1952 Egor Bulychov and others Ksenia
1957 The trees are dying standing Grandmother

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Prokhorov, Alexander (1969). Гулазян Ольга Николаевна // Great Soviet Encyclopedia. Moscow: Soviet Encyclopedia.
  2. ^ a b "Гулазян Ольга Николаевна — Энциклопедия фонда «Хайазг»". ru.hayazg.info. Retrieved 2021-10-10.
  3. ^ Theatrical Encyclopedia. Moscow. 1961.
  4. ^ Ogoniok, 10 June 1966

SourcesEdit

  • Olga Gulazyan. "Memories" (1957). Yerevan.
  • Bagdasaryan N. Olga Gulazyan (Collection-album about the People's Artist of the Armenian SSR) (1979). Yerevan: ATO.

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