Sergo Zakariadze

Sergo Zakariadze (Georgian: სერგო ზაქარიაძე [sɛɾɡɔ zakʰɑɾiɑd͡zɛ]; 1 July [O.S. June 18] 1909 – 12 April 1971) was a Soviet and Georgian stage and film actor and pedagogue. People's Artist of the USSR (1958).[1]

Sergo Zakariadze
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Born(1909-07-01)1 July 1909
Died12 April 1971(1971-04-12) (aged 61)
Occupation(s)Actor, theater pedagogue
Years active1926–1971

Zakariadze was born in Baku in 1909. He won several prizes, among them Best Actor honors at the 4th Moscow International Film Festival for his portrayal of an old peasant who joined the Red Army in order to find his son in the movie Father of a Soldier (Djariskatsis mama).[2] His final role was in Bondarchuk's Waterloo as Prussian Marschall Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, just a few months before his death. He died in Tbilisi.


Year Title Role Notes
1933 Ukanaskneli djvarosnebi Torgvai
1936 Dariko Simona
1940 Samshoblo Sardioni
1941 Megobroba Vardeni
1942 Giorgi Saakadze Shadiman Chavchavadze
1944 Kutuzov Prince Bagration
1948 Keto da Kote
1953 The Great Warrior Skanderbeg Laonicus
1960 Dge ukanaskneli, dge pirveli Giorgi
1962 Zgvis biliki Old sailor
1963 Paliastomi Ivane
1965 Father of a Soldier Giorgi Makharashvili
1966 Shekhvedra tsarsultan Almaskhani
1967 Male gazapkhuli mova Minago
1969 Don't Grieve Doctor Levan Tsintsadze
1970 Waterloo Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (final film role)



  1. ^ Peter Rollberg (2009). Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema. US: Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 748–749. ISBN 978-0-8108-6072-8.
  2. ^ "4th Moscow International Film Festival (1965)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2012-12-08.

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