Vladimir Msryan

Vladimir Ivanovich Msryan (Armenian: Վլադիմիր Իվանի Մսրյան; Russian: Владимир Иванович Мсрян; 12 March 1938 – 24 August 2010) was an Armenian stage and film actor.[1]

Vladimir Msryan
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Vladimir Msryan
Vladimir Ivanovich Msryan

12 March 1938
Died24 August 2010 (aged 72)

Msryan was born in Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia-Alania. From 1958–62, he studied drama at the Yerevan Fine Arts and Theater Institute. He performed at the Yerevan Drama Theater from 1966 onwards. Aside from Armenian films he also appeared in such non-Armenian films as Sand-Storm, White Cloth, Empire of Pirates and Unburied Corpses. He may have garnered the most attention for his portrayal of Niccolò Paganini in the 1982 Soviet television miniseries.[2][3]

He starred in Smerch which was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival.[4]


Msryan died on August 24, 2010 in Yerevan, from the effects of leukemia. He was 72.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
1974 Odnoselchane Vazgen
1979 The Fortress Dorel
1982 Niccolo Paganini Nicolo Paganini 3 episodes
1985 Apple Garden Vanes
1986 Gruz bez markirovki
1988 Tayna zolotogo bregeta
1988 Smerch
1990 Wind of Oblivion
1990 Qamin unaynutyan Himself
1991 Dzayn barbaro...
1991 Belye odezhdy Assikritov TV Series
1992 Myortvye bez pogrebeniya, ili Okhota na krys
1993 Ancient Gods
1994 Imperiya piratov Boatswain Philippe
2001 Symphony of Silence Maestro
2001 Herostratus King
2001 Pierlequin Leonid Engibarov / Old Clown
2001 Khent hreshtak Sahak


  1. ^ Armenian President offers condolences on the death of Vladimir Msryan
  2. ^ "Владимир Мсрян (Vladimir Msryan) - Кино-Театр.РУ". Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Vladimir Msryan - Armenian Cinema". Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Whirlwind". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2 August 2009.
  5. ^ "Vladimir Msryan died - News - Slaq.am". Retrieved 10 August 2010.

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