Vladimir Soshalsky

Vladimir Borisovich Soshalsky (Russian: Владимир Борисович Сошальский; June 14, 1929 in Leningrad, USSR — October 10, 2007 in Moscow, Russia) was a Soviet and Russian film and theater actor. People's Artist of the RSFSR (1988). Real name — Feodosyev.[1]

Vladimir Soshalsky
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Vladimir Borisovich Soshalsky

(1929-06-14)June 14, 1929
DiedOctober 10, 2007(2007-10-10) (aged 78)
Years active1948–2007
AwardsHonored Artist of the RSFSR
People's Artist of the RSFSR


Born on June 14, 1929 in Leningrad in a family of actors Varvara Rozalion-Soshalskaya and Boris Feodosyev.[1] He made his debut on the stage of the young Soshalsky accident: sparkle behind the scenes of the theater, went to the scene right at the time the play by Ibsen's Ghosts.[2] Vladimir felt the magic of the scene and decided to become an actor. Even before graduating from high school he entered the studio of the Bryantsev Youth Theatre. It was at the Youth Theatre Vladimir Soshalsky played his first starring role - Romeo.

Soon the fame reached the Russian Army Theatre. Enrolling to the service in 1951, Vladimir has not parted with the theater until his death.

The film debuted in 1949 in the film Academician Ivan Pavlov.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Officially, the actor has been married five times. His wives were actresses Olga Aroseva, Alina Pokrovskaya, Nonna Mordyukova, Nelly Podgornaya, Nina Olkhina.[1]


Since the end of August 2007 the actor was in a hospice – he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, and relatives could not provide adequate care for the sick.

Vladimir Borisovich Soshalsky died October 10, 2007. He was buried at the Troyekurovskoye Cemetery in Moscow, next to his mother (section No.3).

Partial filmographyEdit

  • Ivan Pavlov (Иван Павлов, 1949) as Student
  • Taras Shevchenko (Тарас Шевченко, 1951) as Nikolay Montelli
  • Anna na shee (1954) (uncredited)
  • Mikhaylo Lomonosov (1955) as Shuvalov
  • Othello (Отелло, 1956) as Cassio
  • Chelkash (1957)
  • Na grafskikh razvalinakh (1958)
  • Matros s Komety (1958) as Vadim Alexandrovich
  • Grigoriy Skovoroda (1960) as Valet (uncredited)
  • Moskva - Genuya (1964) as Fotokorrespondent (uncredited)
  • Eskadra ukhodit na zapad (1965) as Grishin-Almazov
  • Zagovor poslov (1966)
  • Ogon (1974) as German
  • Belyy krug (1975) as «Krupp» Representative
  • 31 June (31 Июня, 1978, TV Movie) as Plunkett, skipper
  • Bezotvetnaya lyubov (1979) as Ayarov
  • Prokhindiada, ili Beg na meste (1984)
  • Grubaya posadka (1985) as Vasily Polozov
  • Investigation Held by ZnaToKi: Midday thief (Следствие ведут ЗнаТоКи, 1985) as Alexey
  • Chelovek s akkordeonom (1985)
  • Sdelka (1985)
  • Salon krasoty (1986) as Grigoryi Sergeyevich
  • The Life of Klim Samgin (Жизнь Клима Самгина, 1988, TV Series) as Valentin Bezbedov
  • New Adventures of a Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Новые приключения янки при дворе короля Артура, 1988) as Sagramor
  • Investigation Held by ZnaToKi: Mafia (Следствие ведут ЗнаТоКи, 1989) as Opium Den Visitor
  • Svetik (1989)
  • Myshelovka (1990) as Mr. Paravicini
  • Viva Gardes-Marines! (Виват, гардемарины!, 1991) as Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst
  • Ne budite spyashchuyu sobaku (1991)
  • Grekh (1992) as Father
  • Gospodi, pomiluy zabludshikh (1992)
  • Grekh. Istoriya strasti (1993)
  • Prokhindiada 2 (1994)


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