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Best Soviet actors 1962-1991

Best Soviet actors. Alexei Batalov Best Actor of 1962 for the role of in the 1961 film 'Nine Days of One Year'

Best Soviet actors. Alexei Batalov Best Actor of 1962 for the role of in the 1961 film ‘Nine Days of One Year’

Best Soviet actors 1962-1991 were determined by the annual survey, organized among the readers of the most popular in the USSR magazine ‘Soviet Screen’. “Soviet Screen” – was a well illustrated magazine, issued with a different frequency from 1925 to 1998 (with a break in 1930-1957). Unable to withstand the perestroika and followed default of 1998, the magazine ceased to exist. In the XXI century, an attempt to revive the magazine was made by Boris Pinsky, who worked in the magazine “Soviet Screen” in 1981. He published several of pilot issues, but wasn’t able to launch their regular production.

Best film of 1961 'Nine Days of One Year'

Best film of 1961 ‘Nine Days of One Year’

Best film of 1961, according to the readers of the Soviet screen magazine, was chosen film ‘Nine Days of One Year’. The film features work and life of nuclear scientists of the 60s of the twentieth century. Young nuclear scientists – obsessed experimenter Gusev and the skeptical physicist Kulikov – are old friends, both in love with a girl named Lola. As a result of scientific experiments Gusev gets a life-threatening dose of radiation. For the role of young scientist Gusev, Soviet actor Alexei Batalov was chosen the best actor of 1962.

All remains to people

Nikolai Cherkasov in 1963 film “All remains to people”. USSR

Best Soviet actors. 1964 - Innokenty Smoktunovsky, for his role of Hamlet in the eponymous film

Best Soviet actors. 1964 – Innokenty Smoktunovsky, for his role of Hamlet in the eponymous film

1965 Best Actor Mikhail Ulyanov, in 1964 film 'Chairman', USSR

1965 Best Actor Mikhail Ulyanov, in 1964 film ‘Chairman’, USSR

Vyacheslav Tikhonov as Andrei Bolkonsky in the 1965 film 'War and Peace'

Vyacheslav Tikhonov as Andrei Bolkonsky in the 1965 film ‘War and Peace’

In 1966, “Best actor” were chosen two actors – Innokenty Smoktunovsky, for his role of car thief Detochkin in the 1966 comedy film ‘Beware of the Car’, and Vyacheslav Tikhonov for the role of in the 1965 film ‘War and Peace’) and Innokenty Smoktunovsky in 1966 comedy film ‘Beware of the Car’:

Innokenty Smoktunovsky in 1966 comedy film 'Beware of the Car'

Innokenty Smoktunovsky in the 1966 comedy film ‘Beware of the Car’

Best Soviet actors. 1967 - Soviet Latvian actor Gunnar Tsilinsky

Best Soviet actors. 1967 – Soviet Latvian actor Gunnar Tsilinsky

Soviet Latvian actor Gunnar Tsilinsky was named Best actor of 1967 for his role of Soviet intelligence agent Nikolai Kuznetsov in the 1967 film ‘Strong spirit’. The true story about a Soviet intelligence agent Nikolai Kuznetsov, who in the rear of the enemy penetrated the Ukraine in the rate of the German command, kidnapped the commander of the punitive forces and brought to the execution the verdict of the people, executing the imperial advisor …

1968 - Stanislav Lyubshin for the role of Soviet intelligence agent in the 1968 film 'Shield and Sword'

1968 – Stanislav Lyubshin for the role of Soviet intelligence agent in the 1968 film ‘Shield and Sword’

1969 - Oleg Strizhenov for the role of a pilot in the 1969 film 'Nepodsuden' (Eng. Can't be convicted)

1969 – Oleg Strizhenov for the role of a pilot in the 1969 film ‘Nepodsuden’ (Eng. Can’t be convicted)

1970 Best Soviet actors – Innokenty Smoktunovsky for his roles in the films ‘Tchaikovsky’ (1969) and ‘Crime and Punishment’:

Innokenty Smoktunovsky in 'Crime and Punishment' (1969)

Innokenty Smoktunovsky in ‘Crime and Punishment’ (1969)

Innokenty Smoktunovsky in 'Tchaikovsky' (1969)

Innokenty Smoktunovsky in ‘Tchaikovsky’ (1969)

In 1971 best actors were recognized three Soviet actors – Vasily Lanovoi for his role in the film “Officers” (1971), Yuri Solomin (“Inspector of the Criminal Investigation”, 1971) and Yuri Yarvet (“King Lear”, 1971).

Soviet Estonian actor Yuri Yarvet in the 1971 film 'King Lear', USSR

Soviet Estonian actor Yuri Yarvet in the 1971 film ‘King Lear’, USSR

Best Soviet actors

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