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Sergey Jurievich Jurskiy

Sergey Jurievich Jurskiy

Famous Soviet actor, director, writer, screenwriter. Honored Artist of the RSFSR (11/1/1967). People's Artist of the RSFSR (1987).


Sergei Yurievich Yursky was born on March 16, 1935 in Leningrad.

Died February 8, 2019 in Moscow.

Honored Artist of the RSFSR (11/1/1967).

People's Artist of the RSFSR (1987).

In 1952-1955 he studied at the Faculty of Law of the Leningrad University. During his studies, he participated in productions of the Theater-Studio of Leningrad State University under the direction of actress and teacher Evgenia Karpova.

Graduated from the Leningrad Theater Institute named after A.N. Ostrovsky (1959, workshop of Leonid Makariev).

Since 1957, he has been an actor at the Gorky Bolshoi Theater in Leningrad.

Since 1978, he has been an actor and director of the Mossovet Theater in Moscow.

Director of theatrical performances and productions. Created a unique theater of one actor. Reader of 15 programs by classical and contemporary authors. The story "Chernov", written by him in the mid-70s, became the literary basis for his directorial debut in cinema.

In 1992, he organized in Moscow "ARTel of ARTists of Sergey Yursky".

Since 1991, he has collaborated with the theater "School of Modern Play".

Played and staged the play: "Chairs" (E. Ionesco, director and performer of the role of Levier S. Yursky, 2009).

Secretary of the Union of Theater Workers of the Russian Federation (STD RF) (since October 1991).

Member of the editorial board of the magazines "Russian wealth" (1991-1995), "Continent", the editorial board of the magazine "Theatre Life", the public council of the newspaper "Culture" (since 1996).

Author of books: "Who Holds a Pause", "In Timelessness", "Recognition", "Sur", "Gesture", "The Contents of the Box", "Igor Vatsetis Theatre", "Eugène Ionesco in translations by Sergei Yursky", "The Game of Life ”, “How much are potatoes in Paris?”, “An attempt to think” and “It’s hot all the time”.

Wife - People's Artist of Russia Natalya Tenyakova.

Daughter - Moscow Art Theater actress Daria Yurskaya.

Ex-wife - actress Zinaida Sharko.


Bolshoi Drama Theater named after M. Gorky


Play: "Dostigaev and others" by A. M. Gorky;

Staging: N. S. Rashevskaya;

Role: Zvontsov;


Play: "Ocean" by A.P. Stein;

Staging and design: G. A. Tovstonogov;

Role: Clockmakers;


Play: "The Fourth" by K. M. Simonov;

Staging: R. S. Agamirzyan;

Role: Gnicchardi;


Play: "Woe from Wit" by A. S. Griboyedov;

Staging and design: G. A. Tovstonogov;

Role: Chatsky;


March 16, 1935
Sergey Jurievich Jurskiy was born in Saint Petersburg.


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