Boris Fyodorovich Andreyev
9 February 1915
|Died||25 April 1982 (aged 67)|
Moscow, Soviet Union
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor|
|Honours||People's Artist of the USSR (1962)|
Boris Fyodorovich Andreyev (Russian: Бори́с Фёдорович Андре́ев; 9 February [O.S. 27 January] 1915 – 25 April 1982) was a Soviet and Russian actor. He appeared in 51 films between 1939 and 1982. People's Artist of the USSR (1962).
Boris Andreyev was born 9 February 1915 in Saratov, Russian Empire to a family of workers. His childhood and youth years were spent in Atkarsk, Saratov Governorate. After completing the seventh grade at school, Andreyev went to work as a mechanic-electrician at a сombine factory, where he started going to a local theatrical circle. There he was noticed by a famous Saratov actor, Ivan Slonov, who suggested that he enter the Saratov Theatre Technical School, from which Boris Andreyev successfully graduated in 1937.
For a while, Boris Andreyev played on the Saratov Drama Theater's stage. During the theater tour in Moscow, film director Ivan Pyryev offered him the role of Nazar Duma in Tractor Drivers (1939). It became his first film role and also brought him great popularity in the medium.
His next notable role was as Khariton Balun in A Great Life (1st part in 1939, 2nd part in 1958).
During the Second World War, Andreyev with Mark Bernes acted in the legendary Soviet film Two Soldiers (1943).
In the role of Ilya Zhurbin in A Big Family (1954), Andreyev demonstrated his ability to play psychologically-complicated characters. His roles in Cruelty (1959) and The Road to Berlin (1962) brought forth two of his most intense performances. The role of Vozhak in the film An Optimistic Tragedy became one of the defining performances of his career and one of its major highlights.
In the 1971–1973 years, Boris Andreyev served as the narrator of several documentaries, such as People's Artist Andreyev, People's Artist Kasymov and People's Artist Shukur Burkhanov. He was buried at Vagankovo Cemetery in Moscow.
|1939||Shchors||Young Red Armist||Uncredited|
|The Fighters||Fighter Pilot|
|A Great Life||Khariton Balun|
|1941||Valery Chkalov||Mechanic 'Chizhik'|
|Bogdan Khmelnitskiy||Ivan, called Dovbna, Shaytan's son / Boyar Pushkin|
|1942||Boyevoy kinosbornik 8||(segment "Three in a Tank")|
|Doroga k zvyozdam||Pilot||Uncredited|
|1944||I Am a Sailor of the Black Sea Fleet||Stepan Polosukhin and His father Grigoriy Polosukhin|
|The Last Hill||Maj. Zhukovskiy|
|Dark Is the Night||Lyosha Khristoforov|
|1946||Bolshaya zhizn. 2 seriya||Khariton Balun|
|1948||Ballad of Siberia||Yakov Zakharonovich Burmak|
|Bílá tma||Soviet partisan Dugin|
|1949||Encounter at the Elbe||Sgt. Egorkin|
|1950||The Fall of Berlin||Alexei Ivanov|
|Cossacks of the Kuban||Fedya|
|1951||The Unforgettable Year 1919||Vladimir Shibayev|
|A Big Family||Ilya Matveyevich Zhurbin|
|1956||The Mexican||Paulino Vera|
|Ilya Muromets||Ilya Muromets|
|1958||Poem of the Sea||Savva Zarudnyi|
|1959||Khmuroe utro||matros Chugay|
|V stepnoy tishi|
|1961||Chronicle of Flaming Years||general Glazunov|
|1962||The Road to Berth||Zosima Rosomakha botsman|
|An Optimistic Tragedy||Vozhak|
|1964||The Enchanted Desna||Platon Poltorak|
|1965||Nad nami Yuzhnyy Krest||Fedoseenko|
|1967||Na dikom brege|
|Volshebnaya lampa Aladdina|
|1970||Nochnoy zvonok||Lavrentiy Kvashnin|
|1972||Treasure Island||Long John Silver|
|1974||Vanyushin's Children||Aleksandr Vanyushin|
|Pyotr Martynovich i gody bolshoy zhizni|
|1975||At the World's Limit|
|1976||Naznachayeshsya vnuchkoy||ded Timofey|
|1980||Sergey Ivanovich ukhodit na pensiyu||Sergey Ivanovich|
|1983||Tears Were Falling||Nikolai Vanichkin|
|Predisloviye k bitve||Mokhov|