Valentin Yuryevich Nikulin
7 July 1932
|Died||August 6, 2005 73) (aged|
|Alma mater||Law Faculty of Moscow State University (1957)|
Moscow Art Theater School (1960)
Valentin Yuryevich Nikulin (Russian : Валенти́н Ю́рьевич Нику́лин; 7 July 1932, Moscow — 6 August 2005, Moscow) was a Soviet, Russian and Israeli theater and film actor.
Nikulin was born in the family of the playwright Yuri Nikulin (1907-1958) and pianist Eugeniya Brooke (1909-1982); nephew of the writer Lev Nikulin and actors Konstantin Shayne and Tamara Shayne, and a grandson of impresario Veniamin Nikulin.
Nikulin graduated from Moscow State University with a degree in law in 1957 and from the School-Studio at the Moscow Art Theatre (1956–60). From 1960-90, and from 1999 until his death, he was an actor at the Sovremennik Theatre. He also worked in films throughout his career, playing more than hundred roles.
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