"I do not Stirlitz!": Someone actually felt Vyacheslav Tikhonov

• "I do not Stirlitz!": Someone actually felt Vyacheslav Tikhonov

Vyacheslav Tikhonov in the minds of millions of viewers of the USSR forever remain Stirlitz from "Seventeen Moments of Spring". Despite this, the actor himself constantly denied similarities with a Russian spy, played brilliantly. Much closer to him was the role of Andrei Bolkonsky. Intellectual yearning for beautiful ideals of a bygone era, became one of the most prominent actors of the Soviet cinema.

The film "Seventeen Moments of Spring" was not a simple story: remove the tape on the exploration was a risky business, and party leaders argue about whether or not to release it in the rental. Andropov was a decisive opinion, after painting supported Leonid Brezhnev. It was on his initiative Tikhonov was awarded the title of People's Artist of the USSR. Another interesting fact is that with this film the original linked one of the predictions about the fate of the actor: Wang was confident that the glory of Vyacheslav Tikhonov deserve thanks uniform. In fact, that's what happened.

Interestingly, Vyacheslav Tikhonov way to the stage was a long and arduous: in his youth he received the profession of a turner and worked in a factory during the war years, it was intended for parents in agronomy and a grandmother supported the desire to enter the Film Institute. However, the results of student examinations he was not on stage he was much later, when he was discovered by Soviet actor Boris Bibikov.

In the piggy bank of the actor turned out to roles in such films as "White Bim Black Ear," which was nominated for "Oscar", "War and Peace", "Andersen. Life Without Love" and others. Filming in "War and Peace" lasted 4 years, and have become a real challenge for Tikhonov. During one of the battle scenes he almost injured because of the exploding shell near. The character of Andrei Bolkonsky was very close to him, by nature Tikhonov was poured prince. But arms with tattoos had to constantly hide in the gloves, good, it is quite consistent with the spirit of time and recreating the era. Despite the difficult work done by the actor, not all viewers took his hero, out of frustration Tikhonov even threatened to quit his job in the movie.

Vyacheslav Tikhonov in the form of Andrei Bolkonsky. The film "War and Peace", 1966

Mordjukova Nona and Vyacheslav Tikhonov

Vyacheslav Tikhonov in the film "Andersen. Life Without Love ", 2006