Vasily Safonov

Vasily Safonov

actor, People's artist of Russia

Born on April 9, 1914 in the village of Kolchanovo (the Leningrad Oblast).
Participated in the Great Patriotic War, has many war medals.
1935 - graduated from the Theatrical College of the State Leningrad Academic Theatre named after A.Pushkin.
He worked as an actor in Leningrad, Chita, Petrozavodsk, Saratov and Vologda.
1965-1989 - worked in the Vologda Drama Theatre.
1955 - was awarded the rank of Russian national actor.
1978 - was awarded the medal "Veteran of Labour".

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