Sunday, July 16, on 75-m to year of life has died actor Vladimir Tolokonnikov, best known as the performer of the role of Polygraph Polygraphovich Sharikov in the movie «heart of a Dog».
As reported RIA Novosti, Tolokonnikov died in the night of Sunday in Moscow, where he returned after filming in Gelendzhik.
Vladimir Tolokonnikov. Brief biography
Born June 25, 1943 in Alma-ATA. After graduation passed urgent military service in missile troops, including on the territory of the GDR. In 1973 he graduated from the acting Department of the Yaroslavl theatre school.
He served in the national Academic theatre of Russian drama named after Lermontov in Alma-ATA since graduating from drama school.
Widely known after the film Vladimir Bortko «heart of a Dog» based on the novel by Mikhail Bulgakov, which was filmed in 1988 in the role of Sharikov.
Played a major role in a Comedy film P. V. tochilina «Hottabych», realizing on the screen the image of an ancient Genie, faced with modern Internet culture.
In total, Vladimir Tolokonnikov played more than 60 movies and about ten performances.
He was awarded the title of honored artist of the Kazakh SSR.
He was married (wife died in 2013), raised two sons, the youngest of whom is by profession also an actor of theatre and cinema.