Grave of Yuri Nikulin

Grave of Yuri Nikulin
«Grave of Yuri Nikulin»
Author of the monument: sculptor A. Rukavishnikov Features: the bronze figure of well-known Soviet and Russian actor and clown who starred in many popular films sits and smokes near his favorite dog, giant schnauzer Fedor.

Yuri Vladimirovich Nikulin (1921-1997)

Graduated from an artistic speaking genre studio in 1949. In 1949 Yuri Nikulin joined the Moscow Circus (worked as a clown in a pair with Shuidin). In 1982 he became the director of the circus on the Tsvetnoy Boulevard (Old Circus), in 1970 - USSR State prizewinner of the (named after Vasiliev brothers). Peoples Artist of the USSR. «Kinotavr» prizewinner in 1995. Nikulin played in many movies: « When the trees were big», «Diamond arm» and etc. Although he mainly played comic parts, he also played in dramas: «They fought for their motherland», «Twenty days without war» and etc. Peoples Artist of the USSR (1973). Photo #140 taken on May 08, 2013 during a tour of Novodevichy Necropolis with my Dear clients from Australia, Sam Peacock and Tracy. ©2013 by Arthur Lookyanov

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