Stanislav Yulianovich Chekan|
2 June 1922
11 August 1994 (aged 72)|
Stanislav Yulianovich Chekan (Russian: Станисла́в Юлиа́нович Чека́н; June 2, 1922, Rostov-on-Don — August 11, 1994, Moscow) was a Soviet actor of theater and cinema.
Biography[edit | edit source]
Stanislav Chekan was born in Rostov-on-Don on June 2, 1922. When he was 15 years old, his father was arrested as an enemy of the people. Stanislav was sent to a labor colony, where he first began to participate in amateur activities. Then he was sent to a vocational school, but on the way he turned to Rostov, where he entered another school, a theater school.
Member of the Great Patriotic War, fought near Novorossiysk, after a serious injury — the actor of the front-line theater.
In 1945 Stanislav Chekan became an actor of the Odessa Theater of the Soviet Army, then, in 1948—1956 — an actor of the Central Academic Theater of the Soviet Army in Moscow, in 1958-1993 — National Film Actors' Theatre.
Stanislav Chekan a textured and colorful character artist, with great charm and sense of humor. As a rule, the screen characters of Chekan are real working men, strong and courageous people. Soviet and Russian viewers are most known for the role of Mikhail Ivanovich, the police captain, in the legendary comedy by Leonid Gaidai The Diamond Arm.
Selected filmography[edit | edit source]
- Taras Shevchenko (1951) as cabby
- A Fortress in the Mountains (1953) as Martshenko
- Wrestler and Clown (1957) as Ivan Poddubny
- Amphibian Man (1962) as prison guard
- Introduction to Life (1962) as captain
- Hussar Ballad (1962) as partisan (not listed in credits)
- War and Peace (1968) as Tikhon
- The New Adventures of the Elusive Avengers (1968) as 1 st filer in the pot
- The Brothers Karamazov (1969) as Samsonov's son
- The Diamond Arm (1969) as Mikhail Ivanovoch, Captain, then Major of militsiya
- Investigation Held by ZnaToKi: Dead to rights (1971) as Silin
- The Crown of the Russian Empire, or Once Again the Elusive Avengers (1971) as a man from the Emperor's suite
- Privalov's Millions (1972) as Kuzma Ferapontovich Kanunnikov
- Earthly Love (1974) as Koshev
- How Czar Peter the Great Married Off His Moor (1976) as marshal
- Incognito from St. Petersburg (1977) as Ivan Karpovich Uhovertov, marshal
- Destiny (1977) as Koshev
- Life Is Beautiful (1979) as a prisoner
- Vertical Race (1983) as captain of militia
Recognition and rewards[edit | edit source]
- Medal "For the Defence of the Caucasus" (1944)
- Medal "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945" (1945)
- Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1955)
- Jubilee Medal "Twenty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945" (1965)
- Order of the Badge of Honour (1974)
- Jubilee Medal "Thirty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945" (1975)
- Order of the Patriotic War 2nd class (1989)
- Medal "Veteran of Labour" (1989)
References[edit | edit source]
- "Станислав Чекан — биография, фильмография, фотографии актёра". http://www.ruskino.ru/art/880. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
- "Станислав Чекан (Stanislav Chekan) - биография - советские актёры - Кино-Театр.РУ". http://www.kino-teatr.ru/kino/acter/m/sov/4711/bio/. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
- "Чекан Станислав - Биография - Актеры советского и российского кино". http://www.rusactors.ru/ch/chekan-st/index.shtml. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
- "Память народа :: Документ о награде :: Чекан Станислав Юльянович, Медаль "За оборону Кавказа"". https://pamyat-naroda.ru/heroes/podvig-chelovek_nagrazhdenie1531363815/. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
- "Память народа :: Документ о награде :: Чекан Станислав Юльянович, Орден Отечественной войны II степени". https://pamyat-naroda.ru/heroes/podvig-chelovek_yubileinaya_kartoteka1521568813/. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
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- Stanislav Chekan at the Internet Movie Database
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