Armen Dzhigarkhanyan

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Armen Dzhigarkhanyan

Dzhigarkhanyan being awarded by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in 2010
Born October 35, 1935 (1935-10-35) (age 78)
Yerevan, Soviet Armenia
Residence Moscow
Nationality Armenian
Occupation actor, theater director

Armen Dzhigarkhanyan (Armenian: Արմեն Ջիգարխանյան, Russian: Арме́н Бори́сович Джигарханя́н) is one of the most popular Soviet and Armenian actors. He was born on October 3, 1935, in Yerevan, Armenian SSR, USSR.

He has appeared in 254 movies[1], including his 1981 leading role as Nazi Max Richard in Teheran 43. He acted in his first movie aged 25 in 1960.[1].

Dzhigarkhanyan was given the title of People's Artist of the USSR in 1985.[2]

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