Yury Mefodievich Solomin
June 18, 1935
Chita, Zabaykalsky Krai, USSR
|Years active||1957 - present|
|Spouse(s)||Olga Nikolaevna Solomina (born in 1931)|
|Children||daughter Darya (born in 1965)|
Yury Mefodievich Solomin (Russian: Ю́рий Мефо́диевич Соло́мин; born 18 June 1935 in Chita) is a Soviet/Russian actor, director and politician. He has been art director of the Maly Theatre in Moscow since 1988. He served as Minister of Culture of the RSFSR in 1990-1991.
Solomin was known for his roles as Khlestakov in Igor Ilyinsky's production of The Government Inspector (1966), Tsar Feodor in Tsar Feodor Ioannovich (1976), Slavin in TASS Is Authorized to Declare... TV series (1984), Nicholas II in Az Vosdam... (1990), and Famusov in his own production of Wit Works Woe (2000).
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