Nikolai Radin

Nikolai Mariusovich Radin (Russian: Николай Мариусович Радин; real last name: Kazankov; December 15, 1872 August 24, 1935) was a Russian stage and silent film actor and director; he was an actor of theater and cinema.

Nikolai Radin
Николаи Радин
Nikolai Mariusovich Kazankov

(1872-12-15)December 15, 1872
DiedAugust 24, 1935(1935-08-24) (aged 62)
Years active1915-1934

Nikolai Radin is a grandson of the famous choreographer Marius Petipa. His father Marius Mariusovich Petipa (ru: Петипа, Мариус Мариусович) was the son of Marius Petipa and the famous dramatic actor. His mother Mariya Kazankova was a dressmaker. His parents were not married.

He finished a Faculty of Law, Saint Petersburg State University (1900), but interested in theater and began to participate in performances. First, he successfully played small roles, then was invited to the big roles. Gradually he became known for dramatic actor, but did not receive special education.

His first wife, the actress Natalya Lisenko (the niece of the composer Mykola Lysenko), later became the wife and the partner of Ivan Mozzhukhin.

His second wife was the actress Yelena Shatrova.

For many years, he and his wife Yelena Shatrova worked in the theater Korsch in Moscow. In 1932 the theater Korsch was closed, and they moved to the Maly Theatre.

Selected filmography

  • Marionetki (1934) as "Re" - The Archbishop
  • Myortvyy dom (1932) as L.V. Doubelt
  • Predatel (1926)
  • Mechta i zhizn (1918) as Valerij Radomski
  • Za schastiem (short) (1917) as Dmitry, a lawyer
  • Nabat (1917)
  • The King of Paris (1917) as Rascol Venkov
  • Teni liubvi (1917)
  • Plebey (1915) as Jean
  • Andrey Toboltsev (1915)
  • Leon Drey (1915)

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