Yuri Zavadsky

Yuri Alexandrovich Zavadsky (Russian: Ю́рий Алекса́ндрович Зава́дский; 30 June 1894 — 5 April 1977) was a Russian actor and director.

Zavadsky studied under Yevgeny Vakhtangov, and made his acting debut at Vakhtangov's theatre, playing Anthony in Maurice Maeterlinck's play The Miracle of St. Anthony in (1915). He worked in various Russian theatres before moving to the Mossovet Theatre in Moscow as a director in 1940. The most famous actors of his company were Rostislav Plyatt (1908–89), Faina Ranevskaya (1896-1984), Lyubov Orlova (1902–75), and his wife Vera Maretskaya (1906-1978).

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