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Nikolay Trofimov
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Born Nikolay Nikolaevich Trofimov
(1920-01-21)21 January 1920
Sevastopol, Taurida Governorate, USSR
Died 7 September 2005(2005-09-07) (aged 85)
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Occupation Actor
Years active 1934—2005

Nikolay Nikolaevich Trofimov (Russian: Никола́й Никола́евич Трофи́мов; January 21, 1920, Sevastopol — November 7, 2005, St. Petersburg) was a Soviet and Russian theater and film actor. People's Artist of the USSR (1990).


Nikolay Trofimov was born into a working class family. Stage career began in 1934.[1]

During the Great Patriotic War he served in the navy.[2]

On the stage Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theater played more than 40 roles. In the cinema, Nikolai Trofimov played mostly small roles.

Nikolay Nikolaevich Trofimov died on the night of November 7, 2005 in the St. Petersburg Alexandrovsky hospital from the consequences of a stroke. He was buried on November 14 at the Literary Sheds of Volkovskoye Cemetery.[3]

Selected filmography

  • Pirogov (Russian: Пирогов, 1947) as pieman
  • Belinsky (Белинский, 1951) as typographic worker
  • Tamer of Tigers (Укротительница тигров, 1954) as Myshkin
  • Striped Trip (Полосатый рейс, 1961) as navigator
  • Cain XVIII (Каин XVIII, 1963) as Agent 214
  • Torrents of Steel (Железный поток, 1967) as soldier Chirik
  • War and Peace (Война и мир, 1967) as captain Tushin
  • Chronicles of a Dive Bomber (Хроника пикирующего бомбардировщика, 1967) as major, commandant of the airfield
  • The Diamond Arm (Бриллиантовая рука, 1968) as Colonel of militsiya
  • Tchaikovsky (Чайковский, 1970) as chief of police
  • About the Little Red Riding Hood (Про Красную Шапочку, 1977) as Small Fat Wolf
  • The Circus Princess (Принцесса цирка, 1982) as Duke



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