Oleg Tabakov was married twice. With his first wife, actress Lyudmila Krylova, the artist lived for 34 years, after which he went to the young actress Marina Zudina. From two marriages, Tabakov has four children.
Biography of Oleg Tabakov
Legendary Soviet and Russian actor Oleg Tabakov was born in 1935 in Saratov. His parents, doctors by profession, went through the Great Patriotic War, and at the end they parted.
While studying at school, Oleg Tabakov attended classes in a theater group. It was there that his passion for the acting profession originated. In 1953, after leaving school, Tabakov entered the Moscow Art Theater School, where he was one of the best students. In his third year he played his first role in a movie - in the film "Tight Knot" directed by Mikhail Schweitzer.
At the same time, Tabakov became a member of the Studio of Young Actors, which later became the famous Sovremennik Theater. The whole life of Oleg Tabakov will be connected with this theater. He became one of its six founders and played his first role there - student Misha in the play Forever Alive.
Until 1983, Tabakov remained the leading actor of the Sovremennik Theater, where he played in the performances The Naked King, Three Desires, and An Ordinary Story. In parallel, he worked on the radio.
By the age of thirty, Tabakov had established himself as one of the main actors of his generation. And in 1970 he became the director of the Sovremennik Theater for 6 years.
In 1983, Oleg Tabakov went to the Moscow Art Theater. On this stage, his first role was played by Salieri in the play based on the play Amadeus by P. Schaeffer.
Since 1973, he taught acting, and in 1976, on the basis of GITIS, he recruited a course of twenty-six students. For 14 years, from 1986 to 2000, he was the rector of the Moscow Art Theater School.
In 1978 the first performance took place on the stage of the Tabakerka Theater. Then the stage was located in a former coal warehouse. The theater quickly became one of the most popular venues in Moscow. Since then, hundreds of performances have been staged on the “Tabakerka” stage, which have won both theater awards and the love of the audience.
Since 2000, Oleg Tabakov became the head of the Moscow Art Theater. A.P. Chekhov. He invited the best Russian directors as directors, for example, Kirill Serebrennikov, Konstantin Bogomolov, Yuri Butusov.
The innovative policy initially led to poor room occupancy, but the situation soon turned around - on average, the room was 98% full. In 2001, a New Stage was opened, especially for innovative productions.
In addition to theatrical activities, Oleg Tabakov has become one of the most popular and well-known film actors. Among his iconic roles are Nikolai Rostov in War and Peace, Walter Schellenberg in Seventeen Moments of Spring, Ilya Ilyich Oblomov in A Few Days in the Life of I.I. Oblomov ". The voice acting of the cat Matroskin in the cartoon "Three from Prostokvashino" brought great popularity to Tabakov.
On November 27, 2017, Oleg Tabakov was hospitalized. He was diagnosed with blood poisoning. On March 12, 2018, after several months of illness, Oleg Pavlovich Tabakov died.
The farewell ceremony took place on the historical stage of the Moscow Art Theater. Chekhov. Hundreds of close people and colleagues came to parting. Among the government officials attending the ceremony was the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin.
The first wife of Oleg Tabakov - Lyubov Krylova
Oleg Tabakov met his first wife on the set. Lyudmila Krylova was a fan of his, went to all the performances at the Sovremennik Theater and dreamed of meeting the actor. She herself was then a student at the Shchepkinsky School.
When she was invited to shoot the film "Volunteers", the girl was very happy, because she knew that one of the roles was played by Oleg Tabakov. However, on the set, it turned out that the artist refused to act because he did not like the script.
However, fate nevertheless brought Tabakov and Krylova together. They became film partners.The actor liked the beautiful girl in the photo that the director of the film showed him, and he agreed to act with Love.
The novel of Lyubov Krylova and Oleg Tabakov developed rapidly. Four days later, the girl practically moved to a room that the actor rented in the center. She broke up with her boyfriend, telling him that she was getting married soon.
Lyubov Krylova and Oleg Tabakov have lived together for 34 years. A strong marriage was destroyed by a new love: the couple divorced after Tabakov began an affair with actress Marina Zudina. The girl was 30 years younger.
Krylova was very worried about her husband's departure, considered him a betrayal and for a long time could not forgive Tabakov. From his first marriage, Tabakov left two children - son Anton, who became a restaurateur, and daughter Alexander. They also separated from their father after he left the family. After some time, Anton was able to forgive his father and renewed relations with him, but Alexandra never overcame herself.
Oleg Tabakov's second wife - Marina Zudina
The novel of Tabakov and Zudina began when he was married to Krylova. Marina was a student of the famous actor, a student of GITIS and an actress in the troupe of the Moscow Theater Studio under the direction of Tabakov.
The couple got married only in 1995. Marina Zudina claims that with the appearance of the stamp in the passport, their relationship has not changed, but in this way it was possible to suppress the spread of rumors in the theater.
Tabakov justified his departure from the family with strong and sincere feelings that arose in him for the young beauty.
From Marina Zudina, Tabakov also has two children: son Pavel and daughter Maria. The daughter goes to school, and Pavel Tabakov followed in his father's footsteps. He plays in the theater and in commercials. To the last experience, Tabakov himself was ambivalent, but left it to Pavel to decide.