Aleksey Batalov (Aleksei Vladimirovich Batalov)

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Vladimir, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia]
Aleksei Vladimirovich Batalov was born on November 20, 1928, into the family of a famous Russian theatrical actor Vladimir Batalov. He was born in the city of Vladimir, near Moscow, where his grandmother was the Doctor General at the Vladimir city hospital. His father, named Vladimir Petrovich Batalov and his mother, named Nina Antonovna Olshevskaya, were both actors of the Moscow Art Theatre (MKhAT) under the directorship of Konstantin Stanislavski and Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko. His uncle, named Nikolai Batalov, was a distinguished film actor.

The Batalov family lived in the actor's apartments building at the Moscow Art Theatre. Read more...