Leonid Dyachkov (Leonid Nikolayevich Dyachkov)

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Leningrad, Russian SFSR, USSR [now St. Petersburg, Russia]
Leonid Dyachkov was a Russian film and stage actor best known as surgeon Petr in Ty i ya (1971) by director Larisa Shepitko. He was born in 1939, in Leningrad, and survived the siege of Leningrad during the Second World War, as a child. From 1957 to 1961 he studied acting under Boris Zon at Leningrad State Institute of Theatre and Film, graduating in 1961 as actor.

From 1961 to 1985 Dyachkov was a member of the troupe at Lensoveta Theatre in Leningrad, now St. Petersburg, Russia. Read more...