Nikolay Karachentsov (Nikolai Petrovich Karachentsov)

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Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia]
Nikolay Karachentsov is one of the most popular Russian actors known for his intense dramatic roles. His mother was a ballet dancer. As a child Nikolai's favorite activity was reading - he read even by nights disguised under blanket with a flashlight. He became popular in 1974 after playing main character in "Til" drama at Lenkom theatre. He is well-known for his incredible will and ability to work 18-20 hours a day "I can't do my job another way", he says. His son Andrey is currently a student at the Institute of International Relationships in Moscow. Read more...