Stanislav Chekan (Stanislav Yulianovich Chekan)

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Rostov-on-Don, Russian SFSR [now Russia]
Stanislav Chekan was a Russian character actor best known as Captain Mikhail Ivanovich in the popular Soviet comedy Brilliantovaya ruka (1969).

He was born Stanislav Yulianovich Chekan on June 2, 1922, in Rostov-na-Donu, Rostov province, Russia. In 1937 his father, Julian Chekan, was arrested on accusations of anti-Soviet activity under dictatorship of Joseph Stalin. At age 15, young Stanislav Chekan was locked up in a Soviet labor camp for juveniles. There he revealed his acting talent and participated in amateur drama productions for prisoners. Read more...


Character: Tikhon Cherbaty

Voyna i mir 1966

Character: Captain Mikhail Ivanovich

Brilliantovaya ruka 1969

Character: Samsonov's son

Bratya Karamazovy 1969