Vladimir Vysotskiy (Vladimir Semyonovich Vysotsky)

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Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia]
Vladimir Vysotsky was an iconic Russian actor, singer-songwriter and public figure, who wrote over 700 songs and gave over 2000 public and private performances as an anti-establishment singer of the 60s and 70s in the former Soviet Union. He was one of the Soviet Union's boldest and most celebrated actors who promoted individual freedom and helped lift Russian youth out of the state of apathy and fear under the Soviet dictator Brezhnev. In the movies, Vysotsky was best known as nifty detective Zheglov in Mesto vstrechi izmenit nelzya (1979) by director Stanislav Govorukhin. Read more...


Character: Michel Voronov / Brodsky

Interventsiya 1969