The actor was taken to his last journey.
Today, February 20, at the Moscow Art Theater named after A.P. Chekhov, a farewell to Andrey Myagkov took place. His friends and colleagues came to see the actor on his last journey. Vera Sotnikova, 60, could not contain her emotions. The actress burst into tears, delivering a touching farewell speech.
Vera admitted: it was thanks to Myagkov that in 1997 she came to the Moscow Art Theater School. He was at that time in the selection committee. The actress remembers the student years with warmth. “It was thanks to Andrei Vasilievich Myagkov that we were taught, among other things, the mastery of human studies. He is such a pure, strong person in this manifestation. This is how he taught us to live. People with such qualities can broadcast love, purity and kindness to the world through their roles, ”Sotnikova said.
Vera, together with Myagkov, played in two performances. “We have lost not just a dear person who came to everyone on the New Year, but personally I have lost the last teacher,” said the star. Sotnikova could not hold back her tears and burst into tears at the final words of her farewell speech. “If now I could give my heart to Andrey Myagkov, I would do it,” the actress admitted.
Vera Sotnikova bidding farewell to Andrei Myagkov
Soviet and Russian actor Andrei Myagkov passed away on February 18 at the age of 82. Death occurred as a result of acute heart failure. “Andrey Vasilyevich Myagkov, a great artist, popularly beloved, theater teacher and director, died tonight,” the press service said. Moscow Art Theater. Chekhov.
Andrey Vasilievich was born in Leningrad in 1938. His parents were far from the world of cinema. Father Vasily Dmitrievich worked as a teacher. Mother Zinaida Alexandrovna was a mechanical engineer and worked at the Leningrad Polygraphic College. The future artist in high school became interested in theater. After receiving secondary education, Myagkov entered the Moscow Art Theater School, which he graduated in 1965. After that he was enrolled in the troupe of the Sovremennik Theater.
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