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Pavel Luspekayev (Pavel Borisovich Luspekayev) was born on 20 April, 1927 in Lugansk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR [now Luhansk, Ukraine], is an Actor, Soundtrack. Discover Pavel Luspekayev's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Pavel Luspekayev networth?

Popular As Pavel Borisovich Luspekayev
Occupation actor,soundtrack
Age 43 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born 20 April 1927
Birthday 20 April
Birthplace Lugansk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR [now Luhansk, Ukraine]
Date of death 17 April, 1970
Died Place 1970
Nationality Ukraine]

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His last film Takaya dlinnaya, dlinnaya doroga (1972) was in production in 1970, when Luspekayev died. The film was completed and released after his death.


Pavel Luspekaev was a legendary Russian/Armenian actor known as Vereshagin in White Sun of the Desert (1970).

He shot to fame after co-starring as Vereshchagin, a heroic customs officer in the Russian classic film White Sun of the Desert (1970) (aka. .

The White Sun of the Desert 1970). Luspekaev was able to overcome his physical pain and disability while he was acting in specially tailored tight boots that were designed to compensate for his amputated feet. The film was made by director Vladimir Motyl and a team of highly talented people, such as, writers Valentin Ezhov, Mark Zakharov, and Bulat Okudzhava, cinematographer Eduard Rozovsky, and composer Isaac Schwarts. Luspekaev created his character in a teamwork with a stellar ensemble of actors, such as Anatoliy Kuznetsov, Spartak Mishulin, Kakhi Kavsadze, Nikolai Godovikov and others. The main theme from the film was created by Luspekaev in collaboration with composer Isaac Schwarts and lyricist Bulat Okudzhava. The theme song 'Gospozha Udacha' (aka. . Lady Luck) was recorded in performance by Pavel Luspekaev and became a popular hit. Pavel Luspekaev was regarded for his acting talent as well as for his admirable personality. His generosity was legendary; he could spend all of his income treating his fellow actors and numerous friends.

By 1970 he was one of the most popular film stars in Russia. At that time he was cast to play Stark in 'All The King's Men' and began this new work in collaboration with actor-director Mikhail Kozakov. He also was cast in several other film projects.

He died at age 42, of thrombo-embolic complications, during the filming of 'All The King's Men' in Moscow, on April 17, 1970, and was laid to rest in Severnoe Cemetery in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), Russia.


In 1967 Luspekaev played his last stage performance at the BDT in Leningrad. At that time his health condition worsened, albeit his desire to work was so strong, that he continued his acting career. Luspekaev started rehearsals of his new role as Skalozub in Aleksandr Griboyedov's Gore ot Uma (aka. . Woe from Wit), regardless of the pain in his amputated feet. Hard work was the best painkiller for Luspekaev. Eventually he was restricted from stage performances because of complications leading to the second surgery on his amputated feet. In spite of his severe physical disability Luspekaev continued a stellar career in film and on television.


He was designated Honorable Actor of Russia (1965).


From 1959-1967 Pavel Luspekaev was a permanent member of the legendary troupe of Bolshoi Drama Theatre (BDT) in St. Petersburg under directorship of Georgi Tovstonogov. Luspekaev worked with Tovstonogov for 11 years. During that time Luspekaev worked with an outstanding ensemble of actors at the BDT. There his stage partners were such stars as Oleg Basilashvili, Tatyana Doronina, Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Vladislav Strzhelchik, Kirill Lavrov, Sergey Yurskiy, Oleg Borisov, Vsevolod Kuznetsov and other remarkable Russian actors. Luspekaev was among the leading stars of the BDT troupe. He worked on stage until he became disabled after amputation of his both feet. His most impressive stage performances were as Cherkun in Maxim Gorky's Varvary ( aka. . Barbarians), as Viktor in Aleksei Arbuzov's Irkutsk story, and as Makar Nagulnov in Mikhail Sholokhov's Podnyataya tselina (aka. . Virgin soil upturned) on the stage of BDT in Leningrad (St. Petersburg).


From 1957-1959 he worked in Kiev, Ukraine, at the Drama Theatre named after Lesia Ukrainka. There he was seen on stage by actor Kirill Lavrov, who was strongly impressed by Luspekaev's powerful acting. Kirill Lavrov helped Luspekaev's career by inviting him to join the BDT in Leningrad (St. Petersburg).


In 1955 Luspekaev made his film debut in 'Taina Dvykh Okeanov' (1955).


In 1950 Luspekaev graduated from the Schepkin School of Theatrical Art, but his Southern accent was criticized by directors and he could not find employment in Moscow.

From 1950-1956 he worked in Tbilisi, Georgia, at the State Russian Drama Theatre named after A. Griboyedov.


In 1946 he came to Moscow and applied to the Schepkin School of Theatrical Art. Luspekaev brilliantly performed at the entrance exam, but he was unable to write more than a few words. Some officials from the admissions jury strongly criticized Luspekayev's Southern accent. His destiny was changed by actor-professor Konstantin Zubov, who said to the admissions jury, "I am taking this talented boy, no matter what!"Luspekaev was one of the leading students under the patronage of Konstantin Zubov. His natural acting talent was polished through his studies of classical Russian school.


After liberation of Ukraine in 1944, Luspekaev joined the Lugansk Philharmonic Choir, then joined the troupe of Lugansk Drama Theatre. There he worked as an actor for two years.


In 1943, at age 16, he went to WW2, and joined the military intelligence unit No. 00134 of the Ukrainian Front. He was severely wounded during a clandestine operation against the invading Nazi troops; he survived hiding in the snow, but his feet were permanently damaged by a severe frostbite, that later led to a peripheral vascular disease with complications causing him several consecutive amputations.


He was born Pavel Borisovich Luspekaev on April 20, 1927, in Lugansk, Ukraine, Soviet Union (now Luhansk, Ukraine). His Armenian-born father, Boris Luspekaev, worked as a butcher, and his mother was a Russian Don Cossack. Young Luspekaev grew up in a trilingual environment and his mastery of spoken tongues and dialects became an asset to his acting talent, albeit he was also criticized by some hard-line Soviet critics. At the beginning of the Second World War young Luspekaev was evacuated to the city of Frunze (Bishkek), Kirgizstan. There he studied at a Technical School and worked as a metal worker.