Today is Sos Sargsyan’s birthday

Today is Sos Sargsyan’s birthday.

A prominent Armenian actor, director and writer, Sos Sargsyan was born on October 24, 1929 in Stepanavan. He graduated from the Yerevan Fine Arts and Theatre Institute in 1954.

From 1954 he performed at the Sundukyan Drama Theatre of Yerevan. In 1992 he established and until his death in 2013 headed the “Hamazgain” Theatre.

Between 1997 and 2005 he was the rector of Yerevan Institute of Theatre and Cinema. Besides Armenian films he starred in a number of Russian films, most notable of which is Solaris (1972), directed by Andrei Tarkovsky.

He died on September 26, 2013 aged 84.

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