Veniamin Borisovich Smekhov (Russian: Вениами́н Бори́сович Сме́хов; born August 10, 1940 in Moscow) is a Soviet and Russian actor and stage director. Refused the title of People's Artist of Russia, which was suggested to him to the 70-year anniversary. Smekhov has long worked in the Moscow Taganka Theatre where his roles included Woland in a stage adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita. In film, he is most known and loved for the role of Athos in a Russian version of The Three Musketeers (1978) and its sequels (1992, 1993). He also has written children poetry, scripts, memoirs and humour. Read more on Wikipedia.
|Born Name:||Veniamin Borisovich Smekhov|
|Born:||Aug 10, 1940 in Moscow, RSFSR,|