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MOSCOW, September 30. /TASS/. Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the people’s artist of the RSFSR Yuri Kaurov 90th birthday, noting his inspired playing and acting personality. The text of the telegram published Saturday on the website of the Cabinet.

“Your creative destiny is inextricably linked with the legendary Maly theatre, to whom you are faithful over half a century. On this stage You brilliantly transform into a variety of images, delighting the audience with his exciting game in the classic plays of Alexander Ostrovsky, Anton Chekhov, Maxim Gorky, in modern productions” – said, in particular, in the telegram.

Medvedev also noted that “a vivid evidence of great talent Kaurova and artistic personality of steel and the most memorable works in film.” “Many well-known movies of his success owe You,” he said .

People’s artist of the RSFSR Yury Ivanovich Kayurov was born on September 30, 1927 in Cherepovets. Theater arts, the future actor began to study while serving in the Baltic fleet in 1946-1949 years. In 1952 he graduated from the Leningrad state theatre Institute named after Ostrovsky. Over the years, his acting career Kayurov worked in the Saratov drama theatre, and also at the state Academic Maly theatre of Russia.

Mushers also known as an actor. The debut was the role of Vladimir Lenin in the historical – biographical picture of Anatoly Rybakov’s “In the beginning of the century” (1961). A total of Kayurov played in more than 40 films and television series. Mushers – people’s artist of the RSFSR, awarded the order “For merits before Fatherland” III and IV degrees. Laureate of the State prize of the USSR and State prize of the RSFSR named after K. S. Stanislavsky.