The actors who role of Ivan the Terrible brought misfortune
• The actors who role of Ivan the Terrible to jinx
The role of Ivan the Terrible times jinxing film and theater actor, and became fatal for some artists. Father Mikhail Boyarsky did not live up to the premiere of Ivan IV, in which he played the king. The role of Ivan IV was the last and Evgeny Evstigneev ...
The death of actor Nicholas Khmeleva and writer Alexei Tolstoy
In 1945, Nikolai Khmelev who played Ivan IV in the play "difficult years" based on the play by Alexei Tolstoy, died of a heart attack during a rehearsal. The actor was 44 years old. That same year died of lung cancer and playwright, writer Alexei Tolstoy.
The death of Sergei Boyarsky
For Sergei Boyarsky, father of Mikhail Boyarsky, the role of Ivan the Terrible, too, it was the last. The actor died after a dress rehearsal of the play "Death of Ivan the Terrible" (also based on the play by Alexei Tolstoy) in 1976. He was 59 years old.
Actor Nikolai Cherkasov injured in an accident
In 1944, there was a film of Sergei Eisenstein's "Ivan the Terrible" by Nikolai Cherkasov in the title role. The same role he got in the play "The Great Tsar" on the play by Vladimir Soloviev in 1945. A year later, during the filming of the picture "Spring" in Czechoslovakia, the actor was in a serious accident. Cherkasov was driving with him in the car were Lyubov Orlova and Grigory Alexandrov. At the turn of the car skidded, he crashed into a tree. Orlov did not suffer, Alexandrov broke his collarbone and damaged Cherkasov face and lost several teeth. For several days he spent in Prague hospital.
Evgeny Evstigneev died during the filming of
The role of Grozny was the last and Evgeny Evstigneev. In 1992, during a break between filming the series "Ermak", the actor went to London, where he planned to undergo surgery on the heart. British doctors were unable to help the artist - he died of a heart attack in the hospital. "Ermak" was the last work Yevstigneyeva and released posthumously - in 1996.
At Alexander Mikhailov ruptured aorta on stage
In 1995, the Maly Theater put the same performance of "Death of Ivan the Terrible" by Alexei Tolstoy. Tsar Alexander Mikhailov played. Every access to the scene Mikhailova condition worsened, and he asked the director to remove the name suggests setting the word "death", but the actor refused. During the next play from Mikhailov went on stage throat blood - due to aortic rupture, he lost two liters of blood and survived clinical death.