Died people’s artist of Russia Svetlana Karpinskaya
18 February became the people’s artist of Russia, actress of the St. Petersburg Comedy theatre. N. Akimova Svetlana Karpinskaya.
The broad audience knows it primarily as Katya Ivanova, the main character of the film “Girl with no address” (1957). Karpinskaya starred Eldar Ryazanov, as a non-professional actress. But the songs were in this film and became known to the whole Union — “song of Moscow” (“when the streets of Moscow to pull one…”), “I, the little girl lived, worry not know” — she played herself.
After the resounding success of the film, where he starred Nikolai Rybnikov, Erast Garin and Rina Green, Karpinskaya decided to get acting training. She entered the Leningrad theatre Institute; outstanding teacher Boris ZON took her to him the second year.
In 1963 Nikolay Akimov invited a young actress in your Comedy theatre, where she served until the end of life. This great Director Karpinskaya played, in particular, the Princess (“Shadow” Schwartz) and Maria (twelfth night by Shakespeare). The actress was appreciated Peter Fomenko, who had played several roles in the period when he directed the Comedy theatre. Also Fomenko took Karpinska in the film “For life” (1975). On the home stage Karpinskaya played in performances by Roman Viktyuk, Dmitry Astrakhan, Vladimir Tumanov, Tatyana Kazakova. In recent years, was busy in performances of “Retro”, “Not all cat Shrovetide”, “the importance of being earnest”.
In the filmography of the actress — “the Trip” (1961), “Sweet woman”, “long, Long business” (both in 1976), “Donkey skin” (1982), etc.
Svetlana Karpinskaya was the wife of Gennady Voropayev (died in 2001), one of the leading artists of the theater of Comedy.
The death of Svetlana came after a long and serious illness, because of which the actress hasn’t appeared on stage native theater for about a year. 16 Sep Svetlana Karpinskaya would have turned 80 years old.
The time and place of farewell to be advised.