The tragic fate of Frunze Mkrtchyan comedian

• The tragic fate of Frunze Mkrtchyan comedian

Frunze Mkrtchyan, or just Frunzik - one of the brightest actors of the Soviet cinema. The national glory and love surrounded him throughout his life. On the screen, he joked and radiated infinite energy, but when the cameras were turned off, the smile was rarely seen on his face. Tragedy that has crossed his life, was the illness of his wife and son.

The tragic fate of Frunze Mkrtchyan comedian The tragic fate of Frunze Mkrtchyan comedian

Despite a natural acting talent, Frunze did not immediately hit the cinematic medium. In his youth he worked at the plant just because the money was not to study at the university. Frunze's mother was washing dishes, and his father - a simple timekeeper, who was once caught stealing. And the theft was symbolic: in the hope of earning at least some money to buy food for the family Mkrtchyan tried to steal a piece of fabric. This crime cost him 10 years of his life, namely to such term of imprisonment sentenced Frunze Mkrtchyan's father.

The tragic fate of Frunze Mkrtchyan comedian

Frunze Mkrtchyan - a favorite of millions of viewers

The tragic fate of Frunze Mkrtchyan comedian

"Thirty-three", the frame of the movie

After several years in the factory of Frunze still decided to get acting training, the institute in Yerevan, he finished only 26 years old. Initially Mkrtchyan starred in a cameo role in Alexander Rowe, and after that followed the fateful invitation from George Danelia. Painting "Thirty Three" has been warmly received by the audience, and "Mimino" expanded the golden fund of Soviet comedies. The driver Khachikian become the people's favorite, and his remarks immediately flew to the quote.

The tragic fate of Frunze Mkrtchyan comedian

Favorite movies Frunze Mkrtchyan

The tragic fate of Frunze Mkrtchyan comedian

"The Soldier and the Elephant", a frame from the film

Frunze was filmed at another legendary director - Gaidai. The "Caucasian captive", he played the role of the uncle of the protagonist Nina. It is worth noting that in these shootings involved and wife Frunzik, Danara. The actor was happy to work together with the woman, but at the end of filming the unexpected happened. At first Danara developed unjustified jealousy, and only after an appeal to the psychologist, it became clear that she had a serious mental health problems. The verdict of doctors Mkrtchyan struck: his wife's schizophrenia. Some time later it became known that the disease is inherited and given over to their son. This news completely changed the lives of Frunze, from his former enthusiasm was gone, he began to act rarely, they say that at night often wandered around the city, to be alone with yourself and your thoughts.

The tragic fate of Frunze Mkrtchyan comedian

Danara Mkrtchyan, wife of actor, in the film "Prisoner of the Caucasus"

The latter project, which showed interest in Frunze - is creating a theater in Yerevan. He seemed cheered up and saw a new purpose in life, but fate decreed otherwise. On the eve of the new 1994 Mkrtchyan died from a heart attack, after some time, the theater started already without its founder.

The tragic fate of Frunze Mkrtchyan comedian

Frunze Mkrtchyan "Mimino"