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Shoigu presented Zeldin with a dirk for 99 anniversary

Shoigu presented Zeldin with a dirk for 99 anniversaryTheater and film actor, People's Artist of the USSR Vladimir Zeldin, who turned 99 years old, celebrated this date with a creative evening with friends in the Central Academic Theater of the Russian Army, which has been serving for almost seventy years. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu gave him a dirk.

Colleagues and friends of Zeldin told about his creative path, and the actor commented on fragments from films and performances with his participation, Interfax reports. Young artists and pupils of the Children's Studio of the Theater of the Russian Army performed in front of their idol and teacher with a festive "skit".

Colleagues and friends of the artist - Olga Bogdanova, Arkady Inin, Alexander Shirvindt and Tamara Gverdtsiteli, as well as Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Army General Valery Gerasimov took part in the festive evening.

He conveyed to Zeldin congratulations from Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, the college and the entire military department staff. “By the order of the minister, you were awarded a dirk,” added Gerasimov and handed the birthday man a gift.
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  1. Egoza
    Egoza 11 February 2014 10: 12
    The whole family Congratulations to the wonderful actor! May God grant him to live to be 100 years old and even more! And still go on the stage of the famous Theater! He is still in the ranks! Don Quixote is playing! And even dancing in this role - it is understandable, "Dance Teacher" cannot help but dance!
    I hope that his students will become real actors worthy of their teacher!
    1. seller trucks
      seller trucks 11 February 2014 11: 26
      Quote: Egoza
      his students will become real actors

      dear uncle:

      Happy Birthday!
    2. AVV
      AVV 11 February 2014 21: 55
      Quote: Egoza
      The dance teacher "can't help but dance!

      He gives such pretzels, at his venerable age, that many would be much more young dancers would envy !!!
  2. Jarik56
    Jarik56 11 February 2014 10: 18
    May God give health to a wonderful artist, one biography of which he admires - was born in the Russian Empire, began his career under Stalin and still plays. The vitality and ability of SO to work in such years is simply amazing.
    PS And he is a fan of CSKA)
    1. PValery53
      PValery53 11 February 2014 10: 39
      He said that he is a fan of CSKA, but does not get sick, wants to be healthy! Healthy Zeldin and live - in joy!
  3. mountain
    mountain 11 February 2014 10: 20
    I sincerely join the congratulations!
  4. Isk1984
    Isk1984 11 February 2014 10: 20
    These are comrades Legend, a man-story ...
  5. tilovaykrisa
    tilovaykrisa 11 February 2014 10: 41
    The only guy in the world who, at his age, plays in the theater, health of a respected person.
  6. Vladimirets
    Vladimirets 11 February 2014 10: 42
    I wonder who slammed the minus of the article?
  7. viktsavenko
    viktsavenko 11 February 2014 10: 44
    Zeldin - a man to follow! Artist !!! (It’s with a capital letter!)
  8. konvalval
    konvalval 11 February 2014 10: 51
    Congratulations!!! Gift deserved. Health.
  9. Nekarmadlen
    Nekarmadlen 11 February 2014 10: 52
    I am joining! Health and long life!
  10. yur2079
    yur2079 11 February 2014 11: 19
    I join in the congratulations and all good wishes to Vladimir Mikhailovich.
    1. Alex 241
      Alex 241 11 February 2014 12: 57
      Our man! Happy Birthday! And all the best! Health is the main thing!
  11. alone
    alone 11 February 2014 21: 03

    Great actor 73 years ago