Died the actress of the Moscow art theatre Margaret St. George


Margaret Grevatt: Vadim Kovrigin / TASS

Actress Margarita Yurieva died in Moscow after a serious illness at the age of 93 years. On Friday, October 12, the official website of the Moscow art theatre named after Maxim Gorky.

Farewell to St George’s will be held in the foyer of the Moscow art theatre named after Maxim Gorky on 16 October. Calling hours and place of burial has not yet been announced.

St. George joined the troupe in 1947 and served in the theater until his death. She was a graduate of the first intake of the School-Studio named after Nemirovich-Danchenko at MKHAT.

“When in 1987 the Moscow art theatre named after Maxim Gorky was headed by people’s artist of the USSR Tatyana Doronina, Margaret V. with all the strength and passion of the soul has given to restoring the Art theatre. Until the last days, as long as health permitted, he played in “the Blue bird” was always there, which demanded the interests of the theatre,” reads the official statement of the Moscow art theatre.

St. George has played dozens of roles, including Anna Karenina, Masha from “Three sisters” and Katerina Ivanovna from “the Brothers Karamazov” in the performances of Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko. With these performances the theatre from 1958 to 1978 he toured around the world.

In the movie, the actress noted for roles in “a Rural teacher”, “the portrait of Lenin”, “Cottagers”, “Three sisters”. She was awarded the titles of Honored and people’s artist of the RSFSR, the orders of Friendship and Honor, medals “For valiant labor in the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945”.

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