Andrei Abrikosov was a Russian film and stage actor best known for his leading and supporting roles in the Soviet films of the 1930s - 1950s, such as the silent film And Quiet Flows the Don (1930) and the Sergei Eisenstein's Alexander Nevsky (1938). He was born Andrei Lvovich Abrikosov on November 14, 1906, in Simferopol, Crimean province, Russian Empire (now Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine). His father, Lew Abrikosov, was an agricultural technician, and his mother was a homemaker. Young Abrikosov left his parents' home as a teenager, and wandered all over Russia for several years, until he finally came to Moscow in 1925, at the age of 18. His first job was a metal worker at a Moscow industry, albeit he had a dream to become an actor, as he was fascinated by the silent movies. In the summer of 1925 Abrikosov entered the acting studio of Aleksandra Khokhlova, but soon moved to the acting class of Z.S. Sokolova, the sister of Konstantin Stanislavski. In 1926 Abrikosov joined the troupe of
Andrei Abrikosov born?
Andrei Abrikosov was born in Simferopol, Taurida Governorate, Russian Empire [now Crimea, Ukraine]