Ramaz Chkhikvadze


Ramaz Chkhikvadze was born on the 28th of February 1928 to the outstanding musician Gregory Chkhikvadze and Elene Gachechiladze. He has been hesitating between conservatory and theater institute, but finally choose acting. This national actor of Georgia and USSR graduated from the Rustaveli State Theatre Institute in 1951, and since then he has been acting in Rustaveli Theatre. Because of his legendary acting skills he had the honor to work with great world class directors. Chkhikvadze's trade mark is his distinct individuality, originality, great creative imagination, improvisation and conversion skills. His acting captivated the whole world. Chkhikvadze's portrayal of Shakespeare's characters were aclaimed to be the best. He was called "a Georgian Olivier" in Great Britain, but then it was modified to 'Olivier being the Georgian Chkhikvadze". Ramaz Chkhikvadze passed away October 17th 2011, at the age of 83 in his apartment in Tbilisi, Georgia from cancer.
  • Where was
    Ramaz Chkhikvadze born?

    Ramaz Chkhikvadze was born in Tiflis, Georgian SSR, TSFSR, USSR [now Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia]

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