Netflix Movies Starring Nikolay Boyarskiy

Nikolai Boyarsky was a Russian character actor known as Kozlevich in the popular comedy The Golden Calf (1968), and as leading stage actor with the Theatre of Komissarzhevskoi in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was born Nikolai Aleksandrovich Boyarsky on 10 December 1922, in St. Petersburg, Russia. His father, Aleksandr Boyarsky, was a priest of Russian Orthodox Church who was executed by the communists during the Great Purge of 1937 under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin. Young Nikolai Boyarsky was fond of theatre, he followed his elder brother, Sergey Boyarskiy. From 1940 to 1941 he studied acting at the Leningrad Institute of Theatre and Cinema, but his studies were interrupted by WWII. Nikolai Boyarsky was drafted in the Red Army and served for four years fighting in the front-lines against the Nazis. During the war, he was taken by the Nazi forces and was kept as a POW, but he managed to escape and survived. Read more on iMDB