Boris Shuhmin

Meritorious Artist of the RF Boris Mitrofanovich Suhmin was born on 7 October 1899 in Voronezh.On graduating from the secondary school in 1918, he volunteered for the Red Army.Studied at Stroganov School.In 1921 he entered the 3rd MAT Studio.He worked at the Vakhtangov Theatre from 1921 till 1962 and played more than 80 parts.Since 1926 he taught at the Schukin Theatre School.Since 1941 he headed the noise department of the Theatre. He also worked as a director.Boris Mitrofanovich Suhmin died on the night of 19/20 January 1962.

Slave (Princess Turandot, 1922)
Nalimov (Lev Gurych Sinichkin, 1924)
Balthazar (Comedies of Merimee, 1924)
Lad (Virineya, 1925)
Yuda (Badgers, 1927)
Fat Man (Zoyka’s Apartment, 1928)
Solomon Shapiro (Conspiracy of Feelings, 1929)
Mokrousov (Yegor Bulychov and others, 1932)
Stepikov (The Intervention, 1933)
The Director of the Theatre (The Human Comedy, 1934)
Limon (The Aristocrats, 1935)
Klyukva (Much Ado About Nothing, 1936)
Sailor Dymov (The Man with a Gun, 1937)
Officer (Masquerade, 1941)
Palich (Oleko Dundich, 1942)
Ostapenko (The Front, 1942)
Saluyan Kapitonovich Potseluev (He who fears difficulties won’t see happiness, 1954)
Grzegorz (Ladies and hussars, 1960)

The Artamonovs’ Case, 1941
Guilty Without Guilt, 1945
Yegor Bulychov and others, 1953
Dangerous Passages, 1954
The Incident at Mine No. 8, 1957
The Soldiers Were Marching, 1958
On the Roads of War, 1958
Cruelty, 1959