Today Vladimir Mikhailovich Zeldin is 101 years old.
The oldest actor in the world will meet his birthday on the stage of the Central Academic Theater of the Russian Army (TsATRA). According to the already established tradition, Zeldin will show the audience the performance “Dance with the Teacher”, directed by Julius Guzmán to the 95th anniversary of the artist.
Colleagues from the theater, to whom Vladimir Mikhailovich devoted 71 years of his life, Sergey Shoigu (Russian defense minister), Sergey Ivanov (head of the presidential administration) will come to congratulate the great actor. The biography of Vladimir Zeldin is truly amazing, moreover, at such a respectable age, the artist is still full of energy. Zeldin plays on the stage of TsATRA, which has become his family for decades, is actively acting in films and TV shows. Zeldin's name got into the Guinness Book of Records - there is no other actor in the world who would continue his professional activities, marking the centenary. The actor is the winner of many state awards, reflecting Zeldin's significant contribution to the cultural heritage of the USSR and Russia.Among them are the title "People's Artist of the USSR", the Order "For Services to the Fatherland" and the Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation.