In 1981, Alexander Ermakov starred in the film Honest, Smart, Unmarried. It was in this capacity that his contemporaries represented him. The actor possessed an inner energy that attracted the attention of the audience to the characters he represented on the screen and stage.
Childhood and youth
According to some astrologers, the time and place of birth determines the future fate of the child. There is a certain grain of truth in this message. Alexander Yuryevich Ermakov was born on May 29, 1952 in an ordinary Soviet family. Parents at that time lived in a small village called Tolokonnoye, in the Belgorod region. Beautiful places, a river and oak groves disposed to tranquility and contemplation. My father worked as a blacksmith. Mother was engaged in housekeeping. Sasha, to the best of his ability, helped the elders.
Ermakov went to first grade in the famous city of Kharkov. Father was invited to work at a tractor plant. Alexander studied well at school. His favorite subjects were history and literature. Already in elementary school, the future actor actively participated in amateur performances. He performed ditties that he brought from the village. From the sixth grade, he began to study regularly in the drama studio, which operated at the city House of Pioneers and Schoolchildren. The kids on the street called him "the artist."
For relatives and friends, it was not surprising that Alexander's decision to get an acting education. In 1969 he graduated from school and, having received money from his parents for a ticket, went to the city of Gorky to enter the theater school. In 1972, the certified actor was sent by assignment to serve in the Gorky Comedy Theater. There was no dormitory at the theater, and the actor wandered through rented apartments. After two theatrical seasons, Ermakov had to return home and enter the Kharkov Theater of Young Spectators. In 1981 he was invited to join the troupe of the Moscow Pushkin Theater.
On the metropolitan stage, Yermakov's acting career was developing quite well. For over fourteen years he has participated in classical and new productions. Connoisseurs of theatrical art purposefully came to the play "The Inspector General", in which Alexander Yuryevich played the main role. For this work, Ermakov received an award from the Russian government. Since the mid-80s, he was regularly invited to act in films. The actor played the title role in the film "Demidovs" organically and convincingly. After this project, they began to recognize him on the street.
Recognition and privacy
In 1999, Ermakov was awarded the title "People's Artist of the Russian Federation". For creativity and active educational activities, the actor was awarded the Orders of Friendship and Honor. In 2018, the film “Lev Yashin. The goalkeeper of my dreams”, in which Alexander Yurievich played the main role.
Little is known about the actor's personal life. The general public does not know who his wife is and what she does. Outside the stage and screen, Ermakov leads a secluded life.