Odinokov Fedor Ivanovich: Biography, Career, Personal Life

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Odinokov Fedor Ivanovich: Biography, Career, Personal Life
Odinokov Fedor Ivanovich: Biography, Career, Personal Life

In the 60s and 80s of the twentieth century, Soviet cinema created legendary films, in which actors with remarkable appearance and outstanding acting talents played. Even the heroes of the episodes could act in such a way that these small scenes became the highlight of the movie. Such a king of episodes was Fedor Ivanovich Odinokov, Honored Artist of the RSFSR.

Odinokov Fedor Ivanovich
Odinokov Fedor Ivanovich


In the distant pre-revolutionary 1913, on February 17, the famous actor Fedor Ivanovich Odinokov was born. The birthplace of the Honored Artist of the Russian Federation is the Tula province, the village of Voskresenskoye. Little is known about the family in which the famous film actor was raised. When the guy turned 17, he chose Novomoskovsk as his place of residence, where he got a job as a builder at a chemical plant being built during the years of industrialization. From his youth, Fedor Odinokov was not indifferent to theatrical activities. An amateur youth theater appeared in Novomoskovsk at that time, in which a working guy with a textured and memorable appearance began to try himself in theatrical performances.

Theatrical activity

In 1935, at the spring draft, Fyodor Odinokov went to serve in the Red Army. After demobilization, the future actor chooses a job to his liking. He really wanted to serve in the theater. He was even satisfied with the position of a stage worker, but at the famous Vakhtangov Theater. A handsome guy with thick eyebrows and a strong male voice was noticed by the directors. Once he went on stage as a performer of a small role, its performer fell ill and Odinokov did an excellent job with the task.

Fedor entered the famous Shchukin Theater School in Moscow, after which he was accepted into the troupe of the Vakhtangov Theater for permanent work. Unfortunately, the ambitious artist got minor supporting roles. The directors ignored his desire to play the main roles. Constant dissatisfaction with creativity turned Fedor Ivanovich Odinokov into a real wanderer. He changed scenes and in different years worked in the theater troupe of Lenkom, the actor had occasion to perform abroad on the stage of military theaters in Soviet units, which were stationed in Germany and Poland. The last years of stage activity Odinokov spent on the stage of the touring comedy theater.

Film career

Fyodor Odinokov is known to the Soviet audience as a wonderful supporting film actor. His works added a rich flavor to the episodes of films in which Odinokov played brilliantly. The first film with his participation was released in the distant pre-war years. It was the film "Alexander Nevsky", where Fyodor Odinokov played a hero-gunner.

Another significant picture, where the artist became famous, "The First Teacher". These works were followed by numerous offers to play strong Russian peasants, workers and peasants. The actor agreed to perform these roles and made them memorable and interesting. Over the years of his career in cinema, Fedor Odinokov starred in eighty-seven films.

Even as an old man, he was in demand in the art of cinema. His last role was as a villain in a television series about the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, which was filmed by the Leningrad film director Igor Maslennikov.

Almost nothing is known about the actor's personal life, since Fedor Odinokov never talked about whether he has a wife and children. The king of the episode passed away on February 19, 1994.