Lev Eliseev

theatre and cinema actor

Lev Eliseev was born in 1934 in the village of Sinyavino (Mga district, Leningrad region). In 1957 he graduated from Leningrad State Institute of Theatre, Music and Cinema (actors' class of Boris Zon). In 1957–1961 he played in the Theatre for Young Audience (Riga, Latvia). In 1989–1991 he was an actor of the Monologue Theatre “Experiment”.

Since 1961 he has been an actor of the state concert organization “Saint Petersburg-Concert”. He performs in several solo performances based on world poetry and prose. In 1970 – beginning of 1990s he played in episodes of TV productions and movies produced by Leningrad studios.

Parts in Sokurov's films:

1999 — the majordomo in “Moloch”
2000 — the Doctor in “Taurus”
2002 — the Actor in “Russian Ark”